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This week, we read out a story about that 'one friend we all have', discuss things that grind your gears and Ethan plays taskmaster of our new 20 questions game!
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----- Chapters -----

0:00 - Intro
15:16 - Car Adverts
21:08 - A Story Close To Home
24:03 - If You Were A Car, What Would You Be?
29:05 - Ethan's 20 Questions
37:53 - Grinds My Gears: Bus Lanes
39:24 - Grinds My Gears: Coventry
43:06 - Car Advice: Dutch Daily Driver
47:25 - Xandergate Update
51:36 - No Seatbelt Excuses
55:22 - Outro

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  1. Nihal Islam

    Nihal Islam

    Maand geleden

    Once all the french car companies were said, I was screaming Bugatti!!

  2. Mancy


    Maand geleden

    I don't bother wearing a seat belt... The reason being... I only have a motorbike... No seat belts 😏 I do however wear full gear whenever I 'swing a leg over my bike'

  3. OGLazyboy25


    2 maanden geleden

    100% split podcasts

  4. Alistair Bugeja

    Alistair Bugeja

    2 maanden geleden

    ALPINE A110!!!

    • Alistair Bugeja

      Alistair Bugeja

      2 maanden geleden

      I'm just going to continue replying because I can

    • Alistair Bugeja

      Alistair Bugeja

      2 maanden geleden

      thanks Alex for trying at least

    • Alistair Bugeja

      Alistair Bugeja

      2 maanden geleden

      ok i was wrong

  5. Bozza Hale

    Bozza Hale

    2 maanden geleden

    Jack would be the dodgiest, most battered e36 there has ever been...ever.

  6. kuro


    2 maanden geleden

    thanks for the recommendations! will probably go for the paseo :)

  7. mmmbilly


    2 maanden geleden

    Not wearing a seatbelt as you are worries about your clothes getting creased, but you're OK with your legs and face getting creased?? Moron.....

  8. Pete


    2 maanden geleden

    That 'Coventry' accent was strangely very Brummie :D

  9. Ted bate

    Ted bate

    2 maanden geleden

    Never worn a seatbelt in 23 years of driving. I've been fined 3 times but I'll never wear one because its my choice

  10. Jay Winters

    Jay Winters

    2 maanden geleden

    My dad doesn’t like wearing a seatbelt because he has broken his shoulder and collar bone and the bone sticks out and he said it pushes/pulls on it when he is driving also he has been told he is medically exempt

  11. Jim Crabtree

    Jim Crabtree

    2 maanden geleden

    I don't care where you put the podcast on NLid because I listen to it on Spotify so I don't have to look at you lot! Keep up the good work

  12. Sam Ross

    Sam Ross

    3 maanden geleden

    Main channel

  13. AcloYde


    3 maanden geleden

    Alpina, Bugatti..LADS

  14. Tom Maxwell

    Tom Maxwell

    3 maanden geleden

    Everytime I watch/listen to this I giggle at Gareth asking is it VAG early on in 20 questions but taking it back 😂 so close to the key!

  15. Nah


    3 maanden geleden

    Pirates wore the patch so they could go below deck and see instantly without waiting for their eyes to adjust, not at night.

  16. Ciarán Leeman

    Ciarán Leeman

    3 maanden geleden

    Keep them on the channel but make sure they go in the Playlist

  17. Jack Appleton

    Jack Appleton

    3 maanden geleden

    Keep on the main channel but if you start pumping out a lot more content (daily or so) then create a new channel.

  18. Oliver


    3 maanden geleden

    Ethan is a Gwizz

  19. icanrunat3200mhz “icanrunat3200mhz”

    icanrunat3200mhz “icanrunat3200mhz”

    3 maanden geleden

    52:05 are you prince fucking charles or something, and by ex you mean late?

  20. icanrunat3200mhz “icanrunat3200mhz”

    icanrunat3200mhz “icanrunat3200mhz”

    3 maanden geleden

    SF and SG Fozzies are < 3200lbs. And for 6-7k GBP you could probably find one that has had the gasket service done with the nice aftermarket ones, but even if you get a weak one, keep the budget to have them replaced. My buddy has an SF with >200k mi on the new gaskets, no problems (with the engine).

