Samuel Spencer

Sam is currently a fourth year Journalism major at the University of Cincinnati. He has been a lot technician at a Ford dealership since 2007, where he has logged hours behind the wheel of a wide assortment of cars. He is a particular fan of British cars, but doesn't mind a bit of American muscle when it is done right. He currently drives a Miata, which he got after serving time in a horrid old Geo Prizm. When his life isn't completely consumed by the automotive world, he likes to spend his time doing photography and playing music.

Articles

Battle Royale: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Vs. Subaru WRX STI

Battle Royale: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Vs. Subaru WRX STI

College kids dream of these two cars, the Subaru Impreza WRX STi and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X, constantly. They can do everything, like commuting to a brand-new job, lapping the track on the weekend, ice racing or off-road desert runs. They can do all that with room for four and space in...

December 2, 2010
 
DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.

Where Is My Flying Car?

When people fifty or seventy-five years ago would speculate about the future, some believed that by the year 2011 there wouldn't be a use for roads. People would all have... read more November 29, 2010


 
MTX Tatra V8, Wikimedia by Dr. Killer

That Isn't a Lamborghini Kanye Is Driving

Kanye West loves publicity. So, it makes perfect sense that when he released his new album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," he also put together a 30-minute long musical... read more November 29, 2010


 
2003 Honda Accord Sdn EX

Top Four Graduate Cars

School is over... sort of. You finished your undergraduate degree. It is time for a new job, or maybe a bit more school. It's now time for a more professional car, since your... read more November 29, 2010


 
2000 Hyundai Elantra

What's the Worst Car You Have Ever Driven?

It's really a tough question. I have held the wheel of so many terrible piles of scrap that recalling one that stands out amongst the most takes a few minutes of deep... read more November 29, 2010


 
2011 Fiat 500 launch event at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, November 2010

Waste Some Time With the Fiat 500

The big day is so close. The Fiat 500 is almost here, and when it comes to the right college car I am having trouble thinking of anything better... at least, that's how it... read more November 24, 2010


 
2009 Dodge Viper

Top Gear USA--Is It Any Good?

Last night was the long-awaited premiere episode of the Stateside take on one of the most revered names in automotive entertainment: Top Gear. Yes, it is a complete and total... read more November 23, 2010


 

 
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