Episodes
Aston Martin has revealed the production version of the Valhalla supercar. It certainly looks the part, but we have one major concern... We also discuss the promising  2022 Formula 1 regulations after a mock-up car was shown at Silverstone.
Published 07/19/21
Lotus has revealed its competitor to the Porsche 718 Cayman – the future stability of the marque rests on its shoulders, but there's good reason to believe it'll be a hit. We've also driven the new Porsche 911 GT3 Touring and been up the hill at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in a pair of electric hypercars. 
Published 07/13/21
From hot hatch to hypercar, these are the most promising performance cars that never made it past the prototype stage. Some were slated for production until the last moment and some we even got to drive. The car world would have been a richer place with the Yamaha OX99-11 in it...
Published 07/05/21
The Ferrari 296 GTB is a hybrid mid-engined supercar with a twin-turbo V6 and more than 800bhp. Is it also all the reason anyone could possibly need to not buy the more expensive SF90? We talk about Ferrari's newest supercar, plus its current and future line-ups and six-cylinder Ferraris from the past. 
Published 06/28/21
Why do some performance cars achieve icon status while others are almost forgotten altogether? Is it simply because certain cars just aren't that good? We ask why some performance cars fade from the public consciousness and run through some of the more interesting forgotten performance cars from across the ages. 
Published 06/22/21
It isn't just age that makes a car a classic. We consider the attributes that confer classic status upon a car and discuss the appeal of driving and owning classics. In this episode we also talk about BMW's return to the top level of international motorsport. 
Published 06/14/21
Goodwood Motor Circuit, unchanged since the Fifties, is unusual among race tracks. To go there is to see the track how Moss, Clark, Stewart and Hill would have known it. We explain why it might just be our favourite circuit in the country. 
Published 06/07/21
Passion for cars, motorsport and driving burns as brightly in Japan as anywhere else in the world. We talk about our favourite Japanese performance cars, what makes them different to the rest and ask if there's a common thread that runs through them all.  
Published 06/01/21
Andretti, Unser, Fittipaldi, Schumacher, Villeneuve... Some family names are synonymous with motorsport. We wonder why the kids of racers are so overrepresented in top-level motorsport and name the greatest motor racing dynasty of all time. 
Published 05/24/21
Ahead of this weekend's Formula 1 race in Monaco, Dan and Andrew look back at the history of F1's most famous event, ask whether or not the cramped streets make for good racing and remember some of the more unusual incidents from almost a century of the GP. 
Published 05/17/21
Can electric cars ever be genuinely fun to drive the way the best combustion engine cars are? Dan thinks he's figured it out, but Andrew is going to take some convincing. Ultimately it comes down to the charging infrastructure, because without readily available fast chargers you need a very heavy battery...
Published 05/10/21
We update you on how The Intercooler app's first week has gone, discuss the new Lotus Emira, get excited about the Tamiya you can actually drive and talk about F1 sprint qualifying races. We also get stuck into Le Mans and bring you Marino Franchitti's thoughts on versatile racing drivers. 
Published 05/03/21
We tell you everything you need to know about our new app, including how it works, what we'll be writing about and who will be writing for us. One-month free trial for everyone. Search 'The Intercooler' in the App Store. Alternatively, use the link...
Published 04/25/21
The new 992-based Porsche 911 GT3 is no faster than the model it replaces, but it does feel very different to drive thanks to much more aerodynamic downforce and much stiffer suspension. We've tested it on road and track and deliver our full verdict. 
Published 04/20/21
Neither of us has a bike licence, but we're both curious about motorcycles nonetheless. We discuss why we've never been bikers and what's put us off from changing that. We also share our stories from the extraordinary Isle of Man TT races. Later on we...
Published 04/12/21
There has never been a more challenging time to be the boss of a performance car manufacturer. This is what we would do as the CEO of a supercar maker at a time when crash legislation and environmental issues are putting ever more pressure on the likes...
Published 04/06/21
Drivers across disciplines. Motorsport competitors used to compete in whatever cars they could get their hands on, but it doesn't happen much any more. Why not? We also look at rally drivers who go racing and vice versa, plus drivers switching from...
Published 03/29/21
We open this week's podcast with a tribute to Sabine Schmitz, the German racing driver and television personality who passed away last week. We also discuss Jenson Button's new venture, Aston Martin's track-going Vantage, Andrew's new car and how we...
Published 03/22/21
The performance of a sports car with the usability of a saloon – this is why we love fast four-doors so much. What makes for a great super saloon, what was the very first and how will the breed cope with the switch to electrification? Plus a tribute to...
Published 03/15/21
Ahead of the start of the 2021 season, we look back at the greatest F1 cars of all time. From the 1951 Ferrari 375 to the 2014 Mercedes-AMG W05, these are the machines that changed the game and hoovered up wins and championships. 
Published 03/08/21
We've rebranded DriveNation with a new name and a shiny new look. Dan and Andrew explain the  name change, discuss Ferrari coming back to Le Mans and talk about driving the cars they loved as kids. 
Published 03/01/21
In episode #48 of the DriveNation podcast we talk about the McLaren Artura, the hybrid supercar that signals the start of a new era for the British manufacturer. We've sat inside it –here's why it should be brilliant to drive. We also talk about...
Published 02/22/21
In this episode of the podcast we talk about the new Porsche 911 GT3, which now has more than 500bhp and double wishbone front suspension for the very first time. We bring you all the technical details, the power and performance stats, talk about why...
Published 02/16/21
We look back on a handful of recent DriveNation posts on Instagram, including Andrew's review of the new base model Porsche Taycan. We also discuss Litchfield's tuning upgrades for the mighty Toyota GR Yaris, plus how the next GT86 could be improved....
Published 02/08/21
Restmod companies like Singer Vehicle Design, Alfaholics, Eagle and GTO Engineering are producing some of the most beautiful car creations out there right now. We talk about why these cars have become so popular and look ahead to a time when affordable...
Published 02/01/21