Nick Jaynes

Nick Jaynes

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Nick Jaynes is the Automotive Editor for Digital Trends. He developed a passion for writing about cars working his way through Journalism School as a Volvo mechanic. In his free time, Nick enjoys hiking with his Treeing Walker Coonhound, Ruger.
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Joy Ride: 2014 Jaguar XJL Portfolio AWD

With an efficient powertrain, a supple and stylish interior, and sporty long-wheelbase handling, the 2014 Jaguar XJL does what its competitors can’t: drive like a sports sedan, offer the room of a limo, and the looks of a $300,000 luxury…
Cars

Hello, Jerry … Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee returns June 19th for 4th season

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee returns June 19th to the Internet’s series of tubes for a fourth season. Joining Jerry in the passenger seat will be Robert Klein, Jon Stewart, George Wallace, Aziz Ansari, and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Cars

‘No cannoli in the new car!’ Italian cops land a Huracán LP610-4

Lamborghini has donated an Huracán to the Italian State Police. On the heels of the release of the all-new supercar, the specialized law enforcer replaces the fleet of Gallardo supercars that have been in use in Rome and Bologna since…
Cars

Audi RS3 Cabriolet rendered. File under ‘God, please make this true’

Automotive artist theophiluschin has rendered a very convincing Audi RS3 Cabriolet, taking design cues from the A3 clubsport quattro. What could be under the compact hood of the fictional RS3 Cabrio? I’m hoping for the 525-hp 2.5-liter…
Cars

Oh. Heaven does have a sound. It’s the V8 howl of the Mercedes-AMG GT

Mercedes has teased the V8 howl of its forthcoming Porsche 911-fighting sports car, called the AMG GT. Although we can’t see much of the body, we are already hooked from the sound of its exhaust.
Cars

Gentlemen, start your wallets! 2015 Ford Mustang fastback orders start today

Ford announced official pricing for the base Mustang fastback today, and has opened up the ordering banks at its dealers. Don’t get too excited, though, the mid- and upper-range ‘Stands, the Mustang EcoBoost and the Mustang GT, don’t…
Cars

First Drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI

All too often, when an automaker makes a car bigger, it compromises driving dynamics. Delightfully, Volkswagen hasn’t fallen into this trap. For 2015, the all-new GTI stands as the fastest, most efficient the breed has ever been.
Car Review

2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport V6 Review

Updated review of the 2014 model year to reflect minor changes to the 2015 model year.
Cars

Holy smokes! Hennessey releases video of its twin-turbo 1000-HP Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Texas tuning house Hennessey released a video this week of its twin-turbocharged HPE1000 Chevrolet Camaro. Production 1000 horsepower, this tuned Chevy should regrow your hair – into a mullet at least.