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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Who needs a supercar? The 2015 Ford Mustang GT is getting a 700-hp supercharger upgrade

Supercharger maker Whipple has reportedly already created a supercharger kit for the 2015 Ford Mustang GT. The kit draws an extra 280 ponies from the 5.0-liter V8, topping out at 700 horsepower.
Cars

Tesla adds titanuim panels to Model S to prevent fires, NHTSA closes inquiry

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) closed its investigation into Tesla Model S safety after the upstart EV automaker announced it is adding additional titanium underbody panels to its cars. The move comes in response…
Car Review

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Review

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT review.
Cars

Powered by dark energy (probably), the all-new Bentley SUV is almost here

Bentley teased its all-new SUV this week. Slim on details, the bespoke British automaker has stated that it aims to sell 3,000 examples each year. Range Rover, you’ve been warned.
Car Review

2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed Review

2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed review.
Cars

First Drive: 2015 Audi A3

The entry-level Audi A3 is all-new for 2015. While some of its competitors have taken on the shape of bigger and more expensive models, the A3 is its own incredibly well designed creation.
Cars

Forget the Koenigsegg One:1 – this Cadillac CTS-V Coupe has 1,444 rear wheel horsepower

SNL Performance has created the new ‘fastest CTS-V in the world’ by pumping out 1,444 horsepower to the rear wheels. Is this kind of power really usable? We suspect not. It doesn’t matter, though. It’s awesome.
Cars

BMW ponders expanding its DriveNow car-sharing program by 25 cities

BMW currently serves 240,000 customers in its 10 DriveNow car-sharing programs. That isn’t quite enough for the Bavarian automaker, though. It’s looking to expand by 10-15 markets in Europe and 10 more in the U.S.
Cars

Nurburgring sold to a German automotive firm (surprise) for $116 million

German’s infamous Nurburgring racetrack has been sold to German automotive firm Capricorn Group. The newly formed Capricorn Nurburgring just beat out a group of American bidders called HIG for the deed to the “Green Hell.”