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Brown Car Guy

102 EpisodesProduced by Brown Car GuyWebsite

Car journalist and content creator

102 Episodes | 2018 - 2023

Future Car Podcast with Neil Kennett | Self-Driving Cars, AI's Energy Revolution, and Flying Cars

November 23rd, 2023


Dive into the future of motoring in this exclusive podcast with Neil Kennett, founder of Celebrating Doctor Who's 60th …

Cut £££s off your Premium | 20 Secrets Insurance Companies Don't Want You To Know

November 21st, 2023


Join us in our latest video podcast as we delve deep into the world of insurance with The Motor Claim Guru, Tim Kelly. With his extensive experience and insider knowledge, Tim uncovers 20 secrets insurance companies …

Fun Manual Cars Are Fast Going Extinct! | Don't Delay Buy These New in 2024

November 7th, 2023


Here are the Final Fun Manual Cars You Can Still Buy New in 2024 - Just About! Does this mean the three-pedal stickshift set-up is finally going extinct? Well, it's not quite over just yet. So if you’re a …

'ULEZ Signs are Illegal!' - Noel Willcox taking on TFL and Winning!

November 4th, 2023


Here's a chat with Noel Willcox, a business owner who successfully challenged TFL (Transport for London) over fines received for entering the Low …

EV UPDATE: Tesla Slumps & Car Companies ROLLBACK the EV Revolution!

November 3rd, 2023


In this deep-dive, we explore the latest twists and turns in the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry, unraveling why giants like Tesla, Toyota, Ford, and GM are facing unexpected hurdles. Are EVs still the future or just a …

ULEZ - Is it Time to Move Beyond? | Defend Against the War on the Motorist

November 2nd, 2023


Are the anti-ULEZ protests fizzling out? Have we still got gas in the tank? ULEZ has happened. Is all lost? Has this demotivated resistance? Do we need to think beyond ULEZ and look at the wider, global war on cars and …

Labours Plan for Motorists | What will Labour Government mean for Cars and the Automotive Industry?

October 21st, 2023


In this critical analysis, we delve into the UK Labour Party's groundbreaking strategies for reshaping the transportation and automotive sectors. …

Why Insurance is So Expensive & Secrets to Get Lower Premiums! [With Motor Claim Guru]

October 11th, 2023


In this very special podcast, I talk to The Motor Claim Guru, Tim Kelly, who brings an extraordinary wealth of experience and inside knowledge of the Insurance Industry. We discuss the big fire at the Luton Airport car …

UK Gov Releases Plan for Drivers - Does it Put Brakes on 'The War on the Motorists'?

October 4th, 2023


Two days ago, Rishi Sunak's government put out The Plan for Drivers, its manifesto for cars and motoring going forward, with a foreword by Mark Harper. What does it say, is it really an end to the 'War on Motorists' …

'Anti-Motorist Policies Will Lose Elections!' Simon Fawthrop, Councillor

September 24th, 2023


In this podcast video, I speak to Simon Fawthrop, Conservative Councillor for Petts Wood & Knoll, Orpington, about where the situation with ULEZ …

'ULEZ Is Making Things Worse' Says Gov Road Transport Policy Expert [Scrappage Scheme Assessment]

September 22nd, 2023


In this podcast I discover why ULEZ and the Scrappage Scheme is actually making things worse when it comes to public health and the environment. I chat with Duncan Buchanan, a freight transport specialist who has worked …

ICE Car Ban Pushed from 2030 to 2035 - What does it Mean?

September 21st, 2023


Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has pushed the ICE New Car Sales Ban from 2030 to 2035. What does it mean for you and the car industry, and what else was …

2023 Classic Car Market Hit by ULEZ, Rising Interest Rates & Cost of Living Crisis

September 19th, 2023


How has ULEZ, rising interest rates and the cost of living crisis impacted the Classic Car Market, if at all? And what are the top tips to buy? I'm …

EV vs ICE Debate - Grow Up People!!

