Kurt Ernst, Contributor

Kurt has been fascinated by anything with wheels and a motor for a long time. Growing up, he spent his spare time turning wrenches and pumping gas in the family garage, back when hand tools were used to tune cars. After college, he spent a year racing cars, only to learn that he was neither fast enough to get rich nor rich enough to get fast. These days, he spends his time as an automotive writer and a self proclaimed "Cro-Magnon Renaissance Man".

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Lexus Leads Luxury Brands In Customer Service, Again

Lexus Leads Luxury Brands In Customer Service, Again

Last month, Lexus took top honors among all brands for its dependability in the latest J.D. Power and Associates study. The brand managed just 71 problems per 100 (PP100) vehicles, well below second place Porsche (94 PP100) and even further below the industry average of 126 PP100. In the latest...

March 14, 2013
 
Ferrari LaFerrari, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Study Shows That Ferrari Drivers Don’t Generally Enjoy Driving

Owning a Ferrari is the dream of many car enthusiasts the world over, since the iconic Italian brand is forever linked with performance and handling. According to a new... read more March 13, 2013


 
2013 Audi A4

U.S. To Get Audi A4 Diesel, But Not Until Next-Generation B9 Model

We’ve been hearing for a while that Audi would soon populate its U.S. model range with optional diesel engines, but to date only the Audi A3 TDI and the Audi Q7 TDI... read more March 13, 2013


 
2012 Fisker Karma

Henrik Fisker Steps Down From Fisker Automotive

Henrik Fisker has a long and distinguished career as an automotive designer, and is credited with styling the exterior of the BMW Z8 roadster and the Aston Martin DB9... read more March 13, 2013


 
Christian Von Koenigsegg with the Agera R's transaxle

Final 'Inside Koenigsegg' Explains The Gearbox: Video

Over the last few months, Christian Von Koenigsegg has taken us on a guided video tour of the Agera R’s design and construction. We’ll admit to being impressed by... read more March 13, 2013


 
Max Plantinger behind the wheel of his Audi 80 Variant

One Man’s Passion For The Audi Brand: Video

Max Plantinger isn’t your typical car collector. His modest garage is stocked with single-brand parts, not with an endless array of high-dollar collector cars that are... read more March 12, 2013


 
Traffic

Drivers Rejoice: Maryland Woman Ticketed For Obstructing Left Lane

For those of us who spend a fair amount of time driving the interstate highways, few things are more frustrating than the self-righteous or completely unaware drivers that... read more March 12, 2013


 

 
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