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.
2018 he wrote
World War-V: A History of Cadillac’s V-Series Cars, for LSX
. 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-
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.