Nico DeMattia

Nico DeMattia
My very first car was an E36 BMW 328i and I’ve been hooked on the brand ever since. My passion has grown even stronger throughout the years and now I basically have the dream job of any car enthusiast — to drive cars and write about my experiences. I’ve seen some pretty crazy things, been on some incredible and dangerous adventures and met some really great people during my time. Oh, and driven some amazing cars. I’m a bigger fan of classic cars than new ones, especially BMWs and the quirkier the better. Cars that are weird, unusual or unwanted, those are the cars I like. I’m the kind of guy that’d rather drive an E30 Touring than a new M3. Though I’d never otherwise turn down a drive in the latter, of course. I also love bringing old, worn down cars back to life. But I’ve always been a car enthusiast in general and can and will talk to anyone about any kind of car for any amount of time. Start talking cars with me and you’d better have an unacceptable amount of time to talk, because I won’t shut up.
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VIDEO: What makes the E46 BMW M3 so great?

BMW M3, Videos | March 24th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

Ask almost any BMW enthusiast which Bavarian product is best, you’ll likely get two different answers; the original E30 BMW M3 or the E46 BMW …

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VIDEO: F90 BMW M5 vs Mercedes-AMG E63 S — Drag Race, Braking

BMW M5, Videos | March 24th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

Yet again, these two German bruisers are at each others’ throats. The BMW M5 and Mercedes-AMG E63 S have been taking each other head-on since …

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New Exhaust Technology Could Save the Diesel Engine

3-Series | March 22nd, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

We’re at a bit of a transition point at the moment, with internal combustion engines beginning to be phased out while electric powertrains are becoming …

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F1 Legend John Surtees’ BMW 507 is for sale

Interesting, News | March 22nd, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

The BMW 507 is one of the most utterly beautiful cars BMW has ever made and it’s one of the best looking grand touring cars …


BMW waiting until 2020 for electric-car mass production

Interesting, News | March 22nd, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

The race to be the best electric car company in the world is heating up. Years ago, it seemed as if Tesla was the only …

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Is this Hamann BMW 540i Touring the performance wagon you want?

5-series, Tuning | March 22nd, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

The BMW 540i Touring is one of the best overall automotive packages on the market at the moment. It’s good looking, fast, luxurious and practical. …

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Car and Driver: BMW M5 vs Mercedes-AMG E63 S vs Cadillac CTS-V vs Porsche Panamera Turbo

BMW M5, News | March 21st, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

There’s never been a better time to buy a super sedan. Back in the late ’80s, there really only was one choice for a four-door …

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Auto Express reviews F90 BMW M5

BMW M5, News | March 21st, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

At the moment, the new F90 BMW M5 is lighting up the internet like wild fire. It’s the hottest car out right now and deservedly …

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VIDEO: Listen to this Group 5 BMW 320i race car at Goodwood

3-Series, Videos | March 21st, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

The 1970’s were good times for BMW and racing. We had the glorious BMW 3.0 CSL “Batmobile” and the car that succeeded it, even if …

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SPIED: BMW X7 caught wearing less camo than ever before

BMW X7, News, Spy Photos | March 21st, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

While not as sexy as the BMW 8 Series or Z4, the upcoming BMW X7 is arguably even more important to the brand. The full-size …