Main theme: The electric carmaker Tesla has made a lot of announcements over the past few weeks, including ones about tweaking model prices, moving to an online-only approach to sales, and the long-awaited arrival of the $35,000 Model 3. Our panelists give their best advice for consumers who are thinking about buying a Tesla.

Next, we discuss our first impressions of the 2019 BMW 330i xDrive that we just purchased. The 3 Series once ruled the compact sports sedan segment, but the last generation didn't feel as sporty as before. Has BMW won our hearts back with this redesigned version?

Driven this week: 2019 BMW 3 Series

Audience questions:

Panelists Jon Linkov, Mike Monticello, and Jake Fisher
Panelists: Jon Linkov, Mike Monticello, and Jake Fisher.

As with other “Talking Cars” episodes, this one is available free through Apple Podcasts. (Subscribe to the audio or video.) You’ll also find the audio on Spotify and video on YouTube.

• Volvo Top Speeds, Cadillac XT4, episode 193
• The New Ford Ranger, Fate of CR Test Cars, episode 192
• 2019 Autos Spotlight, episode 191
• Cars That Broke Our Hearts, episode 190
• Questions: AWD, Tires, Teens, episode 189

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