700HP in the Baltic Lands: Latvia Part 1 of 2 - /LIVE AND LET DRIVE
Since Alex only wants to drive in places American tourists NEVER go, we sent him to Riga, Latvia to meet up with our old friend Oto Godfrey. In Part 1 of our journey to the Baltic Lands, Alex has a look inside and outside the capitol city, where we find houses made of wood, one of the fastest cars in the country, and a KGB Headquarters.
Next week on Part 2 of Latvia, we take the car to the track to drift with an F3 driver, visit a DMV from the far future, and fire AK-103 assault rifles at paper assailants.
Cars That Will Get You Beat-Up In Texas -- /ROAD TESTAMENT
All cars aren't for everybody. No one knows that better than Texans,
who just won't accept the presence of certain cars on their roads.
Show up in one of these cars, and expect to get punched in the face.
At the least. With: Matt Farah.
The 700 HP RennTech CLS63 AMG - /TUNED
Hartmut Feyhl left AMG after 15 years to start his own tuning company,
RennTech, which is now one of the most respected AMG tuners in the world.
His products range from simple software upgrades to full racing builds
based on AMG street cars. We take his new, 700 horsepower CLS63 for a spin
and establish a new benchmark for luxury sedans: must be able to do
burnouts while moving at highway speeds.
Morgan Motor Company: UK Part 2 of 4 - /LIVE AND LET DRIVE
Alex explores the grounds of the Morgan Motor Company in Malvern, England
and reveals a deep respect for one of UK's oldest auto makers. He gets to
talk with Mathew Humphries, lead designer at Morgan about the evolution of
Armed Guards & Vintage Porsches: El Salvador Part 1 of 3 - /LIVE AND LET DRIVE
J.F. Sends Alex on an unexpected journey to El Salvador to meet a
mysterious man named Julio. What does he find? Pump-action shotguns,
beautiful driving roads, vintage and rare replica Porsche cars... but these
things are just the tip of the jungle pyramid that is car culture in
Special Thanks to Julio R. Diaz, Guillermo Zaldívar, and Jaime Martínez
for helping produce this one. No thanks to all-star cameraman and veteran
late-sleeper Tom Morningstar for missing his flight.
How to Beat Speed Traps and Drive Safely Part 1 - /LIVE AND LET DRIVE
Alex Roy and David Maher head to Monticello Motor Club to teach best
practices for driving on a road trip. Also, tips on how to use radar
detectors and laser jammers correctly. In this show, Alex demonstrates how
his Valentine One and Blinder Laser Jammers can be powerful tools if used
1971 Chevrolet Camaro: Mary Pozzi, Queen of Grip - /BIG MUSCLE
For its season opener BIG MUSCLE hangs out with the Queen of Grip herself,
Mary Pozzi. We traveled to Northern California to meet up with Mary,
husband David and her highly modified LS2 powered 1971 Chevrolet Camaro. We talked racing, car
set-up, touched on her SCCA autocross championships as well as her
inclusion in Sony's upcoming Gran Turismo 6. Then we took out her stunning
prized Camaro for an
all day flog in the California canyons.
Will WTCC Succeed In The USA? - /SHAKEDOWN
Leo Parente and ShakeDown look at the 1st visit to the United States for
the World Touring Cars Championship. Combined with AutoGP and Maserati
Trofeo World Series, this import of racing to Sonoma Raceway begs the
question, "Are US racing fans global racing fans?"
Matt Farah's $500 Lemon -- /LIVE AND LET DRIVE
Alex teams up with TUNED's Matt Farah for a 3,000-mile trip into the wilds
of Canada to pick up a Honda CRX Farah bought for $500 -- sight-unseen.
Will it be the perfect 24 Hours of Lemons entry, or too much crap to
The 700 HP Hennessey Camaro ZL1 -- /TUNED
Tuned goes to Sealy, TX to test Hennessey's take on the already potent Camaro ZL1, one of the
loudest cars we've ever had the privilege of driving. We discuss what it's
like to drive a paddle-shifted muscle car and race Hennessey's daily driver
CTS-V "Hammer Wagon" down their private drag strip.
Ten Cars That Want To Kill You -- /ROAD TESTAMENT
Some of the most exciting cars in history are exciting because they appear
to want bodily harm done to novice drivers. What are the most unforgiving
cars on the road for drivers without the right skills? With Matt Farah.
/DRIVE CENTRAL - September 24, 2012
DRIVE CENTRAL, September 24, 2012. Chris Harris drives some old looking
Porsche race car, TUNED has their season finale, Alex Roy goes to Latvia,
and SHAKEDOWN is at WTCC in California.