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Episode 60 - "Baby" Bronco leaked image & new 'Transformers' film 'Bumblebee'

11/15/2018
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In this episode, James Cleary, Malcolm Flynn and Matt Pritchard hit the garage to chat all things motoring, including: Mal talks about leaked images of the upcoming "baby" Bronco (1:00) Matt looks at the new Transformers film; Bumblebee (8:20) In the garage this week we've had a Kia Rio GT-Line, Hyundai i30 N and Mercedes-AMG C 43 coupe (15:15) And finally, Muskwatch - featuring Teslaquila (23:30) You can get in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter (#CGPodcast) and Instagram, or share...

Duration:00:29:01

Episode 59 - V6 Amarok v Ranger Wildtrack, & Ford's new Mustang Supercar

11/8/2018
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In this episode, James Cleary, Malcolm Flynn and Matt Campbell hit the garage to chat all things motoring, including: Blowing a Gasket James Cleary, Malcolm Flynn, and Matt Campbell, tear down, pressure test and rebuild the issues of the automotive week. You can get in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter (#CGPodcast)and Instagram, or share your thoughts on what cars are the same as what fruit by emailing comments@carsguide.com.au. You can subscribe to the CarsGuide podcast on iTunes, find...

Duration:00:32:22

Episode 58 - The future of Holden & Ford, Australia's currently haunted roads, & an engine swap from the past.

11/2/2018
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In this episode James Cleary, Tom White, and Matthew Pritchard head to the garage to chat about: James Cleary, Tom White, and Matthew Pritchard, tear down, pressure test and rebuild the issues of the automotive week. You can get in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter (#CGPodcast)and Instagram, or share your thoughts on what cars are the same as what fruit by emailing comments@carsguide.com.au. You can subscribe to the CarsGuide podcast on iTunes, find us on TuneIn, Stitcher, Spotify,...

Duration:00:35:33

Episode 57 - Dyson's EV, Isuzu's MU-X, & Korea's car culture

10/25/2018
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In this episode, James Cleary, Matt Campbell, and Tom White head to the garage to chat about: In Muskwatch, Tesla has finally made a profit! The Model Y has been announced, and Model 3 production is slowly creeping up (29:10). James Cleary, Matt Campbell, and Tom White, tear down, pressure test and rebuild the issues of the automotive week. You can get in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter (#CGPodcast)and Instagram, or share your thoughts on what cars are the same as what fruit by...

Duration:00:33:20

Episode 56 - Small SUVs, Holden Acadia, & we read your mean comments.

10/19/2018
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In this episode, James Cleary, Richard Berry, and Matt Campbell are back in the garage to talk all things motoring. Matt was recently off reviewing Australia's best small SUVs, and tells us his findings (0:48). Richard has been driving the brand new Holden Acadia and lets us know what he thinks of the big, bold, 'Murican SUV (11:50). The guys read and respond to some of the especially mean comments they've been getting recently (17:05). In our garages this week has also been the Aston...

Duration:00:33:09

Episode 55 - Peugeots in Paris, engine-swaps in E-Types, and Tesla in trouble.

10/11/2018
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In this episode, Richard Berry, Matt Campbell, and Mitchell Tulk take to the shed to talk all things motoring. Matt had the opportunity to head to Paris Motor Show and talk to Peugeot CEO Jean-Philippe Imperato about the EV/hybrid future of the company, and see the reveal of the new 208 hatchback (00:40). Mitchell stumbled across an epic Jaguar E-Type engine swap, and the guys chat about their views on "resto-modding" (14:00). Richard has been driving a Nissan X-Trail Ti, Mitchell a V8...

Duration:00:35:42

Episode 54 - Paris Motor Show, Mercedes C-Class, and Mazda MX-5.

