Episodes
This week Jonny and Richard talk about off-road mower riding, that time an Oregon town blew up a whale, listeners’ driving instructor stories and the different ways to say garage, plus The Sixties Man has a problem with his shoe.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 07/22/24
Published 07/22/24
In this week’s On The Other Side Of Things Jonny and Richard answer questions about the best-looking saloon-based coupe, working on Top Gear Australia and lies about 5th Gear, the most ridiculous thing you’ve seen done with a car, and how you would cast a new car show. Plus, a chocolate fountain disaster.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 07/19/24
Jonny and Richard are sitting outside somewhere in Sussex looking back at an excellent few days at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. They also discuss things dogs can do, bootcut horses, light aircraft and microlights, how fairgrounds are put together, chino garage, getting Koenigsegg to make you a Sunday roast, going to Gordon Murray’s house, hearing an unusually dynamic song in a small Tesco, adding S to things that don’t need it, the Mustang GTD and, of course, the new Honda Prelude....
Published 07/15/24
This week Jonny and Richard answer questions about universal floor mats, cars washes, the AC game, upcoming merchandise and the Goodwood Revival of 2050.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 07/12/24
This week Jonny and Richard wonder how many times a day you can say ‘back in the day’ and discuss Tiff’s thin racing bag, memories of your driving instructor, interesting news about Sade, the disappearance of the Celica lady, a REME tale from the ‘80s, pub beer garden slides, binging Kias, Volvo estates, the Mini Cooper C, and the new Beverly Hills Cop film.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 07/08/24
Jonny and Richard answer questions about restomods you’d like to see, the first single you bought, who’s better at fixing stuff, cars you’d recommend but wouldn’t buy yourself, selling a bubble car to Michael Barrymore and cars getting you through dark times.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 07/05/24
Jonny and Richard are in Richard’s shed talking about unwanted pianos, problems with hornets, getting surprised by a cockchafer, Honda Cub news, Porsche headlight thefts, prom cars, tickover drifting, amazing things in South Wales, a roundabout confession, and the connection between Boxster wheels and Slade.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 07/01/24
In answering listeners’ questions this week, Jonny and Richard cover car-related injuries, getting away with things while making Top Gear, how to re-launch Saab, the hidden dangers of barn finds, and the most memorable moments in the car with your parents.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 06/28/24
Jonny and Richard invent a D1 series for veteran cars. Unitards optional. Also in this episode, a strange 1990s car insurance advert, not knowing how to watch football, sporting recollections from the Sixties, sweaty back rucksack, not knowing the price of ad blue, Le Mans hecklers identified, the grassy tickle, listeners sharing memories of teachers’ cars, the Porsche Boxster GTS 4.0, and a brief look at the Bugatti Tourbillon.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted...
Published 06/24/24
In a second show of questions from a live audience in London Jonny and Richard cover cars you regret not buying, small faults that ruin cars, creating a beast based on the best bits of lots of models, hydrolocking, what car Jonny should persuade Richard to buy, things that shouldn’t be converted to EV and there’s a guest appearance from the man who once drove a BMW for 10 miles entirely in reverse.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See...
Published 06/21/24
Jonny and Richard have spent the weekend at the Le Mans 24 Hours. In a podcast recorded just after the race ended topics covered include a failed interview with Jenson Button, Cadillac racing for tax reasons, the French art of conserving momentum, hanging out with the Franchitti brothers, mardi gras on the gridwalk, and a strange encounter in a Le Mans loo.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 06/17/24
Jonny and Richard answer questions from the audience at one of their London live recordings. Topics covered include the funniest things to happen while filming 5th Gear and Top Gear, what’s happened to Richard’s Range Rover, the meaning of itchy chin, a stopgap car for an Alvis owner from leafy Primrose Hill, London Concours body swaps, the King’s secret car collection, and cars that hurt you.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy...
Published 06/14/24
Jonny and Richard are back for a live recording at the Honourable Artillery Company in leafy London during the final day of the London Concours. Topics covered including bringing a first date to a Smith and Sniff show, retro phone box cards, the childhood threat of The Moonies, home paintwork repairs, not promoting the Garfield movie, Mustang cars and coffee exit simulator, Brian Harvey’s farm, a Zoom call with Simon Cowell, embarrassing car waving moments, true tales from the Sixties, a...
