About John Coyle


John Coyle's first memories are of identifying makes and models while driving with his dad. His favorite vehicles smell like gasoline, shoot fire, and sound like buildings falling down. Before he began his career in the automotive field, he daily drove a 1978 Jaguar XJ6 with a fully functional electrical system. He lives in Seattle, Washington.



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Honda Civic Si exterior

Honda Comparison: 1999 Civic Si vs 2020 Civic Si

A changing market means the two-door Civic set to exit production. So to mark the occasion, Honda recently presented a group of journalists with the opportunity to drive an original coupe back to back with the 2020 model.

John Coyle | Nov 13, 2020


Exterior view of the Porsche 911 GT3

Future Classics: The Porsche 911 GT3

Since its debut in 1964, the venerable sports car has proved an amazingly versatile racing machine. Learn more about the Porsche 911 GT3, an icon of the racing world, at AutoNation Drive.

Aug 31, 2020


Exterior view of the Corvette ZR1

Future Classics: The Corvette ZR1

During development, the engineers knew they had to put a bow on a legacy that spanned over half a century of giant-killing performance. So they sent out a model of the Corvette ZR1 with what's better described as a volcanic eruption than a bang.

Aug 21, 2020


Exterior view of the Ford F-150 Raptor

Future Classic: Ford F-150 Raptor

This wicked off-road rig is built to tackle tough terrain and speeds that would turn other trucks into a pile of parts. Discover the Ford F-150 Raptor, a future classic.

Aug 17, 2020


Exterior view of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Future Classic: The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

The smell of the tire smoke had barely left the air when Dodge unleashed the most insane production vehicle ever released by an American manufacturer.

Jul 30, 2020


Exterior view of the Mustang Shelby GT350R

Future Classic: Mustang Shelby GT350R

Our editors drool over the beautiful beast that is the Mustang Shelby GT350R - a true prize Pony from Ford.

Jul 29, 2020


Exterior view of the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 LE

Future Classic: The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 LE

Discover the car that Chevrolet called "the most Camaro thing we've ever done": the Camaro ZL1 LE.

Jul 29, 2020


Exterior view of one of the best-selling trucks in America

Top 5 Best-Selling Trucks in America

Which is the best selling truck in America? We take a look at the data to determine who is buying what.

May 18, 2019


Exterior view of a great AWD sedan you can buy today

Best AWD Sedans You Can Buy Today

AutoNation Drive editors curated the best AWD sedans. Watch the video and learn more about our favorites all-wheel drive cars.

Apr 10, 2019


Exterior view of one of the best school run cars

Top 5 School Run Cars

Looking for a car or SUV to take your kids to school? Check out this list of our favorite cars for school runs.

Apr 24, 2019


Composite image of our favorite infotainment systems

Top 5 Infotainment Systems

Get a breakdown of the best infotainment systems in modern mass market vehicles.

Mar 03, 2019


Exterior view of one of the safest crossovers in America

Safest Crossovers In America

Looking for a great family crossover vehicle? Check out our list of the safest crossovers in America.

Mar 16, 2019


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View of the 2020 Volvo V60 T5 Cross Country

2020 Volvo V60 T5 Cross Country Review

A luxury SUV designed to give the European segment a run for its money, we kick the tires on the Volvo V60 T5 Cross Country for 2020.

Oct 23, 2020


See the body of the 2021 Toyota Supra

2021 Toyota Supra  Review

The controversial partnership between Toyota and BMW produced the iconic Supra for 2021, yielding overwhelmingly positive results.

Apr 15, 2020

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Classic Car Research

Whether you want a project for the garage or a beast for the streets, check out our classic car research.



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