GM’s Performance Luxury Sedan, the Cadillac CT4 V Black Wing Takes You From Street To The Track At the Push of a Button | #524
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Alan welcomes Lauren Fix, Editor in-Chief for Car Coach Reports. Lauren makes a quick “pit stop”, to discuss the diesel shortage, and how the railroad almost went on strike as Mark Trostle Vice President of Ram and Mopar Design. CES in Vegas pops in to share with Alan a little inside on Dodge’s new electric concept vehicle, A 3-row seat, Ram truck, with a ‘frunk’. A tailgate that has a saloon style opening. It’s the Ram Revolution that Mark believes will create the future of the Ram brand. From fuel shortage to destroying our earth to make “electric vehicles”, Lauren shares a few details on the subjects. “If you think thing’s are costly now, it’s only up from here. Thank you government!” Brian Moody – Executive Editor of Auto Trader.com rolls in as he and Alan say that Hybrids are better than EV’s. Not only do they use infrastructures that already exist, they get great gas mileage. Brian shares a list of excellent hybrid’s to purchase. Karl Brauer – Automotive Industry Analyst, Forbes Autos Contributor, North American Car and Truck of the Year juror and board member and Executive Analyst for ISeeCars.com takes the stage next as he and Alan discuss how it’s the end of the era for the Dodge Charger and Dodge Demons. These platforms have had over 20 years of bragging rights and now Dodge is moving forward into the future. Karl still has his Dodge Demon and say’s it’s value will only increase. They go on to discuss the future of Carvana, which basically ain’t got one, future that is. Closing the show is George Kennedy III – Co-founder of Cartender and Freelance Automotive Journalist for CarGurus, Boston Globe, and U.S. News & World Report. George test drove two vehicles, the 2023 Cadillac CT4 V Black Wing. A luxury performance vehicle that is affordable. “It’s a confident car,” say’s George, “that with a push of the button can take you from cruising the streets to the racetrack.” He also got to drive the 2023 Land Rover Defender 90. This two door, bad boy has multiple personalities. From comfortable daily use with plush seating to climbing hillsides, this one pack’s a punch and is a lot of fun to drive. George say’s in this vehicle you feel like you can tackle anything. [00:06:56] – Special Guest Mark Trostle[00:13:01] – Contributor Lauren Fix[00:20:52]– Diesel Shortage [00:28:37] – Contributor Brian Moody[00:37:25] – Best Hybrid’s to Purchase[00:43:45] – Contributor Karl Brauer[00:49:51] – Dodge Moving Into The Future[00:56:47] – Carvana Who?[01:04:39] – Contributor George Kennedy II[01:14:11] – General Motors Cadillac[01:21:09] – Land Rover Defender 90 CREDITS Host: Alan TaylorProducer: Dave MilligenCopy Editor: Colleen Mahi Contributor: Lauren FixContributor: Brian MoodyContributor: Karl BrauerContributor: George Kennedy IIISpecial Guest: Mark Trostle  EXPLORE MORE WITH HELPFUL LINKS: * Contributor: Lauren Fix | Editor in-Chief for Car Coach Reports * Contributor: Brian Moody | Executive Editor of Auto Trader.com * Contributor: Karl Brauer |  Automotive Industry Analyst, Forbes Autos Contributor, North American Car and Truck of the Year juror and board member and Executive Analyst for ISeeCars.com * Contributor: George Kennedy III | Co-founder of Cartende...
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