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Mark Takahashi
Works at Edmunds.com
Attended Skip Barber Superbike School
Lives in West Hollywood
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My writeup of the most powerful car I've ever driven.
Edmunds' road test of the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat includes on-road driving impressions, specs, photos and more.
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My latest piece went live! I had a bit of fun with this one.
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I just got 2 seconds in the company video. Please, no autographs.
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The view from the balcony before the @edmunds all company meeting.
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The @edmunds all company meeting starts with group activities. Last time was a scavenger hunt.. This time...improv???
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I also like motorcycles, but not these...no...these look painful.
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My latest full test went live on @edmunds check it out! 
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My latest first drive went live!
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Google plus meets inception. 
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Listening and interaction via improv. It's silly. It's fun.
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My latest Full Test just went live on Edmunds!
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Sometimes I shoot photos, too.
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Have him in circles
91 people
Scott Jacobs's profile photo
Justin Smith's profile photo
Blake Esken's profile photo
Mike Magrath's profile photo
Jeff Hester (Edmunds)'s profile photo
Steve Weinstock's profile photo
Deborah Hong's profile photo
Jacqueline Remus (Edmunds)'s profile photo
Jason Kavanagh's profile photo
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Occupation
Automotive Editor
Skills
I can drive the wheels off of damn near anything. I can also take a decent photo, create graphics, cook up a storm and build a ton of stuff.
Employment
  • Edmunds.com
    Automotive Editor, 2008 - present
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Currently
West Hollywood
Previously
Alhambra, CA - Monterey Park, CA
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A former Art Director turned Edmunds Automotive Editor
Introduction
Currently an automotive journalist at Edmunds.com, where I drive, write, take pictures, create concept cars and generally annoy everyone around me. I used to be an art director on car magazines (Auto Aficionado, Chevy High Performance, Motor Trend, Super StreetBike) and in advertising  with the now shuttered Hamon and Stern Communications.
Bragging rights
Once a certified SCUBA diver, freestyle skydiver, racecar driver, rich person, surfer, windsurfer, fencer, polo player and musician/composer.
Education
  • Skip Barber Superbike School
    Going Fast on two wheels, 2010 - 2010
  • Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving
    Going Fast, 2005 - 2005
  • Bobby Ore Theatrical Stunt Driving School
    Going sideways, 2001 - 2001
  • Skip Barber Racing School
    Going Really Fast, 2000 - 2000
  • Art Center College of Design
    Transportation Design, 1991 - 1993
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