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

5,000-HP, 348-MPH Devel Sixteen spotted in the wild

5,000-HP, 348-MPH Devel Sixteen spotted in the wild

While there’s plenty of reason to doubt the factuality of the Devel Sixteen’s claims of 5,000 horsepower, we now know, at the least, that it’s not total vaporware. It has been spotted out and about on a beach near Dubai. MUST WATCH: LaFerrari Nearly Powerslides Right Into Oncoming...

July 15, 2015
 
Hennessey HPE750 Ford Mustang hits 207.9 mph in high-speed testing

Hennessey HPE750 Mustang Hits 207.9 MPH For Jay Leno’s Garage: Video

Jay Leno’s Garage is hopping from the web to CNBC this year, and the Hennessey HPE750 Ford Mustang will be part of the show. During Jay’s episode with the HPE750... read more June 2, 2015


 
Bentley Continental GT3-R, 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed

2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R first drive review

I was on hand—briefly—at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed when the Bentley Continental GT3-R made its debut in the stomping grounds of perennial rival... read more June 2, 2015


 
Catalin Alexandre Duru on his homemade hoverboard

Need For Speed, Tesla Breaks Dyno, Real-Life Hoverboard: The Week In Reverse

A new Need For Speed video game is coming, and it looks amazing; a Tesla Model S P85D breaks the dyno; and a real-life Hoverboard has us thinking we’re Marty McFly... read more May 29, 2015


 
Ford V-12 Le Mans racing engine that never was but should have been

Odd-Fire 552-CI Ford V-12 Le Mans Racing Engine Is Amazeballs

If the apocalypse movies of the 1990s taught us anything, it’s that if you need something impossible, unlikely, impractical, and utterly awesome done, and you want it... read more May 27, 2015


 
Tesla Model S P85D breaks the dyno

Tesla Model S P85D Breaks The Dyno With Instant Torque: Video

Here you have it folks: the Tesla Model S P85D is so ferociously, inconceivably badass that it actually broke the damned dyno the instant the hammer was dropped. The... read more May 27, 2015


 
2016 Range Rover Sport SVR first drive

2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR first drive review

It’s already claiming the fastest production SUV lap time around the Nürburgring. It’s been sideways on video showing its chops. But now it’s been in... read more May 27, 2015


 

 
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