Welcome back, guys! In this episode we get into our latest video series, plus VW's Pikes Peak triumphs and legal problems. Also: Jim goes karting and is (predictably) terrible at it.
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In this episode we get to our Le Mans Picks. We hope we get to enjoy a little of the race, but as long as we're hoping, why not hope that Macron will fly us to the race next year? It could happen!
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We also address a few questions, like, is it better to spend $500/mo on a car or on a better home location?
When would you want to turn off traction control on an AWD car? Car Talk covered this: https://www.cartalk.com/content/when-should-you-turn-traction-control
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Tonight we begin with a viewer question from Adam Ward. He also included some Douglas Adams HHGTTG jokes which we always appreciate. Thanks, Adam!
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President Trump reportedly poised to ban German luxury carmakers from US market: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2018/05/31/president-trump-may-ban-german-luxury-carmakers-us-report/658745002/
A $523 monthly payment is the new standard for car buyers? And loans for 5-7 years? WHAT? NO. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/31/a-523-monthly-payment-is-the-new-standard-for-car-buyers.html