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NZ Motoring Podcast 13: A new host, a very bright Rolls-Royce and the Cult of Tesla

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After a brief sabbatical, Damien O’Carroll and David Linklater are joined by new third host Cameron Officer to discuss being slightly disappointed by the mustang, blinded by a very bright Rolls-Royce and a bit mystified by the hysteria surrounding the reveal of the Tesla Model 3.

This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll, David Linklater and Cameron Officer. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Motoring Podcast 12: The new SUV from Mercedes-Benz

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In the first ever NZ Motoring Podcast direct from the launch of a new vehicle. Damien O’Carroll and Cameron Officer discuss their early thoughts on the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV
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This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll, David Linklater and James Freeman. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Motoring Podcast 11: Car of the Year, 12-cylinders of power and the Shitbox Rally

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Motoring journalists Damien O’Carroll and David Linklater discuss the Top Ten cars eligible for the NZ Motoring Writers’ Guild/AA Car of the Year award from inside a (very hot) parked Bentley Continental GT Speed, then discuss 12-cylinder cars while driving the big Bentley. They also interview James Freeman, the man behind the Shitbox Rally that will be coming to NZ in February.

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This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll, David Linklater and James Freeman. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Motoring Podcast 10: Hot Volvos, American Fords, the best and worst looking cars

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David heads to Hampton Downs to drive the Volvo S60 Polestar, Damien brings up his American trip again to talk about driving the new Mustang in San Francisco and Richard Bosselman (Yahoo Autos) helps us argue over the best and worst looking cars on sale in NZ.

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This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll, David Linklater and Richard Bosselman. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Motoring Podcast 9: Tech Special – Ford Research and Innovation Center (Silicon Valley)

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In this episode recorded for both NZ Tech Podcast and NZ Motoring Podcast Damien O’Carroll and Paul Spain visit Ford’s Research + Innovation Center in Silicon Valley to learn where transport tech is headed. Also included are chats with Ford guests Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Getaround’s Padden Murphy.

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This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll, David Linklater and Cameron Officer. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Podcasts New Zealand.

NZ Motoring Podcast 8: The V8 Special

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We celebrate our 8th episode with a V8 special recorded inside a very special V8. Damien heads to California to drive a Dodge Challenger Hellcat, while David pops over to Portugal to drive the Mercedes-AMG C63. Plus all sorts of other V8-y things.

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This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll, David Linklater and Cameron Officer. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Motoring Podcast 7: The $500K Fantasy Garage (with a surprising amount of Toyota)

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The ‘Fantasy $500,000 Garage’ episode where our hosts indulge their car-based desires with imaginary money. Damien drives a Renault Clio RS, David checks out the new Subaru Legacy and we recoil in horror at what Brabus have done to a Range Rover.

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This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll, David Linklater and Cameron Officer. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Motoring Podcast 6: BMW i-cars, Shitbox Rally NZ, a tiny Jeep and a big Volvo

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Damien heads to California to drive the Jeep Renegade and David heads to Spain to drive the Volvo XC90. Australia’s Shitbox Rally is coming to New Zealand and guests Ed Finn and Lance Roskilly of BMW discuss the electrifying (sorry) new BMW i3 and i8.

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This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll and David Linklater. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Motoring Podcast 5: The Luxury Car Special

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In what is very possibly a first (well, for a New Zealand podcast at least) we bring you Episode 5 from inside a Rolls Royce! Damien and David discuss luxury cars while cruising around in a Rolls Royce Ghost… as you do.

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This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll and David Linklater. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Motoring Podcast 4: Iceland in a Land Rover, Satellite Navigation and a ban on black cars

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This episode we discuss a ban on black cars, David drives the Land Rover Discovery Sport in Iceland, Damien drives two totally different cars with very similar specs and we take a look at a few shiny gadgets with one thing in common – GPS.

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This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll and David Linklater. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Motoring Podcast 3: Mercedes at CES, Toyota’s ute reign ends, odd BMWs and old Mercs

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In the 3rd episode Damien drives two 3-cylinder cars, David drives two old Mercedes, we discuss a record year of sales and we hear from Paul Spain who is at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to check out a self-driving Mercedes of the future!

This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll, David Linklater and Paul Spain. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Motoring Podcast 2: Car of the Year, James Bond cars, Subaru, 2 Lexus, Porsche School

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In this episode special guest Cameron Officer (ex-editor TopGear NZ) joins Damien O’Carroll and David Linklater to get nerdy over James Bond cars, listen to David go on about Porsches (again) and discuss the latest offerings from Lexus and Subaru. Get the Podcast here:

This episode featuring Damien O’Carroll, David Linklater and Cameron Officer with Paul Spain as the executive producer. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.