September 13th, 2023


Why does any discussion involving EVs vs ICE become so polarising? Why are EV Proponents so defensive and why to EV haters believe all the myths? If …

EV Production Up, Prices Down, Buyers Lukewarm on World EV Day + ULEZ - Conspiracy?

September 9th, 2023


On World EV Day I look at the state of Electric Cars in the UK: Production and Supply are up, Prices are Down, but Buyers are Lukewarm, and what about ULEZ Conspiracy Theory that Car Manufacturers are in cahoots with …

ULEZ Impact on Bikers - Podcast with Ace Cafe and MAG (Motorcycle Action Group)

July 23rd, 2023


Mark Wilsmore of the Ace Cafe and Lembit Öpik of MAG (Motorcycle Action Group) join me to discuss how ULEZ will impact Bikers and the Motorbike Community covering everything from bike's impact on the air quality of …

ULEZ Podcast: Matthew Goodwin-Freeman (Harrow Councillor) - The Young Man That Grilled Sadiq Khan!

June 20th, 2023


Welcome to my ULEZ Podcast in the Ultimate Podcast Machine (my 1989 BMW 325i E30) with Harrow Councillor, Matthew Goodwin-Freeman, the famous young man that grilled Sadiq Khan over ULEZ at a Mayor's Question Time event. …

Interview - Colin Denton, Classic Car Garage TV Show [Ultimate Podcast Machine]

May 30th, 2023


Colin Denton is the star of new TV Show, Classic Car Garage, on Yesterday Channel (catch up on UK TV Play) - on Thursdays at 9pm. DO NOT MISS …

ULEZ, Cancel Culture & Middle East with Tom Conway-Gordon in the Ultimate Podcast Machine

March 21st, 2023


I catch up with my old Dubai buddy, PR professional, Tom Conway-Gordon in the Ultimate Podcast Machine - which of course is my 1989 BMW 325i E30. …

EV Revolution Stalls in 2023: What's Gone Wrong with Electric Cars?

March 14th, 2023


What's happening with the EV (electric vehicle) Revolution? Has it stalled? Do we still want EVs, do they make sense, can manufacturers even.make …

Car S.O.S. - New Series 11!! [2023] Featuring Tim Shaw & Fuzz Townshend Exclusive Interview

March 9th, 2023


New 2023 Series 11 of Car S.O.S (the car show with a heart!) begins on Thursday 10th March on the National Geographic Channel. See my exclusive interview with TV presenters Tim Shaw & Fuzz Townshend 🤩 

The team …

ULEZ - The Facts on Ridge Radio [9 Feb 2023]

February 9th, 2023


Today I was invited on Ridge Radio to talk about ULEZ. This is a recording of the Amanda Weston show from this morning. Lots of discussion on the problems with ULEZ expansion in this one! 

Everything you need to know …

Car Journalism is Doomed! Is Motoring Content Unviable?

February 9th, 2023


Car Journalism is Doomed - watch this before you consider becoming a Motoring Journo or Content Creator. The clock is ticking on how long before car …

Cancel ULEZ Expansion NOW! ‘Impact Negligible’ | Sadiq Khan Ignores his Own Research!

January 23rd, 2023


ULEZ Expansion - which will cost London 100s of millions in infrastructure and scrappage schemes, will have a virtually negligible impact benefitting …

ULEZ To Expand to Cover the Whole of London from August 2023 & why it’s a Terrible Idea!

