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There really is no other television program which compares to Motorweek. The program goes from subcompact to muscle car with the agility of a well oiled machine. They review anything with four wheels and street legal status. The information is always unbiased and takes a comparative analysis stance. This long running Public Broadcasting Service(PBS) favorite is created and hosted by John H. Davis.

The program has aired since its origins in Owings Mills, Maryland in 1981 and weekly presents in-depth and fact-packed programming. These features present nothing extraneous or off topic in the no-nonsense consumer reporting in an on air magazine format. Utilizing a team of camera talent including Pat Goss,automotive technician, the programs give easy-to-understand explanations of complex concepts. Yolanda Vazquez, Stephen Chupnick,and Craig Singhaus host regular segments, as well.

The Goss' Garage segment discusses maintenance issues. Motornews and FYI segments are presented by Yolanda Vazquez and provide up to date auto news. Over The Edge and Gear are features assigned to Stephen Chupnick. Both are more in-depth reporting. The primary segment is Road Test during which, John H. Davis highlights a single car model each week. Every consumer aspect of the vehicle is considered. Headrests to fuel economy; all regular consumer concerns--including number of cupholders-- are reviewed.

The Car Keys and Long Term Test Update are quick reviews of new cars and new test data respectively. Taking the High Road hosted by Craig Singhaus compares body designs over the years. Whether reviewing an $18,000 Hyundai or an $80,000 Mercedes each aspect of the car is described in its best light. Fair and accurate reporting is the hallmark of this 31-year-long run.

This scant half hour program goes from zero to sixty in the first five minutes of each weekly program. It stays there until the very last definitive statement is delivered.

Monday 8:00 PM et/pt on PBS
10 Seasons, 455 Episodes
October 17, 1981
News
7.9/10
Cast: John Davis, Pat Goss, Yolanda Vazquez, Wassim Hawat
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Motorweek Full Episode Guide

  • Goss' Garage: Brake Caliper Maintenance; Muscle Car Memories: Chevelle Laguna Type S3; Quick Spin: 2019 Honda Insight | 2019 Hyundai Kona

  • Goss' Garage: Grease, Lube and Oil; Over the Edge: Alta Electric Dirtbikes; Long Term Update: 2018 VW Beetle Convertible | 2018 Toyota Camry | VW Golf Sportwagen

  • Goss' Garage: Patch it Up; Over the Edge: Porsche Winter Driving School; Quick Spin: 2019 Acura RDX | 2019 Subaru Ascent

  • Goss' Garage: Modern Stereos; Two Wheelin': Indian Scout Bobber; Motor News: Turbo Silverado | Dropped Diesels; Long Term Update: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek | 2018 Honda Odyssey

  • Auto World: Callaway Sledgehammer; Goss' Garage: Wheel Alignment; Quick Spin: 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid | 2019 Hyundai Veloster; Drivers' Choice: Best of the Year

  • Over the Edge: Electrified Muscle; Goss' Garage: Autonomous Maintenance; Quick Spin: 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid | 2018 BMW M550i

  • Goss' Garage: Death Wobble; Muscle Car Memories: 1969 AMC AMX; Long Term Update: 2017 Kia Niro | 2018 VW Beetle Convertible

  • Goss' Garage: Paint it Yellow; FYI: Rearview Mirror Testing; Quick Spin: 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS; Long Term Update: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek | 2018 Honda Odyssey

  • Goss' Garage: Meals on Wheels; Tire Tracks: Datsun 240Z; Quick Spin: 2018 BMW M5 i3s | 2018 Honda Fit

  • Goss' Garage: Oil Viscosity; Over the Edge: East Coast Defender; Long Term Update: 2018 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible; Quick Spin: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

  • In this episode, we get an adrenaline rush in one seriously sporty Audi… the TT RS. Pat Goss enlightens us on giving older beams a modern shine. Brian Robinson goes Two Wheelin on a big bavarian bagger. And more style and strength streams from the luxurious lines of the Lexus LS.

