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

Making The 2015 Ford Mustang: Episode 1, Exterior Design

Making The 2015 Ford Mustang: Episode 1, Exterior Design

The 2015 Ford Mustang is here, but do you know how it got here? Probably not. But you soon will, thanks to a new video series from Ford. ALSO SEE: Hellcat Converted To E85 Sees 753 Rear-Wheel Horsepower: Video This first episode goes over some of the Mustang’s history and then talks about the...

April 17, 2015
 
Mad Max: Fury Road Power Wheels Desert Drifters

The coolest kids in the post-apocalypse have Mad Max Power Wheels

Need to mow down your enemies without losing speed? Perhaps blast them from a distance with your machine gun so you can take their gasoline? Just need a safe way to get from... read more April 15, 2015


 
NASA's Modular Robotic Vehicle (MRV) prototype

NASA Built An Autonomous Electric Drift Buggy: Video

You have an S13 with extra steering angle? NASA has an electric buggy with 180-degree steering on all four wheels. But is drifting really drifting if you’re not sliding... read more April 15, 2015


 
Toyota Prius navigation screen

Car Thief Captured After Programming Home Address Into GPS

So you’ve decided to live a life of crime. You steal cars, and you use stolen cars to go steal other cars. You’re not a good person. If you’re Donnie Jaydon... read more April 15, 2015


 
2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 on track at VIR

Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Track Tested At VIR: Video

Flat-plane crank, magnetic dampers, all of Ford’s performance wizardry: the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is packing a lot of heat. How does it stack up on track? We... read more April 14, 2015


 
Man trapped in seat belt

Seat Belts Are Hard, Mmmkay? Video

Challenge: don’t laugh while watching this video. Don't worry. You will fail. ALSO SEE: Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Track Tested At VIR: Video The scene: an older... read more April 14, 2015


 
Land Rover Range Rover Classic with Land Rover Heritage parts

Land Rover Launching Heritage Division As Defender Finishes Production

This year’s Techno Classica is shaping up to be quite the show, with Lamborghini offering up a pair of its one-off roadsters for your viewing pleasure. Now, Land Rover... read more April 14, 2015


 

 
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