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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Cars

Sorry, gramps. Cadillac’s new CT6 sedan is far too fast for the likes of you

Cadillac unveiled its all-new, range-topping CT6 full-size luxury sedan at the 2015 New York Auto Show. Powered by a 400-hp V6 cradled in a new, stiff chassis, the car is designed to bring 'dynamism' back to the full-size luxury sedan…
Cars

Car designers don’t want to cram in bigger screens, they want no screens at all

As automakers struggle to design interiors around infotainment, a few brands imagine a future without any screens at all, proving the only thing holding back the next automotive technological renaissance is screens themselves.
Cars

With Clarkson gone, Top Gear Presenter James May scrambles to sell his Ferrari

James May, when asked whether he’ll remain with Top Gear sans Clarkson said, “that will require a lot of careful thought.”
Car Review

2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop Review

Mini's charming Cooper S Hardtop makes a better giggle factory than a car.
Car Review

2015 Ferrari FF Review

You'll have no trouble filling all 4 seats in Ferrari's practical yet wildly fun FF
Cars

VW’s 2015 Golf R sold out in 12 hours … But Digital Trends got the first one

Volkswagen has given Digital Trends a long-term loan on the 2015 Golf R. Over the next few months, we’ll be highlighting just how the sporty hatch drives, rides, and – perhaps more importantly – how it fits into the tech-savvy…
Cars

Audi promises first production piloted driving with ‘Traffic Jam Pilot’ in next-gen A8

Audi’s chief engineer for electronics development, Ricky Hudi, revealed at the Geneva Motor Show that the next-gen A8’s piloted driving system will be called “Traffic Jam Pilot.” And it will autonomously drive the car up to speeds…
Cars

Buy an A3, get an R8 for the weekend with Audi’s new car-sharing app (some fees may apply)

Audi of America is readying its first car sharing app. With it, Audi owners will be able to effectively rent another Audi model for the weekend or longer.