Can the Cadillac ATS-V compete with BMW M3?

I recently wrote about the new Cadillac CTS-V being a serious contender to the BMW M5. The CTS-V seems hell-bent on taking the M5's crown, however it has the benefit of being a few years newer and Cadillac was able to use the current M5 as a benchmark. Also this will be the third generation of the CTS-V, so Cadillac… » 1/03/15 1:54pm 1/03/15 1:54pm

Can the bone-stock 2015 M3 beat its Group A ancestor at Mid-Ohio?

Both of these cars are BMW M3s. One is descended from the other, but other than that, it's all differences. Naturally-aspirated four versus twin-turbo six. Street tires versus wildly-cambered race rubber. A warranty, and an S14 engine that burns money and fuel in equal proportions. One won races for years, the other… » 8/26/14 1:10pm 8/26/14 1:10pm

DC To NYC In An E93 M3 (Why You Shouldn't Hate Convertibles)

You might be saying to yourself, "Isn't that the convertible version? I don't like convertibles..." Of course you don't, you like nice rigid coupes, for rigidity. Nobody wants to own a convertible, but they can be damn fun on a nice day, which is exactly why CCC just added one to the fleet. » 4/13/14 10:28am 4/13/14 10:28am