BMW 1M vs Porsche Cayman R vs Audi TT RS: Which to buy?

The new genre of "lower-case halo cars" — specifically the Porsche Cayman R, BMW 1M and Audi TT RS — are pricey, but they've got their priorities in the right place, with nimble handling, supercar acceleration and manual transmission only. The question is, which one would you buy? » 10/20/11 2:00pm 10/20/11 2:00pm

I'm the sucker who bought the BMW taken for a dealership joyride

Last month two Pacific BMW dealership employees posted video of themselves dangerously flogging a brand-new BMW 1M at high speeds on residential streets on YouTube. It ignited a firestorm of hatred against the dealership in Bimmer fan forums and on Los Angeles local television news shows. » 9/05/11 5:10pm 9/05/11 5:10pm

Is this video of a BMW drifting world's highest helipad a fake?

Because local building codes require helipads on skyscrapers, L.A.'s U.S. Bank Tower features the tallest building-based helipad. Not exactly the place you'd expect to find the BMW 1M drifting to the edge. Here's video of the 1M doing it, but here's why we don't think it's quite real. » 6/28/11 1:00pm 6/28/11 1:00pm