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.

All-new Audi R8 sent back to drawing board after disappointing engineering brass

Audi pushes back all-new R8 after disappointing engineering chief and new quattro GmbH head pushes R8 e-tron back into production. This is good news for us Audi fans but, unfortunately, it means a longer wait for the next Audi supercar.

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Here comes Clarkson! Top Gear UK teases 21st series

The BBC Two has released an 11-second teaser for the 21st Series of the world’s most popular television show, Top Gear. In it, we see show star Jeremy Clarkson behind the wheel of a VW Up! on a long road trip to Sochi, Russia.

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Hard times in the rear-view mirror, GM dominated Detroit with cars we want to buy

With a new, award-winning portfolio, General Motors set the tone for a very calm and enjoyable 2014 Detroit Auto Show. Having won both North American Car and Truck of the Year, GM can finally end the mad scramble to survive.

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A pair of Porsches, one very sexy Volvo, and more coming from the Detroit Auto Show

The 2014 Detroit Auto Show not only stands as the biggest auto shows in the country but also in the world. Luckily for you, we at Digital Trends will be braving the icy Motor City to bring you special coverage from the show floor, as the year’s most exciting…

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2014 Buick Encore review

Buick was given a stay of execution when GM went bankrupt a few years back. With a new lease on life, it looked to Europe for some inspiration and came up with the Encore. Although…

  • Pros: Tech features , Affordable price , Relatively spacious…
  • Cons: Outdated exterior styling , Bland interior

This is what the all-new Subaru WRX STI will look like when it takes on the Nurburgring

Subaru just unveiled its newest Nurburgring 24-Hour racecar; and it’s based on the 2015 WRX STI. While the Japanese automaker didn’t give us any performance specs, it did tell us it hopes to take the car to victory this year.

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