January 23rd, 2023


London Mayor Sadiq Khan, is going ahead with plans to expand the ULEZ - Ultra Low Emission Zone - to cover the whole of Greater London right up to …

Are the 70s Back? Grumpy Old Men in the Ultimate Podcast Machine

December 8th, 2022


2 Guys, a 1989 BMW E30, and Controversy in Conversation - are we going back to the 70s, is it all doom and gloom, why don't supercars stand out …

2 Guys, A BMW & Controversy- The Ultimate Podcast Machine

November 22nd, 2022


2 Guys, a 1989 BMW E30, and Controversy in Conversation - this is the Ulimate Podcast Machine (and the Ultimate Driving Machine). Why has Reza gone off Mercedes after a lifetime of loyalty, and has Shahzad left his …

Dr Khurshid Qureshi on Jaxeri Nur-E Pakistan's First Ever Indigenous Electric Car [DICE Foundation]

September 24th, 2022


Exclusive interview with Dr Khurshid Qureshi, Chairman of the Dice Foundation on Pakistan's new all-new first ever indigenous electric car EV - Jaxeri Nur-E. Having worked in the automotive arena for around three …

Working At Koenigsegg - Pakistani Engineer Farrukh Kamran [Podcast]

September 21st, 2022


Check out this amazing chat with one of the few Pakistani engineers to work at one of the world's most exciting and cutting-edge supercar maker, Koenigsegg - Farrukh Kamran from Lahore. In this discussion he explains …

20+ Great Electric Cars to Buy in 2022! [World EV Day]

September 21st, 2022


Today September 9 is World EV Day so here are my best 20+ Electric Cars that you should put on your buying shortlist today. Confused about which …

Pakistan 2022 Car Industry: Past, Present & Future | Exec & Author Murtaza Mandviwalla Interview

September 21st, 2022


I meet with third-generation car industry executive, Murtaza Mandviwalla, Chairman of Mandviwalla Motors and author of a new book, 'Steering the Pakistani Wheel' which chronicles the first 100 years of cars and motoring …

FIRST Virtual Classic Car Museum in Pakistan - Launched 2022 | Interview with Shoaib Qureshi

September 21st, 2022


Check out my interview with classic car collector, Shoaib Qureshi, founder of the Online Antique Car Museum, launched earlier this year, while we …

Quentin Wilson: ‘I Saved the Motorist Billions!’ [Former presenter of Top Gear & Fifth Gear]

September 21st, 2022


At the recent London EV Show, I got to catch up with Automotive legend, and TV celeb, Quentin Wilson (automotive expert and broadcaster) for a brief but fascinating interview. He talks about his top tips for 2022, the …

How to Buy, Own & Run a Classic American Car [with Peter Cavallo of Classic American Car Sales]

January 25th, 2022


Peter Cavallo of Classic American Car Sales specialises in selling 1965-68 Ford Mustang Fastbacks in Essex in England. We're also joined by Simeon Cattle of the Classic Project Shop and these experts in the field reveal …

Hen and the Art of What?! Motoring Journalist and Author: Martin Gurdon

January 18th, 2022


Check out my latest video podcast, this time with veteran motoring journalist, Martin Gurdon and in association with GoClassics magazine. He writes about cars for the London Evening Standard, Daily Telegraph and …

How I Survived Scary Murree Snow Experience [Pakistan Jan 2022]

January 17th, 2022


Tragically over 20 people died last week while caught in a snowstorm in a holiday mountain resort of Murree in Pakistan last week. Our condolences …

The Debate: Converting Classics to Electric! [Electrogenics Vs Classic Project Shop]

November 14th, 2021


It's the great debate - to convert classic cars to electric or not. Two special guests include GoClassics Magazine columnist and podcast regular …

Should you convert classics to Electric London Electric Cars for BCG [Q&A London Electric Cars]

November 4th, 2021


Possibly the most contentious subject in the world of cars - should you convert classic cars to electric power? I visit Matthew Quitter at London …

Concours, The Quail, Royal Range Rovers & Chevy Station Wagons - Podcast with Mathias Doutreleau

October 22nd, 2021


In our third podcast we meet Mathias Doutreleau who is  Founder and Chairman of the Concours d’Elegance Suisse and has created automotive events around the world including the Middle East, Far East and The Quail in …

How To Bounce Back From Failures & Maintain Drive & Passion

October 19th, 2021


Deep-dive interview and podcast by Behind The Wheel charting the highs and lows of my career and experiences.

