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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Jaguar to assault BMW from all sides with new hybrid-powered coupes, sedans, and wagons

Jaguar now plans to take on BMW with not just a mid-size sedan but also a compact coupe and a wagon to boot. Based upon its latest iQ[Al] aluminum architecture, Jaguar will power the Bimmer fighters with hybrid powertrains.
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Acid green seat belts? Anything (kind of) goes on the Porsche 918 Spyder configurator

Porsche has put live its online configurator for the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar. Of all the color options, the one that surprised us most was the burgundy red interior with acid green accents.
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Rolls-Royce, unsure of an SUV, moves forward with limited edition carbon fiber clad models

Rolls-Royce doesn’t know if an SUV would do very well for the company. Instead, it’s focusing on building limited edition carbon fiber-bodied units to further increase its bespoke bequest.
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It’s a good day to be a Bimmer fan: BMW M4 Coupe details leaked ahead of 2014 debut

BMW reveals official 2015 M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe specs. Well ahead of the official debut next January, we learn that the performance Bimmers will once again be powered by an inline six – but this time with two turbos.
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You know what Hyundai’s Genesis could use? 1,000 horsepower, that’s what

Hyundai and Bisimoto will officially unveil a 1,000 horsepower Genesis Coupe at this year’s SEMA. Just like all other highly modified cars before it, we’d love to drive it but are simply afraid we’d blow up the engine.
Cars

Axis of accleration: BMW and Toyota throttling forward with co-developed sports car

BMW and Toyota have teamed up to build a co-developed sports car. The details of which are due by the end of the year. So we don’t have but a few more months before we learn what will become of the rear-drive enterprise.
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Bentley axes plans for a Mulsanne Convertible, defies its long-bodied lineage

Bentley CEO Wolfgang Schreiber has officially killed the Mulsanne Convertible, deciding the bespoke British brand does not need a leviathan-length convertible after all.
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You’re doing it wrong: Brazilian man buries Bentley in backyard to save for afterlife

Ancient Egyptian pharos often had prize possessions buried along side their sarcophagi so that they might use them in the afterlife. One Brazilian man is burying his Bentley in his backyard so that he, too, might use it in heaven.