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Veteran photographer Nick Dimbleby has worked on many automotive campaigns and he's travelled to over 80 countries to shoot everything from jet fighters in action to undersea pipeline construction. His credits include work for Aston Martin, Bentley and Jaguar, but his love for all things Land Rover has been life-changing. A veteran of four Camel Tr…
 
Enzo Ferrari built his cars to race and win- but when he lost full control of his company, they slowly began to lose their competition-bred character. In his final days, Enzo Ferrari ensured the creation of the last car that would ever be built with his personal guidance- the raw, uncompromising, 200 mile per hour F40- and he trusted one man to hel…
 
He witnessed the birth of hot rodding, helped invent the sport of drag racing, became the fastest man on land, and took on every challenge he ever saw. This is the incredible and tragic story of the one and only Mickey Thompson. Horsepower Heritage is a different kind of automotive podcast! It's all about the people and stories behind the machines.…
 
The 1980s was hard on the car industry after the oil crises of the prior decade. American cars struggled, Japanese cars got popular with millions of new owners, and the Germans were finding out that the United States would soon be their most important market. It made for some memorable cars that have now become 80s icons. SUPPORT THE PODCAST: https…
 
The 2021 Pebble Beach Concours takes place Sunday, August 15. If you've never been to the concours, absolutely has to be on your bucket list of car events. Pebble Beach is the greatest gathering of rare and significant automobiles in the world- a once per year open air museum where you may get to see cars that you'll never have the chance to see in…
 
In 1961, Ferrari entered the mid-engine era of Formula One cars. They were a little late to the game but the Tipo 156 vindicated itself in dramatic fashion, with Phil Hill winning the Driver's Championship that year. But once the 156 was done on the circuit, Ferrari destroyed every chassis… eight in total. And yet dreams do persist. Brandon Hegedus…
 
Ghostly, atmospheric, and almost dreamlike: these words begin to describe the imagery created by Belgian photographer Bart Kuykens, who is a longtime Porsche enthusiast and the creator of the seven-book photo collection, "A FLAT SIX LOVE AFFAIR". Bart talks with Maurice about his journey into photography, the challenges of celebrity and high-end le…
 
The odd, obscure, and overlooked cars of the world are what fascinates Ohio car collector Myron Vernis. In this interview, Myron shares his thoughts on a wide range of cars, from the Porsche 356 and Alfa Romeo Montreal to the Bathtub Nash and the Studebaker Avanti. Myron is also the co-author of a new high-quality book about cars produced for the J…
 
Here's a quick update on how the massive overhaul of Apple Podcasts affected many shows in the library. You've probably noticed that the Apple Podcasts app looks very different now, and it's gained a whole lot of convenience and utility for users... but there were still bugs when it was released in late April. You may have noticed problems as a use…
 
One day Danilo Coto decided to make his own period-correct motorcycle helmet. Eleven years later, his company, Pacto, hand-crafts the finest, most authentic line of replica racing helmets from the prewar era through the mid 1960s. Pacto helmets, boots and other goods are now cherished by vintage car and motorcycle enthusiasts worldwide. This is the…
 
A deep dive into many of the discoveries and innovations that eventually reached critical mass and gave birth to the motorized era. It's a fascinating story with twists and turns you won't believe, and it goes literally from the ground up. Support Our Sponsor: https://www.modelcitizendiecast.com MUSIC CREDITS: "Old Road" by Kevin MacLeod Link: http…
 
Here's the story of the American station wagon- a car that was once nearly indispensable but is now nearly extinct. From its curious origin in England to the Old West to the Jet Age and beyond, the station wagon has carried families and friends, tools and supplies, camping gear and Christmas trees. As the pioneers said, "Wagons, Ho!" Support our Sp…
 
Toyotas, tacos, tequila and dust: Veteran Baja California wanderer Michael Emery, host of the Slow Baja podcast, talks about his long love affair with the landscape, culture and vibes of this arid peninsula known for its off-road racing, overland travel and the laid-back pace we all seem to yearn for at one time or another. Support our sponsor: htt…
 
