The Drive with Alan Taylor
Monterey Car Week 2015 | FULL SHOW | #20808/22/15
Tune in for our coverage of Monterey Car Week as we travel from Concorso Italiano, to The Quail Motorsports Gathering, and end up at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Segment 1: StudioRPR Concorso Italiano is the perfect event for a man like StudioRPR...
StudioRPR | SEGMENT 1 | #208
Concorso Italiano is the perfect event for a man like StudioRPR Owner, Raffaello Porro, who deals with beautiful cars, yachts, and movies on a daily basis. We chat about the various gatherings taking place during Monterey Car Week.
Car Lovers Paradise | SEGMENT 2 | #208
"Monterey Car Week is arguably the most important week of automotive events in the United States." We break down the various passionate car shows present for this week of elegance and automotive love.
Parco Valentino | SEGMENT 3 | #208
Parco Valentino Salone & Gran Premio celebrates the rich car culture in Turin, Italy with over 300,000 attendees every year. President Andrea Levy describes the prestige of his car celebration.
Designs of the Future | SEGMENT 4 | #208
Do you love or hate the new Acura NSX? Ed Justice Jr. loves it and so do we! Then, Alan and Ed discuss the design capability of car companies these days with modern technology.
Styling Vs. Design | SEGMENT 5 | #208
What is the difference between styling and design in a car? Acura Head of Design, Dave Marek, defines the difference and gives us an insider's look on the Acura NSX.
Alfa Romeo is Back | SEGMENT 6 | #208
Alfa Romeo is back with a vengeance! FCA Product Communications Manager, Jiyan Cadiz, is excited to see the turnout of Alfa Romeo owners during the Monterey Car Week.
Valentino Balboni | SEGMENT 7 | #208
"You never forget your first love." Former Lamborghini Chief Test Driver, Valentino Balboni, recalls the first car he ever tested for the company, the Lamborghini Miura.
La Bella Macchina | SEGMENT 8 | #208
From retirement to winner of the "La Bella Macchina" award at Concorso Italiano, Don Panoz has brought his company far. Don tells us how he and his son got into the sports car and racing world.
Lead the Way | SEGMENT 9 | #208
Panoz Motors is pushing the limits of racing and street car technology. Don Panoz fills us in on their new engine the size of a can, plans for the DeltaWing, and more.
Matt Stone | SEGMENT 10 | #208
Alan and Automotive Journalist Matt Stone reflect on days passed and look forward to the future of the car industry. "These are the good old days for cars," says Matt Stone.
Thomassima | SEGMENT 11 | #208
We take a moment to appreciate Matt Stone and his healthy recovery after his stroke. Then, we talk about Tom Meade and his part in the history of Ferrari.
Continental at Monterey | SEGMENT 12 | #208
The Lincoln Continental is making a strong appearance during Monterey Car Week. Ford Experiential Manager, Rachel Roe, tells us what cool events she will be attending in the near future.
Barrett-Jackson Vegas | SEGMENT 13 | #208
Craig Jackson brings us an update on Barrett-Jackson's record year in Reno. Find out what's next for Barrett-Jackson and how you can get your car entered into the Las Vegas auction!
A New Direction | SEGMENT 14 | #208
Mike Whan has stepped up to the plate as Executive Director for Hot August Nights. He tells us to expect good things for the 30th anniversary next year!
Fine Automotive Art | SEGMENT 15 | #208
Automotive art is more than just classy advertisement, it's a true fine art form. Automotive Fine Arts Society board member, Jay Koka, explains the process behind finding inspiration for a car piece.
Edward Herman | SEGMENT 16 | #208
It is a somber year as Edward Herman, the voice of many Pebble Beach Award ceremonies, has recently passed due to a terminal illness. We take a moment to reflect on this great man.
Fast and Loud | SEGMENT 17 | #208
Fast N' Loud Host, Richard Rawlings, finally got a car on the lawn at Pebble Beach, a 1929 Packard Dual Cowl Roadster. We learn about Roadkill's race challenge to the Fast N' Loud crew.
Drive | SEGMENT 18 | #208
What would it be like to travel the world driving nice cars? Matt Farah from "Drive" on NBC lets us know that while it's fun, a lot of work goes into producing a TV show.
Encore: Pebble Beach Councours | FULL SHOW | #207
It's time for our second installment of Monterey Car Week. We're at the 64th Annual Councours d'Elegance in the Meguiars booth. Tune in for the characters, cars, and celebrities including Jay Leno. Segment 1: Monterey Historic Races What will Bill...
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