Justin Cupler

Automotive Editor

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Justin Cupler has specialized as an automotive writer since 2009, and has seen himself published in multiple websites and online magazines. In addition to contributing to CarsDirect, Justin also works as editor in chief for a large performance car online publication. His specialty lays in the high-performance realm, but has a deep love and understanding for all things automotive. Prior to being an automotive writer, he was an automotive technician and manager for six years, but spent the majority of his younger life tinkering with classic muscle cars.

Recent Contributions by Justin

  • Our Take: 2019 GMC Sierra 1500

    September 17, 2018

    Redesigned from the ground up, the 2019 GMC Sierra continues its trend of being one of the more driver-friendly models in the truck realm. This…

  • Our Take: 2019 Honda HR-V

    September 17, 2018

    Subcompact crossovers like the 2019 Honda HR-V are hotter than ever as virtually every automaker has one these days. The HR-V is a pioneer in…

  • Volkswagen Passat vs. Honda Accord

    September 5, 2018

    The Honda Accord has been one of the top-selling vehicles in the US for an almost countless number of years, and the new-generation model looks…

  • Volkswagen Jetta vs. Toyota Corolla

    September 5, 2018

    The land of the compact car is getting crowded as automakers continue to fill out their respective lineups with more variants. The Toyota Corolla follows…

  • Volkswagen Jetta vs. Volkswagen Passat

    September 5, 2018

    While Volkswagen has put a lot of focus on its crossover lineup as of late, it still has a pair of popular sedans to consider.…

  • Our Take: 2019 Subaru Outback

    September 4, 2018

    The 2019 Subaru Outback has popped a few grey hairs, but it’s still a desirable wagon that does a lot of things right as it…

  • Our Take: 2019 Chevrolet Suburban

    August 31, 2018

    SUVs used to be the way to go when you needed to combine family, cargo, and trailer hauling into one rig, and the Chevrolet Suburban…

  • Our Take: 2019 Acura MDX

    August 23, 2018

    Despite receiving a significant refresh in 2017 that replaced its hideous beak-like grille with a sleek diamond-themed one, the Acura MDX has been structurally the…

  • BMW X1 vs. Acura RDX

    August 21, 2018

    Acura has had an uphill battle getting its name in lights alongside BMW and Mercedes-Benz, but it's pulled off the near-impossible in offering a lineup…

  • Acura RDX vs. Acura MDX

    August 21, 2018

    Stepping into an Acura showroom surrounds you in some of the best luxury crossovers for the money in the compact RDX and mid-size MDX. Both…