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On this week's Car Throttle Podcast, Ethan tells us about the time he ran a red light, we discuss 'policing done right' and argue about driving etiquette!

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  1. JABaldwin


    Maand geleden

    If you’re giving less than £3k for a convertible 1 series it’s gonna be a dog 🤣

  2. tominator23


    Maand geleden

    main reason for electronic parking brake is space saving on the center console and ergonomic design. People want more storage and device charging space.

  3. Richard Gregg

    Richard Gregg

    Maand geleden

    I came to a massive factor that Gareth almost hit with electronic handbreak. As we all know for years have been getting lighter due to keeping efficiency up for regulations globally. When you look at the weight of a mechanical over electronic handbreak the weight saving is massive. Hence electronic handbreaks.

  4. Iamandyf


    Maand geleden

    On the creeping forward at lights, sometimes its to stop the stupid auto start/stop. Admittedly I've done it a few times when I didn't want to disable the start/stop, but I knew the lights were going to change in a few seconds, so I stop a little short of the lights (less than a car length) and creep forward a bit.

  5. Xx Bigbosscakeking xX

    Xx Bigbosscakeking xX

    Maand geleden

    Replacement car for a micra I know exactly what car a 2005 Renault clio 1.2 or 2.0l sport :)

  6. Ross Murtagh

    Ross Murtagh

    Maand geleden

    Haha - only watching this today and seen a comment about Alex wearing one sock but what about Gareth wearing no socks at all😂😂

  7. Ross Murtagh

    Ross Murtagh

    Maand geleden

    Phil vs non-Phil!!, they need to race!

  8. Ronan Dyke

    Ronan Dyke

    Maand geleden

    Alex only has 1 sock on

  9. Frank larry

    Frank larry

    Maand geleden

    I'm no longer waiting for the stimulus check because I earn $24,230 every 14-16 days recently got myself a new ride

    • A ï

      A ï

      Maand geleden

      Seeing Alot of success stories, he must be honest and trustworthy for people to talk this good about him

    • Warren


      Maand geleden

      I'm from UK I and my colleague gave him a try and it has been a good returns of our investment, thanks Expert David

    • Benally Silvia

      Benally Silvia

      Maand geleden

      I meet Mr David for the first time at a conference in manchester I invested £25,000 and traded in one month making close to £143,670

    • Martin Serrano

      Martin Serrano

      Maand geleden

      Wow what a coincidence, you invested with Mr David also? I also trade with him I get to earn a biweekly trading income of $38,000 pioneered by Expert David ensuring sustainable profitability in my investment I'd say things are working out perfectly well ever since I started invest'ing with him keep up the good work sir

    • Florence Christie

      Florence Christie

      Maand geleden

      Write him on what'sAp

  10. Frederik Ruysseveldt

    Frederik Ruysseveldt

    Maand geleden

    Had the same thing. Drove up to a redlight crosspoint, shifted down to second and just turned right 🤦🏼 brain fart indeed. Thank god the cameras were off.

  11. Rob Beveridge

    Rob Beveridge

    Maand geleden

    Where’s this weeks? I’m driving around so bored

    • Ауто камере Србија / Dash cams Serbia

      Ауто камере Србија / Dash cams Serbia

      Maand geleden

      I really don't understand why they won't at least tell us in advance in a comunity post or something. Every monday afternoon I am waiting for the podcast in vain...

  12. Frederic A. Truslow

    Frederic A. Truslow

    2 maanden geleden

    1:01:30 the real answer is a SPONGE

  13. Adam Reilly

    Adam Reilly

    2 maanden geleden

    Dear car throttle I have a car story that I want when to read :my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife my wife

  14. Dan L

    Dan L

    2 maanden geleden

    Is the Karoq diesel Ethan? They’re is a delay on the Diesels Skoda’s because it automatically warms the glow plugs before starting and won’t attempt to start until the plugs are at the optimum temperature deemed by the engine control unit.

  15. Ауто камере Србија / Dash cams Serbia

    Ауто камере Србија / Dash cams Serbia

    2 maanden geleden

    No podcast today? Why don't you tell us in the comunity post or something??? :(

  16. spyburn007


    2 maanden geleden

    Mike Brewer & Ed China found a mura in a barn. Classic episode

  17. Peter Bollans

    Peter Bollans

    2 maanden geleden

    hows the sale of the m4 going Gavin ? XD

  18. Peter Bollans

    Peter Bollans

    2 maanden geleden

    even my dogs buried his head when alex started his unppooooopppppuuulaaaar opppinnion

  19. Alex Haslett

    Alex Haslett

    2 maanden geleden

    Mx5 showdown, let's see what that £85k porshe V6 can do, come on Jack, f Phil up

  20. cpo sky

    cpo sky

    2 maanden geleden

    there was a mk1 fiesta different front lights before the xr2 shape

  21. Benjamin Beringer

    Benjamin Beringer

    2 maanden geleden

    I‘m from switzerland so i have no idea about pricing in the UK but if it‘s in the price range sam should get a Nissan 350z

  22. Harry Elsham

    Harry Elsham

    2 maanden geleden

    22:20 is how i failed my first test lmao

  23. Kai


    2 maanden geleden

    Nobody else realise that Alex only has one sock on????????

