Eric Stafford’s auto dependancy began prior to he could stroll, and it has fueled his passion to compose information, assessments, and additional for Car or truck and Driver since 2016. His aspiration rising up was to turn out to be a millionaire with a Jay Leno–like car selection. Apparently, obtaining loaded is more difficult than social-media influencers make it appear, so he avoided economic achievement totally to become an automotive journalist and travel new cars and trucks for a residing. After earning a diploma at Central Michigan College and operating at a every day newspaper, the years of in essence burning cash on unsuccessful job vehicles and lemon-flavored jalopies at last paid out off when Automobile and Driver employed him. His garage at this time features a 2010 Acura RDX, a handbook ’97 Chevy Camaro Z/28, and a ’90 Honda CRX Si.