The Smoking Tire
Episode 103

Everybody Loves Romanov

Chris Hayes published on

This week we sit down with Carlos Lago (@caroloslago) of MotorTrend and Ignition to talk about just about everything.  The topics are varied and this one comes in at over 2 hours so here's what we covered.

  • Lamborghini Aventador
  • Infotainment Stacks and why don't manufacturers just give us USB and Bluetooth
  • Merceded SLS AMG Black
  • Porsche 991 Turbo
  • Focus ST vs. Fiesta ST
  • C6 Police Chase here in Los Angeles
  • Reckless driving habits in the canyons.
  • MotorTrend's 240 SX project
  • Viper vs. C7 Corvette
  • Turbo GMC Canyon 
  • Porsche 918
  • Chevy SS
  • Cadillac CTS V-Sport
  • The Russion version of Everybody Loves Raymond
  • The new Mercedes SL
  • Dragon Jeep
  • Automated manual transmissions vs. dual clutch transmissions
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4 Comments
  • Jelly Fish

    Could it be heavier because one was the Italian model and the other was the American? I used to drive a Supra Turbo and the American model was considerably heavier than the Japanese model.

  • Jelly Fish

    Another thing... I thought i could help with swapping the LS motor into the 240s, since i now own one. Plus the editor of super street did the swap CA legal.

    Swap kit from Sikky, including headers, oil pan, drive shaft,
    http://www.sikky.com/view_item.php?id=167&catid=12

    Here is a plug and play wiring harness.
    http://www.chasebays.com/product/nissan-240sx/chase-bays-products/chase-bays-engine-harness--gm-ls1--ls6

    I hope someone reads this and finds it helpful

  • Chris Hayes

    Thanks man, much appreciated.

  • Bryson Davis

    Don't have to worry about laser up here in the NW where laser jamming is legal.