Category Archives: Podcasts

Buddy Crisp’s Rally Fighter and The 2012 Audi S5

January 7, 2012

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria chat with Buddy Crisp of Local Motors. Local Motors designs and builds cars through an online community through “crowdsourcing.”

The Rally Fighter has a 6.2 liter GM LS3 430hp with a tubular steel frame and automatic transmission. The car has 18″ of wheel travel in the front and 20″ of travel in the back. Then our bonus car is the 2012 Audi S5, featuring a V8 and a six speed transmission.


For more info on the Rally Fighter and Local Motors, go to rallyfighter.com


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Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


The Rally Fighter by Local Motors

2012 Audi S5


2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport and Your Questions

December 31, 2011

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria take YOUR calls and questions before heading out to the parking lot to take a look at the 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport.

The F Sport package features 19-inch staggered width wheels, dynamic handling with F Sport tuned adaptive variable suspension (AVS) and stopping power with new larger front brakes with high friction pads.

For more info on the 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport, go to lexus.com


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Show Credits

Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport


Conrad Grunewald’s 2010 Camaro SS Drifter

December 24, 2011

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria sit down with professional drifter Conrad Grunewald.

Grunewald started drag racing in 1995, then switched to road racing in 2000, competing in Grand-Am. In 2009, he formed Conrad Grunewald Racing and built a 2010 Camaro SS drifter car. He brings the car to the shop and fires it up, throwing some of the loudest, heaviest revs we’ve heard.

Find out more about Conrad at ConradGrunewald.com


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Show Credits

Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


Conrad Grunewald’s 2010 Camaro SS Drifter


Justin Bell and the Audi TTRS

December 17, 2011

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria talk with race drive and TV host Justin Bell. Justin has raced for Saab, Peugeot, Porsche and others.

He won the 1997 FIA GT2 world championship and in 1998, he won the 24 Hours of LeMans. He also hosts “The World’s Fastest Car Show” and is a TV co-host for the Barrett-Jackson auctions. Justin brings us a brand new, black Audi TTRS to check out.

Find out more about Justin Bell at JustinBell.com


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Show Credits

Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


Justin Bell and the Audi TTRS


Hennessey Performance’s John Hennessey

December 10, 2011

In this episode, Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria sit down with John Hennessey for a talk about high-performance and super cars. He brings in his $1 million+ super car, the Venom GT Spyder. The Venom GT boasts a Veyron-smoking 15.3 second 0 to 200 mph time.

Hennessey Performance is well-known for modifying Dodge Vipers. But they also have packages for modifying Camaros, Corvettes, Mustang Boss 302s, Ford F150s to turn out over 700 hp.

Check out Hennessey Performance at HennesseyPerformance.com


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Show Credits

Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


Hennessey Performance’s Venom GT


Drifter Dai Yoshihara & Your Questions

December 3, 2011

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Show Summary

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria answer a few listener car questions in between Adam rants. Then we bring in drift champion Dai Yoshihara and his aluminum V8-powered Nissan 240. Dai talks about racing and tearing up tires, then we go out into the parking lot to check out his car. Dai fires up the 240 and throws a couple of window-rattling revs.


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Show Credits

Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


Dai Yoshihara’s V8-Powered Nissan 240


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L.A. Auto Show 2011 Part 2

November 26, 2011

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Show Summary

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria take a second lap around the 2011 L.A. Auto show. We feature two BMW concept cars, which we are promised are bound for actual production. Then we get to take a look at the latest incarnation of BMW’s M5 and M3. Later, the guys chat with Ian Callum of Jaguar, then head off to see new offerings from Land Rover. We wrap the show up with one of Adam’s favorite marques, Audi.

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Show Credits

Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


L.A. Auto Show 2011 Part 2


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L.A. Auto Show 2011 Part 1 and Return to SEMA

November 18, 2011

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Show Summary

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria get turned loose at this year’s L.A. Auto Show. We get a look at Ford’s new Mustangs, including the Shelby GT500 and the Boss Mustang.

Then we take a lap around the Porsche display and talk to Porsche race driver Patrick Long. Adam checks out some of Porsche’s latest models and also their free food. Later, we talk with Kevin Smith of Lotus and Bill Kwong of Lexus. Part 2 of the L.A. Auto Show will air next week.

We wrap the show up back in Vegas for the second half of Motorator Matt’s interviews at this year’s SEMA. He talks with hot rodding legend Gale Banks, Chevy Performance’s Dr. Jamie Meyer, John Hotchkis of Hotchkis Suspension, Danny Bullock of Bondurant Racing and Bill Tichener of Holley.

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L.A. Auto Show 2011 Part 1


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