Overdrive: Nissan Patrol – it’s luxurious, but for offroad? Line marking glows at night; Voodoo priest called in for a plane

Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program where we put the world of motoring and transport under the microscope.

I’m David Brown

The times each story appears in the program are noted (mm:ss)


  • Nissan Patrol (1:26)
  • Car Sales figures (2:45)
  • Tesla touchscreen wiper controls land driver with a fine after a crash (3:34)
  • Bugatti-Rimac combines the genes of strong brands (4:32)
  • Struck by lightning, voodoo priests exorcising Ethiopian airline


  • We chat in more detail to Ged Bulmer about the latest Nissan Patrol and the market for very large four-wheel drives (5:46)


  • The posts that have got the most responses on our Facebook page (14:48)


  • Dave Jones tells us about an Australian product that puts luminescent line marking material on the road to glow at night (15:53)

Motoring Minute

  • Citroen C3 (23:11)


  • Brian Smith gives his assessment of evoking the supernatural to enhance transport safety. (24:16)

 Motoring Minute

  • Kona N-Line (28:12)

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Originally broadcast 10 July 2021

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