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  • Sep 21, 2019

    SUVs, SUVs, SUVs, August Bounce Back, and 12 Best 2019 EVs | #388


    Small SUVs, performance SUVs, luxury SUVs, specialty SUVs – everybody is making SUVs these days, they’re all the craze. After Alan reminisce about his trip to Washington D.C. with Automotive Journalist, BJ Killeen, she reviews the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio that she drove at Motorpress Guild Drive Days. Then we learn about the Hyundai Palisade and Genesis G80 and their amazing features and low-cost high-value pricing. Next up, Co-Founder of Cartender, and Freelance Automotive Journalist for CarGurus, Boston Globe, and U.S. News and World Report, George Kennedy III, reviews the Jaguar F-Pace SVR and it’s amazing engine sound, and the 2019 Audi Q3 with updated MMI touch screen controls. Changing lanes, Kelley Blue Book, Autotrader, and Executive Publisher, Karl Brauer, discusses the Lamborghini Urus and how its the number 1 selling Lamborghini on the market right now and what this means for SUVs. Then we chat about the Monterey Car Week auction prices dip, the rise of mid engine cars and the upcoming unveiling of the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible, and August’s bounce back in auto sales. Closing out the show, Executive Editor for Autotrader, Brian Moody, gives us a list of Autotrader’s top 12 picks for best new electric cars of 2019. Tune in to find out why the Lincoln Aviator and Hyundai Kona are his favorites.


    ·[00:00:00] Alan’s Trip to Washington D.C.
    ·[00:05:46] Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio at MPG
    ·[00:12:31] Hyundai Palisade and Genesis G80 at MPG
    ·[00:19:52] Jaguar F-Pace, and Mercedes Peddling
    ·[00:28:07] 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR: a GT Experience
    ·[00:35:53] 2019 Audi Q3’s New MMI Is a Nice Touch
    ·[00:42:14] Lamborghini Urus Is Now #1 Selling Lambo
    ·[00:48:56] Monterey Car Auction Dip Indicates Reset
    ·[00:54:44] It All Started With Lamborghini Miura
    ·[01:02:05] August Auto Sales Fix Industry Supply
    ·[01:08:41] 12 Best New Electric Cars for 2019 pt1
    ·[01:18:06] 12 Best New Electric Cars for 2019 pt2


    Explore More with Helpful Links:

    ·Contributor: BJ Killeen | Automotive journalist

    ·Contributor: George Kennedy III | Co-founder, CarTender | Freelance Automotive Journalist, CarGurus/ Boston Globe/ U.S. News & World Report

    ·Contributor: Karl Brauer | Executive Publisher, Autotrader/ Kelley Blue Book/

    ·Contributor: Brian Moody | Executive Editor, Autotrader

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    Host: Alan Taylor
    Producer: Dave Milligan
    Audio Engineer: Dave Milligan
    Copy Editor: Cody Castleberry
    Contributor: BJ Killeen
    Contributor: George Kennedy III
    Contributor: Karl Brauer
    Contributor: Brian Moody

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