Published 06/10/24
In this week’s listeners’ questions, county motorsport, driving skills learnt from faulty cars, the most car nerdy thing you’ve ever done, teachers with cool cars, the Eagle Quest as a wedding car, and how to polish the trim on an old Mercedes.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 06/07/24
Richard’s time with a troublesome Fiat has come to an end. Also in this episode, Jonny behaves like a buzznuzzman on the Eurostar, Lego lost at sea, novelty phones washing up in Brittany, Garfield v Snoopy, unexpected custody of the European Car of the Year trophy, time in the latest Traaaaansit, the modern Ford that sounds like a Granada 2.8i, hotel staffing explained, love for the Mustang Mach E, new George Clarke spin-off shows, three-row Kiwi car joy, how German car companies screwed up...
Published 06/03/24
It’s On The Other Side Of Things, the Smith and Sniff spin-off in which Jonny and Richard answer listeners’ questions. This week, thoughts on the MG ZS, the truth about Jonny’s barnfind Astra GTE, favourite Top Gear and 5th Gear segments, cars you once hated but now like, the ideal old money car to find on the streets of London, and the brief return of ‘60s Man.  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 05/31/24
Jonny and Richard discuss a pair of recently announced cars. Also in this episode, suspiciously cheap American motels, extremely cheap fly-drive deals, getting a cricket trapped in your car, TVs on coaches, a recent British motel experience, good names for Lamborghinis, car dealer practises around sought-after cars, the perils of trying to buy a rare Rolex, the Maserati trident and the flag of Barbados, a hand-whittled cobrahead, an inexplicable flute sticker and the truth about guards’...
Published 05/27/24
Jonny and Richard answer listener questions. This week, a 10th wedding anniversary present, what’s special about the Audi A2, favourite YouTube channels, infuriating driving habits, love for the Suzuki Hustler, car magazine collections, remembering old registration numbers, and what would you do if you owned an actual eagle?  patreon.com/smithandsniff Get bonus content on Patreon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 05/24/24
Jonny reveals a surprising influence on The Late Brake Show. Also in this episode, driving in the ‘60s, how quickly cars used to go rusty, old people not looking like old people any more, an encounter with a driverless Audi, what the Fiat 500’s tailpipe looks like, a visit to book corner, wide load escort vehicles, a plan to make F1 more like Strictly Come Dancing, getting tailgated by a private ambulance, tiny brake lights, getting locked out of a borrowed Mustang in just some swimming...
Published 05/20/24
In the first of their new Friday spin-off shows, Jonny and Richard answer listeners’ questions. Topics covered include the best city for car spotting, what Gene Hunt would drive in the ‘90s or ‘00s, best car launch gift, one engine layout for life, a car to stash for a future barn find, first supercar experiences, cars that ought to be sold in the UK, collabs with other podcasts, plans for the Eagle Quest limo, being given a car buying budget by DJ Khalid, and does Jonny’s dad still over-gift...
Published 05/17/24
Richard has been polishing his Panda. Also in this episode, the Malbec mechanic dyes some seats, Jonny likes singing while strimming, the sluggishness of the Audi Allroad, air suspension problems, the hunt for a Honda Element gearbox, under-the-counter creosote, the Smith and Sniff fragrance collection, a surprise discovery about the A1 grot shop, M.I.A. driving an E30 cabrio, KC Daylighters, a binbag of Eurocrisps, the pile cream of airlines, and taking a curry on a...
Published 05/13/24
Jonny and Richard have collected the Eagle and are sitting in it as they speak. Also in this episode, washing horses, the campaign to get rid of beards, doing work experience with the Red Arrows, monocoque animals, interesting cars in Jonny’s neighbourhood, bleak Fenland houses, the demise of the guard’s van, a railway waiting room horror story, Brazilian trucks explained, ergonomic Danish cutlery, too many sunglasses being worn indoors in Top Gear, and the extremely varied stock of the...
Published 05/06/24
Richard has met his musical heroes and learnt some surprising things. Also in this episode, Jonny’s JDM nail care kit, Kate Beckinsale’s barn finds, the world’s most ridiculous man, a listener almost gets in a fight because of this podcast, a sports bus, a word for camper van you never hear anymore, troubling news about SAABs for cricketers, Alfa makes a terrible mess of things, why the Tonale is like a mk4 Polo, and we have news about a second weekly Smith and Sniff...
Published 04/29/24
Jonny and Richard have finally bought an official podcast car. Also in this episode, parts gloating, a few nights in a California, wanting an ‘80s motorhome, annoying chainsawing, more praise for the Alpine A110, not wanting to look seedy just because you have a camper van, CVT gearboxes sounded like out-of-tune men in churches, unlikely overtaking, the disappearance of the fallen over caravan, strange Brazilian trucks, Instagram ads for trousers, and Omega, Omega or...
Published 04/22/24