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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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…
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Too few cup holders in your Tesla Model S? 3D print a couple extra

The Tesla Model S, for all its genius, did not include a center console. Sure, you can buy one from an aftermarket retailer. But why do that when you can3D print one from Thingiverse?
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Enliven your Monday morning with the sounds of Hennessey’s twin-turbo Corvette Stingray

Texas-based performance tuner Hennessey released a video of its HPE700 Corvette Stingray on the dyno. The sound of 608 horsepowers so enlivening, it might just make your week ... or at least your Monday.
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Mark Zuckerberg bought himself a GTI, so VW sent him a present and made a video about it

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, of all the cars in the world, chose to buy a VW GTI with a manual transmission. When VW found out, they decided to send him a present thanking him for his choice.
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Top Gear’s Stig vs. Google Street View Car video is an experiment in tire smoke

Top Gear released a video of the Stig doing literal circles around the Google Street View Car on the Top Gear Test Track. Is it scintillating video? No. Is it fun to watch anyway? Yes.