  • Goss' Garage: Transmission Fluid Flush; FYI: Katzkin Interiors; Long Term Update: 2018 Honda Odyssey | 2017 Kia Niro; Motor News: IIHS Crash Tests | EV Rules

  • Goss' Garage: Measure Up; Over the Edge: Art House; Long Term Update: 2018 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible; Quick Spin: 2018 Porsche 718 GTS

  • Goss' Garage: Oil Viscosity; FYI: Petersen Automotive Museum; Motor News: 2018 New York Auto Show; Quick Spin: 2018 BMW X2 | 2018 Subaru WRX STI RA | BRZ tS

  • Goss' Garage: Brake Caliper Maintenance; Muscle Car Memories: Chevrolet Chevelle Laguna Type S-3; Quick Spin: Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo | 918 Spyder

  • Goss' Garage: Tire Pressure Monitoring System; Auto World: Simeone Museum; Quick Spin: 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross | 2018 Infiniti QX50 | 2019 RAM 1500

  • Goss' Garage: Grease, Lube and Oil; Over the Edge: Alta Motors Dirtbikes; Motor News: 2018 Geneva Motor Show; Long Term Update: BMW X1 | Volkswagen Passat

  • Goss' Garage: Handy Helpers; FYI: DIY Car Club; Long Term Update: Honda Odyssey | Subaru Crosstrek; Quick Spin: 2019 Jeep Cherokee

  • A track test of the Bentley Continental Supersports; quick spins in the Jaguar E-Pace and Honda Clarity PHEV; and a comparison test of midsize SUVs.

  • Goss' Garage: Ceramic Nano Coating; FYI: Smart Car Shopping; Motor News: 2018 Chicago Auto Show

  • Goss' Garage: Patch it Up; Over the Edge: Porsche Winter Driving School; Quick Spin: 2018 Infiniti QX80 | 2018 Buick Regal Sportback | 2018 smart fortwo electric cabriolet.

  • Goss' Garage: Modern Stereos; Two Wheelin': Indian Scout Bobber; Motor News: Nissan and VW AI | Alexa Integration | Fisker; Long Term Update: Chrysler Pacifica | Mazda CX-9.

  • Goss' Garage: Wheel Allignment; Auto World: 2017 Callaway Sledgehammer; Quick Spin: 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, 2018 Volvo XC40; Drivers' Choice Awards: Best of the Year

  • NAIAS Part 1: Domestic Debuts; Over the Edge: Electrified Muscle; Goss' Garage: Autonomous Maintenance; NAIAS Part 2: Import Debuts

  • Goss' Garage: Cars that Sit; FYI: Textalyzer; Long Term Update: 2018 Volskwagen Passat R-Line | 2017 Chysler Pacifica; Quick Spin: 2018 Ford Mustang

  • Goss' Garage: Crutchfield Stereo Upgrade; Over the Edge: Monster Truck Driving School; Quick Spin: 2018 Porsche Macan Turbo, 2018 GMC Canyon Denali

  • The Kia Stinger is spotlighted. Also: the top compact SUVs.

  • Goss' Garage: Cutting Tools; Over the Edge: Corvettes in Carlisle; Motor News: IIHS Safety Picks | Polestar | Volvo and Uber; Long Term Update: 2017 Subaru Crosstrek | 2018 VW Passat R-Line

  • Goss' Garage: Protect your Paint; Tire Tracks: '69 Camaro Z/28; Quick Spin: 2018 BMW X3, 2017 Jeep Renegade, 2017 Callaway SC757 Corvette Z06 Aerowagen

  • Goss' Garage: Tire KillersTwo Wheelin': Honda CB1100 EXMotor News: 2017 L.A. Auto ShowLong Term Update: Kia Niro | BMW X1

