June 24, 2019

 

The Clutch Basket is a new podcast about cars, motorcycles and trucks, hosted by Gordon McNeill and Matt Kee. Keep checking back for new episodes every week! Subscribe to our Instagram feed to see photos and digital art of the automotive treasures we find.

RSS The Clutch Basket Cars, Bikes & Trucks Podcast

  • Bad Guy Cars FFA
    Free For All Episodes are off the top of our heads, so facts are only as accurate as our memories permit. We love to be contacted by listeners if you feel like we have missed something/gotten it wrong!This is a rather simple premise. We are covering the cars that are driven by bad guys in […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • TVR History PT2
    We pick up where we left off in episode 1 and this episode covers the most famous era in TVR's long and interesting history. This is a time period when many of the most famous of TVR's came to be.We pick up with the Tasmin and S series, but the story quickly turns to V8's […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • TVR History PT1
    TVR is the topic of a two part episode, similar to our Lotus 2 parter last season.Part one takes us from the companies origins under Trevor Wilkinson, through to the Martin Lilley era when many of the famous TVR's came to be.There is loads to cover in this episode including the Grantura and original Griffith, […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Luxury Cars FFA
    Free For All Episodes are off the top of our heads, so facts are only as accurate as our memories permit. We love to be contacted by listeners if you feel like we have missed something/gotten it wrong!This is all about luxurious barges and what it means in a persons life when they are choosing […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • £10k Purchases
    We had a lot of fun last season with our £2k Purchases episode that we decided to go again but be more generous to ourselves with the budget.As always, we made life difficult for ourselves by restricting ourselves to some rather unusual categories. These are;1. A pre 1960's design2. A car to drive around Europe […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • American Stuff FFA
    Free For All Episodes are off the top of our heads, so facts are only as accurate as our memories permit. We love to be contacted by listeners if you feel like we have missed something/gotten it wrong!This episode is all about Yank Tanks. It's full of info about trucks and cars including 4 wheel […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Factory Superchargers
    This episode covers some of the greatest cars to leave the factory with a supercharger. While there are too many to cover, we delve into some of our favourites.Some of the cars covered in this episode include the Aston Martin Virage, Nissan Micra Super Turbo, Studebaker Golden Hawk as well as some of the best […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Car Spotting to Automotive Gratefulness - FFA
    Free For All Episodes are off the top of our heads, so facts are only as accurate as our memories permit. We love to be contacted by listeners if you feel like we have missed something/gotten it wrong!We kick the conversation off with some serious wild car spotting, including one of the most outrageous and […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Rear Engined Cars
    This is a fascinating topic and one that we have tried to pack as much information into an episode as possible. We cover the cloudy history of VW and Tatra and the rather wonderful vehicles developed by both companies. We also investigate Mercedes, Porsche, and the ever controversial Chevrolet Corvair. There are Renaults, Hilmans Imps and […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Driving Old Cars To Old Diesels - FFA
    Free For All Episodes are off the top of our heads, so facts are only as accurate as our memories permit. We love to be contacted by listeners if you feel like we have missed something/gotten it wrong!Tons of stuff to cover here! We cover the skills it takes to drive properly old cars, pre-selector […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Automotive Unicorns
    Some cars are rare because their incredibly advanced manufacturing techniques mean they can only be made in low numbers. Some are rare because of their immense price.....Others used to be everywhere and you hadn't even noticed that they had all but died an disappeared from our roads. Some where undesirable, some were too odd to […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Car Accessories to Rusty Campers - FFA
    Free For All Episodes are off the top of our heads, so facts are only as accurate as our memories permit. We love to be contacted by listeners if you feel like we have missed something/gotten it wrong!As always with our free for all episodes, we are all over the map with this one. We […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Poster Supercars
    This episode is all about the fantasy cars that adorned the walls of impressionable young kids and teens of our era. The Ferrari's, the Lambo's and a great many other things with Turbo's, V12 and impractical doors.We delve into some nostalgia, whilst also having a look back at some of these cars and seeing if […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Free For All - Aerodynamics Episode
    Free For All Episodes are off the top of our heads, so facts are only as accurate as our memories permit. We love to be contacted by listeners if you feel like we have missed something/gotten it wrong!This time, it is all about vehicle aerodynamics. The good, the bad and the ugly. Our topic of […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • £2k Purchases
    This episode gave us a chance to have fun with cars that are interesting but with a major budget constraint. Sport cars, practical family haulers and a wild card needed to covered.We love cheap cars because anyone with a bit of budget can get into enjoying cars. The Ferrari's and the 300sl Gullwings are all […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Free For All 7
    Free For All Episodes are off the top of our heads, so facts are only as accurate as our memories permit. We love to be contacted by listeners if you feel like we have missed something/gotten it wrong!This episode is all about The European Car Of The Year Award over the years. There are some […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Air Cooled Volkswagens
    Brace yourself because we let Matt loose on his favourite topic on the planet, car related or otherwise!Obviously there are Beetles and buses but let's not forget the other gems from VW's air cooled days. How about some type 3's, type 4's, or type 34's? Maybe you can tell a Karman Ghia from a VW […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Free For All 6
    Free For All Episodes are off the top of our heads, so facts are only as accurate as our memories permit. We love to be contacted by listeners if you feel like we have missed something/gotten it wrong!Brand loyalty kicks this one off. We have the VW Phaeton, and Kawasaki Z bikes right next to […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Trucks!
    This episode we picked three trucks each. Big, medium and small. Fairly straight forward formula.We cover some wildly unusual stuff from Piagio Apes to a truck that weighs 360,000kg! That is not a typo.Tons of info on some weird and wonderful stuff because we love trucks!
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Free For All 5
    Free For All Episodes are off the top of our heads, so facts are only as accurate as our memories permit. We love to be contacted by listeners if you feel like we have missed something/gotten it wrong!So much in this episode! In a nutshell we have, Fiat 131's, Lancia Stradale 037's, Porsche 917's, and […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee