Overdrive: RIP Ron Tauranac (Brabham’s designer); Electric classics; Nissan Pathfinder; Kia Purple M

Welcome to Overdrive, a motoring and transport program where facts are important but so is passion and opinion.


  1. VW – to make electric classics (1:32)
  2. 3-D printing makes manufacturing complex or limited number of parts possible (2:43)
  3. Nissan Pathfinder (3:45)
  4. Electric charging standard – Nissan goes for the common approach (4:44)
  5.  Establishes ‘purple m’ start-up to accelerate EV mobility services (5:52)


Quirky news

  1. And in quirky news Brian Smith and I discuss the unusual case of the garage that got sawn in half. (24:46)
Overdrive Program originally broadcast on 25 July 2020

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Originally broadcast 25 July 2020

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