Nussbaum’s infatuation with cars began in childhood and has accelerated
throughout his 52 years, to near obsession levels. At six-years-old, viewing
“Smokey and the Bandit” inducted him into the proud flock of the Pontiac Firebird
faithful, where the Trans Am became his first internal combustion love. Coming
of age in Queens, NY, in the 1980s, other American performance cars like the
Corvette, Camaro and Grand National filled his dreams with horsepower and his
veins with octane. Andrew has owned and coveted several Pontiacs, including his
lightly-modified 2002 WS6 Ram Air Trans Am that he has had since new.
2008 he applied his lifelong automotive aspirations and expressive skills to a
new calling as a fledgling automotive journalist. He eventually found dream jobs,
researching, writing, and photographing scores of short and long form articles
for such magazines as: High-Performance Pontiac Magazine, GM-High-Tech
Performance, GM-EFI.com, LSX Magazine and Street Muscle Magazine.com.
Andrew is also a member of the Pontiac Oakland Club International (POCI) and has
contributed numerous articles to its magazine. Smoke Signals.
2018 he wrote World War-V: A History of Cadillac’s V-Series Cars, for LSX
Magazine.com. While toiling away on the story of these awesome American machines,
a burning, patriotic fire ignited within him. One that would drive him to
acquire his mint 2009 CTS-V sedan and foster the epiphany for his first book-Victory:
A History of Cadillac’s V-Series, a project that would take three years to
resides on Long Island with his wife Maria and son Luke.