Automoblog.net was started in May 2006 as a way for me to talk about my love for fast cars. Since then, we’ve grown to be known as one of the best resources for unbiased reviews, news, pictures, videos, and opinions on cars, new and old. We personally cover as many events as possible, and do our best to report them as they are. Browse our archives page and find a few articles you like, or find a category in the left sidebar that interests you. As always, let us know if there’s anything you’d like to read about or any feedback you have.
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The Automoblog Team
Chris founded Automoblog.net in May of 2006. He is an avid sports car enthusiast. His favorite cars include the Audi R8, Ferrari 360 Spider, Lamborghini Diablo 6.0 VT, and Koenigsegg CCX. For “normal” cars, he enjoys imports – Nissan, Audi, and of course the Italians. He loves driving his Pearl Yellow 1990 Nissan 300ZX TT with the t-tops off on a nice day.
Admiring automobiles ever since childhood viewership of the TV show Knight Rider, Chris Nagy grew as an enthusiast enroute to become an automotive and motorsport writer. Drawn to the rich world of motoring, Chris discovers charm everywhere in the industry from supercars like the Bugatti Veyron to a Kia Soul. Car design, engineering, performance and the passion itself fuels his daily existence.
Tony Pimpo is a young (18 years old) automotive journalist who lives in Northern California. He believes the future of the automotive industry will depend in a large part on the recommendation of enthusiasts and Generation Y. More than ever, automakers lately have realized the power of Generation Y. Not only in regards to buying power, but in driving opinion and spreading a brand’s message through the internet and various forms of social media. His appreciation for cars formed at an early age, thanks to his dad (Anthony Pimpo, Road Test Editor for Automoblog) who has always been involved with cars in different ways over the years. Tony has contributed to various websites in his pursuits, and is on staff at GMInsideNews, where he has been writing since the age of 12.
Mandie has been a car lover since she was 16. She went into the automotive parts business while still in high school where she spent the next 15 years. In addition to the auto parts aftermarket, she also held management positions at with dealerships (such as Nissan, Ford, and Freightliner), and worked in the auto body/collision field. Mandie received her first ASE certification in 2000, the second a few years later. She was given the North Carolina Trucking Association Maintenance Council’s Person of the Year award in 2001. Among the vehicles Mandie has owned are 1984 Buick Regal, 1984 Buick Grand National, 1975 Ford Mustang, 2006 Suzuki SV600s, numerous other SUV’s, cars, and minivans. She currently gets groceries and kids back and forth in a 2012 Kia Soul.
Lynn is an automotive writer who lives in the Chicago suburbs. He has been a fan of cars since his Matchbox days (which he still has) and reads or watches everything automotive he can get his hands on. He has been known to browse car lots for fun and is currently on restriction from purchasing anything else by his wife. Lynn currently owns a Mazda 3 and wants a 1967 Mercedes 250SL some day.
Road Test Editor
Anthony Pimpo, 43, has been involved with cars all his life. Driving them, fixing them, selling them – you name it, if it is related to cars he has probably done it. A good many cars have come through his garage that run through the the range of different categories – Porsches of many types, classic Chevrolets, Cadillacs, and a Maserati just to name a few. His first car, at 15 years old, was a 1967 Pontiac Firebird 400 with a 4-speed Muncie and Posi rear end. Anthony is currently the Road Test Editor for Automoblog, test driving vehicles that come through the Automoblog garage.