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Tired of the same old "we drove this and it was great" automotive podcasts? Listen to interviews with the top movers and shakers of the auto industry. Former Road & Track Intl. editor and award winning author Sam Mitani, GTChannel Executive Producer Taro Koki and James Mckeone from NoBraking reveal secrets that the car companies don't want you to know just yet! At PODPEED, we dig up exclusive SCOOPs on all your favorite cars!

Latest Episodes

JDM Aftermarket Titan Kenji Sumino from GReddy - Sung Kang Drops in too! - Podspeed #32

During college Kenji Sumino walked into GReddy USA in the mid 90's and was hired on the spot to join the R&D department. They immediately sent him to Japan to train at HQ in Chiba. Upon returning he has spearheaded the US operations and lead GReddy into an aftermarket powerhouse for the last two decades. Unlike typical Japanese companies, GReddy has collaborated with other parts brands and in recent years embraced social media to expand its presence in the digital world. The FuguZ project with Fast & Furious star Sung Kang was originally born from Instagram. Sung Kang also pops in during our interview with Kenji to discuss the new Nissan Z Proto we have recently covered on Podspeed. Sam reports on rumors of a next generation R36 Nissan GT-R. James reviews his ride-of-the-week the 2021 Toyota Rav4.

143 min1 w ago
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JDM Aftermarket Titan Kenji Sumino from GReddy - Sung Kang Drops in too! - Podspeed #32

Rob Ferretti SuperspeedersRob Automotive YouTuber - Podspeed #31

Rob Ferretti, aka Superspeedersrob, is the outspoken and very opinionated automotive YouTuber. He definitely did not fail to give us his opinions on the new Z proto and the controversial recent events of the SSC Tuatara reaching 316mph. We also touch on his new show "Sorted" which stars himself, Matt Farrah, Emelia Hartford and Tanner Foust. Don't miss this episode! Taro reports on the new Z proto he got to see in person, Sam reports on flying cars (yeah, really!) and James updates us on another victory by Lewis Hamilton. What else is new?

105 min3 w ago
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Rob Ferretti SuperspeedersRob Automotive YouTuber - Podspeed #31

Sung Kang - Han from Fast & Furious, FuguZ and Karaoke with Sonny Chiba During Tokyo Drift - Podspeed #30

Sung Kang, the actor who plays fan favorite Han in Fast & Furious and car enthusiast is our guest. Sung talks about the filming of Tokyo Drift and getting back with the cast for Fast & Furious 9. The various car projects he is working on now from a Safari themed 240Z called DocZ to Porsche 914 restorations. Don't miss this episode. Sam reports on the new Nissan Z Prototype and James reports on the Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary edition he has in his garage this week.

117 minOCT 22
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Sung Kang - Han from Fast & Furious, FuguZ and Karaoke with Sonny Chiba During Tokyo Drift - Podspeed #30

Fredric Aasbø Most Winningest Drift Champion in Formula Drift - Podspeed #29

Fredric Aasbø, aka the Norwegian Hammer is the most winningest professional driver in Formula Drift history with 14 wins and the series champ in 2015. He currently drives the Rockstar Energy Toyota GR Supra for Papadakis Racing. Apart from professional competition, he also the host of Top Gear Norway in his home country. He talks about his upbringing and how he was inspired by his grand-mother's e-brake technique on the snow covered road as a child. Fredric also tells us how he financed his drifting career before he made it to the big leagues and how he is now helping young drivers follow his path. Podspeed is hosted by Sam Mitani, James Mckeone and Taro Koki.

118 minOCT 9
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Fredric Aasbø Most Winningest Drift Champion in Formula Drift - Podspeed #29

Larry Chen Automotive Photographer Extraordinaire - Nissan Z Proto - Podspeed #28

Larry Chen is the busiest auto photographer in the business. When he's not shooting as the official photographer for Formula D and Pikes Peak, he's travelling around the world for clients and publications, all while creating videos for his successful YouTube channel Autofocus. We talk about drifting, motorsports events during Covid, back story of Dai Yoshihara's victory at Pikes Peak, his favorite shoot, his least favorite car, the new Z prototype and much much more. Podspeed is hosted by Sam Mitani, James Mckeone and Taro Koki.