  • Goss' Garage: Resto RadioFYI: Full Service Gas StationQuick Spin: 2018 Genesis G80 Sport, 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive, 2018 Ford Expedition

  • Clean Cities: West Virginia Electric Charging StationsGoss' Garage: Death WobbleMuscle Car Memories: AMXLong Term Update: Honda CR-V | Chrysler Pacifica

  • Auto World: Simeone MuseumQuick Spin: Porsche 911 GT2 RS | Lamborghini Huracan Performante | Chevrolet Equinox Diesel

  • The Hyundai Elantra Sport and Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S are road tested. Also: quick spins in the Kia Stinger, Volvo XC60 and Range Rover Velar.

  • Road Test: 2017 Infiniti Q60/Q50Clean Cities: Sacramento County HydrogenGoss' Garage: Handy HelpersFYI: DIY Car ClubLong Term Update: Subaru Crosstrek | Mazda CX-9Quick Spin: 2019 Porsche CayenneRoad Test: 2017 Toyota Highlander

  • The MINI Countryman ALL4 and Lexus LC 500 are road tested. Also: updates on the Kia Niro and VW GTI.

  • Road Tests: Callaway Silverado & SuburbanRoad Tests: 2013 Mazda CX-5First Impressions: 2013 Acura RDXFirst Impressions: 2013 Dodge DartGoss’ Garage: Spark Plug Removal

  • Road Test: 2017 Honda Civic Type RGoss' Garage: Crutchfield Stereo UpgradeOver the Edge: Monster Truck SchoolQuick Spin: 2017 Kia SoulQuick Spin: 2018 Lexus LSRoad Test: 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

  • A compact SUV challenge. Also: a track test of the Callaway Camaro ZL1.

  • Track Test: 2018 Porsche 911 GTSClean Cities: Brightfield TransportationAuto World: Corvettes in Carlisle, PAMotor News: Frankfurt Motor ShowLong Term Update: '17 Honda CR-VRoad Test: 2017 Buick Encore

  • Road Test: 2018 Alfa Romeo StelvioGoss' Garage: Protect Your PaintTire Tracks: 1969 Camaro Z/28Quick Spin: 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee TrackhawkQuick Spin: 2017 Mini John Cooper Works ClubmanQuick Spin: 2017 Kia Optima HybridRoad Test: 2017 Honda Civic Si

  • Road Test: 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon/Durango SRTGoss' Garage: Tire KillersTwo-Wheelin': 2017 Honda CB1100 EXQuick Spin: 2018 GMC TerrainQuick Spin: 2017 BMW 230i X-DriveQuick Spin: 2018 Kia RioTrack Test: 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

  • Road Test: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq HybridClean Cities: Rhode IslandGoss' Garage: Radio RestorationMotor News: Mazda EngineLong Term Update: VW GTI | BMW X1Road Test: 2017 Aston Martin DB11

  • Road tests of the Lamborghini Centenario and Honda Odyssey; and quick spins in the Infiniti Q50, Subaru Crosstrek and Chevrolet Traverse.

  • Featuring the BMW M2.

  • '16 Lamborghini Huracan Spyder

  • Comparison Test: Mid-Sized Sedan ChallengeRoad Test: 2016 Dodge Viper ACRGoss' Garage: Don't Brake ItFYI: Desert Valley Auto Parts

  • Road Test: 2016 Acura NSX Road Test: 2016 Mercedes-AMG C63 SGoss' Garage: Peel It OffQuick Spin: 2016 Lexus GX 460Quick Spin: 2016 Nissan Altima

  • Road Test: 2016 Lexus GS F Road Tets: 2016 MINI JCW Hardtop 2 DoorGoss' Garage: GasketsAuto World: DoeMotor News: New York International Auto Show

  • Road Teat: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Road Test: 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4Goss' Garage: Catch Can/Oil Separator FYI: Revs InstituteQuick Spin: 2016 Aston Martin DB9 GTQuick Spin: 2016 Sierra Denali