There are many stinkers in automotive history. Here's a nauseating sample of some cars that may have been a commercial success, but were critical flops. SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: https://www.modelcitizendiecast.com MUSIC CREDITS: "Acid Trumpet" by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3340-acid-trumpet https://filmmusic.io/standard-license…
 
Here's the mid-century modern story of the cars with a jet engine... like we were promised in all those magazines and movies. The Rover JET-1, the GM Firebirds, and the Chrysler Turbine Car were supposed to be the future. But it was a future that didn't happen. Show Notes The gas turbine engine revolutionized aviation. Frank Whittle, the father of …
 
Three-time Formula one Champion Jackie Stewart saw his friends die on the track. This is the true story of what he did about it. Support our Sponsor: https://modelcitizendiecast.com Race Against Dementia is driven to raise money to fund breakthrough and innovative dementia research. Donate now: https://www.raceagainstdementia.com/ "Bittersweet" by …
 
Arash Farboud is an entrepreneur and technology innovator who builds bespoke supercars and hypercars from his state-of-the-art Arash Motorcar Company facility in Newmarket, Suffolk, England. In this episode, he discusses automotive performance, design and construction and reflects on his journey as a car builder. See more at http://arashcars.com…
 
In 1969, Paramount Pictures made a certain orange Lamborghini Miura world-famous in four minutes of movie magic. The car was in the opening sequence of "The Italian Job" starring Michael Caine. But after the film wrapped, the car disappeared for nearly fifty years. Here's the story of how it was found. Support our Sponsor: https://www.modelcitizend…
 
Royce Rumsey is an industrial designer, automotive photographer and lifelong car enthusiast. Maurice talks with Royce about his early influences, unlikely career directions, key moments in the history of car design, how he got into photography, and more. SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: https://modelcitizendiecast.com…
 
The forgotten story of the Beverly Hills Speedway, where some of America's greatest racing machines were forged... and where the fates of men were made and lost. SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: https://modelcitizendiecast.com MUSIC CREDITS: "You Forgot to Remember" by Irving Berlin Performed by John McCormack Public Domain https://creativecommons.org/publicdo…
 
The true story of how BMW nearly disappeared, only to come back from the brink and become "The Ultimate Driving Machine". Support Our Sponsor: http://modelcitizendiecast.com David E. Davis, Jr. Quotation courtesy Car and Driver Magazine https://www.caranddriver.com MUSIC CREDITS: Schubert Symphony no. 3 in D major, D. 200 (Public Domain) https://cr…
 
Peer into the fascinating mind of Phil Toledano: An artist, photographer and contrarian car collector who's driven by an obsession with design and the rare automotive gems of the 70s and 80s- think Group B, small production Italian sports cars, and curiously, Eastern Bloc spacesuits for sale on the internet. Check out Phil's Instagram accounts: @mi…
 
Two Shelby Cobra owners share their stories of owning America's greatest sports car. First, a largely original 289 car and then a restored 427 car with racing history. If you like American muscle, you're in for a treat. Support our Sponsor: http://www.modelcitizendiecast.com MUSIC CREDITS: "Darkslide" by BT https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-n…
 
A deep dive into the life of bomber pilot, racing driver, engineer and sportscar builder Donald Healey and the story of the legendary machines he created. Follow us on Instagram: @horsepowerheritage MUSIC CREDITS: Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ "Carry On Bach" by Paul Arden-Taylor h…
 
Here's a twelve-month calendar of awesome automotive and motorcycle happenings for the year ahead. LINKS: https://www.rmsothebys.com https://www.gpicerace.com https://www.ameliaconcours.com https://revivalcycles.com https://www.rodshows.com https://www.concorsodeleganzavilladeste.com https://www.retromobile.com https://www.goodwood.com/motorsport/f…
 
The Trabant was an ugly, slow, smoky, miserable little car. But it was also the ticket to freedom. SUBSCRIBE, RATE, AND REVIEW! The Curtain Rises by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5007-the-curtain-rises License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "The Chamber" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.…
 
