Category: Leisure:Automotive

Join professional automotive journalist Kris Clewell and Jake Solberg on Overcrest: A Pretty Good Car Podcast. Tune in to new episodes every week as we interview guests, delve into obscure automotive history, discuss car culture, news, and the changing nature of the automotive landscape.

October 14, 2019

Traveling in the Third Dimension

The guys talk about the unheard story of Jayne Mansfield, Porsche traveling into the third dimension, and more. Buster Conrod visits the biggest truck stop in the world, and the guys take listener questions. 

Porsche is teaming up with.... Erm. Boeing

Jake, I have found the car/truck for you....

Your Corvette C8? Delayed. UAW Strike Update

VW has a new R logo...

Alex Roy releases new Film

NHTSA wants to know if cameras should replace mirrors...

Bad News. Corvette makes fake engine sounds

SRT Design Boss Wants Challenger and Charger Owners to Take Off Their Splitter Guards

Jeep doesnt want to be an emoji

 

October 11, 2019

Triple caution - “We are going to die!”

Kris and Jake discuss Kris's latest grandpa Mercedes acquisition, we recount the highs and lows of the first annual Overcast Rally, and Jake gives us a primer on the history of rally racing, along with one of the more mysterious, iconic features of rallying - pace notes. 

October 7, 2019

Zed’s Dead Baby… Zed’s Dead…

In this Overcrest Rewind the guys talk about how the Mille Miglia gets corrupted, going from the most beautiful race in the world, to the the slowest. Also, more dumb Star Wars news, pro tips on stealing toilets,  Buster Conrod gets zapped, and much much more.

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The Inaugural Mille Miglia Green is this weekend. 

How do you feel about a “time out” Jake? 

Here is every car getting axed in 2020

Porsche now is in...the...Star Wars business

Union workers (who are on strike) also fear the future

 

October 4, 2019

A brief history of Le Mans + Jacky Ickx

Jake schools Kris on LeMans, and fits in a cool story of Kris' favorite driver, Jacky Ickx. Kris also tells a scirocco story and justifies selling cars to Jake. Jake talks about his rally prep.

September 30, 2019

The Most Annoying Sound in the World.

Our weekly news rewind. Links below:
 
Hennessy to enter the electric car market
BMW Posts, Deletes Ad About Sex Inside Self-Driving Cars (see ad here)
Feds want to give drivers the option to choose their EV sound
Tesla fails at high speed chase.
‘Civic is just on fire,' helping to drive Honda sales surge
After 140 mph chase, man tells police he didn’t think their cruisers could catch his 2002 Acura
Nearly 3,000 Recalled Brand New BMWs And Minis Have Just Been Sitting In An Auction Yard For Over Four Years
Kia Stinger is in trouble...
Remember last week when i said rotories were dead?
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