Jonathon Klein

Jonathon Klein

Managing Editor, Commerce

Jonathon is the Managing Editor for Commerce at The Drive and has been writing about cars and motorcycles for over a decade, but he's been known to scribble pretty things about the foster care system, adoption, tattoos, sex and life, gear, adventures, food, autonomy, technology, and numerous other topics. He’s been working for The Drive since 2019 when he started as its Senior Editor.


  • Expertise includes consumer, investigative, and interview journalism, as well as the motorcycle, car, and UTV industries
  • Amateur mechanic, professional breaker of products large and small
  • Bylines in: The Drive, Playboy, Field & Stream, Motor Trend, PopSci, The Manual, 360Magazine, Automobile Magazine, Road & Track, Bob Vila, Task & Purpose, Autoblog, Yahoo, Motor1, Roadkill, Hot Rod, Top Gear, and countless others


Jonathon has worked in newsrooms around the country and now oversees the commerce sections of The Drive, including supervising a team of 20+ to produce a large pool of commerce content. This includes Buying Guides, informational content, deals, Gift Guides, and more.


Loyola University Chicago, BA in Political Science and a BS in Anthropology, American Military University, MA in Intelligence Studies

Fun Fact

Three children (currently ages 3, 2, and 1) take up all of Jonathon’s time but he and his family all enjoy long trail rides through the national forest behind their house on their very fast Can-Am Maverick X3 Max.


Get latest from Jonathon Klein

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Traxxas’ Gives Enthusiasts the K5 Chevrolet Blazer We Deserve

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 21, 2019

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Mercedes-Benz Is Developing Heated Seat Belts For Safety

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 20, 2019

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Feds Say Tesla’s Autopilot Engaged During Fatal Crash: Report

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 16, 2019

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Acura Chops $20k Off Poor-Selling NSX Supercar

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 16, 2019

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Speeding McLaren 720S Owner Gets Supercar Impounded, Again

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 15, 2019

Exclusive: The Rebirth of De Tomaso Automobili

Exclusive: The Rebirth of De Tomaso Automobili

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 15, 2019

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Porsche Offers Mid-Range Heat With the Cayenne S Coupe

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 14, 2019