  • Road Tests: 2012 Mazda5Goss’ Garage: Spark TestingFYI: Women’s Auto Boot CampComparison Tests: $29K SUV Shootout

  • Road Test: 2014 Cadillac CTSRoad Test: 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe First Impressions: 2014 BMW 4 SeriesGoss’ Garage: Gale BanksFirst Impressions: Audi TDI ModelsOver The Edge: Gran Turismo 6

  • Road Test: 2011 Audi R8 SpyderEnergy Smart Road Test: 2011 Nissan LEAFGoss' Garage: Paint Scuffs & Scratches

  • Road Test: 2016 Chevrolet MalibuRoad Test: 2016 Ram 1500 RebelClean Cities: Henderson County CNG TrucksGoss Garage: MobileyeFYI: Gearhead MotelQuick Spin: 2016 Aston Martin DB9Quick Spin: 2016 Lexus GS F

  • Road testing All Stars.

  • In this episode, the new Ford Raptor adds raw power and refinement even where it runs out of road. Pat Goss has tips on helping your car keep its cool. Lauren Morrison shows us where they’re making classic Mustangs better than ever. And Kia hopes their new Niro will ignite the crossover crowd.

  • In this episode, the Porsche Cayenne sport-utility adds and an extra “e” to power. Pat Goss takes some of the best from the past and adds a modern mix. Zach Maskell goes to the extreme, over-the-edge. And its BMW performance wrapped in 5-series refinement.

  • The Kia Forte S and Mercedes-Benz S550e and C350e are featured.

  • The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 pickup and Volkswagen Atlas are featured.

  • Pat Goss reminds us of the basics for dealing with automotive electricity. Lauren Morrision meets the inspiration behind a super car’s dynamic design. And we’ll head to Spain to ride a bull only Lamborghini can build.

  • The Toyota Camry and Maserati Ghibli are featured.

  • Land Rover Evoque convertible and Lamborghini Huracan RWD coupe are featured.

  • The Acura TLX and Nissan GT-R Track Edition are featured.

  • The Toyota C-HR and Dodge Viper VooDoo II Edition are featured.

  • A luxury sedan challenge. Also: Chevrolet's Camaro ZL1 is spotlighted.

  • The Acura MDX Sport Hybrid and Alfa Romeo Giulia are featured.

  • In this episode, we narrow the list of our favorite drives, and settle on the best of the best, with our 2017 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Awards. Lauren Morrison finds a collection of cars fueled for flexing. And a powerful SUV “rises” out of the Maserati racing tradition.

  • In this episode, we push the pedal down and let our hearts go racing in the Porsche 911 GT3. Pat Goss tells how a “cat-in-the-back” can bite your engine. Zach Maskell finds an a-ppealing way to freshen up your ride. And a Swedish sedan stuffed with style and substance, the Volvo S90.

  • In this episode, we see if the all new Jeep Compass is heading in the right direction. Pat Goss has advice on getting a smoother drive out of an older car. Our Motorweek crew goes for a test driver refresher on learning the most from behind the wheel. And Mercedes-Benz drops two doors while adding tons of appeal.

  • In this episode, Kia takes aim at the Prius with the all-new Niro. Pat Goss has tips on how to keep your car from blowing its top. Lauren Morrison shows us how everything classic Mustang can be made new again. And more muscle comes with the fresh face of the Nissan Pathfinder.

  • In this episode, we see if an all-new BMW 5 series is the right blend of revving and refinement. Pat Goss makes the most of modern marvels while keeping their classic looks. Zach Maskell goes over the edge in the lap of a luxury tank! And an electric ride that’s sparking a lot of interest… the Chevrolet Bolt EV.

  • In this episode, we see how Mercedes-Benz adds plug-in power to their world class performance and prestige. Pat Goss has car care advice to protect your threads. We’ll see how EV’s are getting a charge at home, at work, and at play. And Ford tunes up the tech to keep the revamped Escape a star among compact utes.

