Davis Adams

Davis Adams

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.

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.


Little dog, big bite: Audi’s A3 Super Bowl ad shows us the dangers of compromise

The only thing cute about Audi's Super Bowl XLVIII commercial is the A3 at the end. Now we're just wondering how many A3 sedan Audi will be able to sell to Chipin breeders after the game.


Tesla Model S priced at $121,000 in China, as Elon Musk anticipates big gains in Asia

Tesla will begin selling the Model S in China later this spring, and there's a chance that a local production facility is even in cards for the brand. And Musk is taking the high road on pricing, too.


First Drive: 2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé

The Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé becomes our tool for surprising Dad on his 70th birthday, giving him the chance to ride in a car worth more than a house.

  • Pros: Ultimate motoring stature, Serenity in the sun, Smooth power…
  • Cons: Damn, that’s a lot of money

First Drive: 2012 Lexus LFA

The LFA was developed more as a proof of concept than anything else. In spite of this, it has proved itself not only as a wildly successful supercar, but also as a car to make…

  • Pros: Exceptional drivability, both daily and on the track…
  • Cons: Sensation of speed doesn’t match the competition

First Drive: 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

The V12 Vantage S is Aston Martin’s smallest car with its biggest engine, and you won’t find us complaining about that. It looks, sounds and feels brilliant, but we anxiously…

  • Pros: British motoring at its finest, Unmatched brand recognition…
  • Cons: Old-school automated manual transmission, Doesn’t quite…

2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop unveiling marks the fourth-generation of the iconic micro-Brit

MINI has unveiled the fourth-gen MINI Cooper hardtop at the 2013 LA Auto Show. Although, it's longer and wider than ever before, the all-new MINI is now powered for the first time by a 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine.