Austin is a freelance automotive journalist who learned the ropes writing for Motor Trend after earning a BA in English as a creative writer from Vanguard University of Southern California.

He is a regular contributor to popular Internet Brands Auto Group websites, including Rennlist and Ford Truck Enthusiasts. Austin is published regularly in Super Street and is a frequent contributor to Honda-Tech and 6speedonline. Although he's partial to Japanese imports, he'll give anything cool a shot.

Austin can be reached at [email protected]

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Duo Challenge Mighty JK on Punishing Trail

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited rock crawling

JKUs aren’t known for their stellar rock climbing abilities but this dirty pair shows the JK exactly who’s boss.

  Comments | By - July 2, 2018

YouTuber Shows Why a Turbo in Your Jeep is Better than a Hemi-swap

NFI Empire Jeep

Pennsylvania-based NFI Empire claims its turbo 2013 Jeep Rubicon has the same power of a Hemi but with better fuel economy.

  Comments | By - June 29, 2018

Custom Jeep Wrangler Making Trek Across Africa: Update

Jeep Sunset Angola

This Wrangler is racking up a lifetime’s worth of wheeling while touring a continent many only dream of visiting.

  Comments | By - December 4, 2017