105 minSEP 24
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Larry Chen Automotive Photographer Extraordinaire - Nissan Z Proto - Podspeed #28

Rutledge Wood - Favorites from Top Gear USA, NASCAR and Hyperdrive Podspeed #27

Rutledge Wood is one of the coolest car guys on TV today. Rutledge is a motorsports analysts for NASCAR, former host of Top Gear USA and has hosted hit shows Hyper Drive and Floor is Lava on Netflix. This guy is a real car nerd! We talk about his favorite episodes on Top Gear USA, how he got the reporter gig for NASCAR, why drifting is so awesome and we surprise him with a update from Toprank on his personal Nissan R33 GT-R he hasn't even driven yet!Sam reports on a Aston Martin Victor, a one-off super car from the British manufacturer and another scoop on the next Honda Civic Type R!James is back home from his drive-about the South West and give us his motorsports update. Taro reports on his homie Dai Yoshihara winning the Pikes Peak Intl. Hill Climb unlimited class and reviews the GT-R The Journey book by Alexander Qureitem.

122 minSEP 10
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Rutledge Wood - Favorites from Top Gear USA, NASCAR and Hyperdrive Podspeed #27

What's My Car Worth? Roger Williams Producer #26 Podspeed

What's my car worth? The question everyone has asked themselves. Roger Williams made a TV show out of this idea. What's My Car Worth? aired on the Velocity and Motor Trend Network and is now available on Curiosity Stream. We asked Roger to give us a list of some of his favorite domestic, Euro, Japanese, classic and used cars. You don't want to miss this one. We are still in the times of Covid-19 but James has bravely set on an adventure around the South West States of the US in a Lexus RX450h. Where is James today? You will just have to listen to find out. Sam reviews the Mazda MX30 and Subaru Levorg. Taro introduces two more GTChannel Original videos. A feature on the late Paul Walker's personal R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R and Part 2 of visiting Yasuyuki Kazama's shop Rodextyle.

115 minAUG 27
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What's My Car Worth? Roger Williams Producer #26 Podspeed

Porsche Experience Center's Jennifer Nicole, Review Tesla Roadster, VW Atlas Cross Sports #25 Podspeed

We are delighted to have Jennifer Nicole as our guest on Podspeed. Not only does Jennifer run the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles. she's an avid car enthusiast as well. We get into the history of PECLA and what they have going on now under the covid restrictions. Same reviews the Tesla Roadster and Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR. James gives us his motorsports roundup and reports on the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport which he drove for a week. Taro introduces the new gtchannel.com website that just launched today.

109 minAUG 13
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Porsche Experience Center's Jennifer Nicole, Review Tesla Roadster, VW Atlas Cross Sports #25 Podspeed

Radwood's Art Cervantes Talks Cars We Grew Up With, More Nissan 400Z, Silvia Meister Yasuyuki Kazama video Podspeed#24

Podspeed welcomes 80-90's enthusiast event Radwood's Art Cervantes. Art also co-hosts the Driving While Awesome podcast. We talk about Radwood's inception, criteria to get your car in the show and also Art's personal top cars. Sam continues to get more renderings on the Nissan 400Z from his minions in Japan and also reviews the Lexus UX 250h F-Sport. Ok a hybrid SUV with an F-Sport badge really? Sam gives it a thumbs up or down? Taro introduces the latest GTChannel video which covers OG JDM drifter, Yasuyuki Kazama of D1, Option Video and Hot Version fame who disappeared from the scene almost 10 years ago. He runs a small shop in Nagano, Rodexstyle like Sushi from Jiro. James gives us the update on motorsports during corona times.

109 minJUL 30
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Radwood's Art Cervantes Talks Cars We Grew Up With, More Nissan 400Z, Silvia Meister Yasuyuki Kazama video Podspeed#24

Jann Mardenborough Gamer to SuperGT Pro Driver - Podspeed #23

We welcome Jann Mardenborough who was the youngest GT Academy winner in 2011 and now races at the highest level of racing in Super GT as a NISMO driver for Kondo Racing. What was it like to go from sim racing to driving real cars? Competition among GT Academy drivers at the pro level? His favorite car from the Nissan Heritage Garage? What was it like to drive for Nissan GT-R legend Kazuyoshi Hoshino? Track he wants to visit is Ebisu circuit!? In our review section James reviews the 2021 Kia Seltos. We also go over the new Nissan Ariya just announced this morning. Sam shows some pictures surfacing on a limited edition Supra GRMN edition. We also agree that the new Ford Bronco is one good looking truck. Taro introduces a GTChannel video where Robbie Nishida interviews an 18 year old Formula Drift Japan driver that drifts a Nissan Siliva S15 with an SR20 engine.