  24. tyler naylor

    tyler naylor

    2 maanden geleden

    You need to get a police officer on

  25. issigogo_mini


    2 maanden geleden

    #projectshitbox is my project on insta 😂 it's on hold at the moment but will be in full flow in the summer, it won't be working but the project will be in full swing by then 😂😂

  26. Mikołaj Gołembka

    Mikołaj Gołembka

    2 maanden geleden

    55:34 He could buy a Ford sierra in this price range. RWD saloon it rly isn't that expensive.

    • Olibob


      Maand geleden

      no you cant 😂

  27. hAiRy HiPpY 24

    hAiRy HiPpY 24

    2 maanden geleden

    I once stopped at a red light and sat there watching the lights for the roads to watch them change so I knew when I could go, they turned red meaning mine where going to change so I floored it not realising mine were still red too, got about 150m before I realised I messed up, luckily there wasn't anyone else about at the time, I've also pulled up to green lights and stopped, I think Gareth has changed and its not in a good way, JLR aren't the best and it's annoying how hard he's trying to convince us

  28. kiwidogs66


    2 maanden geleden

    You want a comment on the mx5, I'd like to see both of them on fire!!

  29. steven king King

    steven king King

    2 maanden geleden

    Why has Alex got one sick on and one off and Gareth has none

  30. Andy


    2 maanden geleden

    Great shows guys, Ethans actually starting to get funny.

  31. Remy Neo-Jaf

    Remy Neo-Jaf

    2 maanden geleden

    Don't you dare retort me!

  32. bergi85


    2 maanden geleden

    I hate red light creepers....

  33. chinboy


    2 maanden geleden

    Time to unsubscribe

  34. Anirudh


    2 maanden geleden

    1:02:28 I'm with you Gareth😂 Others seemed to have ignored the fact

  35. Michael Ford

    Michael Ford

    2 maanden geleden

    I definitely want to see Phil VS Anti-Phil!

  36. MavicMarc


    2 maanden geleden

    Love the police 🚔 comment about motorway middle lane hoggers.. you can ask Russell from NLidr George car media when you get him on 😇😇👍👍

  37. Kylirr


    2 maanden geleden

    pls don't take ur socks off again it makes this unwatachable

  38. Tha Last Gentleman

    Tha Last Gentleman

    2 maanden geleden

    Having waited way too long to redo my driving test, I can tell you it's much harder now then it was when I first passed. This falsehood that being taught these days is easier is bollocks. Anyone that says that should try and pass a modern test, I'd imagine they'd struggle.

  39. Antony


    2 maanden geleden

    I have a lupo love it

  40. Roy Stocks

    Roy Stocks

    2 maanden geleden

    Did you all dress colour coded by seating positions for this 😂?

  41. Connor James

    Connor James

    2 maanden geleden


  42. Jeffrey Thompson

    Jeffrey Thompson

    2 maanden geleden

    I do indeed love your channel but you’re boring me.

  43. James Boyle

    James Boyle

    2 maanden geleden

    Also cars play the engine noise on the the car so it means you hear less of the outside noises.

  44. BEAVIS Motorsport

    BEAVIS Motorsport

    2 maanden geleden

    Alex rocking the one sock, one no-sock.

  45. Sam Gammon

    Sam Gammon

    2 maanden geleden

    350z to the guy deciding what car to get

  46. Kyle B

    Kyle B

    2 maanden geleden

    We need more z3 episodes and cheap car challenges

  47. Mark Wright

    Mark Wright

    2 maanden geleden

    DeLorean is actually fibreglass with stainless steel cladding, if I'm recalling it correctly from a recent video on one where it's the guy's first car. Late Brake Show channel video.

  48. Wehiremonkeys


    2 maanden geleden

    I was with my driving instructer recently just below 30MPH and some Vauxhaull driver decided to overtake and break the speed limit just before it went up to 50MPH.

  49. Mr Trendizzle

    Mr Trendizzle

    2 maanden geleden

    Driving through red lights most do at some point in life. It's a minor lapse in concentration. Providing no-one is hurt it's a relatively minor offense but due to many many driving laws you can get written up for about 4 sperate offenses which is a piss take.

