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iDSC087 | Checkered Flag Malfunction – Supermodel Ends Formula One Race Early

6/18/2018
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A major Formula One race ended early when a supermodel waved the checkered flag a lap too soon! Winnie Harlow was supposed to help bring the Formula One competition to a sexy finish. Instead, due to what she’s calling a miscue given to her by officials, she made all the racers finish early. Hear the details in this iDriveSoCal Podcast. ***Transcript*** Recording date – June 12, 2018 at in Los Angeles, CA Clinton Quan: Formula One race. She claims that she was told to wave it. I don't know if...

Duration:00:17:18

iDSC086 | San Marino Motor Classic 2018 – The Professor’s Awesome Auto Show June

6/15/2018
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The Professor’s Awesome Auto Show June continues with a look at the San Marino Motor Classic. The predecessor to the short-lived Los Angeles Concours d’Elegance, the San Marino Motor Classic does not take place in Marina del Rey – contrary to Tom’s (very bad) guess. Hear why this car show earns a spot on the Professor’s “Tops-List” and what’s on tap for the second half of The Professor’s Awesome Auto Show June – right here on the iDriveSoCal Podcast. (Click the play button above to listen...

Duration:00:15:35

iDSC085 | 5th Annual Rev Auto Show – Ultra-Exclusive Event & Cars

6/13/2018
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Though relatively new, the Rev Auto Show gets top marks from iDriveSoCal’s Professor Quan. With the best of the best and rarest of the rare on display in an exclusive setting not normally open to the public our good Professor was a like the proverbial kid-in-a-candy-store. Hear his complete analysis of the 5th Annual Rev Auto Show held at the private Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California in this iDriveSoCal Podcast. ***Transcript*** Recording date – June 6, 2018 at in Los...

Duration:00:11:28

iDSC084 | 2019 Volkswagen Jetta – Test Drive & Review

6/11/2018
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The all-new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta delivers impressive and intuitive technology, increased and upscale interior space, performance and much more. Not to mention it looks fantastic! iDriveSoCal’s Professor, Clinton Quan, picked one up from our friends at Ontario Volkswagen – hear his complete analysis in this iDSC Podcast. ***Transcript*** Recording date – June 6, 2018 at in Los Angeles, CA Clinton Quan: it's got a different engine now. Very smooth, brisk acceleration. It feels a lot more...

Duration:00:10:02

iDSC083 | Friends of Steven McQueen Car Show – Annual Boys Republic Benefit

6/8/2018
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The Boys Republic in Chino Hills hosted it’s 11th Annual Friends of Steve McQueen fundraising event and car show the first weekend of June. The event was one of the tops on the list of iDriveSoCal’s Professor’s Awesome Auto Show Month of June! It may be news to you that the school for troubled teens not only hosts one of the biggest and best car shows in Southern California each year – but the show’s namesake comes from one of it’s very own alumni. Hear all the details in iDriveSoCal...

Duration:00:10:18

iDSC082 | Multi-Functional 2018 Honda Civic – Review from Paola of Fontana, CA

6/6/2018
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The 2018 Honda Civic offers a lot of functionality and technology. In this iDriveSoCal Podcast we hear directly from a brand new Civic owner. Paola from Fontana, CA just purchased her new Civic from Rock Honda. Hear what she has to say about her new car and her buying experience. ***Transcript*** Recording date – May 26, 2018 at Rock Honda in Fontana, CA Paola Vega: I really like the touch screen. I listen to music a lot, so I feel like that's a good feature. I also like that is has a lot...

Duration:00:03:33

iDSC081 | Honda Tech May Surprise You – Duane from Rancho Cucamonga

6/4/2018
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Hondas have always been known for their great gas mileage, low maintenance and longevity. So it makes sense that the technology features on new Honda vehicles are just as impressive. We talked to Duane from Rancho Cucamonga who just bought a new Pilot from Rock Honda in Fontana. Hear what tech features he and his wife are most excited about in this iDriveSoCal Podcast. ***Transcript*** Recording date – May 26, 2018 at Rock Honda in Fontana, CA Duane Wright: I like the technology items that...

Duration:00:04:21

iDSC080 | Car Buying Made Easy – Trisha from Redlands

6/1/2018
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Isn’t it ironic that we all love getting a new car but stress out about the buying process? It doesn’t have to be that way and it’s not at Rock Honda in the Los Angeles, suburb of Fontana, California. We here at iDriveSoCal know that and now so does Trisha from Redlands too! Hear about her experience in this iDriveSoCal Podcast. ***Transcript*** Recording date – May 26, 2018 at Rock Honda in Fontana, CA Trisha Jewitt: I did not realize how huge this place was. I knew I was going to find it...

Duration:00:04:29

iDSC079 | 2018 “Rock” Honda Civic Buyer – Stephanie from Riverside

5/30/2018
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At iDriveSoCal we partner with the best car dealers from each automaker to help educate Southern California drivers about all things automotive. But we don’t expect you to just take our word for it. (Even though you should! 😊) In this iDriveSoCal Podcast we hear from Stephanie who drove from Riverside to purchase from Rock Honda in the Los Angeles suburb of Fontana. ***Transcript*** Recording date – May 26, 2018 at Rock Honda in Fontana, CA Stephanie Espin: The seats, they warm up. So...

Duration:00:03:32

iDSC078 | Car Buying Should Be Awesome! – Jenelle from Corona on Rock Honda

5/28/2018
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Everybody loves getting a new car and why shouldn’t the buying process be an awesome experience? At iDriveSoCal we identify the best dealers to work with; but don’t just take our word for it. Hear what Jenelle from Corona had to say about working with Rock Honda on the purchase of her new Civic in this iDriveSoCal Podcast. ***Transcript*** Recording date – May 26, 2018 at Rock Honda in Fontana, CA Jenelle Richard: I was recommended this place by a coworker and my dad also has purchased a...

