Brett Berk,

Brett Berk

New York, NY, United States

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  • Unknown
  • Men's Health Mag
  • Vanity Fair
  • BloombergQuint
  • Travel + Leisure
  • Yahoo Finance
  • BBC
  • Los Angeles Times

Past articles by Brett:

Cigarette Tirranna AMG Edition First Voyage

We find out what it's like to ride aboard the 2,700-horsepower Cigarette Tirranna AMG Edition luxury boat. It's inspired by the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. → Read More

2020 Audi S6, S7 and S8 First Drive

Contributing writer Brett Berk takes a spin in the new 2020 Audi S6, Audi S7 and Audi S8 in the mountains around Santa Cruz, Calif. → Read More

Nissan e-4ORCE Prototype First Drive

Our first drive of the Nissan e-4ORCE twin-motor electric prototype that preview Nissan's new all-electric all-wheel powertrain. → Read More

We try on these Honda Xcelerator exoskeletons that may eventually steal your job

At CES, we try strap-on exoskeleton devices that support humans who perform repetitive tasks. And we consider the implications for workers. → Read More

Tesla Cybertruck: Here's what horrified design experts have to say

Tesla's Cybertruck debuted, and some people initially thought it was a joke. Others put down $100 to pre-order one. We talk to three design experts about whether its design is brilliant or horrific. → Read More

2020 Bentley Flying Spur First Drive Review

Our first drive of the 2020 Bentley Flying Spur by contributor Brett Berk puts the opulent new Bentley to the (unique) test in Monte Carlo. → Read More

The Hyundai 45 EV Concept channels the company's Italian debut

In 1974, Giugiaro penned Hyundai's first concept car. Now, an homage to it is back at the Frankfurt show, reimagined as an EV for the 21st Century. → Read More

How Land Rover reinvented the Defender for the 21st century

Land Rover revealed its all-new Defender at the Frankfurt Auto Show. This is not a minor accomplishment. We speak with the brand's design director. → Read More

Bentley Bentayga Hybrid First Drive Review

The Bentayga PHEV carries all the superficial brand cues without much of the necessary substance. Blame a lackluster powertrain and a disappointing interior. → Read More

How Mercedes-Benz and Audi designed their electric SUVs

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC and 2020 Audi E-Tron crossovers look more conventional than offerings from Tesla and Jaguar, but that's quite intentional. → Read More

2020 Audi E-Tron Quick Spin Review

The E-Tron doesn’t draw much attention to itself, and that’s probably the way that classically-understated Audi likes it. This EV SUV is smooth and luxurious. → Read More

5 discoveries about the Mercedes-Benz Concept EQV electric van

We sat down with Gorden Wagener, global design director for Mercedes-Benz, and learned some interesting things about the automaker's EQV electric van concept. → Read More

Pininfarina Battista: 5 things you should know about this EV hypercar

Automobili Pininfarina, unveiled its first production vehicle today, the Battista, named after the founder of the Italian design house that bears his name. → Read More

BMW makes a self-riding motorcycle. We ask, ‘Why?’

BMW Motorrad has a few good reasons, surprisingly. → Read More

Jeep Gladiator was designed as an outdoor lifestyle tour de force

Its bed is designed to haul an ATV or two dirt bikes, not mulch. → Read More

Audi E-Tron GT aims to win customers over on style

Can its slinky styling make up for the fact that it's smaller inside than the otherwise similar A7? → Read More

Mercedes-Benz's G550 and G63 Shred On-Road and Off

We review and test drive Mercedes-Benz's G550 and G63 in Europe to see how they handled the tarmac and the unpaved path. → Read More

The 2019 Chevy Volt and Bolt represent excellence without excitement

The Chevy Bolt and Volt precisely answer all of the questions and concerns customers might have about an electric vehicle, but without necessarily coalescing into something eminently desirable, an emotion that drives most car purchases. → Read More

The mood at this year’s Paris Motor Show: Quiet

With an expanding number of automakers, with diversification and niche-ification of models and with wholesale shifts that necessitate the introduction of EV or autonomous sub-brands, there is a growing sense that, with everyone shouting at the same time, no one can be heard. → Read More

Suzuki: 'No comment' on returning to the U.S. with the Jimny

A Suzuki spokesperson in France says they have no comment about the Japanese company returning to the United States. But we'd really love to see the Jimny sold in the U.S. → Read More