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".
While the Mercedes-Benz Steering Assist System (debuting on the 2014 S Class) and the Audi Piloted Driving system (to appear by 2016) have been making the news lately, BMW... read moreFebruary 27, 2013
What do you get when you cross the engine and mechanicals of a Dodge Viper with a hand-built carbon fiber body designed by Zagato? The answer, oddly enough, is a car with an... read moreFebruary 27, 2013
To highlight the handling prowess of its not-for-U.S.-sale RS4 Avant, Audi opted to stage and film a paintball war in an abandoned U.K. Ministry of Defense aircraft hangar... read moreFebruary 27, 2013
Building a low-volume supercar is a daunting, time-consuming and expensive process, which is why manufacturers often look to outside vendors to supply the engine. Pagani, for... read moreFebruary 27, 2013