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ISSIMI is an enthusiast-owned, full-service specialist offering sales, consignment, collection management, service, and consulting to discerning enthusiasts and collectors. Specializing in complex transactions that include international services for exceptional cars, ISSIMI’s San Francisco Bay Area and Europe-based teams of experts pride themselves on transparency and knowledge. ISSIMI also produces enthusiast editorial media, including “Spotlight,” “Jason Cammisa on the Icons,” “The Carmudg ...
 
Matt Farah and Zack Klapman sit down with automotive icons, pro drivers, comedians and other friends to discuss automotive industry news, racing, projects and whatever else comes to mind. Watch our car reviews at www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Rent or buy our movies!, where we find out if some bad CraigsList cars can cross an entire US State, off-road!https://vimeo.com/thesmokingtire
 
Regardless of how old we were when cars first became a part of our lives, we all know and understand the significant impact that they have made on our lives. From friends to fans, and joy to pain, these masterful pieces of engineering have touched each of us in a unique way, and Drivers Only is here to share each great story.
 
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Chris Forsberg is a 3-time Formula Drift champion, a stunt driver, and a team manager. He's in studio to talk about his upcoming season in the NOS Energy Nissan 370Z, his INSANE new 2,000HP drift taxi "The Altimaniac", which car is the next cheap missile, his biggest project nightmares, and answer fan Q&A. Go to BlackVue.com/TST and use the promo c…
 
Kristen Lee is one of our favorite people and favorite automotive journalists. She is the Deputy Editor at The/DRIVE.com. She has written for Business Insider, Jalopnik, Road & Track, and other publications. Follow her @kristenleeeeeeee Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire12 and use code smokingtire12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping! Follow …
 
Matt drifted a crazy Hummer H1 and then hung out with some hot rods that shoot 80-foot fireballs; Zack gets into the details of their Ferrari 812 GTS review; and they answer questions about Drift Week, buying cars, and buying watches. Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire12 and use code smokingtire12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping! Follow us…
 
Jonny Lieberman is a long-time automotive journalist for Motor Trend. He's driven all the greatest cars, had the best whiskey, and usually has a funny way of explaining his opinions. It's always a good show when Jonny sits down. We talk about the RUF Yellowbird, M2 CS vs Cayman GT4, which Bugatti Chiron is the one to buy, and more. Policygenius sav…
 
It’s no secret that neither Jason nor Derek love contemporary McLarens, despite them being objectively quite good. In this episode, they discuss the reasons why they feel this way, and also how modern McLarens are like a variety of foods including mirepoix, Mexican food, and turkey soup. Incidentally the exact opposite of these reasons is why they …
 
Matt Farah and Zack Klapman talk about their recent drives in the BMW X6 M, Ducati Multistrada V4, Zack chasing drift cars at Gridlife, and fire-breathing cars. Plus, Ferrari restoration expert, Donnie Callaway, drops by with Matt's car and some wisdom. Policygenius saved customers up to $1,055 per year compared to their current home & auto policie…
 
Chris Dunlop, also known as Pinstrip Chris, is an incredible automotive artist. Using a mix of pens, pencils, airbrush, and brushes, he creates paintings that are both incredibly realistic without looking like a simple photograph. He's also known for his "Sharpie cars", where he uses Sharpie pens to draw incredible patterns that cover an entire car…
 
Steve Serio and Cam Ingram spend a lot of time around expensive, amazing cars. Steve is a broker who helps people buy and sell cars worth five to eight figures. Cam Ingram is the Owner of Road Scholars, a world-renowned restoration shop that also has an incredible car collection. Apply for free today at WOMPLY.COM/SMOKINGTIRE and see if you qualify…
 
What's it like to go 212MPH in the McLaren F1 press car? Race a vintage Ford at Silverstone? Go head-to-head against Chris Harris in a Citroen 2CV? Andrew Frankel knows. He is the kind of automotive journalist that we admire. He's a great writer and driver, he's driven some incredibly special machines, and he's British, so he has 48 different words…
 
TV host Ant Anstead and 2009 Formula One champion Jenson Button are about to live every car enthusiast's dream: design their own car. They -along with automotive designer Mark Stubbs and attorney Roger Behle- are revitalizing Radford, a British coach-builder famous for its customization work in the 1940s and 1950s. They're bringing the company back…
 
