Auto/Biography

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  • 2019
  • 2 Seasons
  • 6.7  (61)

Every car has a story. From the moment it was conceived, to its first road test, to where it is today. Autobiography tells the life story of the world's most fascinating cars.

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The Paradise Aftermath
11. The Paradise Aftermath
November 9, 2021
Some classic cars escaped the Paradise, California, fires. Others did not.
The Missing Meyers Manx
10. The Missing Meyers Manx
November 2, 2021
The original kit car, the one that started the craze and made dune buggies a household name, the Meyers Manx has had an insane history. The original Manx was stolen in LA and has a bizarre tale.
Manson Family Cars
9. Manson Family Cars
October 19, 2021
In a rarely told story, car crime helped finance and provide cover for the Manson family and their hidden compound; this on-location episode takes Tim and Michael seeking the Manson family's cars, stashed to this day in those remote mountain hills.
The Return of the Cunningham Corvettes
8. The Return of the Cunningham Corvettes
October 19, 2021
Before the epic clashes of Ford vs. Ferrari, legendary American driver, sailor, soldier and car designer Briggs Cunningham took an all-American team, using all-American cars, to Le Mans and won.
Porsche vs. Ferrari
7. Porsche vs. Ferrari
October 5, 2021
A fan service episode pits Porsche engineering against Ferrari engineering through the lens of Le Mans. How did two completely different approaches to car design result in strings of wins and losses at Le Mans? Who did it better, Porsche or Ferrari?
Missing Mustangs
6. Missing Mustangs
March 24, 2021
Tim and Michael investigate how Steve McQueen's long-missing Bullitt Mustang remained hidden in plain site for so long. Also, they look at the controversy surrounding the supposed recover of Jim Morrison's Shelby GT500.
Hidden Innovation
5. Hidden Innovation
March 17, 2021
Tim and Michael investigate the hidden innovations on the Traub motorcycle, the Brubaker Box and the Tucker 48 -- commercial failures, but brilliantly-engineered machines with technology years ahead of their time.
Dead Man's Curve
4. Dead Man's Curve
March 10, 2021
Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles holds an old secret -- a dangerous banked turn reshaped decades ago after an epic crash nearly killed Mel Blanc, the voice of Bugs Bunny. The tale of what happened that night has only ever been a Hollywood rumor, until now.
Getaway Cars
3. Getaway Cars
March 3, 2021
New information on how infamous duo Bonnie and Clyde learned to evade the police leads Tim and Michael to connect with the FBI, investigating groundbreaking getaway techniques pioneered by a German bank robber that are still used in bank robberies today.
Cursed Cars
2. Cursed Cars
February 24, 2021
The 1951 Ford pickup is painted and ready for final assembly. The team encounters problem after problem trying to get it ready for a serviceman who is returning from a year away in a war zone.
Movie Cars
1. Movie Cars
February 17, 2021
An epic lineup of classic movie cars are pushed to the brink on a road trip from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. From Knight Rider's K.I.T.T. to a time-traveling DeLorean, Tim and Michael find out quickly that AC is not a standard feature in Hollywood.
Description

Every car has a story. From the moment it was conceived, to its first road test, to where it is today. Autobiography tells the life story of the world's most fascinating cars. Auto/Biography is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on February 23, 2019.

Where to Watch Auto/Biography

Auto/Biography is available for streaming on the MotorTrend website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Auto/Biography on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    February 23, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (61)