In the weeks ahead, Translogic will deliver episodes featuring an Italian supercar, a three-wheeled hypermiler, and a plug-in hybrid sportscar. Catch Jonathon's debut episode of Translogic, premiering today on Autoblog at 12:45PM ET, featuring the all-electric Mission RS superbike, and stay tuned for new installments of the series every-other Monday, right here on Autoblog.
Scroll down to learn more about Translogic's new host Jonathon Buckley.
Hometown: "A quaint little town named Burnie on the coast of Tasmania in Australia."
Favorite vehicle: "Hmm, the answer to this changes frequently, so I'll do my best, but will have to break it down into categories."
Truck: Toyota Tacoma
Motorcycle: Ducati 1199 Superleggera
Plane: F-18 Super Hornet
Helicopter: Airwolf ("If you grew up in the 80's you should know this one.")
Train: Puffing Billy
Heavy Machinery: The Walking Harvester ("Google it. It's terrifying.")
Dream Translogic episode: "Heading to the Nürburgring to see how close I can get to the current world record lap time in the Porsche 918 Spyder."
Favorite app: "SignNow has essentially eliminated my need for a scanner and a fax machine. Stupid Zombies is pretty rad too."
Favorite video game: "Golden Eye for Nintendo 64. The first really great video game sniper rifle!"
Most exciting thing about hosting Translogic: "Well, as the host I'll be exploring new concepts and innovations that have the potential to improve our lives and lead us into a technologically advanced, sustainable and exciting future. In a nutshell, I get to play with a bunch of new stuff!"
Anything Else: "Can somebody please figure out how to polarize gravity?! We're well overdue for hover boards, flying cars and anti-gravity Boots."