97 minJUL 16
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Jann Mardenborough Gamer to SuperGT Pro Driver - Podspeed #23

Latest Episodes

JDM Aftermarket Titan Kenji Sumino from GReddy - Sung Kang Drops in too! - Podspeed #32

During college Kenji Sumino walked into GReddy USA in the mid 90's and was hired on the spot to join the R&D department. They immediately sent him to Japan to train at HQ in Chiba. Upon returning he has spearheaded the US operations and lead GReddy into an aftermarket powerhouse for the last two decades. Unlike typical Japanese companies, GReddy has collaborated with other parts brands and in recent years embraced social media to expand its presence in the digital world. The FuguZ project with Fast & Furious star Sung Kang was originally born from Instagram. Sung Kang also pops in during our interview with Kenji to discuss the new Nissan Z Proto we have recently covered on Podspeed. Sam reports on rumors of a next generation R36 Nissan GT-R. James reviews his ride-of-the-week the 2021 Toyota Rav4.

143 min1 w ago
Comments
JDM Aftermarket Titan Kenji Sumino from GReddy - Sung Kang Drops in too! - Podspeed #32

Rob Ferretti SuperspeedersRob Automotive YouTuber - Podspeed #31

Rob Ferretti, aka Superspeedersrob, is the outspoken and very opinionated automotive YouTuber. He definitely did not fail to give us his opinions on the new Z proto and the controversial recent events of the SSC Tuatara reaching 316mph. We also touch on his new show "Sorted" which stars himself, Matt Farrah, Emelia Hartford and Tanner Foust. Don't miss this episode! Taro reports on the new Z proto he got to see in person, Sam reports on flying cars (yeah, really!) and James updates us on another victory by Lewis Hamilton. What else is new?

105 min3 w ago
Comments
Rob Ferretti SuperspeedersRob Automotive YouTuber - Podspeed #31

Sung Kang - Han from Fast & Furious, FuguZ and Karaoke with Sonny Chiba During Tokyo Drift - Podspeed #30

Sung Kang, the actor who plays fan favorite Han in Fast & Furious and car enthusiast is our guest. Sung talks about the filming of Tokyo Drift and getting back with the cast for Fast & Furious 9. The various car projects he is working on now from a Safari themed 240Z called DocZ to Porsche 914 restorations. Don't miss this episode. Sam reports on the new Nissan Z Prototype and James reports on the Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary edition he has in his garage this week.

117 minOCT 22
Comments
Sung Kang - Han from Fast & Furious, FuguZ and Karaoke with Sonny Chiba During Tokyo Drift - Podspeed #30

Fredric Aasbø Most Winningest Drift Champion in Formula Drift - Podspeed #29

Fredric Aasbø, aka the Norwegian Hammer is the most winningest professional driver in Formula Drift history with 14 wins and the series champ in 2015. He currently drives the Rockstar Energy Toyota GR Supra for Papadakis Racing. Apart from professional competition, he also the host of Top Gear Norway in his home country. He talks about his upbringing and how he was inspired by his grand-mother's e-brake technique on the snow covered road as a child. Fredric also tells us how he financed his drifting career before he made it to the big leagues and how he is now helping young drivers follow his path. Podspeed is hosted by Sam Mitani, James Mckeone and Taro Koki.

118 minOCT 9
Comments
Fredric Aasbø Most Winningest Drift Champion in Formula Drift - Podspeed #29

Larry Chen Automotive Photographer Extraordinaire - Nissan Z Proto - Podspeed #28

Larry Chen is the busiest auto photographer in the business. When he's not shooting as the official photographer for Formula D and Pikes Peak, he's travelling around the world for clients and publications, all while creating videos for his successful YouTube channel Autofocus. We talk about drifting, motorsports events during Covid, back story of Dai Yoshihara's victory at Pikes Peak, his favorite shoot, his least favorite car, the new Z prototype and much much more. Podspeed is hosted by Sam Mitani, James Mckeone and Taro Koki.

