Davis Adams

Davis Adams

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Whether you're talking about gadgets or cars, Davis always seems to prefer "next year's models." He's a neophile to the core, and he spends much of his time following the automotive industry's upcoming products and launches. When he's not reviewing the newest stuff on the roads, Davis can be found running with his dog, Benny, hiking in the North Georgia mountains, or kickboxing in his MMA studio. Davis is a resident of Atlanta.

First drive: 2015 Honda Fit

When it comes to practicality, the Honda Fit has always been ahead of the game. For 2015, it continues to show the competition how versatility should be done.

  • Pros: Segment-leading practicality , Fun, spunky driving dynamics…
  • Cons: Manual requires lots of shifting on hilly drives , Abundance…

First Drive: 2015 McLaren 650S

The 2015 McLaren 650S runs from 0 to 60 in just 2.9 seconds and onto a top speed of 207 mph. It also costs $265,000. For that money, though, you get a car that is not only…

  • Pros: Space-aged design , Formula-like sound, acceleration…
  • Cons: Infotainment doesn’t multitask well

First Drive: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

With the CLA filling the shoes of the affordable Mercedes option, the C-Class has grown into its own with more technology, luxury and creature comforts than ever before.

  • Pros: Looks expensive from every angle , Unmatched luxury for the…
  • Cons: Only semi-sporty … for now , Confusing infotainment system

First drive: 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

Subaru owners put an emphasis on being able to go where they want, when they want, and the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid makes doing so just a little bit greener.

  • Pros: Go-anywhere versatility , Excellent cargo space…
  • Cons: Infotainment system in Touring model , Lackluster fuel…

First Drive: 2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop

The 2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop has grown in size and maturity, but it still touts the spunky personality we’ve always loved. Some might even call it a premium car these days. Watch…

  • Pros: Best base engine in the Cooper to date , Tons of technology…
  • Cons: Infotainment controls are too complex to sit completely out…

First Drive: 2014 Cadillac ELR

The 2014 Cadillac ELR blends the brand’s best materials with kick-ass styling and one of the greenest drivetrains on the market. The jury’s still out on whether or not we’d…

  • Pros: Concept car styling , Green, but not inconvenient…
  • Cons: Occasional engine drone , CUE doesn’t make friends easily…

Tesla Model S(aleen): Performance brand Saleen to offer tuned Tesla Model S

The exotic car producers and muscle car maniacs at Saleen have decided to take on a new challenge by entering the world of electric vehicles. Their first project will be begin with the Tesla Model S.

Cars

iOS in your dashboard? This video might reveal Apple’s answer to in-car Android

Many new cars already allow drivers to use Siri behind the wheel, but the inclusion of iOS navigation and controls may be closer to reality than you think. One developer claims to have the inside scoop.

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Watch a Tesla Model S drag race a Chevrolet Corvette Stingray … and win

The new Corvette Stingray is just about as fast as it looks, but Tesla's Model S might officially qualify as a 'sleeper' in P85 guise. Check out this video as the Tesla blows the doors off the Chevy on the drag strip.

Cars

Fisticuffs: BMW exec takes jabs at the Tesla Model S

We don't necessarily think that BMW's i3 is chasing the same customer as the Tesla Model S, but that certainly hasn't stopped the companies' executives from jumping into the boxing ring.

Cars