14 Articles by Jason
Bikes, gear and journeys to make car lovers adopt two wheels

COVID era reveals car and bike enthusiasts aren't so different after all

2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo Road Test | Finding joy

Recapturing some magic from previous Ferrari V8 supercars

Navigating the road time forgot in a Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Finding natural isolation on one of the oldest paths in America

In every way that matters, the 911 is still a great Porsche

After blasting around Europe in two 992s, our man finds the 911 hasn't lost its way

After blasting around Europe in two 992s, our man finds the 911 hasn't lost its way.

First Drive
2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet First Drive Review | Going topless in Greece

We drive the new 992 Carrera S and 4S convertibles

We drive the new 992 Carrera S and 4S convertibles.

First Drive
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ First Drive Review | Worth its weight in carbon fiber

The V12 flagship finally gets light on its feet

The V12 flagship finally gets light on its feet.

First Drive
2019 Toyota Supra First Drive Review | Speed-dating the fifth-gen Supra

Toyota is hush on specs, but the car is plenty of fun behind the wheel

Toyota is hush on in-progress specifications, but the car offers plenty of fun behind the wheel.

Track Test
2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack Level 2 Review | Busting out of the stable

Here's what the $6,500 upgrade gets you on the track

We get it. Superfans only want to hear about the yin versus yang. iPhone versus Android. Batman versus Superman. The Ford Mustang versus its Bizarro World twinsie/frenemy, the Chevy Camaro.

First Drive
2019 Bentley Continental GT First Drive Review | A grand tourer learns to dance

A better chassis and suspension help the GT tackle alpine curves

The Austrian Alps are a curious venue to show off that great hunter of the highways, the Bentley Continental GT. With deep green forests and soaring thrusts of exposed rock, the Alps are one of those few places where the natural world still reigns supreme. Humanity isn't going to change this place much. You can forget about six-lane freeways blasted through rock — the only way to get around is on narrow, twin lanes.

Track Test
2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Track Test Review: The indomitable track rat

The track car that makes everyone feel like Mark Webber

While the advances on the previous generation are discernible, they are not revolutionary. Worth noting are overall tweaks to the already brilliant suspension, with higher spring rates and metal ball joints on all bearings on the chassis. The previous model had rubber joints up front. These small changes are alchemy, but as proved by the Ring record, they yield results.

First Drive
2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 First Drive Review: It's lit

You knew it would be fast, but this Vette plumbs the extremes

I was shook. I've driven a lot of racetracks in a lot of exotic cars. But lately I haven't been on track as often as I would like. And my most recent foray on a very wet circuit left me feeling unacceptably slow. Cobwebby. So a first drive of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 at Road Atlanta was bringing on a set of nerves.

Porsche 911 tackles snow like a beast at ice-driving camp

When it comes to the mysteries of handling weight transfers in the iconic Porsche, the ice holds answers.

The 911's rear-bias also shows a happy application on the slalom. That weight in the rear makes for exuberant pendulum turns.

First Drive
2018 McLaren 570S Spider First Drive | A sweet breeze

McLaren’s new convertible gains wind, gives up nothing.

It's a starter supercar you can live with.