Nelson Ireson, Senior Editor

Nelson is a Senior Editor at High Gear Media focusing on reviewing cars and covering the hottest topics in luxury and performance cars, car culture, and breaking news primarily on High Gear\'s luxury destination, MotorAuthority.com. Born and raised in California but now transplanted to Arkansas, Ireson has a law degree from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and is accredited to practice in the state, though he’s voluntarily inactive. Nelson also holds a degree in Speech Communication from Arkansas State University. His path to the automotive world wasn\'t a direct one, but his love of cars, speed, and driving ultimately won out. When he manages to come up for air, Ireson is reviewing cars, driving them fast at road courses and autocrosses, navigating rallies, or working on making himself and his car faster.

Articles

2017 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman spy shots

2017 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman spy shots

Mini unveiled its redesigned Countryman crossover during November's 2016 Los Angeles auto show, with the range including a new Cooper S E ALL4 plug-in hybrid model. Soon, the redesigned Countryman range will also include a high-performance John Cooper Works model, a prototype for which has just...

November 23, 2016
 
2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2

2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2 first drive review: 2 is greater than 4

In a billionaire’s playground a $201,000 supercar is an inexpensive toy, but you can’t measure the fun of the new rear-drive Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2... read more December 12, 2015


 
2017 Bentley Bentayga

2017 Bentley Bentayga first drive review

Spain is a country of contrasts: exclusive estates tower over luxury resorts at the Mediterranean coast, while just a few miles inland, crumbling villages scrape by in... read more November 23, 2015


 
2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn Spy Shots

Rolls-Royce recently confirmed that the planned convertible version of the stunning, incomparable Wraith coupe will revive the marque's illustrious Dawn nameplate, and now we... read more August 7, 2015


 
2017 Ford GT spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Ford GT Spy Shots And Video

The Ford Motor Company's [NYSE:F] new GT supercar has been caught once again testing in production trim—or a somewhat more naked version of production trim—and... read more August 5, 2015


 
2016 Cadillac CTS-V

2016 Cadillac CTS-V first drive review

The Germans. Always the Germans. Their brands have been the benchmark for luxurious motoring since Nixon left the White House in disgrace. But it wasn’t always that... read more July 31, 2015


 
2016 BMW M2 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 BMW M2 spy shots and video

The new BMW 2-Series is one of the many culprits of the brand’s confusingly revamped naming system, but that doesn’t stop it from being a very fun little luxury... read more July 16, 2015


 

 
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