Here's what they wrote in the description to this video:

This is the …

Petrol Crisis Conspiracy: Selling Surplus Fuel or Driving EV Sales?

October 12th, 2021


It appears as if the UK fuel crisis has finally ended. So what caused it? Just an overblown minor news story, or was there a deeper conspiracy behind it. Was it intended to create a high demand for surplus fuel that had …

Jay Williams on Australian Car Culture & AirTechnik

September 21st, 2021


Video podcast chat with Jay Williams of AutoExotica (in Perth, Australia) and AirTechnik in the UK. In this interview talks about his Dad's love of BMWs, he's decision to move to Australia from Slough and the diversity …

Podcast with Dervish Dervish [Cars, Helicopter Gunships & Spacecraft]

April 8th, 2021


Check out my podcast with Dervish Dervish of Full Throttle with Dervish (link below) an automotive, aeronautical and aerospace engineer as we talk …

ICE vs Electric Cars in 2021 [Should You Buy an EV Now?]

March 28th, 2021


It's the Big question in 2021 - ICE (internal combustion engine) vs Electric cars. Car buyers are confused. Should you bolt for an EV next or keep …

50 Years of the Lamborghini Countach [My First Supercar]

March 17th, 2021


It's the Big question in 2021 - ICE (internal combustion engine) vs Electric cars. Car buyers are confused. Should you bolt for an EV next or keep …

PopBangColour Draws my 1984 Celica Supra [while we talk Toyota]

March 11th, 2021


Ian Banu-Cook of PopBangColour draws me and my 1984 Celica Supra as I remember back to the early 90s when I had this car, and we talk Toyota past and …

Sue Baker - What original Top Gear Host Thinks of Today's TG & Covering the Hunt-Lauda Rush Era

December 29th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Sue Baker was one of the original hosts of Top Gear, appearing on 100 programmes over 11 years from 1980 to 1991. She also raced, co-drove with Michele Mouton (in a short-wheelbase Audi …

Mohamed Ali Humaid - UAE Car Culture, from V8 to EV

December 4th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Emirati Mohamed Ali Humaid has been following my work since 2006 and I first met him when he won a model Ford GT in a …

Sudhir 'Banzai' Matai - Double Apex Auto (Cars, Clothes and Clashes on Track!)

November 30th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Meet Sudhir 'Banzai' Matai founder of Double Apex Auto, which is not only a motoring media outlet, but also a …

David Gittens on Ikenga GT - the spiritual Supercar

November 1st, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Meet David Gittens, the first black supercar designer - he created and built the Ikenga GT supercar over half a century ago - that's after being a staff photographer on Car & Driver …

Partha: How to get First 1000 Subs for your YouTube Channel on Cars!

October 20th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - the multi-faceted Partha Srinivasan is not only a car and motorbike guy, but a PR and marketing professional as well …

Andy Entwistle, CEO The British Motor Show: 'I Will Reinvent Motor Shows!'

October 12th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Andy Entwistle is the CEO of The British Motor Show. With a massive reboot originally planned for this year, but now delayed to 2021 due to COVID-19, he promises to completely reinvent …

Arafaat Ali Khan: JDM & muscle cars to hanging with stars at MEFCC

October 6th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Arafaat Ali Khan is a happy chappy - always has been as you'll see from the advert he appeared in when he was less …

Syeed Ali: From Ford Capri owner to Supercar Club Founder!

September 28th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Syeed Ali (known to some as Sy) has degrees in marketing and law, is a filmaker and content creator, but is best known for having created a succession of London's leading car clubs, …

Chandan Basu Mallik: Bob Lutz, Murray Walker, Horacio Pagani & the first British-Asian Car Journo

September 24th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Catching up with Chandan Basu Mallik in Calcutta, India - 

I knew him in Dubai where he headed up and/or wrote for several major automotive publications during his near two decades in the …

Jim Murray Jones: Secrets of the Digital Automotive Media Revolution

September 16th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Automotive media started to embrace digital platforms in the UK in the 90s, Jim Murray Jones has been at the centre of it since day one - AutoTrader, Exchange & Mart, SunMotors, …

From LJK Setright to BrownCarGuy via Car Mag & Motoring Middle East

September 9th, 2020


How to beat the odds! Here's my story - going from the late great legendary motoring journalist, LJK Setright, to BrownCarGuy, via Car Magazine, Motoring Middle East, Parkers Price Guide website and more, including …

Reuters Photo Journalist Jorge Ferrari: Caught escaping Kuwait & how Maradona saved him!

