Kurt Ernst, Contributor

Kurt has been fascinated by anything with wheels and a motor for a long time. Growing up, he spent his spare time turning wrenches and pumping gas in the family garage, back when hand tools were used to tune cars. After college, he spent a year racing cars, only to learn that he was neither fast enough to get rich nor rich enough to get fast. These days, he spends his time as an automotive writer and a self proclaimed "Cro-Magnon Renaissance Man".

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McLaren 12C GT3 Approved For North American Competition

McLaren 12C GT3 Approved For North American Competition

The McLaren 12C GT3 made its international competition debut in 2012, racking up 19 victories and 19 other podium finishes in 98 events. Though the car got off to something of a rocky start, by the end of the season the 12C GT3 was proving to be the car to beat in series adhering to FIA GT3 rules...

March 7, 2013
 
McLaren P1, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Ron Dennis Claims Top Gear Track Record, Nürburgring Lap Record For P1: Video

The reveal of the Ferrari “La Ferrari” may have stolen some of McLaren’s Geneva Motor Show thunder, but the Woking-based automaker wants the world to know... read more March 7, 2013


 
Le Mans-winning Aston Martin DBR1/2. Photo via Talacrest.

Aston Martin CC100 And Hydrogen-Powered Rapide To Debut This Year

Luxury automaker Aston Martin continues to celebrate its centenary year in a grand manner: at the Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin head Ulrich Bez stated that the brand would... read more March 7, 2013


 
2013 GTA Spano

Limited Edition GTA Spano Supercar From Spania GTA Revealed

Spanish supercar manufacturer GTA Motor, now known as Spania GTA, has a passion for the Geneva Motor Show. In 2011, the firm displayed its original Spano supercar concept... read more March 7, 2013


 
BMW Alpina B3 Biturbo - image: Alpina

Alpina B3 And XD3 Debut In Geneva

Last week we brought you news that Alpina would debut a new B3 model, based on the latest BMW F30 3-Series, at this week’s Geneva Motor Show. That car has now been... read more March 6, 2013


 
Volvo's Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection system - image: Volvo

Volvo Shows World's First Cyclist Detection System In Geneva: Video

No automaker in the world has done as good a job of both innovating and marketing safety features as Volvo. The brand originally known for building safe and reliable cars has... read more March 6, 2013


 
Robert Downey Jr., as Tony Stark, drives the Audi R8 e-tron - image: Audi

Audi Is Back As Tony Stark’s Ride Of Choice In Iron Man 3: Video

If you’ve seen either of the first two Iron Man movies, you probably lust for Tony Stark’s car collection as much as we do. The fictional billionaire playboy... read more March 6, 2013


 

 
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