2013 Scion FR-S Review
Nick Jaynes is back with his
latest review: the 2013 Scion FR-S. Having been heralded as one of the
greatest drivers' cars of this generation, Nick decided to take it to
one of the greatest driving roads in the Pacific Northwest: Oregon
First Drive: 2013 Lexus ES
Nick Jaynes the 2013 Lexus ES 350 and 300h hybrid for a first drive.
2012 Acura TL Review
American cars are older than they've ever been. It's clear any new car--even luxury sport sedans--will need to last. Nick Jaynes suggests the Acura TL is the ideal candidate for both longevity and driving pleasure.
2012 Buick Verano Review
Nick Jaynes loves the new Buick Verano but finds one big issue with its projected customer base.
Fiat 500 Review
Nick Jaynes drives the 2012 Fiat 500 and discovers the little subcompact has a big a big Italian soul.
Pig N Ford Racing
Nick finds his way to Tillamook, Oregon to check out one of the most unique forms of motor racing in the world: Pig N Ford.
First Drive: 2012 Kia Rio
Nick Jaynes takes a first drive of the 2012 all-new Kia Rio.
Kizashi Turbo On The Salt
Nick takes the Suzuki Kizashi Turbo to the Bonneville Salt Flats
and tries to hit 130. But turns out to be a bigger challenge than he had
2011 Nissan 370Z Review
Nick Jaynes takes the 2011 Nissan 370Z to Oregon Raceway Park to see what it, and the track, is made of.
Hyundai Genesis and Coupe
Hyundai Genesis 4.6 is a remarkable car by any rights. But its little
brother the Genesis Coupe 3.8 is something else altogether.
2011 Scion TC vs. 2011 Mazda6
How does a Scion TC hold up against a downhill race versus highly
specialized gravity bikes? You'll never find out because the bikers
didn't show up for the challenge. Instead Nick Jaynes and and Matt
Ediger pit the Mazda6 against the TC in the same downhill challenge.
2012 Cheap Car Challenge 3/4
Nick and Matt continue onto the mountain-top stronghold but on the way find another obstacle...Stay tuned for the exciting two-part conclusion of the Post-Apocalypse Cheap Car Challenge.
2011 Acura RL Review
The 2011 Acura RL is aimed at middle-aged, affluent buyers. So Nick
Jaynes took it to the best place to find people who would really "get"
it: Heron Lakes Golf Course.
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Jeep Grand Cherokee debuted in 1992 and filled a luxurious gap in the Jeep lineup. The 2011 model continues that tradition. But has Jeep forsaken their off-road heritage for luxury?
2012 Cheap Car Challenge 2/4
Part two of the 2012 Post-Apocalyptic Cheap Car Challenge. In this segment, the boys are en route to their hilltop strong hold and spend a little time discussing vehicle choices.
2011 Audi A8 Review
For the elite car buyer, there are many options. But Nick Jaynes discovers the A8 might just take the cake.
2011 Subaru STI Review
The STI is a brilliant rally vehicle. But Nick Jaynes and Matt Ediger
discover it's good for at least one other thing...picking up chicks.
The Original Top Gear US
Why watch Top Gear US? We got it right over a year ago.
2011 Ford Mustang GT Review
The DFM boys are back and Nick Jaynes brings you his review of the 2011 Ford Mustang GT.
2012 Cheap Car Challenge 1/4
The DFM boys are back with a four-part conclusion to their
post-apocalyptic cheap car challenge! This first portion is "the meet
2010 Toyota 4Runner Review
Nick Jaynes brings you his review of the 2010 Toyota 4Runner
The DFM producers sent the boys to Mt. Hood, Oregon to learn about wilderness survival. But it didn't turn out like they had hoped it would...
2012 Cheap Car Challenge Intro
The DFM boys are back with a teaser to their 2012 Cheap Car Challenge. The conclusion will follow in a few weeks! Enjoy!
1979 Porsche 911 SC Electric
If you're in the market for a vintage sports car, your options
used to be fairly cut and dry. But now, with the introduction of an
electric Porsche 911 conversion, it's a little more complicated.
2013 Cadillac XTS vs 2012 Hyundai Equus
With the crew on vacation, Nick Jaynes attempts to make a comparison video by himself: the 2013 Cadillac XTS vs the 2012 Hyundai Equus.
Range Rover Evoque Review
As a big fan of Range Rover and turbochargers, Nick finds the 2012 Evoque is right up his alley.
DownForce UPDATE Ep.9
In Episode 9 of DownForce UPDATE, Nick discusses the nominees for 2013 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the year. He ponders what a 2015 Tesla 3-Series competitor might look like. He debates the future of the Nissan Z nameplate. And he gives new life to "Bring A Trailer Park."
DownForce UPDATE Ep. 8
In episode 8 of DownForce UPDATE
Nick reveals the 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish. He discusses the EPA
economy ratings of the Tesla Model S. He marvels over the Audi e-Tron
win at Le Mans 24. And he drools over the Polestar Volvo S60. Plus, he
delves into his Press Car of the Week - the 2012 Honda CR-V EX AWD.
DownForce UPDATE Ep. 7
In episode 7 of DownForce
UPDATE, Nick Jaynes discusses the sale of Swedish automaker, Saab, to a
multinational conglomerate. Nick takes a look at the new in-car Siri
Apple product. And he wonders why rental car companies refuse to repair
recalled cars. Lastly, Nick takes a look at his Press Car of the Week:
the 2012 Kia Rio 5-door.
DownForce UPDATE Ep. 6
this week's episode of DownForce UPDATE, Nick discussed the retirement
announcement made by Click and Clack of NPR's Car Talk. Nick reveals
Hyundai's new pricing for the 2013 Veloster Turbo. And Nick talks about
why BMW patented a seven-speed manual transmission. Plus, Nick teases
his 2013 Lexus ES video and mentions his Press Car of the Week.
DownForce UPDATE Ep. 5
this week's DownForce UPDATE, Nick Jaynes discusses the newly released
specs for the 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder, Chevrolet confirms the Holden
Commodore as the 2014 Chevy SS, and Lexus discontinues the HS 250h. Nick
also teases his 2012 Acura TL video review and gives his first
impressions of Press Car of the Week: the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8
DownForce UPDATE Ep.4
In this week's episode of
DownForce UPDATE, Nick Jaynes brings you the latest automotive news
including Carroll Shelby's passing, the stats of the Nissan Juke-R
production vehicle, Jerry Seinfeld's new car show "Comics and Cars," and
a new segment where Nick crowns Ferrari of China the "Automotive Ass of
the Week." And like always Nick also discusses his Press Car of the
Week: the 2012 Acura TL SH-AWD.
DownForce UPDATE Ep.3
In this week's DownForce UPDATE,
Nick Jaynes discusses the Lamborghini Urus, the 662 horsepower Ford
Shelby GT500, and the 2014 Chevrolet SS. Also Nick brings you the latest
installment of Bring A Trailer Park. Lastly, Nick talks about the
latest Press Car of the Week, the 2013 Acura RDX.
DownForce UPDATE Ep.2
In this week's episode of DownForce UPDATE, Nick Jaynes discusses the
Lamborghini SUV teaser, the Dodge Dart pricing, and Audi's purchase of
Ducati. Nick also brings the newest installment in "Bring a Trailer
Park" and a glimpse at Press Car of the Week.
DownForce UPDATE Ep. 1
In this first episode, Nick
Jaynes discusses the GM Battery Explosion, Lotus' bizarre Facebook rant,
the 2015 Mustang, and introduces "Bring A Trailer Park."