September 9th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Jorge Ferrari is one of the leading photographers in the UAE, but he's been based in the region as far back at 1986 in Kuwait, where he found himself caught up in the invasion by Iraq. …

Abdulla Jaafari: from Illegal Street Racing in Amman to Shooting Supercars in Dubai (+Drifting)

August 8th, 2020


Abdulla Jaafari: from Illegal Street Racing in Amman to Shooting Supercars in Dubai (+Drifting)  

'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Abdulla Jaafari has …

Exclusive Interview: Gordan Murray T50 Supercar!

August 5th, 2020


Exclusive interview with car design legend Gordon Murray on his new supercar, the amazing T.50 from Gordon Murray Automotive (GMA), the true successor to the iconic McLaren F1. 

Lamenting that no one had appeared to …

Tim Ansell: I Talked AC Cobras with Tom Cruise & Broke my Back on the Desert Challenge

August 1st, 2020


25072020 'Brown Car Guy & Buddies' - Tim Ansell talks about working on Syriana, Fast  & Furious 7 and Mission Impossible 4 during which he got to talk to Tom Cruise about AC Cobras.   

A huge fan of Land Rovers, …

Mitch Perera: Dubai Custom Car Legend talks.... EVs?!!

July 25th, 2020


18072020 'Brown Car Guy & Buddies'  

Muscle Car Mitch Perera, is known for V8 muscle cars, feasome off-road trucks, building cool custom cars, …

Ronald Balit - NOT a Lebanese Rally Driver!

July 18th, 2020


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From deck hand to car journalist to Rolls-Royce PR to a career with GM - but not a Lebanese rally driver, …

Neville Darukhanawalla - from Scooter Boy to Ram Head

July 12th, 2020


The Amazing Journey from selling old mags in India to PR for FCA in Dubai  

In this episode I chat to my good buddy, Neville Darukhanawalla. A …

Jonny Lieberman: Reviewing Cars is Like comparative

July 4th, 2020


In this episode I chat to one of America's most well-know senior motoring journalists/car content creators, MotorTrend's Jonny Lieberman - you'll know him from his work on the mag but also videos like Ignition, Head 2 …

Filippa Guarna - Directing Success

June 29th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy & Buddies'  - Meet Filippa Guarna, who at one point was directing and producing all our commercial videos at Motoring Middle East in Dubai (links to some of those below).   In fact she's also been a …

Origin Story of Motoring Media in Saudi Arabia - Bakur Azher

June 21st, 2020


Meet Bakur Azher of Saudi Auto, he is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's most senior and established motoring journalist. His journey started through a love affair with a Jaguar E-Type and subsequently starting the country's …

Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations - Ford Comms Dir

June 13th, 2020


John (Yahya) Gardiner, Ford Comms Director: Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations 

'Brown Car Guy & Buddies'  In this episode I speak to John Gardiner who has been at Ford Motor Company for 30 years and …

Should you buy... a Vector W8?

June 13th, 2020


Kicking off a new series with Imthishan Giado of Motoring Middle East, in which we decide if you should buy a certain car. If the two of us both …

Meet My Arch Rival!!

June 5th, 2020


When I moved to Dubai in 2006 as editor of Car Middle East, Damien Reid was editor of Autocar Middle East, but from fierce professional rivalry emerged a fast personal friendship. It's great to catch up with one of the …

I know Supercar Blondie but I'm the real Car Girl!