Matt and Zack talk about their drive in the BMW M4, the new X6 M that arrived, Matt's Ducati loaner, Ben Chen's Gemballa crash, the RPM Act, and answer a lot of YOUR questions. Get more information on the RPM Act. Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire12 and use code smokingtire12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping! Apply for free today at womply…
 
Can our grid handle more EVs? We know who to ask. Jason Fenske is the host of Engineering Explained, an excellent YouTube channel that teaches you how cars work. He has a background in both engineering and teaching, so he's the perfect person to ask about, well, everything. We talk about the grid, charging, Tesla, Mach-E, sports cars, and more. Wat…
 
Matt Farah and Zack Klapman sit down to talk about their recent tests of the Honda Civic Type R, Ford Bronco Sport Badlands, and Kia Telluride. We also talk about Zack's new bugout vehicle, Matt's Ducati loaner, and Tesla's NHTSA issues. Re-shop your rates and you could save up to $1,055. Head to Policygenius.com to get started right now. https://w…
 
Tony Quiroga (@guaupants) is the Deputy Editor of Car and Driver Magazine. As one of the testers for Lightning Lap, he's one of the better drivers in the journalist field. He's also the only journalist to do instrumented testing of the Bugatti Chiron, and the speeds he hit were ridiculous. He tells us all about the g-forces of the Chiron, the thril…
 
Andrew Collins is a returning guest, Jalopnik alum, and the new Editor-in-Chief of CarBibles.com. We talk about what you should know when buying a car, the challenges of launching a site, weird seat belts, confusing HVAC controls, cheap off-roading, and a lot more. https://www.carbibles.com IG: @andrewatlarge Let Sunday take the guesswork out of gr…
 
Freddy "Tavarish" Hernandez (@therealtavarish) is one of the most popular automotive YouTubers. He's known for repairing broken exotic cars and giving them a second life. Most recently he's revived a crashed orange McLaren 675LT, documenting every step and mishap along the way. He's also the co-host of Car Trek along with Ed Bolian and Tyler Hoover…
 
Jason Cammisa is one of the most knowledgable, experienced, and entertaining people in the automotive community. He currently hosts 3 excellent shows on HAGERTY's YouTube channel; "Revelations", "Know it All", and "Icons". And as he will explain, do not argue with him because you will lose. Go to HARRYS.COM/TIRE and get a 5-blade razor, weighted ha…
 
Misha Mansoor @mishmansoor is the lead guitarist for the metal band, Periphery, and a knowledgeable car enthusiast. He's owned a string of cool cars (currently a Huracan Performante and a GT3 Touring), and always brings a unique perspective to the show. We talk about driving vs collecting, the definition of "fun", argue about the Honda Civic Type R…
 
Automotive alliances and buy-outs are commonplace. Sometimes they go well: BMW did a great job of bringing back Mini in the early 2000s. Sometimes they go poorly: BMW did a terrible job with Rover during the same period. But BMW isn’t the only marque that’s done this, in fact most of the big players do: Ford with Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover, a…
 
A lot happened this week! We talk Tesla buying Bitcoin, fire-breathing Ferraris, Hyundai Kona recalls, crazy fast turns, influencers gone wrong, and answer fan questions. Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire10 and use code smokingtire10 for 10 free meals, including free shipping! Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackk…
 
How do you get your dream job? Larry Webster has the answer. His career will inspire anyone, regardless what profession they want to be in. He is the VP of Content at HAGERTY, and the former editor-in-chief of "Road & Track" and Senior Editor at "Popular Mechanics". He's raced vintage cars, restored a few, and driven just about everything. We talk …
 
Alain Visser is the CEO of Lynk & Co., a new car company that is promoting car sharing over individual ownership. Before Alain calls in we talk about the Porsche Cayman GT4, the Mazda 3 Touring, getting a flat tire, driving in the wet, and more. We then finish the show with fan Q&A. https://www.lynkco.com/en/ Visit lemonaidhealth.com/TIREfor 50% of…
 
Byron Bowers is a stand-up comedian that has toured alongside Dave Chappelle, Hannibal Buress and Bill Burr. He's a car guy, a deep thinker, and has an incredible life story. You can see him on the big screen this year alongside Idris Elba in “Concrete Cowboys". @byronbowers Visit lemonaidhealth.com/TIREfor 50% off your first order of ED medicine. …
 
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