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The Car Throttle Podcast
Welcome to The Car Throttle Podcast, where Alex Kersten, Ethan Smale, Jack Joy and occasional special guests air your automotive laundry, offer (probably terrible) advice and reveal their unpopular opinions!
May 31, 2021
Ep 40: What It's Like Getting Pulled Over For Speeding (feat. Queen B)
This week, we're joined by special guest Queen B to discuss getting pulled over, life as a YouTuber and things that grind your gears!
1 hr 13 min
May 17, 2021
Ep 39: Why You Shouldn't Practice Left-Foot Braking On A Public Road
This week on the Car Throttle Podcast, we're joined by DannyDC2 to discuss the dangers of left-foot braking and what to do if you lock yourself in your own car.
1 hr 10 min
May 10, 2021
Ep 38: What It's Like To Crash At The Nurburgring
On this week's Car Throttle Podcast, we speak to YouTuber DannyDC2 about his 100mph Nurburgring crash, as well as answering your questions and emails!
1 hr 11 min
May 3, 2021
Ep 37: Will Petrol Cars Always Exist?
On this week's Car Throttle Podcast, Ethan asks an impossible question, Gareth tells us about the times he chased a giraffe, and we answer your car-buying questions!
Apr 26, 2021
Ep 36: Are Delivery Drivers The Worst?
On this week's Car Throttle Podcast, Alex vents about delivery drivers, Jack shines a spotlight on a YouTube channel he's been enjoying, and Gareth reveals what's happened with his M4!
1 hr 4 min
Apr 12, 2021
Ep 35: The Stupid Mistakes We Make While Driving
On this week's Car Throttle Podcast, Ethan tells us about the time he ran a red light, we discuss 'policing done right' and argue about driving etiquette!
1 hr 4 min
Mar 29, 2021
Ep 34: Your Police Questions Answered
This week, PC S responds to some of your police questions, we discuss whether you should import a car and Jack hosts 'Guess The Price Of The Car'.
1 hr 17 min
Mar 22, 2021
Ep 33: Why Traffic Wardens Don't Deserve Your Hate
This week we talk about the prices of cars in Denmark, a frightening acetylene bomb prank and Alex has a new 'Guess The Price Of The Car' game.
Mar 15, 2021
Ep 32: When A Burnout Goes Wrong
This week, we've got a C63 burnout gone wrong, a story from a police officer, and more things that grind our gears!
1 hr 1 min
Mar 8, 2021
Ep 31: Another Car-Buying Scam You Need To Be Aware Of
This week, we've got another car-buying scam that you need to be aware of, discuss things that grind your gears and Gareth tests our car knowledge with '20 questions'!
Mar 1, 2021
Ep 30: We All Have That One Racing Driver Friend
This week, we read out a story about that 'one friend we all have', discuss things that grind your gears and Ethan plays taskmaster of our new 20 questions game!
Feb 22, 2021
Ep 29: How To Beat This Common Car-Buying Scam
This week, we reveal an increasingly common car-buying scam, discuss things that grind your gears and Gareth talks about his recent run-in with the law!
Feb 15, 2021
Ep 28: How Selling A Car Nearly Got Me Killed
This week, we read out a brutal car jacking story, discuss cheap investment cars and find out what happens when you commit insurance fraud!
1 hr 15 min
Feb 8, 2021
Ep 27: The Car Mods We All Hate Most
This week, we discuss the worst car modifications, read out your dealer grievances and Alex tackles Wrong Answers Only!
Feb 1, 2021
Ep 26: How NOT To Sell A Car
This week, we talk about the best car advert of all time, an awful car sale, and Jack tackles Wrong Answers Only!
1 hr 4 min
Jan 25, 2021
Ep 25: The Thing I Hate Most About My Car
This week, we discuss the cars people always want to race, talk about a close call on two wheels, and Gareth tackles Wrong Answers Only!
Jan 18, 2021
Ep 24: How A Dumb Pigeon Nearly Ended Me
This week, we discuss 'near death by pigeon', give advice on how to buy a used car and introduce a new game into the podcast!
Dec 14, 2020
Ep 23: Why The Police HATE Your Steering Wheel Covers
In this week's Car Throttle Podcast, Ethan eats garlic again, we find out what grinds a police officer's gears, and read out one of the most gruesome motorbike crash stories with a twist. You have been warned!
1 hr 2 min
Dec 7, 2020
Ep 22: How 'The Stig' Hid His Secret Identity & Life On Top Gear (feat. Ben Collins)
This week, we're joined by former Top Gear Stig Ben Collins to discuss his secret identity, working with Clarkson, Hammond and May, and what's coming next!
1 hr 36 min
Nov 30, 2020
Ep 21: How A Widow-Maker Jack Almost Cost Me My Legs (feat. Mike Brewer)
This week, we're joined again by king of the car deal Mike Brewer to read out your stories and discuss unpopular opinions!