Duration:00:03:56

iDSC077 | 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan – Test Drive & Review

5/25/2018
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The redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan hits the mark with bold new styling inside and out. The compact SUV even offers a highly-functional third row of seating! And let’s not forget all the new tech and performance! iDriveSoCal’s Bernadette Sanicola picked one up from Ontario Volkswagen – hear all the details of her test drive review in this iDriveSoCal Podcast. ***Transcript*** Recording date – May 24, 2018 at Benztown Studios in Glendale, CA Bernadette Sanicola: Awesome price point....

Duration:00:08:38

iDSC076 | Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival – Orange County’s Oldest Car Show

5/23/2018
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The Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival is Orange County’s oldest running auto show and one of Professor Quan’s favorites. The two-day event happens only once a year. And this year’s event did not disappoint. As the local, Southern California, auto show season heats up we dispatched the Good Professor to the Muckenthaler Estate for a complete analysis of the 2018 event. Hear the details in this iDriveSoCal Podcast. ***Transcript*** Recording date – May 21, 2018 at Benztown Studios in Glendale,...

Duration:00:14:52

iDSC075 | HOV & Express Lanes – Transponders & Stickers – Changing Laws & How to Save Money!

5/21/2018
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The insane traffic congestion we deal with in Southern California can sometimes be alleviated, by use of HOV Lanes and or Express Lanes. But how to legally get in and out of them as well as use them can definitely be tricky. Especially since the laws change from time to time. Like they will later this year as well as at the beginning of next year. We get the scoop from California Highway Patrol Motorcycle Officer Darren Wybenga in this iDriveSoCal Podcast. Listen closely – you might not...

Duration:00:14:47

iDSC074 | 2018 Volkswagen Atlas – Test Drive & Review

5/18/2018
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The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is a new entry into VW’s line-up. We picked up a loaded version from our friends at Ontario Volkswagen for a test drive and were seriously impressed. The mid-sized SUV is extremely versatile and packed with technology. Get all the details in this iDriveSoCal Podcast. ***Transcript*** Recording date – May 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA Tom Smith: Welcome to iDriveSoCal, the podcast all about mobility from the automotive capital of the United States – Southern...

Duration:00:09:41

iDSC073 | 2018 Honda Odyssey Review – Family Mobility Swiss Army Knife

5/16/2018
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The all-new 2018 Honda Odyssey is like a human transportation Swiss Army Knife – it has you covered in almost any situation! We connected with our partners at Rock Honda in Fontana, CA for a test drive that left Tom sold! Hear the complete details in this iDriveSoCal Podcast. ***Transcript*** Recording date – May 15, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA Tom Smith: Welcome to iDriveSoCal, the podcast all about mobility from the automotive capital of the United States – Southern California. I’m Tom Smith...

Duration:00:10:46

iDSC072 | 2018 Honda Civic Type R – Test Drive & Review

5/14/2018
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The Honda Civic Type R brings it. Bold, beautiful, race-inspired styling inside and out. And the Type R delivers performance every bit to match its aggressive good looks. Honda even managed to pack all that into a vehicle that can still be used as a daily driver. On top of all that, the 2018 Honda Civic Type R is an incredible value. iDriveSoCal’s, Bernadette Sanicola (who we learned can’t drive stick shift!), took a special test drive with Rock Honda’s David Latif – hear the details in...

Duration:00:10:28

iDSC071 | The Professor’s Awesome Auto Show June – A Month of Great SoCal Car Shows

5/11/2018
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The month of June is one of the Professor’s favorites. As spring becomes summer in Southern California some of the world’s finest automobiles make their first appearance of the season. And with Father’s Day falling into the month, car shows offer up a great event for Dad’s to enjoy with the whole family. In this iDriveSoCal Podcast we cover the some of the top car shows that will keep you busy every weekend of the month. ***Transcript*** Recording date – May 8, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA...

Duration:00:18:11

iDSC070 | Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month – Shared Road & Responsibility!

5/9/2018
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The National Safety Council has designated May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. And whether you’re a rider of 2-wheels (or one of those strange 3-wheel contraptions) or a driver of 4-wheels, it’s everyone’s responsibility to stay safe on the roads – and aware of motorcycles. And nowhere in the United States is that more important than in California which has the most registered motorcycles in the country. In this iDriveSoCal Podcast we’re joined by Motorcycle Officer Darren Wybenga of...

Duration:00:17:07

iDSC069 | 2018 Honda Civic Sedan – Test Drive & Review

5/7/2018
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In Honda’s robust family of Civics the sedan delivers dramatic exterior styling, interior creature comforts, great fuel economy, horsepower and performance. And all that is before even getting to the technology and safety features. iDriveSoCal’s very own Professor, Clinton Quan, picked one up from our friends at Rock Honda in the Los Angeles suburb of Fontana, CA for this test drive and review. ***Transcript*** Recording date – May 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA Clinton Quan: This is...

Duration:00:13:17

iDSC068 | 2019 VW Jetta Test Drive & Review from Bert Chancellor of Loma Linda, CA

5/4/2018
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Ontario Volkswagen in the Los Angeles Suburb of Ontario, California recently hosted a launch party for the all-new 2019 VW Jetta. Here’s what Bert Chancellor from Loma Linda, California had to say about his test drive of the high-tech new ride. ***Transcript*** Recording date – April 24, 2018 in Ontario, CA Bert Chancellor: We've owned several Jettas, I love the experience that it's truly centered towards the driver. And it's obvious when you set down in the car that it's about the...

Duration:00:04:03