Brandon Turkus

Brandon’s path towards the auto industry started when he was very young. As a toddler, the metro Detroit native delighted in sneaking into the garage and tweaking the wiper settings, turn signals, and HVAC levels to surprise his parents when they started the car. In 1988, he almost ran over a neighbor after he popped his dad’s Dodge Omni 024 into neutral and rolled it down the driveway. Before age five, he annoyed his parents by naming passing cars based on their headlights or engine note. In the years since, Brandon has grown into a certified geared with a disturbing adoration for weird and unreliable British and French cars. Before joining Internet Brands, Brandon wrote for Autoblog and Motor1.

Articles

Audi Aicon, Elaine preview self-driving, all-electric future

Audi Aicon, Elaine preview self-driving, all-electric future

The 2017 Frankfurt auto show hasn't even started yet, and already we have a good idea of what this year's affair at the Frankfurt Messe is going to be all about thanks to Audi. Meet the Aicon (pronounced like “icon”) and the Elaine, a pair of all-electric autonomous vehicles that...

September 11, 2017
 
2018 Ford F-150 Police Responder

Ford F-150 Police Responder adds pursuit rating to a pickup

Ford announced on Thursday that it's adding an even more hardcore F-150-based police car to its lineup. Following up on the F-150 Special Service Vehicle, the new Police... read more July 20, 2017


 
2018 Dodge Durango SRT first drive

2018 Dodge Durango SRT first drive review: Challenger's attitude

A Dodge Durango might be one of the last vehicles you'd want to drive on an angry lap of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's in-field road course. It's a 3-row crossover SUV... read more July 20, 2017


 
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon First Drive

2018 Dodge Demon first drive review: Hellcat for real sinners

Americans love excess, noise, and bombast, and the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is as excessive, noisy, and bombastic as a car can get. But the ultimate Challenger is also... read more July 18, 2017


 
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody first drive

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody first drive review: big looks, incremental improvements

The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is very, very fast. The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is even faster. So naturally, rather than calling it a job very well done, Dodge is... read more July 18, 2017


 
Subaru WRX STI RHD Goodwood Festival of Speed

Tackling Goodwood Hill in a right-hand-drive Subaru WRX STI

Automotive public relations is a funny profession. As a young writer, my editor told me ahead of my first media program to never say anything that could be construed as a... read more July 8, 2017


 
2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed Forest Rally Stage

10 best things we saw at 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed

God must be a gearhead. Want proof? Southern England inexplicably managed good weather for three consecutive days so we could witness seven decades of Ferrari, multiple... read more July 5, 2017


 

 
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