Marcus Amick

Marcus Amick

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Marcus Amick has been writing about the world of cars for more than ten years and has covered everything from new automobiles to celebrity wheels. The longtime Detroiter, who now splits his time between Los Angeles and the “Motor City,” has penned works for a number of national publications including Automotive News, Rides magazine and Automobile magazine. Amick also works as a freelance consultant providing insight on automotive and related lifestyle trends.

Audi R8 e-tron revs up for starring role in ‘Iron Man 3’

The Audi R8 e-tron will be featured in Iron Man 3 as part of Audi's ongoing relationship with the Disney and Marvel Studios' film franchise.

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Geneva 2013: The new Wiesmann GT MF4-CS revels in classic racing elements without the extras

Wiesmann debuts the new GT MF4-CS in Geneva. The limited-edition two-seater seeks to provide drivers with a more unique driving experience on the track and on the road.

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Geneva 2013: Mercedes takes aim at compact market with world’s most powerful four-cylinder turbo engine

Mercedes claims that the A 45 AMG unveiled in Geneva is the most powerful series production four-cylinder turbo engine in the world, even topping some of the more super sports cars.

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Geneva 2013: Spyker sets its sights on brighter days with B6 Venator Concept

The new Spyker B6 Venator Concept could be a sign of the brand's rebirth. But is it enough to convince consumers to take a chance with the company's past financial troubles?

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Geneva 2013: McLaren P1 makes us all dream of going green

The new McLaren P1 unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show packs 900 plus horsepower, but it’s the supercar’s hybrid technology that’s makes you dream of owning one.

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Ford could be on to something big with new dealer-centered car sharing program in Europe

Ford launches FORD2GO, the first nationwide automotive-manufactured car sharing program in Europe – a potential sign of things to come in the U.S.

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Geneva 2013: Toyota leans into the future with new i-Road Concept

The three-wheeled Toyota i-Road Concept puts an entirely new spin on urban commuting with a cutting-edge system that automatically balances the vehicle when cornering or going over rough surfaces.

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California’s passion for the Prius can’t be all about gas mileage

The Toyota Prius continues its reign as California’s top car brand – even with an influx of more fuel efficient vehicles.

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New edition of Mercedes-Benz’s super sexy 2013 C63 AMG will be limited to Japan only

Fans of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG who crave something a bit more on the edge, will likely go crazy over the new special Japan edition.

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Porsche 911 Carrera recall proves not even premium players can avoid manufacturing woes

The latest recall on the Porsche 911 Carrera is one of a few the award-wining carmaker has had to issue since early 2012.

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Ford and GENIVI Alliance could be a major tech triumph for the Blue Oval

Ford’s partnership with the GENIVI Alliance could give the domestic carmaker a major boost in its efforts to pull in car buyers who view staying connected as a way of everyday life.

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Geneva 2013: Land Rover to introduce first nine-speed automatic transmission – because eight just wasn’t enough

Land Rover’s new nine-speed transmission ups the luxury brand’s ante for fuel efficiency and performance. And it’s almost 17 pounds lighter than the outgoing 6-speed transmission.

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