The Drive with Alan Taylor
LA Auto Show Preview | FULL SHOW | #17111/22/14
Segment 1: The Rocket Henrik Fisker, the storied car designer behind notable designs like the BMW Z8 and Aston Martin DB9, has now teamed up with Galpin Auto Sports. Josh Hancock tells us about the ferocious custom Mustang affectionately dubbed, "The...
The Rocket | SEGMENT 1 | #171
Henrik Fisker, the storied car designer behind notable designs like the BMW Z8 and Aston Martin DB9, has now teamed up with Galpin Auto Sports. Josh Hancock tells us about the ferocious custom Mustang affectionately dubbed, "The Rocket."
LA Auto Show Highlights | SEGMENT 2 | #171
Josh Hancock and Alan Taylor summarize the highlights of the 2014 LA Auto Show including the public showing of the 2015 Ford F150, 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang and Audi A9 Protege Concept.
Model Changes | SEGMENT 3 | #171
The Chrysler 300 rolled out at the LA Auto Show with a brand new (Bentley-esque) face. Will it be a contender in the full-size segment? Plus, we find out about the new manual and all-wheel transmission options available for the Jaguar F-TYPE.
Luxury Cars and SUV's | SEGMENT 4 | #171
Infiniti is aiming to reestablish themselves as a luxury brand with the unveiling of the Q80 Concept. Will it be able to rival the 2016 Mercedes-Mayback S600? Then, Kelley Blue Book's Karl Brauer explains why the small SUV segment is the only segment...
Hybrid Expectations | SEGMENT 5 | #171
Is the price of entry too high for hybrids? Gas prices have dipped under $3 per gallon, and that may have consumers steering clear of expensive hybrids with so-so fuel efficiency.
Ford F150 | SEGMENT 6 | #171
Ford Motor Company has finally announced fuel efficiency ratings for the all new aluminum F150. Karl Brauer says that despite being underwhelmed by a 10% MPG increase, he thinks it's the best light-duty truck on the market. Find out why.
Expedition Review | SEGMENT 7 | #171
Echo, echo, echo!! We experienced some technical glitches this segment, but had to include Ed Justice Jr.'s review of the new Ford Expedition with 3.5L EcoBoost twin-turbo V6. More pep and a much smoother ride has Ed opting for the V6 instead of the...
I want a V6! | SEGMENT 8 | #171
A quicker, smoother throttle response can vastly improve your driving experience. Couple that with improved fuel efficiency, and the Ford Expedition with EcoBoost V6 is a no-brainer! Ed Justice Jr. continues his real-world test drive review.
Audi TT & Porsche 918 | SEGMENT 9 | #171
The Audi TT is sporting a virtual dashboard. Will this be the dash of the future, or will consumers opt for physical gauges? Then, find out why Ed Justice Jr. describes the 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder as a supermodel without her makeup.
Maserati Ghibli | SEGMENT 10 | #171
Maserati has come out with aggressive lease options for the Ghibli and are gaining serious traction in the Hollywood car market. Alan and crew discuss the attainable exotic.
Cadillac ATS-V | SEGMENT 11 | #171
With 455-HP and Magnetic Ride Control dampening, the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V lives up to it's aggressive look. We discuss first impressions.
New at KBB | SEGMENT 12 | #171
What does are car actually cost you? Kelley Blue Book's Karl Brauer says that what you pay up front is only one aspect. We discuss new KBB tools including cost-to-own rates.
Craftsman Giveaway | SEGMENT 13 | #171
Chris Duke and Alan Taylor remember their Freaky Friday moment at SEMA while recording a new Partz segment for Motorz. Then, find out how to win a Craftsman Heated Jacket that will keep you toasty all winter long.
New Tools | SEGMENT 14 | #171
The Craftsman C3 line and Mach series tools continue to expand. Chris Duke fills us in on the latest additions including new radio prototypes and adjustable wrenches.
Craftsman C3 Line | SEGMENT 15 | #171
Motorz host, Chris Duke says the Craftsman C3 line has some of the most useful, innovative products of store shelves. Find out why Chris won't leave home with out the Craftsman Impact Wrench.
Saleen ST | SEGMENT 16 | #171
Saleen has partnered with Tesla to create an all-electric super sports car. Steve Saleen runs down the upgrades on the Saleen ST that will go 0-60 in under three seconds!
Exotic Electric | SEGMENT 17 | #171
Saleen has revamped the Tesla Model S to create two exotic electrics that will blow you away. We talk about power and pricing for the ST380 and ST691 with Steve Saleen.
Project Car? | SEGMENT 18 | #171
Could a Tesla Model S be the next project car on Motorz? Probably not, but we have fun thinking about what we could upgrade on an electric.
Crisis and Counsel | FULL SHOW | #170
This week we urge auto manufacturers to take the high road and be honest with consumers regarding recalls. Plus, find out when to lease, get the latest motorsports report and more. Segment 1: Truth First Is your business ready to weather the storm of...
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