Well, it wasn’t a rock that was supposed to attract love, or a diamond watch–but it was odd. Thanks to Jim Shi for including me! Here’s my strangest swag story (along with top editors of Motor Trend, Automobile, US Weekly, Elle, and a handful of […]
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Inside an underground bunker home–in the Las Vegas desert
In early June I took a trip out west to shoot a number of stories in the Los Angeles and Las Vegas area. One of those stops was at a fascinating, bank-owned, underground bunker home built in the 70s. Situated only a few minutes outside […]
A little fun with the Honda Odyssey Vacu-Van
Peter and I got a quick preview of the new Honda Odyssey with the integrated vacuum cleaner–and Peter got to behave a bit like a child.. (but he had to clean up after himself). You can check out the video here or below.
Mercedes-Benz and Tesla team up on all electric car
At the 2013 New York International Auto Show, Peter Valdes-Dapena and I got a sneak preview of the brand new Mercedes-Benz B Class, built in conjunction with Tesla Motors, the famous electric car maker based in California. See a walk around of the car in […]
Chevy Power–The New Camaro Z28 vs. the Chevy SS
At the 2013 New York International Auto Show, Chevrolet unveiled the race ready Camaro Z28. It’s a fairly stripped car, ready for the track, where as the Chevy SS is a more refined sedan for the road. Take a look at the video here or […]
Life in a lush Hollywood-style mansion–in Atlanta
While on a trip to Atlanta, I got a peek inside this $19.9m mansion, boasting 6 kitchens, 9 bedrooms, and 11 bathrooms. “Nestled behind high hedgerows and iron gates sits a huge home with everything from a private screening room to its own nail and […]
First look at the Mercedes-Benz CLA
At the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, we got a sneak peek of the new U.S. version of the Mercedes-Benz CLA. Click below for the video from the show.
Tesla Model S vs. Fisker Karma
In December I teamed up with the talented Sue Callaway to find out whether the Tesla Model S or the Fisker Karma was the better drivers car. Click below to see what we thought.
Behind the scenes of Motor Trend Magazine’s annual Car of the Year Track Testing
In mid-September I was invited to get an exclusive behind the scenes look at how Motor Trend Magazine tests it’s cars for the annual Car of the Year award. This was one of the best experiences I have had the opportunity to have. To watch […]
Hot Wheels: From concept to real car
As part of my trip to LA in mid-September, Peter Valdes-Dapena and I got to tour the Hot Wheels Design Center in El Segundo. The creativity and innovation was truly inspiring. Click below to see the video.
1999 Mercedes CLK GTR goes for $1.1 million
The 1999 Mercedes CLK GTR racecar was originally built so that the automaker could compete in a new race series. Among the rules: Automakers needed to build at least 25 production versions of the racing vehicles. This one was the first of those production cars […]
Audi’s very luxurious ancestor: Horch
The Horch was an extremely rare automobile in its day and it’s even more-so now. Only five were ever built. This particular car is one of just three that remain. You may have never heard of a Horch, but it was one of four automakers […]