105 minSEP 24
Comments
Larry Chen Automotive Photographer Extraordinaire - Nissan Z Proto - Podspeed #28

Rutledge Wood - Favorites from Top Gear USA, NASCAR and Hyperdrive Podspeed #27

Rutledge Wood is one of the coolest car guys on TV today. Rutledge is a motorsports analysts for NASCAR, former host of Top Gear USA and has hosted hit shows Hyper Drive and Floor is Lava on Netflix. This guy is a real car nerd! We talk about his favorite episodes on Top Gear USA, how he got the reporter gig for NASCAR, why drifting is so awesome and we surprise him with a update from Toprank on his personal Nissan R33 GT-R he hasn't even driven yet!Sam reports on a Aston Martin Victor, a one-off super car from the British manufacturer and another scoop on the next Honda Civic Type R!James is back home from his drive-about the South West and give us his motorsports update. Taro reports on his homie Dai Yoshihara winning the Pikes Peak Intl. Hill Climb unlimited class and reviews the GT-R The Journey book by Alexander Qureitem.

122 minSEP 10
Comments
Rutledge Wood - Favorites from Top Gear USA, NASCAR and Hyperdrive Podspeed #27

What's My Car Worth? Roger Williams Producer #26 Podspeed

What's my car worth? The question everyone has asked themselves. Roger Williams made a TV show out of this idea. What's My Car Worth? aired on the Velocity and Motor Trend Network and is now available on Curiosity Stream. We asked Roger to give us a list of some of his favorite domestic, Euro, Japanese, classic and used cars. You don't want to miss this one. We are still in the times of Covid-19 but James has bravely set on an adventure around the South West States of the US in a Lexus RX450h. Where is James today? You will just have to listen to find out. Sam reviews the Mazda MX30 and Subaru Levorg. Taro introduces two more GTChannel Original videos. A feature on the late Paul Walker's personal R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R and Part 2 of visiting Yasuyuki Kazama's shop Rodextyle.

115 minAUG 27
Comments
What's My Car Worth? Roger Williams Producer #26 Podspeed

Porsche Experience Center's Jennifer Nicole, Review Tesla Roadster, VW Atlas Cross Sports #25 Podspeed

We are delighted to have Jennifer Nicole as our guest on Podspeed. Not only does Jennifer run the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles. she's an avid car enthusiast as well. We get into the history of PECLA and what they have going on now under the covid restrictions. Same reviews the Tesla Roadster and Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR. James gives us his motorsports roundup and reports on the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport which he drove for a week. Taro introduces the new gtchannel.com website that just launched today.

109 minAUG 13
Comments
Porsche Experience Center's Jennifer Nicole, Review Tesla Roadster, VW Atlas Cross Sports #25 Podspeed

Radwood's Art Cervantes Talks Cars We Grew Up With, More Nissan 400Z, Silvia Meister Yasuyuki Kazama video Podspeed#24

Podspeed welcomes 80-90's enthusiast event Radwood's Art Cervantes. Art also co-hosts the Driving While Awesome podcast. We talk about Radwood's inception, criteria to get your car in the show and also Art's personal top cars. Sam continues to get more renderings on the Nissan 400Z from his minions in Japan and also reviews the Lexus UX 250h F-Sport. Ok a hybrid SUV with an F-Sport badge really? Sam gives it a thumbs up or down? Taro introduces the latest GTChannel video which covers OG JDM drifter, Yasuyuki Kazama of D1, Option Video and Hot Version fame who disappeared from the scene almost 10 years ago. He runs a small shop in Nagano, Rodexstyle like Sushi from Jiro. James gives us the update on motorsports during corona times.

109 minJUL 30
Comments
Radwood's Art Cervantes Talks Cars We Grew Up With, More Nissan 400Z, Silvia Meister Yasuyuki Kazama video Podspeed#24

Jann Mardenborough Gamer to SuperGT Pro Driver - Podspeed #23

We welcome Jann Mardenborough who was the youngest GT Academy winner in 2011 and now races at the highest level of racing in Super GT as a NISMO driver for Kondo Racing. What was it like to go from sim racing to driving real cars? Competition among GT Academy drivers at the pro level? His favorite car from the Nissan Heritage Garage? What was it like to drive for Nissan GT-R legend Kazuyoshi Hoshino? Track he wants to visit is Ebisu circuit!? In our review section James reviews the 2021 Kia Seltos. We also go over the new Nissan Ariya just announced this morning. Sam shows some pictures surfacing on a limited edition Supra GRMN edition. We also agree that the new Ford Bronco is one good looking truck. Taro introduces a GTChannel video where Robbie Nishida interviews an 18 year old Formula Drift Japan driver that drifts a Nissan Siliva S15 with an SR20 engine.

97 minJUL 16
Comments
Jann Mardenborough Gamer to SuperGT Pro Driver - Podspeed #23
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