Patrick Frawley

Automotive Editor

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Patrick learned to drive on the Detroit freeways with side classes in the Pennsylvania hills. He spent the summer after graduation from the University of Dayton practicing his German-language skills and air-tool technique on the BMW M motor assembly line. An alumnus of the Jalopnik Automotive Media Global Domination Brigade, he currently resides in Manhattan and teaches mathematics when not pondering the state of the vehicular world. 

Recent Contributions by Patrick

  • Ford Credit Experimenting With Online Purchases

    January 24, 2017

    It may not be quite the same as adding a Mustang to your Amazon cart, but the ability to purchase and finance a new vehicle…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2017 GMC Terrain

    Our Take: 2017 GMC Terrain

    December 19, 2016

    The GMC Terrain is a square-shouldered counterpoint to the belief that small crossovers should be domesticated, mainstreamed tall cars. It adds a welcome dose of…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2017 GMC Acadia

    Our Take: 2017 GMC Acadia

    November 30, 2016

    The auto industry places a high priority on continuity and incremental change, but every so often the opportunity to make a major product move becomes…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2017 Subaru Legacy

    Our Take: 2017 Subaru Legacy

    October 20, 2016

    If the American vehicle market was a fairer place, the Subaru Legacy would be in the thick of the fight for the family-car sales crown.…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2017 Toyota Corolla

    Our Take: 2017 Toyota Corolla

    October 20, 2016

    The Toyota Corolla made its reputation long ago as the car for people who want to own something as uncomplicated and trouble-free as possible. A…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2017 Subaru Forester

    Our Take: 2017 Subaru Forester

    October 14, 2016

    The Subaru Forester is the bright exception to the common wisdom that small crossovers are dull mall buggies that can't cut it off road. But…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2017 Subaru Outback

    Our Take: 2017 Subaru Outback

    September 26, 2016

    If you need an opinion about the Subaru Outback, spend some time near hiking trails, campgrounds, nature lodges, and outdoor-goods shops; there will be more…

  • 2017 Audi A6 YMM Overview

    August 18, 2016

    The Audi A6 makes a strong case for itself as the definitive modern midsize luxury car. Its blend of clean design rendered in high-grade materials,…

  • 2017 Audi A7 YMM Overview

    August 15, 2016

    The Audi A7 was once considered a risky offering in a market that had never seen a large luxurious high-performance hatchback. Risks occasionally pay off;…

  • 2017 Toyota Prius v YMM Overview

    August 4, 2016

    Roomy and capable people-movers don't have to be gas-guzzling beasts, and high-efficiency low-emissions green machines don't have to be designed down to a specific size.…

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