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Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

West Coast Editor
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Michael Jordan is the west coast editor of Automobile Magazine. He started his career at Car and Driver in 1976, then moved on to Automobile Magazine in 1986, where he served for two decades. After six years as executive editor at Edmunds.com, Jordan returned to Automobile Magazine in 2012. His work includes an extensive catalog of road tests as well as feature writing about design, engineering, motorsports, and personalities. His byline has appeared in Newsweek International, Playboy, and a variety of international automotive magazines. He owns a worn-out 1997 Nissan 240SX racing car with contributing editor Preston Lerner and would be happy to sell it to you for whatever spare change that you might have in your pockets.

articles by Michael Jordan

2014 chevrolet cruze diesel
Road Tests

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel: Around the Block

Buy it for the transmission, not the engine.
| Aug 15, 2014
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2015 Mclaren 650S Coupe
Road Tests

2015 McLaren 650S Track Drive

An exotic that's great to drive at all speeds, not just top speed.
| Jul 01, 2014
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2015 Hyundai Sonata
Road Tests

2015 Hyundai Sonata Review

Perfectly in tune with what America wants in an automobile.
| Jun 29, 2014
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2015 Bentley Flying Spur V8 Front Side Motion View 2
Road Tests

2015 Bentley Flying Spur V-8 Review

The first Bentley that doesn’t feel like a train.
| Jun 11, 2014
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2015 Volkswagen Golf R
Road Tests

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Review

A first drive at VW Fastivus.
| Jun 02, 2014
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2015 Ford Mustang Ecoboost Around Corner
Road Tests

2015 Ford Mustang 2.3 EcoBoost First Ride

A turbocharged roller coaster ride.
| May 20, 2014
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2014 BMW i8
Road Tests

2014 BMW i8 Review

Certainly not a typical electric vehicle.
| Apr 29, 2014
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Petersen Museum Greatest Sports Coupe
News & Rumors

Celebrities Pick the World's Greatest Sports Coupes

"When you put a roof on a car, it tightens up the shape and completes the car."
| Apr 24, 2014
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2015 Jaguar F Type S
Road Tests

2015 Jaguar F-Type S Coupe Review

This is not your mama's Jaguar.
| Apr 15, 2014
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2013 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo Convertible California
Long-Term Tests

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo Convertible - Life in California

The Beetle makes friends out west, usually of the female persuasion.
| Mar 05, 2014
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8 Compact Sedan   Day Three   4 Car Group Image 1
Road Tests

2014 Compact Sedan Comparison Review - Day 3

The best sedan in America costs closer to $20,000 than $200,000.
| Feb 26, 2014
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2014 Automobile Magazine Compact Sedan Comparison   Day One   8 Car Group Image 1
Road Tests

2014 Compact Sedan Comparison Review - Day 1

The best sedan in the U.S. costs closer to $20,000 than to $200,000
| Feb 24, 2014
2015 Volvo V60 T5 Drive E
Road Tests

2015 Volvo V60 T5 Drive-E Review

Like coming home, only it’s better than you remember.
| Jan 30, 2014
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2014 BMW 335i GT
Road Tests

2014 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Review

Meeting the Goldilocks standard.
| Jan 28, 2014
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2015 Audi A8
News & Rumors

2015 Audi A8 Debuts at 2014 Detroit Auto Show

The new Audi A8 makes an appearance in the U.S.
| Jan 12, 2014
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2015 Lexus RC F
News & Rumors

2015 Lexus RC F Debuts At 2014 Detroit Auto Show

Lexus is dreaming big again with the 450-hp 2015 Lexus RC F.
| Jan 08, 2014
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