  21. TheRelic72


    3 maanden geleden

    Main channel

  22. ThEASbO888


    3 maanden geleden

    If Jack were a motor vehicle, he would be a Royal Mail lorry

  23. Ned Powell

    Ned Powell

    3 maanden geleden

    I dread to think what Alex was doing in Moreton. Maybe it was less... yuck back in the day.

  24. barry scott

    barry scott

    3 maanden geleden

    Main channel

  25. Blythard Smith

    Blythard Smith

    3 maanden geleden

    Fredrick I’m in the same boat my friend! I’m 19 and looking for something to fix up this summer. I hope you find something cool!

  26. Eliott Law

    Eliott Law

    3 maanden geleden

    Keep it on the main channel!! Pleaseee

  27. Nathanba80


    3 maanden geleden

    I just found the podcast because it's on the main channel and I've gone on a binge. I'd say keep it here.

  28. Mad Knight Gaming

    Mad Knight Gaming

    3 maanden geleden

    keep it in the main channel!

  29. A design for life

    A design for life

    3 maanden geleden

    I hear earls Court is quiet and more open than it used to be, boris is a complete money grabbing wanker

  30. Jake


    3 maanden geleden

    Cov ring road is a national treasure! The inside lane is for normal driving and the outside lane in for entering and exiting, it’s that simple. The slip roads however, well they’re promoting bumper cars.

  31. Chris TheHulk

    Chris TheHulk

    3 maanden geleden

    16:09 car has since been scrapped

  32. Dominic Hadley

    Dominic Hadley

    3 maanden geleden

    Main Channel! I always catch it :D

  33. Sumayyah Sulliman

    Sumayyah Sulliman

    3 maanden geleden

    Gareth's a south African bmw 325is

    • ThEASbO888


      3 maanden geleden

      Or a 333i

  34. fatBoy


    3 maanden geleden

    New channel + clips

  35. Victorgrisen


    3 maanden geleden

    Keep IT on the Malin channel

  36. Michael Palmer

    Michael Palmer

    3 maanden geleden

    Bloody Ethan stole my search engine mention from my email I sent them but didn’t play my story hahaha

  37. Michael Palmer

    Michael Palmer

    3 maanden geleden

    Keep the podcast on the main channel I reckon, I can’t listen to anything during work and it’s the only podcast I want to watch/listen to

  38. Basil Fabian

    Basil Fabian

    3 maanden geleden

    The moment they mentioned there were no other french cars ... I was literally shouting Bugatti till my parents were looking at me and asked me what’s wrong 😂. Well done Ethan 👍🏾

  39. Ryan Easterlow

    Ryan Easterlow

    3 maanden geleden

    Why is everyone from cov a yam yam in your accent 😂

  40. Ayden Bruce

    Ayden Bruce

    3 maanden geleden

    as soon as ethan said french i thought of bugatti🤷🏻‍♂️

  41. Ethan Burton

    Ethan Burton

    3 maanden geleden

    Jack has got to be a royal lorry.

  42. Lewis Tate

    Lewis Tate

    3 maanden geleden

    i thought it was a dacia.... love this feature

  43. Lewis Tate

    Lewis Tate

    3 maanden geleden

    yes yes yes yes more old school content on you guys!

  44. Daedelus


    3 maanden geleden

    To me, keep it on the main channel. Keep it all together, but make sure they are in playlists. After the podcasts I often click through other interesting videos I might have missed.

  45. JorrisvdBerg


    3 maanden geleden

    I would prefer to keep seeing it on the main channel. There are so many YT channels already. Lover the show!

  46. Glen Ashton

    Glen Ashton

    3 maanden geleden

    Absolutely screaming Bugatti! Ethan what a lad! 😂

  47. Chris Spencer

    Chris Spencer

    3 maanden geleden

    Coventry: outraged Rest of the country: I'll take it but what about Birmingham?

  48. Andrew Last

    Andrew Last

    3 maanden geleden

    I went with the Venturi Atlantique, remembering from my Gran Turismo days. I didn't get the Veyron in 20 questions, as I was thinking it was German by being part of the VAG group.

