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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
7 Seasons, 387 Episodes
October 17, 1981
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Motorweek Full Episode Guide

  • Testing the Viper Voodoo II Edition; Acura MDX.

  • Callaway Cadillac Escalade; 2017 Jaguar XE compact luxury sport sedan.

  • The Jaguar F-Type SVR; the Audi A4 fifth generation sedan.

  • Testing the BMW M4; Corvette Grand Sport.

  • Road Tests: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1Road Tests: 2012 Volkswagen Golf RFirst Impressions: 2012 Hyundai AzeraFirst Impressions: 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 550Goss’ Garage: Tires & Ride QualityOver The Edge: HovercraftGreen Motoring: Clean Cities Success: Delaware Rest Area

  • Testing the Alfa Romeo Giulia; Buick Envision.

  • The best vehicles to drive; Best of the Year award.

  • Review of Porsche 718 Cayman S.

  • 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

  • Three-row SUVs; Spider from Fiat.

  • The C300 coupe from Mercedes; Kia Cadenza

  • The Jaguar Xe and Mercedes Benz GLS550 are featured.

  • Road Tests: 2012 Audi A7Road Tests: 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SLP ZL1First Impressions: McLaren MP4-12CFirst Impressions: 2011 Toyota Highlander HybridOver The Edge: Better Place Battery TaxiGoss’ Garage: Engine Internals Harley-Davidson

  • Featuring Mazda CX9.

  • Featuring the Fiat 124 Spider.

  • Featuring the Mazda CX9.

  • Featuring the Fiat 125 Spider.

  • Featuring the Porsche 911 Turbo S & Porsche 959.

  • Featuring the Audi R8.

  • Featuring the BMW M2.

  • Featuring the Volkswagen Beetle Dune.

  • Featuring the Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG.

  • Featuring the Chevrolet Camato SS.

  • Featuring a BMW X1.

  • Featuring the Hyundai Elantra.

  • Featuring the Land Rover HSE.

  • Featuring the Infiniti QX80.

  • Featuring the Tesla Model X.

  • '16 Lamborghini Huracan Spyder

  • 2015 Drivers' Choice Awards PT. 12015 Drivers' Choice Awards PT. 22015 Drivers' Choice Awards - Best of the YearGoss' Garage: Cam Chain Tensioner IssuesQuick Spin: Toyota Yaris

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

  • Road Tests: 2012 Porsche 911Road Tests: 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssistOver The Edge: Connected CarGoss’ Garage: Tire Rotation

  • Comparison Test: Mid-Size Sedan ChallengeRoad Test: 2015 Kia Soul EVGoss Garage: Lithium Ion Battery Charger

  • Road Test: 2016 BMW M2Road Test: 2016 Buick CascadaGoss' Garage: Wheely Good AdviceAuto World: Improved MPGQuick Spin: 2017 Honda RidgelineQuick Spin: 2016 Jaguar F Pace

  • Road Tests: 2012 Volkswagen BeetleRoad Tests: 2011 Saab 9-5FYI: Electric Rental RidesGoss’ Garage: Catalytic Converters

  • Road Test: 2016 Mercedes-Benz C450 AMGRoad Test: 2016 GMC Canyon DieselGoss' Garage: Hybrid BatteriesOver The Edge: DirtbikingMotor News: Toyota Connected

  • Road Test: 2016 Chevrolet CamaroRoad Test: 2015 Volkswagen Golf Sport WagenGoss' Garage: Performance PlanAuto World: EV TourismMotor News: Tokyo Motor Show

  • Road Test: 2016 Ford Shelby GT 350R Road Test: 2016 BMW 750Goss' Garage: Road Trippin'FYI Recall

  • 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 Test: 2016 McLaren 570 S Road Test: 2016 Honda Civic CoupeGoss' Garage: Fluid ChecksOver the Edge: Summit Point DriftingQuick Spin: 2017 Acura NSXQuick Spin: 2016 Bentley BentaygaQuick Spin: 2017 Kia Sportage

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

  • Comparison Test: Performace Car Challenge Part I & IIGoss' Garage: Performance PlanAuto World: EV Tourism

  • 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

  • In this episode, we take a first-hand look at all that's new from the Motor City and the North American International Auto Show. Pat Goss has an in your face look at when airbags attack. Zack Maskell shows us a slick way to test winter tires. Later, we'll charge up and move ahead in the new Chevrolet Volt.