1 hr 9 min
Nov 23, 2020
Ep 20: Chris Harris On Top Gear Regrets, Crashing Cars & Returning To YouTube
In this week's episode, we're joined by Top Gear's Chris Harris to answer your questions and discuss the pressures of mainstream television.
1 hr 20 min
Nov 16, 2020
Ep 19: Why You Should Never 'Send It' Through Flood Water
In this week's Car Throttle Podcast, we hear what happens when you 'just send it' through flood water, discuss what grinds your gears and spend a lot of time shouting at each other.
Nov 11, 2020
Ep 18: Dumb Things You Do When Working On Cars!
This week, we discuss dumb things we've all done when working on cars, read out your unpopular opinions, and Alex and Ethan eat raw garlic.
1 hr 8 min
Oct 26, 2020
Ep 17: When A Dent Repair Goes Horribly Wrong
In this week's Car Throttle podcast, the guys discuss a dent repair gone bad, and Ethan eats a potato!
Oct 19, 2020
Ep 16: Here's Why You Don't Hit And Run
On this week's Car Throttle Podcast, we discuss a hit and run calamity, answer your burning questions, and watch Gareth eat his hat!
Oct 12, 2020
Ep 15: Diesel Runaway Is No Joke (feat. Edd China)
This week, we're joined by TV legend Edd China to discuss your stories, diesel runaway, amazing roadside repairs, and we ask him all your burning questions!
1 hr 12 min
Oct 5, 2020
Ep 14: When Is It OK To Skip A Queue? (feat. Jonny Smith)
In this week's podcast, we chat to TV presenter Jonny Smith about old cars, and discuss your stories and unpopular opinions!
Sep 28, 2020
Ep 13: How I Blew Myself Up In The Shed (feat. Colin Furze)
On this week's Car Throttle Podcast, we chat to everyone's favourite backyard engineer, Colin Furze. Expect fire, explosions and an arrest story!
1 hr 20 min
Sep 21, 2020
Ep 12: Driving On The Wrong Side Almost Killed Me...
In this week's Car Throttle Podcast, we hear about a near-death driving incident, Ethan snaps a key, and your burning questions are answered!
Sep 14, 2020
Ep 11: Don't Tailgate The Emergency Services!
In this week's Car Throttle Podcast, an ambulance driver gets sweet revenge on a tailgating Audi, we test Ethan's car parts knowledge and discuss what grinds our gears!
Aug 10, 2020
Ep 10: How To Get Revenge On A Parking Spot Thief
In this week's Car Throttle Podcast, the guys discuss revenge stories, unpopular opinions and things that make them mad!
1 hr 1 min
Aug 3, 2020
Ep 9: Ejecting A Thief Out Of His Car Window With A Lucky T-Bone Crash
In this week's Car Throttle Podcast, the guys discuss cop stories, quirks with cars and engine codes!
Jul 27, 2020
Ep 8: I Crashed So Hard, It Tore My BMW Engine Clean Out
In this week's Car Throttle Podcast, we reveal a crash story so bad that it resulted in complete engine removal!
Jul 20, 2020
Ep 7: The Terrifying Moment We Were Almost Rammed Off The Road
In this week's podcast, the guys discuss your near-death experiences, unpopular opinions, and Alex gets something off his chest...
Jul 13, 2020
Ep 6: How A Bag Of Prawns Almost Totalled My BMW (feat. Rory Reid)
This week, we discuss a rancid prawn scandal, fire your questions at Rory Reid and discuss unpopular opinions!
1 hr 7 min
Jul 6, 2020
Ep 5: What Happens When You Run From The Police
To donate to help save Kim, go to: https://bit.ly/SaveKim. In this week's podcast, the guys discuss police chases, your unpopular opinions and their best and worst car purchases!
Jun 29, 2020
Ep 4: What REALLY Happens At Car Dealerships
In this week's Car Throttle Podcast, we're joined by Car Throttle's resident mechanic, Gareth Potter, to discuss your car stories, unpopular opinions and crash stories!
Jun 22, 2020
Ep 3: How To Get Away With Speeding
In this week's Car Throttle Podcast, Alex, Ethan and Jack read out a story about getting away with speeding, discuss what it's like being pushed sideways by a lorry and remember the time Alex got locked in the frunk of a McLaren!
Jun 15, 2020
Ep 2: Buying A Stolen BMW (feat. Mike Brewer)
In this week's Car Throttle Podcast, we're joined by Wheeler Dealers' very own Mike Brewer to discuss your car stories, unpopular opinions and cool first cars!
Jun 8, 2020
Ep 1: Confessions Of A Car Dealership
In the first Car Throttle podcast, Alex, Ethan and Jack discuss your stories, talk about failed driving tests and reveal what really happens at car dealerships...
Jun 3, 2020
The Car Throttle Podcast Trailer
Welcome to The Car Throttle Podcast where Alex Kersten, Ethan Smale, Jack Joy and occasional special guests air your automotive laundry, offer (probably terrible) advice and reveal their unpopular opinions!