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, 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.


2015 Chrysler 300
2015 Chrysler 300

With its parent company now merged with Fiat to become Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the Chrysler brand is free to transform itself somewhat, and that’s exactly what it’s aiming to do, starting with the new Chrysler 200 and 300. The 2015 Chrysler 300 picks up where the...Read More»

2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II
2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost

The Rolls-Royce brand of 15 years ago wasn’t the brand it is today. Through a careful strategy of vehicle launches, it has revived its once-lustrous image into something stronger than ever. The Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II continues that new tradition. Updating the Ghost, or any...Read More»

Photo from Tesla 'D' tweet by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, October 1, 2014
Start Your Car With A Fingerprint, Chevy Z06 Performance, Tesla 'D' Teased: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Ford Files High-Tech Patent That Could Eliminate Keys & Start Cars With Fingerprints No one likes passwords. We keep jumbles of them in our head -- usually two or three standards, plus a string of variations to suit the whims of allegedly "safer" websites with...Read More»

2015 Subaru WRX STI
Subaru WRX Most Ticketed, Audi TT Previews Future, Infiniti Q80 Hybrid: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Subaru WRX Leads List For Drivers With Traffic Violations Are you a ticket magnet if you drive a Subaru WRX? According to a new analysis by, you might be—or at the very least, you’ll be paying the price in insurance premiums for these models’...Read More»

2014 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
2015 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

The 2015 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta carries on the brand’s tradition of fast, sexy, sleek front-engined cars. It’s proportions remain classical even though all of the details look to be drawn from the future—or the wind tunnel. Outclassing all of the Ferrari range in terms...Read More»

Ferrari LaFerrari, 2013 Geneva Motor Show
2015 Ferrari LaFerrari

The 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari is the pinnacle of the Pracing Horse’s ability at present, and it’s among the top three high-tech supercars in the world. Only 499 examples of the LaFerrari will be built, so it is destined to be a very rare car, too. Pairing a hybrid system with a...Read More»

LaFerrari supercar
Ferrari LaFerrari

Supercars, hypercars—whatever you call the latest generation of extreme performance cars from Ferrari, McLaren, and Porsche, you have to call theme impressive. The LaFerrari is an exhibition of all that Ferrari can do, leveraging its racing program, and, for the first time since the Dino 308...Read More»

2014 BMW 1-Series Coupe Limited Edition Lifestyle
BMW 1-Series

The BMW 1-Series was BMW's entry-level coupe and convertible - until the duo was replaced for the 2015 model year by the new BMW 2-Series. See our 2013 BMW 1-Series review for pricing with options, specifications, and gas mileage ratings. The first 1-Series arrived on the U.S. scene in 2008, and...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible
2014 Chevrolet Corvette

The all-new, seventh-generation 2014 Chevrolet Corvette has an edgy new design that's still instantly recognizable as a Corvette, plus a new engine line, and the promise of even better handling and performance thanks to weight reduction, improvements to the chassis, and more. What does...Read More»

2014 Infiniti Q70 3.7
2014 Infiniti Q70

Stylish yet subtle, the 2014 Infiniti Q70's combination of lavish equipment and dynamic performance makes it one of the more elegant choices in the luxury sedan realm, even with the stiff competition from Germany and America. Previously known as the M sedan, the 2014 Infiniti Q70...Read More»

The Car Connection Daily Headlines
I agree to receive emails from The Car Connection. I understand that I can unsubscribe at any time. Privacy Policy.
Thank you! Please check your email for confirmation.