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: How much has the cheapest Rolls Royce Phantom cost in repairs?

Rolls Royce, Videos | September 21st, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

By now, it’s no secret that Tyler Hoovie took out a loan and purchased the cheapest Rolls Royce Phantom in America for around $80,000. Financially, …

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BMW Z4 and Toyota Supra development teams haven’t spoken in years

BMW Z4, News | September 21st, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

This latest iteration of the BMW Z4 was revealed to the public back in August, during the Pebble Beach Concourse d’Elegance. However, we’re still waiting …

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Top Gear: BMW M5 vs Porsche Panamera Turbo S vs Mercedes-AMG E63

BMW M5, Videos | September 21st, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

It seems as if the Germans have figured out the proper recipe for making the best super sedans on the planet. They’ve seemingly figured out …

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SPIED: BMW 8 Series Convertible looks great in Sunset Orange

3-Series | September 21st, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

I must admit, when I learned of the death of the 6 Series Coupe and Convertible, I was unhappy. Personally, I felt that the 6 …

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Genesis G70 priced the same as BMW 3 Series

3-Series, News | September 20th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

The BMW 3 Series has more unconventional competitors than ever before, especially for the U.S. market. The Alfa Romeo Giulia (Alfa hasn’t been sold in …

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SPIED: Next-Gen BMW X6 M caught in public

BMW X6 M, Spy Photos | September 20th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

The BMW X5 M and X6 M are some of the most brutish and absurd performance machines on the planet. They’re massively powerful, very heavy, …

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VIDEO: Evolve’s Titanium Exhaust for the F80 BMW M3

BMW M3, Tuning, Videos | September 20th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

Evolve Automotive has had an F80 BMW M3 project car for a little while now, dubbed Project Viper, on account of its vibrant green paint. …

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Audi e-tron takes on iX3 with 240-plus miles of range, 0-60 mph in 5.5

Interesting, News | September 19th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

The BMW iX3 is going to have a lot of competition on its hands when it finally debuts. Admittedly, it will have some time to …

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VIDEO: Toyota Supra driven by Autocar

Interesting, Videos | September 19th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

A few years ago, Toyota’s name in a headline wouldn’t even draw an eyebrow raise from BMW enthusiasts. Now, the famous Japanese giant has a …


The Evolution of BMW’s Kidney Grille

Interesting, News | September 16th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

We’ve recently seen BMW’s latest electric concept, the Vision iNEXT, and it sports the brand’s latest Kidney Grille design, even if the term “grille” is …