BMW M3 Plowed Into House By Idiot Teen Driver

Potential idiot parents take note — the 2008 BMW M3 is a finely crafted, high-performance, German-engineered rocket sled. It is not a present to buy for your LA-area 19-year-old. When parents like you buy cars like M3s for your kids, things like this happen — they pile a couple of guys in the car, then take it out for… » 7/21/08 4:40pm 7/21/08 4:40pm

Seattle Body Shop Has Best Loaner Car Ever

Haury's Lake City Collision in Seattle, Washington is run by geniuses. What better way to attract customers to your business than by offering the greatest loaner car ever - a 2008 BMW M3. The ultimate M3 (well, at least until the BMW M3 CSL comes out) is available for rent while customers await the completion of… » 7/18/08 1:13pm 7/18/08 1:13pm

The 2008 BMW M3 Is So Good I Could Drive It With My Eyes Closed

The 2008 BMW M3, courtesy of 0-60. The Summer issue is hitting shelves as we speak. Now that my cast is off, expect more of the same in the near future. » 6/20/08 3:20pm 6/20/08 3:20pm

The BMW M3 Takes You Through The V8 On A Real Fantastic Voyage In…

As we've already shown you, the new BMW M3 is a hot bit of precision machinery. While it is essentially a modified 3-series, the real difference is the M3's 4.0-liter V8. Trouble is, nowadays you pop the hood and you're overwhelmed with all sorts of plastic and coated metal covers. So BMW decided the M3's V8 engine… » 4/08/08 5:15pm 4/08/08 5:15pm

2008 BMW M3, Part Three

Why you should buy this car:
You like power, speed and reliability all wrapped up in a compact, five-seat package. You accept no imitations. You like driving. You loved your Porsche 911, but need room for baby seats. You don't need to brag.

Why you shouldn't buy this car:
You're likely to ask "What do you mean it… » 4/04/08 12:00pm 4/04/08 12:00pm

2008 BMW M3, Part Two

Exterior Design: ***
The 2008 BMW M3 sedan, depending on whom you ask, is either ugly or boring. We think it's a bit of both. But, packing supercar performance into a compact package that won't turn heads is definitely a positive thing. If anything, the M3 isn't subtle enough, we'd take ours — and boy how we'd take… » 4/03/08 12:30pm 4/03/08 12:30pm

2008 BMW M3, Part One

The 2008 BMW M3 puts the world around it in fast forward. No, this isn't some function hidden deep within the still befuddling iDrive or a secret performance setting achieved by hitting B, A, B, A, Select, Start; just an inherent ability to twist the world over its power dome and past its windscreen at a nearly… » 4/02/08 12:30pm 4/02/08 12:30pm

First 2008 BMW M3s Marked Up To $100k

As the first 2008 BMW M3s have started arriving at American dealerships, they're being marked up as high as $100,000. The M3's MSRP is $57,275. The picture, from shows a car sitting in Century West BMW in North Hollywood, the sticker features a "Dealer Market Adjustment" of $30,000 on top of several… » 3/10/08 1:45pm 3/10/08 1:45pm

2008 BMW M3 Sedan, Now With Video!

If you weren't around this weekend you may have missed the reveal of the official pictures and details on the new 2008 BMW M3 sedan (or saloon, depending on which you prefer). We found out the Euro-spec sedan's getting the same credentials as the coupe — a 4.0-liter V8 hitting 414 HP at 8,300 rpm and 295 lb-ft of… » 10/08/07 8:15am 10/08/07 8:15am