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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Hungarian renderer does what Subaru refused: Design a 2015 WRX wagon for dog lovers

Hungarian renderer X-Tomi released two stunning Subaru wagon renderings this week. One is of a 2015 WRX wagon and the other is of a Legacy wagon. While I have long preferred the WRX sedan to the hatch-y version, this one makes me rethink my…
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How I (kind of) set a range record in the Chevy Spark EV

Chevy may know how far its Spark EV can go under real-world conditions, but what if you tried to get every last mile out of it? We braced ourselves for the long road ahead and took the wheel.
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For the economy-minded millionaire, Bentley planning diesel model – hopefully a V12 SUV

Volkswagen’s brass has confirmed that Bentley will be offering a diesel model in the future. We’re hoping it’s a V12 variant of the newly confirmed SUV. Sure, it could be a V8 sedan. But don't ruin my dreams, OK?
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The 1950s future is now! This robot can refuel your car while you stay behind the wheel

The Husky Fuelmatics “Automatic Refueling System” is a boxy robot that can automatically refuel your vehicle. Looking like something dreamt up in the 1950s, the ARS answers a question no one was asking.
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Michael Schumacher being lifted out of artificial coma, likely never to be the same

Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is being lifted out of artificial coma. However, doctors warn that the 45-year-old racing legend may never be the same as he was before the accident last December.
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First Drive: 2014 BMW 435i Convertible

BMW’s 4 Series Convertible is lighter weight and more aerodynamic than the 3 Series Convertible it replaces. Despite having been put on a diet, it’s no less sporty or refined than its predecessor. In fact, it’s so good, it might make…
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Top Gear Series 21 teaser includes McLaren P1, Mercedes 6×6, and Alfa Romeo 4C

The BBC 2’s Top Gear is back for its 21st Series this Sunday. And, like always, Clarkson, Hammond, and May are up to some wacky hijinks. Looks like Clarkson drives a McLaren P1, Hammond drives an Alfa Romeo 4C, and May gets dropped into a…