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  • Oct 25, 2014

    Live from Galpin Auto Sports | FULL SHOW | #167

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    Segment 1: New Location
    We’re broadcasting today from the heart of Galpin Auto Sports, the largest Ford dealership by volume. Thank you to the amazing Staff at GAS for opening their doors to the ERN team.

    Segment 2: NASCAR News
    Is NASCAR sending the wrong message with a new chase format? Our motorsports expert, Steven Cole Smith predicts low ratings for the upcoming race in Martinsville after the eliminations of fan-favorite drivers like Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    Segment 3: Takata Recall Widened
    Do recalls give you less confidence in the auto manufacturers? We discuss the latest news surrounding the Takata airbag flaw plaguing the car industry.

    Segment 4: Recall Fatigue
    Customer safety continues to be top of mind for General Motors. GM Head of Consumer Affairs, James Bell says that only 50% of the cars slated for recalls have come in so far. What keeps drivers from getting flaws fixed?

    Segment 5: Charger SRT Hellcat
    Let’s talk Hellcat! Dodge has built a new 707-HP beast that’s equal parts family car and performance vehicle. BJ Killeen sounds off on the pic versatility of the 2015 four-door Charger SRT Hellcat.

    Segment 6: Family Sedan
    To show off the family friendly nature of the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, Dodge created two custom baby car seats. Are you ready for a family sedan with screaming power under the hood?

    Segment 7: The Petersen
    The Petersen Automotive Museum is officially closed to undergo massive renovations. We discuss the shocking design, proposed budget and redesign obstacles.

    Segment 8: Bentley Flying Spur
    At more than $200k, the 2015 Bentley Flying Spur is what Brian Armstead calls an aspirational vehicle. Find out more about the unrestrained luxury vehicle with 500-HP.

    Segment 9: A Car to Own
    Autosense Journalist, Brian Armstead says that he’d drive around in a Rolls Royce Ghost, but he’d love to own a Bentley Flying Spur. Find out more about the ultimate luxury vehicle with a strong level of performance and fuel efficiency.

    Segment 10: 2015 Lexus RC Coupe
    From the track to the street, BJ Killeen says the 2015 Lexus RC Coupe hits high marks in terms of stability and handling. Lexus’ Moe Durand tells us more.

    Segment 11: Rolling Luxury
    Bentley doesn’t do anything halfway. Alan and the gang discuss their favorite Bentley models and the iconic Charles Agapiou Ltd Rolls-Royce and Bentley Service Center in West Hollywood.

    Segment 12: Muscle Car 2.0
    Henrik Fisker will be teaming up with Galpin Auto Sports. Will this legendary partnership yield the world’s most exciting muscle car? Josh Hancock thinks so!

    Segment 13: Tesla News
    Tesla is in the news for numerous reasons including a recent Michigan ruling that won’t allow them to sell directly to consumers, and the announcement of the all-wheel drive Tesla D. We discuss.

    Segment 14: Driven by Tech
    Josh Hancock draws a parallel between the company culture of Tesla and Apple. Then, Alan talks expectations versus reality when test driving the Aston Martin Vantage V12 Roadster.

    Segment 15: Galpin Gets It
    Get a great cup of Jo, an awesome Turkey club, and then drive away in the car of your dreams. If you’re looking for a phenomenal car and even better customer service, the gang says go to Galpin Auto Sports.

    Segment 16: Car Guy Life
    How does Motorz host Chris Duke balance filming a TV show with a full time job and family life? Chris offers some life advice, fills us in on a potential hot rod project car and more.

    Segment 17: Motorz Eps. 81
    Alan tours a recent Barrett-Jackson auction and reminisces about notable cars he’s owned, thrashed, and restored including a Volkswagen Thing.

    Segment 18: Jeep at SEMA
    It’s the final week before SEMA , and the Motorz team is getting ready to transport their Jeep Wrangler project car. Tune in to find out where you can spot it on the show floor! Then, Alan and the gang make their wish list for the next Motorz project.

    Credits

    Host: Alan Taylor

    Co-Hosts:
    BJ Killeen
    Dick Messer

    Producer: Jared Alexander

    Special Guests:
    Steven Cole Smith
    James Bell
    Josh Hancock
    Brian Armstead
    Moe Durand
    Chris Duke

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