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Past articles by Hayden:

A GM Designer Explains Why the Chevy Corvette’s Interior Looks So Odd

In addition to a mid-engined layout, the C8 Chevrolet Corvette has an unusual interior. We found out why. → Read More

Airstream Basecamp X Review: The Perfect Wilderness Weekend Camper

The Airstream Basecamp X may not be as luxurious or accomodating as the company's bigger, fancier models—but it has everything you really need. → Read More

2020 Airstream Caravel Review: A Small-Scale Return to Form

The snubby Airstream Caravel offers high-end amenities and iconic design in a compact package that takes almost all the stress out of camping trailer life. → Read More

Meet the All-New, Entirely Different 2020 Chevrolet Corvette

The eighth-generation Chevy Corvette tosses six decades out the window by going mid-engined. How people feel about that remains to be seen... → Read More

2019 Airstream Classic Review: The Old-School Camper Gets Smart

For 2019, the iconic Airstream Classic picks up a helpful handful of smart tech features, bringing even more of the conveniences of home to the Great Outdoors. → Read More

Airstream Nest Review: A Modern, Luxurious Molded Fiberglass Trailer

The trailer is decidedly a luxury — its $45,900 base price might be tough to justify for some when sleeping under the stars can be free. → Read More

The Sailor’s Chronograph: The Rolex Yacht Master II In Action

We used the Rolex Yacht Master II during a regatta in Portugal to better understand its functionality in timing races. → Read More

Airstream Introduces the Nest, Its First Non-Aluminum Trailer Since the 1950s

The all-new Airstream Nest checks boxes for campers and aesthetes alike, offering a smartly constructed interior with ample storage. It is priced from $45,900, which slots it as the spiritual sibling to the $34,900 Airstream Basecamp, and it’s being rolled out at dealers nationwide now. → Read More

The Silverado Centennial Edition Is a Perfect Modern Throwback Pickup

There’s an air of timelessness in the Centennial Edition, which delivers throwback badging, featuring the classic bowtie logo and similar script as the original 1918 one-ton truck. The blue is also a one-of-a-kind color that harkens back to Chevy’s early days. → Read More

Pro Musicians Reveal Their Favorite Gear at the Telluride Jazz Festival

From saxophones to lip balm to cherished shoes, some of music's best-known talents fill us in on the gear they can't tour without. → Read More

What It's Like to Pull a 22-Foot Airstream Behind a GMC Yukon Denali for 1,746 Miles

Hauling a 22-foot Airstream with a brand-new GMC SUV has plenty of merits: creature comforts, workhorse strength, the awe of fellow drivers. → Read More

What Makes a Hundred-Million-Dollar Car?

Touring the Petersen Museum's "Seeing Red" Ferrari exhibit. → Read More

West Coast Get Down Brings LA's Jazz Scene Back

The West Coast Get Down has brought the mojo back to Los Angeles jazz. And they're just getting started. → Read More

Review: The Williamsburg Hotel in Brooklyn, New York

The Williamsburg Hotel is so perfectly designed, it's like it's preening for you to snap. Which — for us Millenials — makes it a quite nice place to stay. → Read More

Review: 2017 Lexus IS 200t Sport Sedan

Lexus makes a zippy little sport sedan that does more than look good and go hard — it makes a driver's life easier. → Read More

The Tommy Bahama Special Edition Airstream

We've all dreamed about getting away. In a tropical-themed Airstream, "getting away" can mean glamping in your own backyard. → Read More

5 Best In-Ear Hi-Fi Headphones

When nothing but the best sound will do, these in-ear hi-fi headphones deliver the clearest, richest sound on the market. → Read More

Review: 2017 Infiniti QX30s Crossover

One week in California with Infiniti's QX30s: a lot of fun, curvy roads; pondering the bulbous styling; giving up on the tech; and screaming. → Read More

Review: 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

It's hard to beat the comfort, utility and fun that comes packed into Toyota's compact -- and highly affordable -- off-road beast. → Read More

Review: 2017 RAM Power Wagon

Designed to for ultimate off-road capability, the Power Wagon is RAM's answer to the end times -- fuel economy be damned. → Read More