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15 - Ryan ZumMallen

Cars That Matter

Robert Ross is joined by Ryan ZumMallen to talk about his book, 'Slow Car Fast.' They begin by discussing the nature of automotive writing and the inspirations behind Ryan's book (1:09). They then take a moment to meditate on a question raised in the book: "Does fast matter?" (6:08) Continuing through the book, they question the relevance of 0-60 in comparison to performance (11:43). After dissecting automotive 'trends' (15:05), they then dive straight into Porsche! Then they discuss Ryan's personal history with cars (21:37), the 'Millennial Myth' (24:02), and the BMW 330 M3 (29:18). They move on to debate the importance of automobile size, weight, and design (31:52). After reviewing the role that social media now has on automotive collecting (34:03), Robert and Ryan conclude by talking about how to get people interested in cars (37:42).  @edmundsdotcom@carrarabookscarrarabooks.com @autobooksaerobooks Learn more about Cars That Matter And Follow Us: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter A CurtCo Media ProductionSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


11 May 2020

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1360: Ryan ZumMallen is the founder of Carrara Media

Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

Ryan ZumMallen is the founder of Carrara Media and the author of its first title, Slow Car Fast: The Millennial Mantra Changing Car Culture for Good, which is available for preorder now. It will release today, August 19 as an eBook at CarraraBooks.com. Most recently, Ryan served as Senior Writer for Trucks.com and his freelance work has appeared in Road & Track, The Verge, Autobytel, and many other publications. His weekly newsletter on car culture is called Race Day and new issues release every Wednesday on Substack.com.


19 Aug 2019

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Ryan ZumMallen


Ryan ZumMallen is a writer with a passion for the automotive industry and has written for The Verge, Road & Track, Car And Driver and Autobytel. His latest effort is his book Slow Car Fast: The Millennial Mantra Changing Car Culture for Good. The book from Carrara Books explores the changing tides of car culture and re-examines the meaning of being a “car person” in 2020. Make sure to follow us and subscribe!NoBraking can be found on Instagram and Facebook


31 Jul 2019

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Episode 64: "Slow Car Fast" Author Ryan ZumMallen

What Up, Long Beach?!

This week we’re talking about the changing tides of car culture, Long Beach’s influence, Grand Prix stories and more with special guest and a good friend of ours Ryan ZumMallen who is the author of “Slow Car Fast: The Millennial Mantra Changing Car Culture for Good” CLICK HERE to preorder the book and sign up for the newsletter.


18 Jul 2019

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Ryan ZumMallen of Trucks.com

The Smoking Tire

In this episode we are joined by automotive journalist Ryan ZumMallen, staff writer at Trucks.com, as well as a contributor for Road &Track, Car and Driver, and Autobytel. Ryan and Matt talk about the new, 700 HP Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, the Honda Civic Type R, and the legend that is the Lexus LFA. We also get into collectible sneakers, Ryan's personal vice, talk about how to test ski and bike racks in extreme conditions, racing Honda Odyssey's, and the 80's most garish supercars.  This show is available as a video!https://youtu.be/pTH1IqYq7dEFollow Ryan on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/zoomy575mRead Ryan's work at Trucks.com here: https://www.trucks.com/author/ryanzummallen/

1hr 25mins

6 Sep 2017