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

Electric Vehicles photo

Hacker Wins Tesla Model 3 After Successful Intrusion

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 6, 2019

Honda News photo

Does the Upcoming 2020 Honda Civic Type R Have a Carbon Roof?

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 3, 2019

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Honda Patents Rear-Facing Motorcycle Helmet Radar

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 3, 2019

Honda News photo

Mid-Engine Honda Civic Debuts Before Mid-Engine Corvette

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 2, 2019

Scientology Cruise Ship Quarantined for Measles Outbreak

Scientology Cruise Ship Quarantined for Measles Outbreak

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 1, 2019

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NASCAR Is Terrible and Formula 1 Is Boring. Start Watching WRC.

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 1, 2019

Nissan News photo

Report: The Nissan 370Z Roadster Is Dead

By Jonathon Klein / Published May 1, 2019

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Here’s How to Actually Jump a Car

By Jonathon Klein / Published Apr 29, 2019