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.
Drifting the 700HP M6 and Shooting AK-103s: Latvia Part 2 of 2 - /LIVE AND LET DRIVE
In order to lift his spirits from last week's depressing visit to the KGB
Block in Riga, Alex goes to an underground gun range and fires a few WWII
pistols and a newer iteration of the Kalashnikov, the AK-103. After that we
wind up at Latvia's Track 333 to find out more about the 700HP G-POWER M6
loaner we've been driving, and drift it with Austria's Formula 3 Champion,
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.
/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.
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?"
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
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.
Street Racing in Reykjavik: Iceland Part 1 of 3 - /LIVE AND LET DRIVE
Season 2 of LALD begins with Alex heading to Iceland to explore what it's
like driving in the fabled land of Vikings and Volcanoes. In this first
episode we cram into a Land Rover Defender and make our way into Reykjavik
with the hopes of learning something of the state of affairs in what was
once one of the wealthiest cities in the world... After getting lost in
search of one of the world's most famous hot dog stands we happen upon a
gathering of a few locals in a parking and begin to learn something about
Icelandic car culture.