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Jeff Jablansky

Automotive journalist and lifestyle photographer

New York / Los Angeles

Jeff Jablansky

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2016 Infiniti QX50: Still here, and not forgotten

Infiniti has a whole lot of new products coming, especially if you’ve seen the brand’s most recent auto show displays, or listened to speeches from the company’s talking heads. However, after several fallow years in showrooms – not to mention a few promising concept cars that sadly fizzled out – the production Q50 sedan was the only proof of concept, and sign of new life at Nissan’s luxury brand.
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First drive: The 2015 Honda Fit grows up, but still loves to play

The 2015 Honda Fit is a refreshingly simple re-take on a model whose success, over the last decade, has come from a stellar on-road personality and the ability to flip and fold seats for unmatched interior flexibility. This model, set to go on sale this month, strays little from the winning formula that helped the previous Fit remain a champion.
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2014 New York Auto Show: 2015 Subaru Outback seems a winning evolution of a winning formula

The 2015 Outback is a completely new model that sticks to Subaru's winning formula. Don’t look now, but it’s been nearly two decades since actor Paul Hogan drove, rip-roaring, through the desert in a jacked-up Subaru Legacy wagon. At the time, we may have been skeptical of the slightly taller, two-tone wagon’s credentials as a true off-roader, but the Outback —turned out to be far more than just an options package.
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Stave off the return of the polar vortex with these eight rides

Uh-oh, here we go again. A chilly forecast for the upcoming week has New Yorkers shaking in their insulated boots, fearing the return of the dreaded Polar Vortex that refrigerated the five boroughs (and a huge swath of the U.S.) not too long ago. A great escape from the arctic blast is travel by car – though staying inside next to a roaring fireplace sounds pretty nice too.
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Taste the rainbow: Bright colors abound at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show

The colors of the cars displayed at auto shows around the world most often reflect the local environment, and are strategic choices by automakers to either make their cars stand out, or steal the show entirely.
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2014 Detroit Auto Show: For Mercedes-Benz, a bumper crop of hot engines, new models

Mercedes-Benz used its extensive showcase in Detroit to show off four new models, three of which are showroom-bound.
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2014 Detroit Auto Show: Audi Allroad Shooting Brake plug-in hybrid concept is a unique take on the wagon concept

Audi blind-sided journalists at its stand at the North American International Auto Show -- in a good way -- with the bright blue Allroad Shooting Brake, a classy concept with an innovative plugi-in hybrid setup and slim chances of seeing production.
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2014 Detroit Auto Show: Bombshell! The 2015 Lexus RC F is brute performance in a sexy package

The second day of press previews at the Detroit auto show is usually a much sleepier day than the first one.
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2014 Detroit Auto Show: 2015 Hyundai Genesis stuns the crowd

Hyundai took a leap of faith in the U.S. automotive market when it introduced its Genesis luxury sedan at the 2008 North American International Auto Show.
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First Drive: The 2014 Cadillac ELR Is an expensive and sexy way to save fuel

It is almost impossible to have a conversation about plug-in hybrid cars without mentioning the groundbreaking Chevrolet Volt sedan, the proof of concept of homegrown technology and environmental innovation.
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Review: The 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Wagon is a proud member of a dwindling segment

The BMW 3-Series wagon delivers driving excitement, all-weather performance, and all the cargo-loading capability you’ll ever need.
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Four alternative, green, production-ready superstars of the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

At the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, where the new-model unveilings ranged from a star-studded party for the Jaguar F-type coupe to a quieter, but equally important set of pickups and sport-utes, alternative-powertrain cars and trucks still managed to steal the stage.
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About

Jeff Jablansky

JEFF JABLANSKY, automotive writer and photographer, was born with his hands planted firmly at 10 and 2.

He has written for automotive enthusiast publications in the United States and abroad, including Autoblog, Automobile Magazine, Autobytel, BBC Autos, Car and Driver, Fox News, Men's Journal, Motor1, the New York Daily News, Road & Track, and Thrillist.

His favorite road trip memory involves a Hyundai, a winding desert road and a herd of sheep. He likes to split his time between Brooklyn and Silverlake.