May 23, 2019

RSS The Clutch Basket Cars, Bikes & Trucks Podcast

  • £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
  • Moto Guzzi and Ducati
    This episode takes us to Italy for two of the most storied manufacturers in motorcycling history. We cover from the earliest days to some of the most iconic motorcycles to come out of the later half of the 20th century.
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Free for all 4
    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 week we have the usual oddities for you in a new Free For All episode. Limousines, custom […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Lotus History PT2
    We pick up where we left off with the previous episode, so please start there if you want the full story!We delve into the Esprit and its storied 25 year history, as well as the radical M100 Elan. Our episode comes to an end with the design and release of the Elise, a car that […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee
  • Lotus History PT1
    This episode covers the history of Lotus road cars from the early days including the Lotus 7, through the original Lotus Elite and Europa. We go on to cover the world renown Elan as well as the Eclat, Excel and later Elite. Let's also not forget the Lotus Cortina! There is lots of information about […]
    Gordon McNeill & Matt Kee