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

2016 Bentley Mulsanne Speed First Drive

2016 Bentley Mulsanne Speed First Drive

Whipping three tons of steel, wood, and glass through the corner, I settle the wheel, straighten the car, and press the brakes—hard. Coming to a stop, I press and hold the traction control button. It’s time for a $406,000 burnout. Sadly, none of this is on video. Gladly, my head is a...

March 19, 2015
 
Mustang GT500 nearly crashes...nearly!

YOU SAVED IT! YOU MOTHER#@#$%R!!: Video

Fast cars get a lot of press for how well they go. People are always sticking phones to the seat of their Tesla Model S P85Ds, or laying long stripes of rubber with their... read more March 17, 2015


 
2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 race car

Onboard With Nissan’s Front-Drive GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 Race Car: Video

Sadly, the new wrong-wheel-drive Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 car won’t be making it to the first couple of rounds of the World Endurance Championship thanks to a failed... read more March 17, 2015


 
LaFerrari supercar

LaFerrari Gets Upgraded Fuel Tank (NOT A RECALL) To Reduce (Completely Not Serious) Fire Risk

The Ferrari LaFerrari hardly seems like it needs an upgrade, especially so soon after its unveiling, but an upgrade (NOT A RECALL) is in progress. All LaFerraris will be... read more March 17, 2015


 
2016 Nissan GT-R 45th Anniversary Gold Edition

2016 Nissan GT-R Priced, 45th Anniversary Gold Edition Announced

There are some minor changes in store for the 2016 Nissan GT-R, including a new 45th Anniversary Gold Edition celebrating the GT-R’s heritage. MUST SEE: Angry Supercar... read more March 16, 2015


 
2016 Chevy Camaro GIF

Hear The 2016 Chevy Camaro’s V-8 Engine Rev & Rumble: Video

The pistons flagellating your eardrums are the octuplets found under the hood of the sixth-generation Chevy Camaro, and fortunately, we won’t have much longer to wait... read more March 16, 2015


 
2016 Chevrolet Camaro teased in 500,000th fifth-generation promo

2016 Camaro Teased, Toyota Makes Funny, 'Furious 7' Skydrops Cars: The Week In Reverse

The 2016 Chevy Camaro is teased again as part of the promo for the 500,000th fifth-generation Camaro’s production, Toyota does make boring cars—but its ads sure... read more March 14, 2015


 

 
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