  • $23,000 Compact Sedan Challenge & 2017 Honda Clari

  • In this episode, we go car gazing in the big apple at the New York International Auto Show. Pat Goss has car care advice that may come as a shock. Lauren Morrison meets the brains behind the beauty of the Acura NSX. And we’ll head to Spain for a run with one powerful bull.

  • In this episode, we stretch out in an American luxury sedan revival, the all-new Lincoln Continental. Pat Goss with tips on spending more time thinking about your treads. We find a new life for old EV batteries. And then it’s onto a stylish new member of the cute-ute crowd, the Infiniti QX30.

  • In this episode, a new storm is brewing in the house of the raging bull. Pat Goss tells us what to say and do after metal meets metal. We’ll go two wheelin’ on a modern bike with a retro vibe. And the compact Chevy Cruze hatchback finally arrives stateside.

  • In this episode, we check out a monster of a car that is more than just a super fast ride, the Nissan GT-R. Pat Goss has advice on getting the most out of your track day. Lauren Morrison finds a vending machine that serves up vehicles. And Honda finds more ways to make the CR-V a crossover stand out.

  • In this episode, we slither into the seat for the final lap of an American racer. Pat Goss with advice on suiting up for two wheels. Zach Maskell tries some tiny tires built for speed. And a roomy Acura takes premium to a higher level.

  • In this episode, Jaguar takes their performance to a new level with the F-TYPE SVR. Pat Goss shows us how to choose wisely where the rubber meets the road. Zach Maskell goes over the edge to find a fast ride. And Audi advances with the smart and sophisticated A4 sedan.

  • In this episode, we see if BMW can give an already cool car a razor’s edge. Pat Goss shows us why a little under hood care can take you a long way. Lauren Morrison finds the source of a lot of our rage on the roads. And Chevrolet looks to the past… to give Corvette darlings a daringly modern drive.

  • In this episode, we see how Chevrolet mixes the best of Corvette and Camaro…in the track loving ZL1! Pat Goss has fuel facts for that classic in your garage. We love cars…but Lauren Morrison has found things that drive us crazy! And Nissan has big hopes for their new compact Rogue.

  • In this episode, we see how Italian racing passion fits with four doors in the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifloglio. Pat Goss explains when two is better than one. Zach Maskell goes over the edge for a lesson from the master of the fast lane. And Buick’s brand of luxury crosses over with a little international help.

  • In this episode, we look back at our many miles in cars, trucks and utilities over the last year, all leading to this year’s 2017 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Awards. Pat Goss shares tips to make your car care space safe. And Lauren Morrison rolls on back to the glory days of good-old American muscle.

  • In this episode, we see a familiar Porsche pour on the power and a new name. Pat Goss pinpoints common problems with catalytic converters. Zach Maskell goes for a custom paint job that’s anything but permanent! And Volvo’s S90 sedan takes Swedish style and safety to new levels.

  • Review of 2017 Ford Explorer & 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300.

  • Review of the 2017 Infiniti QX60 & 2016 Ford Focus RS.

  • Review of 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid & Mid-Size SUV Challenge.

  • Review of the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia & 2016 Callaway SC757 Z06 Corvette.

  • Review of the 2016 MINI Clubman & 2016 Mazda CX-9

  • In this episode, we find the right ride for big families on the move. Pat Goss sheds light on some annoying car care problems. Zach Maskell catches up with a collector who always drives Italian. Followed by an all-new Italian temptation that’s hard to resist.

  • In this episode, we “C” what’s new for luxury sport coupe buyers from Mercedes-Benz. Pat Goss shows us why even the smallest part can lead to big problems. Lauren Morrison has a new option when acquiring a used car. And Kia designers re-think a sophisticated sedan inside and out.