  • Showing the Volvo S60 Cross Country and S60 Inscription, BMW 640xi Gran Coupe and 435i Gran Coupe, Toyota Rav4 and Jaguar F-Type Manual.

  • Road testing The Nissan Titan XD as well as the Mazda CX-3.

  • Performance testing the Tesla P90D and Ford Shelby GT 350R-GT 350 on the road.

  • Road testing All Stars.

  • Road testing the BMW Alpina B6 Gran Coupe, the Honda Gold Wing 40th Anniversary Edition, and the Ram 1500-2500-3500 Rebel. Also: a minivan challenge.

  • Road testing the new Cadillac CTS V and the Toyota Prius. In addition: test driving the Mercedes-Benz GLC, Audi A7 and Volkswagen Passat.

  • The Aston Martin Vantage Roadster GT and the Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab 2500 are tested for the road. In addition: review of the Los Angeles Auto Show.

  • 2015 Rolls Royce Wraith

  • 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander

  • 2016 Audi TT & 2016 Honda Civic

  • 2016 Chevrolet Volt & 2016 Volvo XC90

  • 2016 BMW 640i/435i Gran Coupe & 2015 & 2016 Hyundai Tucson

  • 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider & 2016 Mazda CX-3

  • 2016 Ford Shelby GT 350R/GT 350 & 2016 Lexus RX

  • MotorWeek 35th Anniversary Episode

  • Minivan Challenge & 2015 BMW X5 M

  • 2016 Cadillac CTS-V & ATS-V & 2016 Audi Q3

  • 2015 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster GT & 2016 Toyota Tacom

  • 2016 Merceds-Benz AMG GT S & 2016 Nissan Maxima

  • 2015 Lexus NX 300h & 2016 Bentley Mulsanne Speed

  • 2015 Ford Mustang GT Convertible & Compact SUV Challenge

  • Road Test: 2015 Volkswagen Golf RRoad Test: 2015 Jeep RenegadeGoss' Garage: Remember ThisAuto World: DOEQuick Spin: 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE CoupeQuick Spin: 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spyder

  • Featuring the 2016 Scion iA/iM and the 2016 Honda HR-V.

  • Featuring a 2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible.

  • The show features a Performance Coupe Challenge.

  • Featuring a '16 Mazda MX-5.

  • 2015 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS Coupe & 2015 Lexus RC F

  • Featuring the Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce.

  • Featuring the 2016 Honda Pilot & 2015 Dodge Charger/Challenger Hellcat.

  • We roll out the red carpet for our annual Drivers' Choice Awards. Then we'll introduce the 2015 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Awards best of the year!

  • 2015 BMW 740Ld & 2015 Chervolet Corvette Z06

  • 2015 Porche 918 Spyder & 2016 Acura ILX

  • 2015 Jeep Renegade & 2015 BMW i3

  • 2016 Honda HR-V & 2015 Chrysler 300

  • 2015 Ford Edge & 2015 Ram ProMaster/Ram ProMaster City

  • New York International Auto Show & 2015 Porsche Boxster GTS

  • 2015 Lamborghini Hurac'án & 2016 Kia Sorento

  • 2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop 4 Door & 2015 Chevrolet Colorado/

  • 2015 Lexus RC F & 2015 Lincoln Navigator

  • Road Test: 2015 Nissan GTRComparison Test: Mid-Size Sedan ChallengeClean Cities: Sacramento, CAGoss' Garage: Dead Battery DiagnosisTire Tracks: Jaguar E-Type DriveLong Term: 2015 Kia K900Long Term: 2015 Volkswagen GTI SMotor News: Tech Please

  • Find out what type of boost we get from the turbo power of the Cadillac CTS. Later, Callaway magic takes the Chevrolet Z28 and Corvette to new heights.

  • We saddle up for a ride in a 6th generation American original, the 2015 Ford Mustang. Later, we cruise the town in America's best-selling midsize sedan.

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First Look: 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell - Clear Future Clip (03:05) Long Term Update: Kia Optima, and hello to a Honda CR-V Clip (01:39) Motor News: J.D. Power Dependability Survey//Mercedes-Benz Pickup Truck//Dodge Demon Clip (03:11) Long Term Update: Subaru Crosstrek Clip (01:50) Track Test: 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR - Upping the Ante Clip (06:19) This Just In: 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Clip (01:04) Retro Review: 1991 Ford F-150 SuperCab Clip (04:29) #MWLot: 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid EX Clip (00:34)