Maurice tells you about five race events you really should check out... before you "check out". Please subscribe, rate and leave a review! Help Restore Bonneville Speedway: www.savethesalt.org Support the Ralph Hudson Scholarship Fund: www.scta-bni.org Music Credits: "Celtic Warrior" by Damiano Baldoni https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/…
 
Mark Foster is a car enthusiast, general aviation pilot and President of the Lyon Air Museum in Orange County, California. Maurice talks with Mark about vintage airplanes, classic cars, and the great collection at the Lyon Air Museum. Support our sponsor: modelcitizendiecast.com Instagram: @modelcitizendiecast Thanks to the Lyon Air Museum! lyonair…
 
The incredible origin story of one of the world's most successful carmakers. Support our sponsor: modelcitizendiecast.com Music Credits: "Maple Leaf Rag" by Scott Joplin 1899 piano roll (Public Domain) https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/ "Chinese Blues" Lyric by Fred D. Moore/Music by Oscar Gardner. 1916 piano roll by George Gershwin…
 
Jake Krotje is a master metal shaper, fabricator and restorer who's worked on some of the world's finest automobiles. In Part Two, he talks about UNIMOGs, his own product visions and inspirations for the future, the beauty of fine coachwork, and gives us a glimpse of what it's like to work the metal. Follow Jake Krotje on Instagram: @theflyingdutch…
 
Six cars, six categories, and a suitcase of money. What would be in your dream car collection? Visit our Sponsors: Model Citizen Diecast: http://modelcitizendiecast.com Union Motorcycle Classics: http://unionmotorcycle.com MUSIC CREDITS: "Man's Best Friend" by Founder Apple/iMovie Soundtracks (Royalty Free) Virginia Liston Evil Minded Blues Written…
 
Photojournalist and avid motorcyclist Julia LaPalme talks about riding, photography, and finding her niche. Find Julia on Instagram @julialapalmephoto Support our sponsors: Model Citizen Diecast: http://modelcitizendiecast.com Union Motorcycle Classics: http://unionmotorcycle.com Music Credits: "Man's Best Friend" by Founder Apple/iMovie Soundtrack…
 
How a world war, a pair of visionary brothers, and a legion of adventurers made the Land Rover a timeless icon. Visit our Sponsors: Model Citizen Diecast: http://modelcitizendiecast.com Union Motocycle Classics: http://unionmotorcycle.com Music Credits: "Man's Best Friend" by Founder Apple/iMovie Soundtracks (Royalty Free) Newsreel: "The War Ends I…
 
Kevin and John discuss their collaboration on several Porsche projects; John explains how a fire devastated his shop but the Porsche community rose to the occasion; Kevin tells us about his efforts to pass the torch with a venture called "Wolfpack 901". Follow John on Instagram: @bentonperformance Follow Kevin on Instagram: @kevin.lynch Follow Our …
 
The story of a man who may have invented the first real car, and the people who tried to destroy it. The Marcus Car https://www.technischesmuseum.at/object/marcus-wagen-1888-1889 https://www.asme.org/about-asme/engineering-history/landmarks/203-siegfried-marcus-car Music Credits: Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 3, Op 37, 1st Mvt. Davis Hig…
 
Automotive journalist and producer Basem Wasef talks the Tesla Cybertruck, the new Land Rover Defender, the Porsche Taycan, the legacy of Stirling Moss and much more. Instagram: @basemwasef Books by Basem Wasef: Legendary Racecars https://www.amazon.com/Legendary-Race-Cars-Basem-Wasef/dp/0760335486 Legendary Motorcycles https://www.amazon.com/Legen…
 
Automotive journalist and producer Basem Wasef talks about a life spent driving great cars, breaking into the motoring press, the importance of racing, and why carmakers need to build strong character into their products. Instagram: @basemwasef Books by Basem Wasef: Legendary Racecars https://www.amazon.com/Legendary-Race-Cars-Basem-Wasef/dp/076033…
 
A king's carriage, an emporer's toy, a soldier's contraption. Steam and oil and sweat and toil. Learn about the long road we travelled to make the automobile a reality. YouTube Links Phillip II's Royal Coach https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V07t3DtPskM Cugnot's Steam Tractor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3p55J-VA5k James Watt's Steam Engine https…
 
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