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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.

2016 Lamborghini Aventador LP 750 4 Superveloce

First drive: 2016 Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce

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Bentley takes bespoke to your torso with these Savile Row driving jackets

Bentley commissioned several bespoke driving jackets from four of the leading houses on Savile Row.
2016 Honda Pilot Elite

First Drive: 2016 Honda Pilot Elite

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The sun rises on Rolls-Royce’s new drophead convertible, dubbed ‘Dawn’

Rolls-Royce announced today that its newest drophead model (Brit for “convertible”) will be called ‘Dawn.’
Digital Trends Car of the Year 2015

Digital Trends 2015 Car of the Year Awards

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No, that’s not a reject Transformer; it’s Honda’s Concept D

Honda’s Concept D debuted in Shanghai this week shows the design direction for the forthcoming, Chinese domestic market full-size SUV of the future.
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Elon Musk almost sold Tesla to Google in 2013 for $6 billion

A new book excerpt published on Bloomberg Business suggests that Elon Musk nearly sold Tesla to Google in 2013 for $6 billion.
2016 Scion iM

Scion unveils its instantly gratifying iM subcompact hatchback in New York

Scion pulled the veils of its all-new and sporty iM hatchback in New York.
Honda Civic Type R

Here comes the hardcore Honda: Brand to bring Type R — fastest Civic ever — Stateside

At the unveiling of the Civic Concept in New York, Honda promised a Type R variant, following the Sedan and Coupe models later this year.
2016 Porshce Boxster Spyder

Porsche’s roofless (and ruthless) 2016 Boxster Spyder will leave you breathless and sun burnt

Porsche unveiled its fastest Boxster ever at the 2015 New York Auto Show today, the 2016 Boxster Spyder.
2016 Cadillac CT6

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.
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McLaren’s 570S Sport Series isn’t just another 650S variant; it’s a whole new sports car

McLaren finally unveiled its newest sports car: the 570S.
Lincoln Continental Concept

Lincoln is risen! No, not that one … the Motor Company, with its Continental Concept

Lincoln unveils a new Continental Concept ahead of the New York Auto Show, displaying where the American automaker is headed with its future cars.
2015 Holden Sandman Special Edition

Enter Sandman: Holden’s retro-inspired Ute is the most Australian car of all time

GM’s Australian arm Holden is sending off its iconic Commodore Ute and Sportwagon in the best way it knows how: with a 1974-inspired ‘Sandman’ model.
Audi Prologue

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

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With Clarkson gone, <em>Top Gear</em> 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.”
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2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop review

2015 Ferrari FF

2015 Ferrari FF review

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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.
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The 10 best cars at the Geneva Motor Show will make you wish you were Swiss

The 2015 Geneva Motor Show brought dozens of absolutely stunning unveilings. Of all the debuts, 10 cars stood out to us as the cream of the crop.
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Audi promises first production piloted driving with ‘Traffic Jam Pilot’ in next-gen A8

Audi revealed at the Geneva Motor Show that the next-gen A8’s piloted driving system will be called “Traffic Jam Pilot.”
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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.
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Bentley’s EXP 10 Speed 6 concept marries old-world charm with cutting-edge tech

Keen to fill out its model range, Bentley has shown a very convincing sports car concept in Geneva called the EXP 10 Speed 6.
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First drive: 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 and C63 S

The all-new 2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 retains its V8 powerplant but also brings a level of refinement and livelihood currently absent in the segment.
Apple iMove concept car © Liviu Tudoran

How will Apple transform the automotive world? With a car you can never buy

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First Drive: 2015 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT

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Chevrolet’s 2015 Silverado Custom offers luxury looks for a reasonable $33k

Chevrolet just unveiled its newest iteration of American classic: the Silverado Custom.
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There’s a new Equinox coming! No, not the celestial kind … the Chevrolet one

Chevrolet unveiled the refreshed 2016 Equinox at the Chicago Auto Show, featuring a new front-end and more safety and tech features than before.
2015 Jaguar XF 3.0 AWD Sport

Joyride: 2015 Jaguar XF 3.0 AWD Sport

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2015 Lexus RC 350 F SPORT review

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2 turbos, 3 electric motors, 6 cylinders: Acura’s 2nd-gen NSX pulls no punches

Acura -- after long last -- has revealed the production version of its all-new, second-gen NSX supercar.
2015 Buick Avenir Concept

Avenir isn’t just French for ‘future,’ it’s also a hint at the next Buick flagship

Buick surprises everyone with the Avenir concept at the Detroit Auto Show.
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Driving 2.0: In-car tablets and self-driving tech transform cars at CES

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Gesture controls, piloted parking, and CarPlay: VW unloads a techy ton at CES

Volkswagen has just dropped several new and concept technologies for its future cars at CES. Along with piloted, autonomous parking and gesture controls for future vehicles, the brand also announced it’s second-gen infotainment system, MirrorLink.