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

Ferrari Shows Off Augmented Reality Showroom App: Video

Ferrari Shows Off Augmented Reality Showroom App: Video

If you didn’t pay much attention in geography class, you might not know what Australasia is, but you’ll want to pay attention now. Ferrari Australasia commissioned a new augmented reality (AR) showroom app that lets buyers see what’s under the skin of their new supercars. ALSO...

April 14, 2015
 
2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid Le Mans prototype

Porsche 919 Hybrid, Fast & Polish, Road Rage Chainsaw: The Week In Reverse

The Porsche 919 Hybrid race car is updated for 2015, a hilarious group of Poles make a Fast & Furious parody, and a Canadian goes full chainsaw during a road rage... read more April 11, 2015


 
Ford transmissions being built at the Van Dyke Transmission Plant

Ford Patents 11-Speed Automatic Transmission: Report

It’s been a while since the transmission wars have shown much heat—eight and nine speed transmissions are common, and we’ve all heard about development of... read more April 10, 2015


 
Shelby American Baja 700 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Shelby American Baja 700 Turns Up The Wick On The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Seven hundred street-legal horsepower. In a pickup truck that’s capable of some Baja 1000-style moves even before it’s modified. That’s what Shelby American... read more April 10, 2015


 
Jeremy Clarkson, international man of mystery

Clarkson Returning To BBC, But Not 'Top Gear'--And Later Than Expected

Jeremy Clarkson is both loved and hated—and that, in part, is his magic. Fans and foes alike have fueled the Clarkson brand over the years, even up to and after the... read more April 9, 2015


 
1965 Chevrolet Corvette cutaway Motorama display. Photo via RM Auctions.

1965 Chevy Corvette Cutaway Expected To Bring Up To $1.4 Million At Auction

This cutaway display stand features a 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray fuel injection car built from a prototype with 4 miles on the clock in 1964. It’s going up for... read more April 9, 2015


 
Polish Fast & Furious parody is hilarious

Fast & Furious & Polish: Hilarious Parody Video Terrorizes Polish Countryside

Look out, here comes trouble...err, a Trabant. And a couple of Fiats. And a bunch of Poles with a budget that’s roughly 1/1,000,000th that of the actual Furious 7, but... read more April 9, 2015


 

 
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