BMW E46 M3 vs. Ford Fiesta ST: Which Is Better For $25,000?

The BMW E46 M3. Ultimate Driving Machine. Perfection on Wheels. DudeBro! It's like, the best car ever. That's what they say. But if I'm honest, the last one I drove was a convertible, on rims, equipped with SMG, and it sucked really hard. Everyone says these things are incredible, was I missing something? So, when JF… » 1/07/14 3:40pm 1/07/14 3:40pm

Its official...

I am the proud owner of the Jlopnik plate for florida. We cant have 8 letters so this is the best we can get and its riding dirty on the back of my m3 with a freshly half finished and half assed paint job lol. Seriously... the paint looks like shit but is still soo much better than before. The bodyshop is going to redo … » 9/07/13 1:28pm 9/07/13 1:28pm

Shooting A BMW Print Campaign Filled With Drifting M-Sport Cars

Sean Madden, creative director from the ad agencyBrains On Fire, reached out to me earlier this year and asked if given an arsenal of stunt drivers, the newest high performance BMW’s, and a closed race course, could I create a 58 foot long composite print for BMW. My answer? “When can I start?” » 9/02/13 2:31pm 9/02/13 2:31pm

Is Now The Time To Buy Your Dream BMW E30 M3?

You missed out on the massive BMW E30 M3 appreciation-fest of the 2000s — during which prices catapulted upward, by percentage, more than the Elephant Man's eye teeth. But with prices flattening, perhaps just temporarily, now may be the best time to secure your piece of Bayerische Motoren history. Ten years on, mark my … » 3/06/13 3:00pm 3/06/13 3:00pm

Your Ridiculously Luminous E30 BMW M3 Wallpaper Is Here

E30. 'Round about these parts, it's the answer to every question almost a much as the Miata is. And why wouldn't it be? With a combination of understated good looks, compact size and rear-wheel-drive, it's hard to go wrong with a 1980s 3-Series. It's even better in super-sexy M3 trim. » 1/12/13 5:00pm 1/12/13 5:00pm

The DTM Special BMW M3 Is As Black As The Original

The current M3 is great for turning into a racecar, but also very good at being the ultimate poser machine. The new DTM Champion Edition is cool though, because it was made to celebrate a racecar, and the brand's success in October, when the Canadian Bruno Spengler won the German Touring Car Championship for the… » 12/06/12 9:30am 12/06/12 9:30am

I Drove A Wicked Fast Electric BMW And It Made Me A Believer In EV…

Whenever I hear someone say "electric cars are the future" I just shake my head and laugh. Sure, all those gas cars, millions of them, along with thousands of gas stations will disappear over night. And all the muffler shops and emission centers, too! » 7/23/12 4:00pm 7/23/12 4:00pm

The Death Of BMW's M Brand

BMW's announcement today of the Lime Rock Edition M3 was the final nail in the coffin for me. The company that claims more 24-Hour wins at the Nürburgring than any other manufacturer just launched a track edition M3 that offers no serious performance improvement over the current M3. » 7/09/12 4:30pm 7/09/12 4:30pm

Dealership Threatens To Sue BMW Owner Who Won Their eBay Auction

Refresh, refresh, refresh, 5-4-3-2-1-0. Autodynamics's no-reserve eBay auction for a 2008 BMW 3-Series M3 Dinan was over. At $33,700, Rene Beunier was the top bidder, and he was pretty stoked to get it for about $7,000 under typical dealer cost. When he called the dealership to arrange the deal, the receptionist… » 6/15/12 1:30pm 6/15/12 1:30pm

BMW M3 GTS Vs. Porsche GT3 RS 4.0 Vs. Mercedes C63 AMG Black: Which Is …

The BMW M3 GTS has a great engine and amazing chassis dynamics, the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black has a wickedly charismatic V8 and quick-acting autobox. Both are lighter than their downmarket counterparts and sport huge premium price tags. But can they compete with the Porsche GT3 RS 4.0 on road and track? » 5/02/12 3:30pm 5/02/12 3:30pm