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Lawrence Ulrich

Lawrence Ulrich

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Lawrence Ulrich
Born and forged in Detroit, Lawrence Ulrich is an award-winning auto journalist and chief auto critic at The New York Times. A former garage rock keyboardist and late-blooming writer, Ulrich lives in Brooklyn with a territorial cat and a fast-but-frustrating 1993 Mazda RX-7 twin-turbo R1.

articles by Lawrence Ulrich

2015 Audi A3
Road Tests

2015 Audi A3 Review

Are the Four Rings Worth The Money?
Mar 25, 2014
2015 Porsche Macan Turbo
Road Tests

2015 Porsche Macan Review

Porsche’s new math pays dividends.
Feb 26, 2014
2015 Nissan GT R
Road Tests

2015 Nissan GT-R Review

For the good times.
Dec 31, 2013
2014 maserati ghibli
Road Tests

2014 Maserati Ghibli First Drive

For true-believer enthusiasts.
Jun 25, 2013
2014 Mercedes Benz CLA 45 AMG
Road Tests

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG First Drive

A sublime boy racer for grownups.
Jun 18, 2013
2013 all stars
Car Awards

2013 Automobile Magazine All-Stars

Eleven winners, seven stories, three continents.
May 21, 2013
2014 Ford Fiesta ST
Road Tests

2014 Ford Fiesta ST First Drive

Understudy in the spotlight.
Apr 01, 2013
2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 4Matic
Road Tests

First Drive: 2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG

Driven as intended by God and Affalterbach.
Feb 12, 2013
2013 Audi R8 V10 Plus
Road Tests

First Drive: 2014 Audi R8

A superhero for the real world.
Nov 13, 2012
News & Rumors

Wins & Losses

We almost lost Detroit.
Sep 10, 2012
Road Tests

First Drive: 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT

Ah, the five-door hatchback: As popular in America as a Donizetti opera in Albuquerque, or charcuterie at your local White Castle.
Jul 05, 2012
2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe
Road Tests

First Drive: 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

Pleasant, but not sporty.
Jun 26, 2012
2012 Aston Martin Virage
Road Tests

First Drive: 2012 Aston Martin Virage

Slotting in between the DB9 and the DBS.
Mar 16, 2011
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