  49. Pedro Antunes

    Pedro Antunes

    3 maanden geleden

    glad they mentioned the mazda 2 , its actually my first car, cheap to insure with a bigger engine than a fiesta or corsa, very reliable and looks great



    3 maanden geleden

    imagine car throttle sponsorised by car wow

  51. Jared Kelly

    Jared Kelly

    3 maanden geleden

    Fresh deer on the side of the road means supper... My dads done that many times

  52. Thomas Lohr

    Thomas Lohr

    3 maanden geleden

    Forget the podcast channel, we want BikeThrottle ;)

  53. Adnan Ahmad

    Adnan Ahmad

    3 maanden geleden

    Make a dedicated channel

  54. Joe Kimpton

    Joe Kimpton

    3 maanden geleden

    main channel

  55. Rian Silva

    Rian Silva

    3 maanden geleden

    why u not using the van?

  56. Lawsyy 1

    Lawsyy 1

    3 maanden geleden

    If only Gareth had asked is it VAG

  57. Further Drives

    Further Drives

    3 maanden geleden

    When you guys start having guests on again you need to keep Gareth on as well

  58. Rick Van De Laar

    Rick Van De Laar

    3 maanden geleden

    If Jack was a car: he has to be a dark green Subaru Forester

  59. Alle Warten Auf Das Licht

    Alle Warten Auf Das Licht

    3 maanden geleden

    Mazda 2 is amazing. My wife has the JDM version and it handles like it's on rails and somehow manages to keep up with my mapped 150bhp diesel Pro Cee'd in the straights because that CVT gearbox is witchcraft. It walks away from my car in the corners though.

  60. Reso205


    3 maanden geleden

    I got the Bugatti after he said French and not the big 3 french company and didnt know if it was maybe 4wd :D My second guess wouldve been Venturi

  61. Michael Lauter

    Michael Lauter

    3 maanden geleden

    Go Ethan.

  62. Márton Cseh

    Márton Cseh

    3 maanden geleden

    Jack would be a RoyalMail Lorry :D

  63. MyRegardsToTheDodo


    3 maanden geleden

    Alex: A Hummer H2. Loud, wide, uses fuel like there's no tomorrow. And not quite as large as the H1 (but trying to be). Jack: A Reliant Robin. You never know what he's gonna do next. Ethan: An 80s Jaguar. High maintenance and never quite as posh as he thinks he is. Garreth: A Holden UTE. Kinda cool, kinda exotic but not the most useful car. And keep the podcast on the main channel, please.

  64. Pointy Snake

    Pointy Snake

    3 maanden geleden

    Jack would be a Volkswagen Bora pd130 with a MK4 golf front end. Alex would be a Honda civic that lives in the VTEC. Ethan would be something like a Chevrolet kalos. Gareth would be something like a disco 3

  65. VUG


    3 maanden geleden

    I need more midlands accent!!!!!!

  66. Er ik

    Er ik

    3 maanden geleden


  67. Wouter Cornet

    Wouter Cornet

    3 maanden geleden

    Not knowing bugatti is French..... HOW THE HELL ARE YOU GUYS CAR GUYS????? My mum even knows this and she thinks our Boxster is a Beetle

  68. imaner76 Simulation Gaming

    imaner76 Simulation Gaming

    3 maanden geleden

    I was thinking of calling him "Post Office brake pad wear reduction" But it's not fast off the tongue.

  69. micglou


    3 maanden geleden

    Haven't got a "racing driver" friend... but I guess almost everybody has that friend that considers himself the best driver on the road,;always being critical and raging at other drivers... even being that annoying passenger seat driver... but he's also that one friend that gets the most tickets, damages his car the most and has totaled multiple cars. And of course, never his fault.

  70. Archie Doughballs

    Archie Doughballs

    3 maanden geleden

    main chennel

  71. a ron

    a ron

    3 maanden geleden

    What if the car is so old it dosent have seatbelts

  72. stefan destin

    stefan destin

    3 maanden geleden

    Keep on Main channel

  73. Boosted And Bolted

    Boosted And Bolted

    3 maanden geleden

    I was screaming Bugatti at the bloody screen 😂😂

  74. Harry Parkes

    Harry Parkes

    3 maanden geleden

    “That just leads you down dark holes” Gareth is acc the funniest, not appreciated!