  50. ar1g3


    2 maanden geleden

    You can feel the monday evening vibe in this video

  51. Geetarth Neo

    Geetarth Neo

    2 maanden geleden

    That tone!! Got a wake up call.

  52. James Lockyer

    James Lockyer

    2 maanden geleden

    Yes Phil vs anti Phil would be an epic video but I do agree with Jack you should go to a track that is new to both of

  53. Ioan Nichols

    Ioan Nichols

    2 maanden geleden

    That’s a mk1 fiesta 🤦🏻‍♂️

  54. nekdo


    2 maanden geleden

    phill vs antiphill!!!!!

  55. R. Helmet

    R. Helmet

    2 maanden geleden

    The electronic handbrake on the older Insignia really is the most stupid handbrake I’ve ever experienced. In comparison to the VWs or Mercedes I’ve driven it doesn’t turn on automatically - not even when the car gets parked...

  56. Ryan Jagger

    Ryan Jagger

    2 maanden geleden

    Pretty sure it's a mk 2 fiesta mk1 had squared off headlights

  57. mike fernandz

    mike fernandz

    2 maanden geleden

    23:00 the same thing happened to me once I swore it turned green.

  58. Croft Van

    Croft Van

    2 maanden geleden

    This may offend most guys, but being an avid listener & follower of Scotty Kilmer, the straight forward answer to why Electronic parking brakes are becoming increasingly popular amongst car makers, it's cheaper to manufacture and the bean counters push it. Also if a Electronic parking brake fails it is more expensive to fix as well as it involves sensors.

  59. Miles Thomas

    Miles Thomas

    2 maanden geleden

    Flashing your lights at the temporary traffic light sensor definitely does not work

  60. Walitron 88

    Walitron 88

    2 maanden geleden

    Why have I waited so long to listen to these. Jokes.

  61. Scott Thompson

    Scott Thompson

    2 maanden geleden

    Sam Miller get your self a Honda s2000

  62. Scott Thompson

    Scott Thompson

    2 maanden geleden

    There are more bad drivers on the roads as there are more foreigners driving and they don't seam to get taught to the same standards

  63. Ayden Iveson-Ball

    Ayden Iveson-Ball

    2 maanden geleden

    @Alex... your socks, why do you have one on one off and then swop them over 🤣🤣 i can't focus on anything else 🤣

  64. james moakes

    james moakes

    2 maanden geleden

    Mx5 battle would be sick

  65. Conor Warnes

    Conor Warnes

    2 maanden geleden

    I feel that less would be more with these podcasts, starting to get stale and we're getting less of the content that made me enjoy car throttle like cheap car challenged, ethan with a z3, miles, rx8 etc.

  66. Justas Talacka

    Justas Talacka

    2 maanden geleden

    For a 2k car, look for a Citroen DS3, wife will love it, cheap to run, surprisingly comfortable, has a biggest boot in its class. Might be a bit more money, but can def. find some at that price

  67. Justas Talacka

    Justas Talacka

    2 maanden geleden

    BLUES AND TWOS TO THE LANE HOGGERS ALL THE WAY! Would do it myself if I had blues :D

  68. Madman


    2 maanden geleden

    13:50 I always leave nearly half a car lenght in front of me, to make the guy in front comfortable, especially on a sloped road But over half of the time that bastard behind me sits on my bumper, for real. And it's extra stressful for me as I never start from the handbrake - I always rely on my reflex on pedals

  69. saglike93


    2 maanden geleden

    Ethan, "It's only illegal if you get caught" Alex, Gareth and THE ENTIRE INTERNET, " T R U E "

  70. stewal


    2 maanden geleden

    Overtaking cyclists is the biggest part of dangerous driving these days - you need to give them at least 1.5 metres: very few drivers do but remember if it goes wrong and you kill, recent court cases have proved you are guilty of dangerous driving not driving without due care and you will likely be jailed for it........

  71. Moto-Xplor


    2 maanden geleden

    Really disappointed with the answer for the riddle! I was shouting pasta at the TV! 😂

    • Capt Shiny

      Capt Shiny

      2 maanden geleden

      You mean you don't normally do that? Weird.

  72. TheMrbazooka


    2 maanden geleden

    Top Job Chaps 👌

  73. Justin


    2 maanden geleden

    Oh my god Ethan's story had me in stitches hahaha

  74. Douglas Pealing

    Douglas Pealing

    2 maanden geleden

    You heard it here first guys... cars are too safe.

  75. Francis Cope

    Francis Cope

    2 maanden geleden

    Every time someone asks which car to buy next, I think ‘mazda 6’. Literally every time.

  76. AC2505


    2 maanden geleden

    Thought you lot were car guys, that's not a mk1 Fiesta , it's a mk2 !

