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Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Episode: 80

Broadcast date: May 9, 2021

Guest: John Biel

Remembering the AMC Eagle, 2021 Chicago Auto Show Is a Go!

Host Tom Appel and co-hosts Jill Ciminillo and Damon Bell start things off by discussing  the Chicago Auto Show’s recently announced 2021 “Special Edition” show, scheduled for July 15-19 as a scaled-down indoor/outdoor event. The gang also chats about a couple of their Chicagoland-traffic pet peeves. Collectible Automobile magazine Editor-in-Chief John Biel joins us to chat about the great features in the June 2021 issue, including detailed histories of the 1981-83 AMC Eagle and 1958-68 Mercury Park Lane. Tom has another “which came first?” quiz for Damon and Jill, and Damon runs down the latest articles on the Consumer Guide Daily Drive blog, including a test-drive review of the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E and an overview of the best small crossovers of 2021.

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The Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast is broadcast every Sunday on Chicago’s WCPT AM 820 at 1:00 PM CST.


Discussed this week:

Chicago Auto Show

You’re Making Me Mad: Six Things Crummy Drivers Do That Mess Up My Commute

Collectible Automobile Magazine

Awesome Eagle SX/4 vs. Trans Am commercial

Test Drive: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

Best Small Crossovers of 2021

Photo Feature: 1968 Dodge Dart GTS

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