3: A Bra Phase

In this episode:

  • Car bras as screen protectors.
  • FU on Blowoff valves vs. wastegates, boxer engines, and the SSSC.
  • What car available today, new or used, is the best value for general ownership?
  • Getting a good deal on higher trim levels and optional luxury features.
  • Lease basics, and the potential value of lease specials.
  • The boring old Acura NSX.
  • All-wheel drive (AWD) and rear-wheel drive (RWD) in the snow.

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2: Turbo Buttons

In this episode:

  • Confronting neighbors about driveway assaults
  • The Siracusa retirement plan
  • Affording expensive cars
  • Prioritizing or deprioritizing cars in your budget
  • How Zipcar got Marco addicted to BMWs
  • "Tiptronic" manual modes in automatic transmissions
  • Dual-clutch transmissions, rev-matching manuals, and the future of manual transmissions
  • Turbo buttons on cars and computers

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