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.

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The College Kid's Automotive Bucket List, Part 2

The College Kid's Automotive Bucket List, Part 2

In my last post, I started you on your list to car happiness, with my Bucket List, part one, for every college-age car kid. How many have you knocked off since? None? Well, get to it, because these are the remaining five items on the list: 6. The Autobahn What's the one thing everyone says about...

October 24, 2010
 
Ferrari 288 GTO with Chevrolet big block at Bonneville

Video: The World's Fastest Ferrari

I don't quite know if this whole "fastest Ferrari" title really works out with this car. Sure, what you see is the body of a 288 GTO, but little else of its Ferrari soul... read more October 19, 2010


 
2009 Toyota FT-86 Concept

Coming Soon: Scion FR-S?

College kids really do love those Scions--especially the tC. It's coupe styling, promotion of personalization, Toyota reliability and generation-Y marketing schemes have led... read more October 19, 2010


 
1997 Subaru Legacy Sedan GT

The Therapeutic Road Trip

School is stress. The two go hand in hand. All students have different ways to cope. Some tackle their problems head-on and get their schoolwork finished as soon as they... read more October 12, 2010


 
2011 Suzuki Swift live photos

Paris Envy: Suzuki Swift

  This little Swift has been earning a lot of praise over the years. The fellas at Top Gear gave it a lot of praise by playing ice hockey with it. It was known for being... read more October 5, 2010


 
Audi A1 1.4 TFSI live photos

Paris Envy: Audi A1 1.4 TFSI

This mean little bugger should be making you angry. Angrier than its face looks. Why? It isn't coming to the U.S. You might not be heartbroken right now. It is a tiny Audi... read more October 5, 2010


 
Audi Quattro concept - 2010 Paris Auto Show

Paris Envy: Audi Quattro Concept

One of my favorite cars to come from the rather square '80s was the Audi Quattro. It was a five-cylinder monster of a car. It made angular, boxy design look sexy with its... read more September 29, 2010


 

 
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