June 3rd, 2020


Great to catch up with the all-action Wonder Woman of motoring in the UAE - Alix Capper Murdoch Atkinson. She's in the military, she does stunt driving, she races cars and bikes, she's a radio DJ, has done TV and live …

Cars, Ice Cream Vans, Horses & did she ever buy that Honda Accord?

May 30th, 2020


Hilarious chat with former Dubai Eye radio host, Podcaster/YouTuber and full-time university lecturer - the Jeep-driving, Hawaiian-shirt wearing, …

You Car Questions Answered by Brown Car Guy!

May 23rd, 2020


In this episode I answer questions you've asked about the air suspensionn on a Porsche Macan, the quality of Japanese cars, whether to get an Abarth 595, choosing between an Audi S3 and BMW 4 Series, the best car for a …

Getting Car-Inspirational with FarrukhTalks Podcast

May 21st, 2020


Another episode in which I catch up with a friend - but this one is different. Farrukh Ahmed, based in the UAE, is himself a podcaster - check out FarrukhTalks! So he took the lead on this one, and turned the spotlight …

Kalashnikovs to Karaoke, confessions of a Dubai Pro Driver!

May 18th, 2020


In the latest in my series where I catch up with friends and colleagues from around the world, I chat to Ian Cox who's been in the United Arab …

Secrets of an Automotive PR Professional

May 12th, 2020


In this video I catch up with PR professional, good friend and supporter Tom Conway-Gordon. Having worked both in the UK and Dubai, I got to know Tom …

Kevin Haggarthy - Cars Post COVID-19

May 12th, 2020


Kevin Haggarthy is a pioneer of motoring journalism in the UK: the first black motoring journalist, a motor industry consultant, race and high …

Bangernomics Guru - Buy Your Dream Car Now!

May 12th, 2020


This is the time to buy your dream car says James Ruppert! He is the man that created the term Bangernomics - and comic book series about a 70s action hero (Spencer Haze) transporter to present day (which was allegedly …

I drove Ferrari F40 for Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld & hated it!

May 12th, 2020


Continuing the series - 'BrownCarGuy & Buddies' in this episode I chat with Fraser Martin - a Scotsman who's lived in the Gulf for over four …

Stuck with a free car in Lockdown

May 12th, 2020


I chat with founder of Automotive Affairs and freelance motoring journalist, Nauman Farooq. Originally from Pakistan he's lived in the Middle East and Far East and has actually …

Cannonball Run Record broken & Bargain Shelbys in Lockdown Dubai

May 12th, 2020


'Brown Car Guy and Buddies'   

Catching up with my dear friend and founding partner on Motoring Middle East  (which he still runs) we extensively cover the Cannonball Run and the latest effort to beat the coast-to-coast …

India's top car journo on Stirling Moss, owning 27 bikes & 7000 model cars

May 12th, 2020


In a new series semi-formally titled 'Brown Car Guy and Buddies' I try to catch up with people online during this virtually global lockdown and talk cars and stuff.   

Adil Jal Darukhanawala is India's pioneering and …

Pakistan's Jay Leno and the $1.9m Ferrari that got away!

May 12th, 2020


In a new series semi-formally titled 'Brown Car Guy and Buddies' I try to catch up with people online during this virtually global lockdown and talk cars and stuff.   In this first one I catch up with Pakistan's Jay …

Ep 17: Testing the 225bhp Peugeot 508 GT

February 12th, 2020


Testing the 225bhp Peugeot 508 GT | Brown Car Guy 12022020

This week I'm testing this Peugeot 508 GT - it's the 1.6 petrol with 225bhp. Love the …

Ep 16: Murray's future pod succeeds McLaren F1 plus Nissan's lullaby for EVs that puts you to sleep

February 11th, 2020


Mad Murray's future pod succeeds McLaren F1 plus Nissan's EV lullaby
| Brown Car Guy Update 11022020

The father of the McLaren F1, Gordan Murray's …

Ep 15: Cadillac Escalade 2021 & secret million deal

February 10th, 2020


Cadillac Escalade 2021 & secret million deal | Brown Car Guy Update 10022020

I've been checking the magnificent beast that is the new 2021 Cadillac Escalade online - it's gargantuan, futuristic and pretty awesome. I …

Ep 14: Crazy Stunts at Car Meets

February 8th, 2020


What's it like to organise Dubai's biggest car meet, and why I stopped. Put up an article on when car meets go bad on DriveTribe (link below), in …

Ep 13: Out of control in BMW M2 - Track confessions!

