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Did Bonnie and Clyde really write to Henry Ford to thank him for his fast, reliable getaway cars? Do you ever wonder what happens at the DirtFish Rally School? What's a tether car? The CarStuff show has explored these and literally hundreds of other fascinating topics to explain how some of the most amazing machines on land, sea and air actually work. So whether you want to know more about hearses or circus trains, salt flat racers or the popemobile, Scott Benjamin has you covered.
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Introducing The Fast Track

Introducing The Fast Track

2019-08-0100:00:59

The Fast Track is a show that highlights anything and everything that allows us to go fast. It’s about the past, present and future of racing, including the machines and the racers themselves. It’s also about the technology of cutting-edge engines and engineering used both on the track and off. Find out what makes cars faster, who drives them…and why.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In 1971, a successful race car from the mid-1960s was driven into a California storage unit, and then forgotten by almost everyone for the next 30 years. But that’s not the most interesting part of this car’s story, to say the least. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In crowded city streets, where people and cars share the same space, pedestrian-automobile accidents are simply unavoidable. But did you know those collisions, many of them fatal, have influenced the way your entire car is designed? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nearly 100 years ago the crime of “jaywalking” was created. But do you want to know the most surprising part of the story? It’s the groups responsible for getting this law on the books in the first place. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
We promise, this is not a rerun! Although similar to a topic we covered a few months ago, we’ve shifted our focus from driving a car to car-ownership for this latest ranking of the best and worst states and cities. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
If you’re a car enthusiast, consider the countries mentioned in this episode as a list of places that you don’t ever want to live. Listen in as the CarStuff guys talk about some of the worst (and most expensive) places in the world to buy a car. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Private Railroad Cars

Private Railroad Cars

2017-11-2201:14:571

Did you know that you can buy, own and operate a private, antique rail car? It’s a great way to recapture some of the grace, sophistication and style that cross-country travel held decades ago. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The World’s Rarest Cars

The World’s Rarest Cars

2017-11-1501:06:152

It probably won’t surprise you that some of the rarest cars in the world are also some of the most expensive cars in the world – but there are a few exceptions. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The camouflage that automakers meticulously design to conceal new vehicles only seems to make them stand out from everything else on the road. Isn’t that the opposite of what camo is supposed to do? Why bother using camouflage at all? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Don’t feel bad if you’ve never heard of this sort of thing. At this point, car subscription services haven’t really haven’t been around all that long. Join Scott and Ben as they delve into this relatively new way for automakers to do business. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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Comments (5)

Stephen Swaney

Glad they mentioned the Shelby Dodges. GLHS's are amazing!

Apr 24th
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Micheal Henderson

anyone in 2019 listening and laughing

Sep 26th
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D Robertson

I don't get why you guys are always so scared to name car companies? it's not like you're sponsored by BMW so if you have an opinion don't be a chicken shit just say it.

Jul 9th
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Kevin McCracken

Bring back CarStuff!

Apr 20th
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Kevin McCracken

big mistake cancelling this excellent show

Apr 20th
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