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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Two BMWs in top ten fastest laps at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Auto Shows, Interesting, News | July 19th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

The Goodwood Festival of Speed has now concluded but it was one of the most exciting car events of the year. Some some spectacular cars …

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VIDEO: ALPINA XD4 caught testing at the Nurburgring

ALPINA, BMW X4, Videos | July 19th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

Now that the BMW X4 is here, many enthusiasts are quite excited by it. Yes, there’s still a large demographic of BMW fans that hate …

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Will the Polestar 1 really challenge the BMW M850i?

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

Typically, when we think of challengers for BMW M cars, Volvo isn’t in the conversation, never mind its performance offshoot Polestar, which many enthusiasts have …

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VIDEO: Carfection drives the BMW R nineT Urban GS

Motorrad, Videos | July 18th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

If you know me, you know that I don’t know how to ride a motorcycle, nor have I ever ridden on or even been on …

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John Surtees’ BMW 507 sold for over $5-million at Goodwood

Interesting, News | July 18th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

A short time ago, we wrote an article talking about how John Surtees’ BMW 507 was up for auction. Surtees was gifted his 507 by …

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SPIED: BMW 7 Series LCI caught testing on the Nurburgring

7-series, News, Spy Photos | July 18th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

The BMW 7 Series has a tough life. It has to contend for sales with cars like the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, brand-new Audi A8 and Porsche …

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Toyota Supra to gain entry-level, BMW turbo-four

Interesting, News | July 17th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

The recent “reveal” of the Toyota Supra at the Goodwood Festival of Speed was exciting but a bit disappointing. I say disappointing because Toyota kept …

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VIDEO: Joe Achilles drives BMW M140i with Car Advice CEO

1-series, Videos | July 17th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

If you’re a big BMW enthusiast, you’ve probably seen at least some of Joe Achilles’ videos before. On his YouTube channel, Achilles has posted multiple …

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VIDEO: BMW M8 caught testing on the ‘Ring

BMW M8, Videos | July 17th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

Now that we’ve seen the BMW M850i in official photos and in the flesh, the only 8 Series Coupe left to see is the BMW …

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SPIED: M Performance BMW X7 flaunts its size on a car carrier

BMW X7, Spy Photos | July 17th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

One of the most exciting cars in the Bavarian pipeline is the BMW X7. It’s the first ever car to wear the ‘X7’ badge and …

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