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.


Fight The Good Fight, Save The Manuals!

Fight The Good Fight, Save The Manuals!

The manual transmission option for years was a no-brainer choice. They cost less, were more fuel efficient, cheaper to repair and faster than automatics. Now things are changing. Automatics are starting to speed up their changes, gain some gears and are beating out the sticks in the fuel efficiency...

July 24, 2010
2010 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan SPORT FWD Angular Front Exterior View

College Kids, NASCAR, Homologation And The Environment

Please, don’t hurt me. I’m trying to help you. You’ve been going on with this for far too long. You’re hurting us as much as you’re hurting yourself. You just have... read more July 15, 2010

Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera

Supercar Of The Week: Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera

It is a battle that will rage on for as long as the automobile exists: Ferrari vs. Lamborghini. There was the Miura against the Berlinetta Boxer. Then the Countach against... read more July 14, 2010

1988 BMW M3 (E30)

This Week's Guess The Car

Congratulations to Damien Thomas and Sean. You both were correct. Last week's Guess the Car was indeed the engine note of an E30 BMW M3. You two should be proud of your keen... read more July 12, 2010

2001 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 coupe

Automotive Lifestyle: The Good Ol' Drag Strip

Loving cars doesn't have to be reading magazines, memorizing the horsepower of the latest Ferrari or watching videos on There are things going on in virtually... read more July 12, 2010

1997 Geo Prizm

Video: My College Car, And Then Some

  We all have to start somewhere, and generally it is somewhere near the bottom. Take driving for instance. Not many of us were handed the keys to a brand-new Ferrari on our... read more July 11, 2010

2011 Ford Mustang GT

Video: Skateboarding... With a Mustang?

Vaughn Gittin Jr. is a nut. Not the bad kind either.  He is a professional drifter who uses the new 2011 Ford Mustang GT as his sideways ride.  You might remember him as... read more July 8, 2010


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