10/5/2018
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In this episode James is joined by Richard Berry and James Lisle (J3) to discuss the Paris Motor Show (0:40), and the potential decline of motor show popularity. Richard has been behind the wheel of the Mercedes Benz C-Class (13:00) and Subaru Forester (22:55), while James has been driving the CX-9 (17:00) and J3 the MX-5 (19:10). And in Muskwatch this week, Elon just can't seem to stay off twitter (26:00). James Cleary, Richard Berry, and James Lisle tear down, pressure test and rebuild...

Duration:00:29:40

Episode 53 - Dual cab utes, Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk, and where to buy your own Mystery Machine.

9/27/2018
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Welcome to season 2 of the podcast, now aptly titled "Tools of the Shed"! This week James is joined by Matt Campbell and Matthew Pritchard where they take a tour of an auto museum just north of Chicago that's holding an amazing auction. Including a Mystery Machine, up for sale is the real Chevrolet Fast Attack that was filmed in Fast and Furious 7 (0:40). Matt Campbell has just returned from a country wide trip in search of dual cab enlightenment (12:00), and gives us an update about his...

Duration:00:33:42

Episode 52 - Bathurst, Toyota Supra, and we respond to your mean comments.

9/21/2018
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In this episode, James, Mal and Mitch are in the garage to discuss this year's Bathurst 1000 (1:20) and the new Toyota Supra (11:35). The guys take the time to listen to what their audience really thinks of them (14:45), and recover their pride by recounting what they've been driving this week (22:20). Stick around til the end of the episode for Muskwatch, where things just keep getting worse for Tesla (28:55). James Cleary, Malcolm Flynn, and Mitchell Tulk tear down, pressure test and...

Duration:00:32:59

Episode 51 - Classic Porsches and current Audis.

9/13/2018
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In this episode James, Richard, and Mitch are back in the garage to chat about the cars they've been driving this week (20:45). As well as taking part in a hatchback comparison (see last week's episode for details), Mitch was recently at the Porsche Park-Up in Cronulla, and tells us about the experience (3:40). Richard chats to us about his upcoming Audi A8 review, and his week feeling like a luxury train conductor (11:20). Don't miss Muskwatch at the start of the episode! James Cleary,...

Duration:00:29:12

Episode 50 - Italy's EV's, Thailand's car culture, and Australia's hatchbacks

9/7/2018
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In this episode James and Matt are joined by Mitchell Tulk, who was recently in Thailand and tells us all about what he learned of Thai car culture (13:30). Calling in from his new home in Italy is Andrew Chesterton, and he gives an update on the European motoring scene, including the increased interest in EV's throughout Europe (3:50). In Muskwatch this week (00:30), Elon is digging himself further into an internet hole by continuing the fight with Vernon Unsworth (the guy he called a...

Duration:00:34:22

Episode 49 - Honda HR-V, camping with a Sportage, and Monterey Car Week

8/31/2018
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In this episode James, Matt and Tom hit the "studio" once again to chat about what they've been driving this week, and what's been going on in the automotive world. Starting off with Muskwatch (0:25), the guys are surprised to hear that Elon is still allowed free reign on his Twitter, where he's claimed he only cried once in last week's New York Times interview and inevitably started an argument, this time with TechCrunch writer Drew Olanoff (@yoda). Unsurprisingly, Tesla is still under...

Duration:00:35:41

Episode 48 - Jeeps on the Rubicon Trail, dangers of Autonomous Cars, and a Bond car returns.

8/23/2018
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In this episode James, Mal, and Matt are back in the garage discussing all things Musk, including his recent NY Times interview and some unfortunate Model 3 manufacturing errors (0:25). Mal recently drove the Jeep Wrangler on the Rubicon Trail and tells us about his experience (6:55), and Matt has spent a week with the Hyundai iLoad (13:15). For some reason, twenty-five new Bond-spec Aston Martin DB5s are to be built by Aston Martin Works (23:50), and in this week's "Blowing a Gasket" the...