  77. Foxtrot Mike Lima

    Foxtrot Mike Lima

    2 maanden geleden

    so you're just a podcast channel now, or?

    • Capt Shiny

      Capt Shiny

      2 maanden geleden

      *checks video upload history" No, you're just being ridiculously unreasonable.

  78. R C

    R C

    2 maanden geleden

    Ratty little face .....over the line there 😅

  79. Lewis Tate

    Lewis Tate

    2 maanden geleden

    Phil vs Jack’s turbo mx5 vs ethans z3...

  80. David Kaye

    David Kaye

    2 maanden geleden

    OUCH ! My ears !!!!

  81. Ironhide Autobot

    Ironhide Autobot

    2 maanden geleden

    For 3k you'd get a great condition RX-8 with no engine worries. As long as you don't mind the fuel bills and send it a bit if its only short journeys then it's a fun daily that'll work just as well as any other car. I ran mine as a daily with no issues for 2 years before making her dedicated track toy

  82. DappaDon Dave

    DappaDon Dave

    2 maanden geleden

    £3k - Smart Roadster!

  83. Sviyy


    2 maanden geleden

    Are you ever going to make some real video's again?? I like the podcast but it's really all you ever do now..... Would like to see more action, atleast more than ones a week.............

  84. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith

    2 maanden geleden

    Sorry, can you all shout out "we love penis" again, please?! 🤣

  85. Abi


    2 maanden geleden

    Why does Alex have 1 sock on and 1 sock off???

  86. Aaron Thomas

    Aaron Thomas

    2 maanden geleden

    Why has Alex only got one sock on

  87. Sam Court

    Sam Court

    2 maanden geleden

    What are you gonna do when (if) Gareth ever sells that bloody M4? It’s been the gift that keeps on giving so far. You guys keep on recommending the 130i but prices are going up at the mo, any for around £3.5k will be bloody dogs. The 125i is a good shout and is easily remapped to 130i power.

  88. Charles Scherer

    Charles Scherer

    2 maanden geleden

    I thought it was pasta

  89. N H

    N H

    2 maanden geleden

    At 45 years of age why do I find Ethan saying “my wife” so funny? I’m a grown up, I should be laughing at satire on Radio 4. 🤔

    • Capt Shiny

      Capt Shiny

      2 maanden geleden

      You can do both. 😁

  90. Sinky


    2 maanden geleden

    Back in January there were temporary lights set up and it was snowing. My lights were on red and I had a car sitting behind me. At the other end were three cars waiting and I could see the red light reflecting on the front of the car at the other end. Eventually after about two minutes I put on my hazards and went through the red. I stopped at the other end and explained to the guy in front that there was snow on the sensor and I watched in my mirror as the three cars also went through the red. If you do it slowly and with due care then it shouldn't be an issue.

  91. WizardsNipple


    2 maanden geleden

    Why the fuck has Alex got one sock on? lol

  92. Alex Flockhart

    Alex Flockhart

    2 maanden geleden

    Why has Alex got one sock on and one bare foot?

  93. Naomi Williams

    Naomi Williams

    2 maanden geleden

    Why is Alex only wearing one sock and Gavin isn’t wearing any?!

  94. darcy gerrard

    darcy gerrard

    2 maanden geleden

    I want to buy Gareth’s M4, then sell it back to him on the quiet, just so he can say he has sold it! Now where did I put that jar of coins.🤔

  95. jonathan axelsson

    jonathan axelsson

    2 maanden geleden

    Show mx5 vs mx5

  96. Bassistbeth


    2 maanden geleden

    I’m a delivery driver for a local supermarket too and have been since the start of lockdown last year. The amount of impatient arseholes that are out on the roads. We stop our van for 2 minutes and you have people honking, screaming and shouting at you. The amount of verbal abuse I’ve dealt with over the past year from ignorant drivers when I’m trying to help people live is unbelievable.

    • Capt Shiny

      Capt Shiny

      2 maanden geleden

      Shame you can't record the numberplate for a centralised delivery driver database, so that those people never get a home shopping delivery ever again. I mean, they have to stand behind their decisions, right?

  97. Richard Green

    Richard Green

    2 maanden geleden

    Some traffic lights only let 3-5 cars through and if you know this you need to think fast.

  98. zector


    2 maanden geleden

    Well, I was agreeing during the discussion about drivers becoming worse due to the cars becoming "better". Then I remembered all the Russian driving videos...

  99. Brian McIntyre

    Brian McIntyre

    2 maanden geleden

    This podcast is 2 sound lads and 2 complete bell ends, I'll let you figure out which is which!

  100. Joe Kimpton

    Joe Kimpton

    2 maanden geleden

    Yessss, Phil Vs Turbo Mx5