  75. stuart bayldon

    stuart bayldon

    3 maanden geleden

    Main Channel!!

  76. Gads


    3 maanden geleden

    Keep it on the main channel please

  77. Alex Jones

    Alex Jones

    3 maanden geleden

    Keep it on the main channel

  78. Phil G

    Phil G

    3 maanden geleden

    when you did say french car company ( with 2 guest left ), i had alpine and bugatti since there are french, but i was more for the chiro or diva , but not the veyron

  79. Ethan Ashin

    Ethan Ashin

    3 maanden geleden

    29:00 going off of size, Jack Is a honda city and alex is the motocompo in the boot

  80. Arie Oosthuizen

    Arie Oosthuizen

    3 maanden geleden

    Gareth that's the afrikaans thing to think. Mmmm dinner. What a chop.... 😂😂

  81. AC2505


    3 maanden geleden

    Love the lack of any attempt to hide their contempt for some of the absolute bells that email in 🤣🤣

  82. Peter Ellis

    Peter Ellis

    3 maanden geleden

    Bugatti maybe?

  83. Rob Tuffin

    Rob Tuffin

    3 maanden geleden

    Did you guys forget to include the story in the thumbnail? Either I'm getting dementia or I don't remember a story about an escort and getting air... Also Jack would be an old escort is he was a car

  84. Vince Tanczos

    Vince Tanczos

    3 maanden geleden

    Separate channel, allow swearing because the bleeping sound is so piercing and massively irritating!

  85. Mark “markfromearth”

    Mark “markfromearth”

    3 maanden geleden

    Dedicated channel for the win

  86. JMW


    3 maanden geleden

    For some reason I really think Alex is a Dodge Neon SRT

  87. 2760ade


    3 maanden geleden

    Tell you what 'grinds my gears'. Morons that pointlessly vandalise interiors of lovely old Volvos!!

  88. Imran Patel

    Imran Patel

    3 maanden geleden

    I got Bugatti as soon as he said French!

  89. Dax webb

    Dax webb

    3 maanden geleden

    I'd say keep it on the main channel but, I'm happy with whichever option gives us more content. Keep up the great work guys.

  90. Larry L

    Larry L

    3 maanden geleden

    Not trolling, a genuine question from a fan - why is Alex’s face pulling an expression on the thumbnail for all of these videos as if he’s the star of the channel? All of you guys are great together, but it seems as though it’s always about Alex.

  91. Dan Freeman

    Dan Freeman

    3 maanden geleden

    33:28 bugatti chiron/veyron but dunno if ethan would think of that

    • Dan Freeman

      Dan Freeman

      3 maanden geleden

      hell yeah supprised he went that niche

  92. Dan Freeman

    Dan Freeman

    3 maanden geleden

    32:32 my guess is 2cv

  93. Scale Crawl NL

    Scale Crawl NL

    3 maanden geleden

    Good show! How about you check out The Duke Of London premises, perhaps the studios qualify as 'open space'.

  94. Nicolaie c

    Nicolaie c

    3 maanden geleden

    Leave the podcast here. You guys post rarely to the point I alsome forget to watch your videos, separating the podcast from the usual videos might end up biting a piece of your overall audience. You guys are great, I love watching your cheap car videos, down to eart stuff. Wasn t impressed by the RS6 video because I personally won t ever be able to aford one

  95. w00dmii5t3r


    3 maanden geleden

    Keep the podcasts on the main channel Keep it all on one space

  96. Bjørn again Christian

    Bjørn again Christian

    3 maanden geleden

    Ventrura for the French car

  97. tub man

    tub man

    3 maanden geleden

    I live in cov, it’s a shithole

  98. tub man

    tub man

    3 maanden geleden

    Bugatti was the first thing I thought about before anything I swear to god

  99. GraphicsPAD


    3 maanden geleden

    Although I like the podcast being on the main channel, it may help the main channel by putting the podcast on its own separate channel.

  100. sarah robinson

    sarah robinson

    3 maanden geleden

    An OLD mate saw a sheep at side of road when he saw it had 4 legs But after he left it was a 3 legged sheep..My m8 had leg of lamb for dinner..