Duration:00:38:32

Episode 47 - Mercedes A-Class, VW Golf R Wagon, & Danny Ricky's move to Renault

8/16/2018
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In this episode James, Richard and Tom debut our new studio in the back corner of the office garage! Watch the episode on our Youtube channel for the full effect. They kick off with Muskwatch (0:35), discussing Tesla's possible US Securities and Exchange Commission investigation in response to Elon’s recent tweets about taking the company private, and Azealia Banks's allegations about Elon and Grimes's home life. Richard has reviewed the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and gives us the rundown...

Duration:00:41:38

Episode 46 - Camaros spotted in Melbourne, new Toyota Corolla, & a Lego Barra engine

8/9/2018
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In this week's episode, James Cleary, Richard Berry, and James Lisle start off the episode as always with Muskwatch (0:50), where they are surprised to hear about Elon's apologies for his erratic behaviour of late, even more surprised about Tesla's 15% stock jump, and less surprised about his Twitter attempt at a Hitler related meme. In other news, Richard has just returned from the local Mercedes-Benz A-Class launch and gives us a rundown (05:00), J3 has just returned from his...

Duration:00:35:51

Episode 45 - Merc X350d 4matic, SsangYong is back, and the Queen's selling her Rollers

8/2/2018
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In this episode James, Matt and Tom take to the recording studio to chat about the recently revealed Mercedes-Benz X350d 4Matic pricing and specs (4:40), Mazda's introduction of a 5 year warranty (9:30), and the reintroduction of SsangYong to the local market (14:35). The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries has launched a new campaign to raise awareness for the Takata recall (21:05), Lamborghini has snatched back the Nurburgring production car lap record from Porsche (24:45), and the...

Duration:00:36:58

Episode 44 - New Ford Focus, BMW M2 Competition Pure, & Mercedes-AMG C 63 S

7/26/2018
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In this week's episode James and Mal are joined by regular CarsGuide contributor Peter Anderson to chat about his recent go steering the new Ford Focus (3:50), and the fact that Ford's new Ranger Raptor doesn't have AEB (8:20). James can finally reveal what the new Mercedes-AMG C 63 S is like to drive (10:50), BMW is releasing a Pure variant of the M2 Competition (16:05), and Porsche has revealed images of the second-generation Macan, which looks pretty much the same as the first-gen...

Duration:00:36:55

Episode 43 - Rolls Royce Cullinan, a digital showroom, and a flying Aston Martin.

7/20/2018
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This week James, Richard, and Tom start as always by paying respects to alleged deity (probably more Old Testament than New at this point) Elon Musk, recapping his recent ego fuelled twitter tirade and the eventual attempt at an apology (0:55). Richard tells us about the Rolls Royce Cullinan reveal (5:10), but James can't tell us much about the Mercedes-AMG C 63 S launch (yet) (11:20). Aston Martin has built flying car (17:45), the Bugatti Divo has been spotted testing at the Nurburgring...

Duration:00:37:24

Episode 42 - Commodore police cars, Bugatti Divo, and is Elon God?

7/12/2018
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This week Richard takes the reigns to cover for James (who's mysteriously missing), and is joined by Mal and Matt to discuss Elon's new God-like image, and his God-like attempt to save the Thailand soccer team (1:30). Also on the tables is the Holden Commodore joining the police fleet in South Australia (6:15), Bugatti's teasing of the Divo, a $7.8m hypercar (10:50), and the announcement of the Audi R8 Sport Performance Parts (16:15). Matt Campbell has a game that he didn't warn us about...

Duration:00:41:28

Episode 41 - Jimny confirmed for Australia, Porsche's Nurburgring record, & police break ins

7/6/2018
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In this episode James, Richard and Matt kick off with Muskwatch (0:50), where they are happy to learn that Model 3 production did meet the (revised?) goals, and wonder if Tesla can keep this cadence up, especially since chief vehicle engineer Doug Field left the company last week. Matt tells us all about his disappointingly easy test drive of the new Subaru Forester (6:15), and is super excited about the Suzuki Jimny coming to Australia (10:15). Richard drove the new-generation Santa Fe...

Duration:00:32:43