• Jul 20th 2010 at 5:15PM
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Chris Shunk, Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Paukert and Dan Roth are the crew for Episode #187 of the Autoblog Podcast. We cover Lamborghini rumors, the new Ford Explorer's fuel economy with its rumored EcoBoost powertrain, the rumors swirling around the possibility that the Wall Street Journal printed an article that was a plant from Toyota, a sports car based on the Nissan Leaf, and the seemingly insatiable appetite for German premium cars. We hit your feedback and questions before throwing in the towel at the hour and a half mark. Thanks for listening, see you next time!

Autoblog Podcast #187 - Lamborghini rumors, Explorer economy, media plants, a sporty Leaf and premium Germans

In the Autoblog Garage:

Mitsubishi Outlander
Jaguar XJL
GMC Sierra 3500HD
Volkswagen Golf TDI

Dan Roth, Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Paukert, Chris Shunk

Runtime: 86:17

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      • 5 Years Ago
      Hey guys just downloaded and opened up the MP3 (07-20-10-autoblog-E187.mp3) and the title of the file is "Autoblog Podcast #188".

      Just wanted to let you know hope you can get it fixed for future downloaders. Looking forward to listening!
      • 5 Years Ago
      Seriously, what was the point of that?

      We don't write nasty comments about your "Flaming D-bag Podcast", we just don't listen. Please do us the same favor.

      • 5 Years Ago
      tuned in for the first time in a long time.

      WOW, incredibly boring rambling.

      wont ever bother with that again...
        • 5 Years Ago
        Well, it may not be our most rollicking good times, but stick with us for a few episodes and give some constructive criticism!

      • 5 Years Ago
      Two words explain why manual transmission trucks are all stripped out: work trucks. Contractors, farmers, or anybody operating a real work fleet is going to try to get the cheapest models available, as well as minimize repair costs. They're going to work the trucks hard, and the transmission is going to wear out. Anybody doing serious hauling, towing, or operating off road will also want the greater control that comes with a stick shift. Can't believe these guys didn't touch on that.
      • 5 Years Ago
      You guys talked about the issue with the adaptive cruise shutting off in heavy rain or when the sensors got iced over and wanted to override it and use regular cruise control. Why would you want to use cruise control in those conditions?
      I would think it would be safer to keep your foot over/on the throttle or brake yourself.
      It forces the drive to actually 'drive' in less than ideal conditions.
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