Samuel Spencer

Sam is currently a fourth year Journalism major at the University of Cincinnati. He has been a lot technician at a Ford dealership since 2007, where he has logged hours behind the wheel of a wide assortment of cars. He is a particular fan of British cars, but doesn't mind a bit of American muscle when it is done right. He currently drives a Miata, which he got after serving time in a horrid old Geo Prizm. When his life isn't completely consumed by the automotive world, he likes to spend his time doing photography and playing music.


The End All Be All Solution To Distracted Driving

The End All Be All Solution To Distracted Driving

Distracted driving kills. That's a fact. In 2009 distracted driving led to the deaths of 5,474 people in America. The technology that has captivated generation Y, iPods, cell phones, GPS systems, etc., are also leading us down a dangerous path. There has been some action against cell phone use in...

September 27, 2010
2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8

Which Musclecar Would Be the Best Graduation Present?

Let's paint a completely hypothetical picture here. You've graduated. It is all over. No more school (besides grad school!). You got a job with a nice salary already, and... read more September 21, 2010

2012 Ford Focus ST

2012 Ford Focus ST Revealed, U.S.-Bound

The next-generation Ford Focus ST is coming to the U.S., but it's coming to the Paris Auto Show first. Based on the surprisingly pretty 2012 Focus, this spicy version turns... read more September 15, 2010

Gymkhana 3 wheels

Video: Gymkhana THREE Part 2--Now That's More Like It

These wheels appeared on Craigslist recently after they were completely destroyed by Ken Block. They are part of a teaser for Gymkhana THREE Part 2. You might recall I, and... read more September 14, 2010

2006 Hyundai Tiburon GS

Big Fun, Little Cash: The Classic College Cars

Choosing a car is a very tough decision. Buying a new car is almost like entering a new relationship, after all--it could go sour in a matter of weeks, or instantly it can... read more September 14, 2010

2000 Mazda Miata

DIY Auto Maintenance: So Easy, A College Kid Can Do It

It's baffling how much some college kids' cars are neglected. Yes, it's a stressful world studying and writing and cramming constantly. No matter what, there should be enough... read more September 14, 2010

Buick Roadmaster

Top Five Affordable Wagons

Don't give me that "wagons aren't cool" mumbo-jumbo. I already know they aren't, and that is why they sort of are. Let me explain. These days there has been a sort of trend... read more September 14, 2010


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