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

2015 BMW 2-Series
2015 BMW 2-Series

The BMW 2-Series replaced the 1-Series Coupe last year, and it brought improved styling, better handling, and upgraded materials, while keeping its fundamental place in the automaker's lineup. And now, for 2015, a convertible body style and all-wheel drive help diversify this model line...Read More»

2015 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Autobiography
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

The Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is easily one of the more attractive entries in the coupe-ish SUV set, beating newcomers like the BMW X4 for sheer beauty, and carrying tidier proportions than Infiniti's QX70. Th Evoque is more concerned with style than off-road capability and, in that...Read More»

2015 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Pirelli Edition
2015 Lamborghini Aventador

Though the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 is now a familiar car in supercar circles, it is, and will remain, a hyper-exotic icon for leagues of adoring fans including the young and young at heart. The Aventador is Lamborghini’s top production model, and as such is its most...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line
2015 Volkswagen Beetle

The 2015 Volkswagen Beetle mixes the original Bug's design elements with a thoroughly up-to-date front-drive chassis. It has shed some cuteness in the current generation, but still carries the happy look of its ancestors. It may be more of a fashion accessory than a practical choice...Read More»

2015 Dodge Viper SRT
2015 Dodge Viper SRT

The Dodge Viper once had a bad-boy reputation as less controllable than sports cars like the 911 and Corvette, but in its current form the Viper's become almost genteel. Low, long, and covered in muscular bulges and threatening vents, the Viper telegraphs its supercar intentions...Read More»

2015 Bentley Mulsanne
2015 Bentley Mulsanne

The 2015 Bentley Mulsanne won't be confused for anything else on the road with its long, relatively tall, upright forms despite its graceful curves. The Mulsanne’s exterior styling is both conservative and dramatic. It is a hyper-luxurious sedan intended for corporate magnates...Read More»

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe
2015 Cadillac ATS

The 2015 Cadillac ATS is still fairly new to the market, but now entering its third full year, it brings a new variant to better compete against its luxury rivals: a coupe. With excellent cabin materials and design, striking exterior design, and crisp, sporty handling, the Cadillac ATS...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2015 Chevrolet Corvette

With an all-new Z06 supercar version joining the Stingray, there’s a coupe or convertible version of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette to suit a wide range of performance and styling appetites. Whichever flavor you choose, you’ll find the Corvette range to offer some of the very...Read More»

2015 Aston Martin Rapide S
2015 Aston Martin Rapide S

The 2015 Aston Martin Rapide S is a beautiful design wrapped in stunning materials, but doesn't shirk its duty of being a supreme speed machine on the road. Now four years old, the Rapide S continues on with upgrades to many of its key features for the 2015 model year. The exterior...Read More»

2015 Scion FR-S Release Series 1.0
2015 Scion FR-S

The 2015 Scion FR-S strips the sports coupe back to its essence of light, nimble, fun-to-drive spirit, then adds back just enough of the conveniences of modern technology and the benefits of today’s safety. It’s among the purest of enthusiast cars on the market today, and...Read More»

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