  • In this episode, we cruise around in a compact sedan packed with style. Pat Goss explains why asking for “super” can become a “regular” mistake. Then, in something old and something new, it’s the best of Porsche performance. Followed by a very personal Porsche experience that you’ll want as your own.

  • In this episode, we see if a new generation brings more to love about the Audi A4. Pat Goss helps us pick the right tire for the right pavement. Zach Maskell has found the best cheap seat in the house. And we’ll take the wheel of a Ford Fusion that’s packed with performance.

  • In this episode, we see if Chevrolet fills a Corvette gap with something new that is old again. Pat Goss on how to avoid being left stranded by the roadside. Lauren Morrison looks at who’s most likely to get frustrated on the road. And we'll cruise in a little car with a big amount of fun… now open wide.

  • In this episode, we explore the new practical side of the Jaguar pedigree. Pat Goss has advice to make sure the mileage matches the journey. Zack Maskell finds a group caring for cars that stretch through life. And BMW puts new juice into a top seller.

  • In this episode, we see if the Mercedes-Benz E300 is ahead of the pack in hands free driving. We get classic car buying advice from Pat Goss. Lauren Morrison fills up with fuel that was once a dream. And a new Nissan Titan takes on the truck giants.

  • In this episode, the wait is finally over, as we get behind the wheel of the Ford Focus RS! Pat Goss lets the sparks fly down in Goss' Garage. Brian Robinson goes two wheelin' on the Kawasaki Z800. Then we'll see if less crossover really is more with the GMC Acadia.

  • In this episode, we'll round up the latest Mid-Size SUVs, and pick a winner! Pat Goss talks with experts about some common hub and wheel issues. Zach Maskell goes over the edge with some modern day supercars. Then we'll get going, fast, in a supercar of our own, the 2017 McLaren 570 GT.

  • In this episode, we take a trip down the ultra-fast lane in the Callaway SC757 Z06 Corvette. Pat Goss helps us decipher electric lingo. Lauren Morrison sees how teens are making technology make sense. And we’ll test the first effort of a new car company…the Genesis G90!

  • In this episode, we see if the 2016 Mazda CX-9 has what it takes to compete with the best family crossovers. Pat Goss helps us check out some new treads down at Goss' Garage. Auto World reviews alt-fuel's all-time hit parade. Then we test the 2017 Audi RS7 - a German sport sedan like none other!

  • In this episode, we drop the top on Fiat's 124 revival. Pat Goss shows us how to read those dash board light warnings. Zach Maskell checks out a car collection with some Italian flair. Then see what's new with an old friend, the Buick LaCrosse.

  • In this episode, we go head-to-head with history in the Porsche 911 Turbo S and the legendary Porsche 959. Pat Goss helps us understand octane ratings. Lauren Morrison has a Porsche experience of her very own. Then we’ll set sail in the latest Nissan Armada.

  • Featuring the Fiat 124 Spider.

  • Featuring Mazda CX9.

  • Review of the Compact Sedan Challenge.

  • The Subaru Impreza and Lamborghini Aventador S Coupe are featured.

  • The Buick Encore and BMW 530i and 540i xDrive are featured.

  • The Ford Raptor and Kia Niro are road tested. Also: quick spins in the Hyundai Sonata, Volkswagen Tiguan and Porsche Panamera.

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2019 Maserati GTS Hot Lap Clip (02:51) 1990 Ferrari 348 tb | Retro Review Clip (06:37) MW Podcast 184: New Mitsubishis, Dodge Challenger AWD, and More! Clip (28:44) Long Term Update: 2018 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible (4,000 miles) Clip (02:50) Motor News: Midsize SUV Crash Tests | EV Trends | Digital License Plates Clip (03:13) 2018 Kia Niro PHEV | Road Test Clip (06:15) 2019 Volvo XC40 | Road Test Clip (05:55) 2019 Acura RDX | Quick Spin Clip (02:39)