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

2018 Ford EcoSport unveiled at 2016 Los Angeles auto show

2018 Ford EcoSport unveiled at 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Like most things at Ford that don't have GT or RS in their name these days, the new Ford EcoSport is about 90 percent hype and 10 percent car. Fortunately, underneath all that ad-speak, the new subcompact crossover utility vehicle is a cute little thing, with some cool features. If Ford can deliver...

November 14, 2016
 
2014 Porsche Panamera first drive

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: First Drive

Porsche isn't the first name in hybrids, or even in green cars. But the company is leveraging its depth of engineering knowledge to move forward in the field rather quicker... read more July 3, 2013


 
2013 Ford Mustang

2015 Ford Mustang: Same Power, Fewer Cylinders, Better MPG?

A turbocharged four-cylinder version of the next generation of the Ford Mustang, due for the 2015 model year, has been widely reported around the web--but it had been assumed... read more March 11, 2013


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Video Preview

Based on the Volt, but dressed in a very sharp new suit, the 2014 Cadillac ELR promises to bring the joys of greener driving to the executive sector. Not that the luxury... read more January 21, 2013


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible first drive

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible First Drive

Despite the seemingly endless combinations of drivetrains, body styles, and features, there are still a few cars in the U.S. market that are unique in their makeup--and we're... read more November 28, 2012


 
2013 Lexus LS 600h L

2013 Lexus LS 600h L: Executive Luxury Hybrid

When we think hybrid, we don't often think luxury mega-sedan, but that's exactly what you get with the new 2013 Lexus 600h L. While it shares much of its core elements with... read more July 30, 2012


 
2013 Ford F-150

Ford May Use More Aluminum In Next F-150 To Improve Gas Mileage

Pickup trucks aren't typically the apple of the gas miser's eye, drinking their fair share and then some, all too often used for anything but their intended purpose of... read more July 27, 2012


 

 
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