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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Awesome or Appalling: BMW and Mercedes potentially working together?

1-series, News | January 23rd, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

By now I’m sure you’ve heard the rumor that BMW and its arch-rival Mercedes-Benz have been flirting with the idea of building a car together. …

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G20 BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes C-Class vs Jaguar XE — Auto Express Test

3-Series, News | January 23rd, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

It was only a matter of time before comparison tests started to roll out featuring the new G20-gen BMW 3 Series. Being that the 3 …

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Emissions regulations could add speed restrictions to German Autobahn

Interesting, News | January 23rd, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

Germany is world-famous for many things; excellent beer, impressive engineering and the Autobahn, just to name a few. Even people who don’t like cars much …

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Ex-BMW executive joins Dyson to help develop an electric vehicle

Interesting, News | January 23rd, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

Can a company go from making vacuums and fans to making electric cars? That’s what Dyson seems to be planning on doing. To be honest, …

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VIDEO: CarBuyer tests the G20 BMW 3 Series

3-Series, Videos | January 23rd, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

This new G20-generation BMW 3 Series had so much riding on it that I actually feel bad for the engineers that had to develop it. …

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BMW 7 Series LCI on display at BMW Welt’s Progressive Luxury Stand

7-series | January 22nd, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

The newly facelifted BMW 7 Series “LCI” has come under fire from enthusiasts and journalists alike for its almost comically large Kidney Grilles. To be …

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Watch this 230,000-mile E30 BMW 3 Series come back to life

3-Series, News | January 22nd, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

There’s always something incredibly satisfying about seeing an old, very tired classic car get some much-needed love and attention. Something about watching and old car …

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We Should All Be Excited for the BMW X3 M and BMW X4 M

BMW X3 M, BMW X4 | January 21st, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

When we first drove the M40i variants of the BMW X3 and X4, we were surprised with how impressive they were. Despite not being a …

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Buy the BMW E39 M5 now while you still can

BMW M5, News | January 21st, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

The consensus choice for the best BMW M5 of all time is typically the E39 M5. It might not be the best M5 in specific …

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First Toyota Supra was auctioned off for $2.1 million

Interesting, News | January 21st, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

This new 2020 Toyota Supra is the first of its kind in two decades. So, naturally, fans are excited about it. We knew that hype …