Jonathan Lamas has a passion for the Ford Mustang that spans more than 30 years. In addition to his work as an automotive journalist, Jonathan has spent quality seat time in countless Mustangs as both an owner and an enthusiast. He's also a member of the Mustang Club of American, Sports Car Club of America (SCCA)/Cal Club Region, and Mustang Owners Club of California. He's owned more than a dozen Mustangs over the years, and is the proud owner of a 2008 Bullitt Mustang.
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In his 15-year career as an automotive journalist, Jonathan has logged thousands of hours, both on and off the track, writing about cars, trucks, and motorcycles. His coverage has included the Ford Mustang, professional racing, and countless automotive events across the country. He's reported for Forbes Autos, CarandDriver.Com, RoadandTrack.Com, CycleWorld.Com, Consumer Guide, and U.S. News and World Report.
He entered the realm of automotive journalism in the late '90s as Senior Producer and Staff Writer at Car and Driver Online. There he wrote the monthly editorial "In Gear: The Latest and Greatest in Automotive Accessories", in addition to providing online editorial coverage for the magazine. In 2000 Jonathan joined The Record, in Hackensack N.J. as Senior Online Producer and Staff Writer. From 2003-2006 he served as the Editor of Truck & SUV Performance magazine and Staff Editor of Auto Trim & Restyling News. His professional affiliations include member of the Motor Press Guild, National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA), and Society of Professional Journalists.
By Jonathan Lamas:
Over the years I've been the proud owner of several Mustangs. My infatuation with the Mustang began at an early age in my hometown of Texarkana, Texas. The Arcadian Blue 1966 Mustang parked in my neighbor's yard was love at first sight. I eventually befriended my neighbor, who offered to take me for a ride. One ride turned into two, which turned into three, and so on. The rest, they say, is history. My dream is to someday own a 1966 Shelby Mustang GT350H. Of course, I'd happily settle for a 1965 GT350R any day.
On any given weekend, you'll likely find me out in my garage dreaming up new ways to modify my ride. If I'm not there, I'm probably out on the open road. Another favorite past time is attending Mustang shows.
As an avid Mustang enthusiast and automotive journalist, it's my goal to keep you up-to-date on all things Ford Mustang. If you own a Mustang, owned a Mustang, or are just stopping by, I want to help you make the most of your Mustang experience.