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Smith and Sniff

A Veyron made of spam

Ep. 201

In the second Glasgow live recording Jonny and Richard answer questions from members of the audience. Topics covered include where to Woollard in Japan, how to pronounce auction, what sort of classic car DJ Khalid would be, dream road trips, cars you will never own, the perfect car for the North Coast 500, sleeping in boots, getting trapped in cars, Chevy Blazer v Ford Explorer, the Hyundai i20Enya, business advice, favoured road snacks, a young person with a Rover 75, the most interesting car in your neighbourhood, ideal car/band crossover, and the best hot hatch of the 2000s. 

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