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

No V-8-Powered ATS-V Plus In The Pipeline, Says Cadillac

No V-8-Powered ATS-V Plus In The Pipeline, Says Cadillac

While it’s always fun to think a newer, hotter, more ferocious super-performance version of an already incredible car like the Cadillac ATS-V is on the way, that’s just not the case, this time. There is no ATS-V Plus in the works. That’s the official word from Cadillac’s...

May 26, 2015
 
2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder Recalled For Radiator Wiring Issue

The Porsche 918 Spyder has been, arguably, the most successful of the new breed of hybrid hypercars, selling more than the McLaren P1 and Ferrari LaFerrari combined. While... read more May 22, 2015


 
Volvo XC60 City Safe demonstration goes horribly wrong

Volvo Safety Demonstration Goes Horribly Wrong: Video

Volvo has a bit of a bad track record with its automatic assistance systems and demonstrations for the press and public. The latest demonstration, involving an XC60 and its... read more May 21, 2015


 
New Audi R8 LMS race car wins 2015 ADAC Zurich Nürburgring 24 Hours

2017 Audi R8 Shares More Than You'd Think With 'Ring-Winning R8 LMS Race Car

We’ve all heard it before: X race car is totally based on the production car—no, really it is—and that means you should, like, completely buy the road car... read more May 21, 2015


 
770-hp Prospeed Audi Sport Quattro S1 at the 2015  Verzegnis-Sella Chianzutan rally

Eine Kleine Forestmusik: 770-HP Audi Sport Quattro S1

Grab your afternoon coffee, pop on your headphones, and tune out your boss: this is your next two minutes. Or, if you’re like us, your next ten minutes, after you hit... read more May 20, 2015


 
2017 Audi Q7 first drive

2017 Audi Q7 first drive review

Don’t worry, America, it’s not a wagon. It just drives like one, is as useful as one, and, if you squint at it the right way, kinda looks like one. But it’s... read more May 20, 2015


 
Lotus F1 Mad Max: Fury Road-themed Formula 1 car

Lotus F1 Team Creates Awesome 'Mad Max' Homage F1 Car

Promoting movies is, mostly, the business of frippery. Here, it’s nothing but. But it’s badass frippery. Yes, frippery can be badass, if it’s a Lotus F1 car... read more May 8, 2015


 

 
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