February 8th, 2020


What's it like to completely lose it at the wheel of a BMW M2 Competition at Yas Marina Circuit. Well lose it in one sense. I have spun on track - I confess. Plus we must be wary of and stop demonising the car.

Latest …

Ep 12: It's official: BMW Drivers are Dicks!

February 6th, 2020


If you drive a performance or luxury German car such as a BMW, Mercedes or Audi, you're an asshole - according to an actual study! Do you agree? Let …

Ep 11: Diamond Batteries, Synthetic Fuel from CO2 & Red Herrings

February 5th, 2020


Are electric cars really the only answer, or are there alternatives we should also be considering? Could goverments be making a costly mistake with …

Ep 10: Cars to be banned!

February 4th, 2020


From 2035 petrol and diesel car sales will be banned in the U.K. I have a PHEV BMW on test - should I plug it in?  

Corresponds to Brown Car Guy …

Ep 9: Jimny, Bafta, Influencer Parody

February 4th, 2020


Update from Shahzad Sheikh AKA Brown Car Guy Suzuki Jimny video review Bafta for Ford v Ferrari Influencer parody review  

Corresponds to Brown Car Guy update 03022020 on my YouTube channel. 

#bcgjimny #browncarguy …

Ep8: Cars of the Decade 2010-2019

January 20th, 2020


Looking back through all the multitude of many motors I’ve tested, reviewed and written about in the last decade, here the cars that stood out for me …

Ep7 Least Likely Automotive Predictions for 2020

December 11th, 2019


You’d better hope these don’t happen! Here are my Seven Least Likely Predictions for 2020 - not for the nervous of disposition or the downright dour! Read the text on  & don’t forget to …

Ep6: Electric Shock at SEMA car show!

November 30th, 2019


The sensational SEMA custom car show is all about outlandish customisation and yeehaw V8s - so why the electric interlopers? Sign of the times or …

Ep5: Real or fake? The dilemma of continuation cars

November 30th, 2019


Continuation cars are replicas of beloved classics built anew by the original manufacturer. For example Aston Martin just started deliveries of new version of its 1960s DB4 Zagato GT. Gorgeous, hallowed and expensive - …

Brown Car Guy podcast 4

September 17th, 2019


  • What do I really think of the Suzuki Vitara with a 3-cylinder engine. 

  • First thoughts on Subaru Forester, Toyota Aygo and Fiat Abarth 595. 

Brown Car Guy and Planet Auto Podcast 3

August 10th, 2019


Shahzad Sheikh AKA Brown Car Guy and Ben from Planet Auto discuss what they been upto, cars they've tested and car news in general. We talk about Mercedes Vans, BMW cars, Silverstone classic. This was originally …

Interview with Ant Anstead of Wheeler Dealers

July 29th, 2019


Ant Anstead really doesn't know what car Mike Brewer has bought until he steps out the door of the Wheeler Dealers garage. I interviewed Ant Anstead …

Brown Car Guy and Planet Auto Podcast 2

July 27th, 2019


 Lots of discussion on the new Lotus Evija, the MG ZS EV, riding in rally and drift cars and all kinds of motoring madness. Follow me on Instagram @

Brown Car Guy and Planet Auto talk cars, Goodwood & Camp Jeep.

July 13th, 2019


Shahzad Sheikh AKA Brown Car Guy and Ben from Planet Auto discuss what they been up to, cars they've tested and car news in general. Lots of discussion on Goodwood Festival of Speed, Camp Jeep, and the Nissan Navara. …

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