Nico DeMattia

Nico DeMattia is a Senior Editor at BMWBLOG. He’s 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 Nico likes. He also enjoys covering news from across the auto industry and performing test drives aboard new and old BMW cars. Throughout the years, Nico co-hosted a podcast featuring interviews with industry icons such as designer Chris Bangle. He started writing about cars in 2015 before joining BMWBLOG in 2016. Nico is also a News Editor for The Drive. Fun Facts: Nico is a massive NFL fan and has a love/hate relationship with the New York Giants. He's also a Marvel nerd.

Should the BMW M4 fear the Shelby GT350?

The BMW M3/M4 has been compared to hot Mustangs for quite some time now. The Mustang has always offered a similar formula as the BMW M3/M4, but with none of the finesse or precision. However,…

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What kind of BMW do you like most?

BMW, the brand known for being the Ultimate Driving Machine, doesn’t only provide a singular driving experience. BMW has several different cars that provide different driving experiences. The M3 is a hardcore performance car with…

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2016 BMW 7 Series – First Test Drives

The BMW 7 Series is arguably BMW’s most important car, as it currently stands as the Bavarian’s flagship. It’s the car in which most new production car technologies and techniques debut. So when BMW invites…

“Audi Sport” – The future standalone performance brand

Even Aston Martin is planning a fully electric car

The Luxury EV segment is heating up dramatically. BMW, Tesla and Audi are all working on new EVs to release into the market to gain ultimate EV superiority. Tesla has the Model X on the…

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Extended wheelbase 2016 BMW X1 spied

Recent news of the second-generation BMW X1 has gotten some BMW enthusiasts kind of upset with its switch to a front-wheel drive-based architecture. However, this is a good move for BMW as it helps them…

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BMW X5 M: Unnecessary but desirable

One of the absolute strangest car segments on the market is the Uber SUV. Not that that’s the technical name for the segment, but that’s what we’ll call it. These massively powerful SUVs have enough…

Bimmerfest East 2015 – Photo Gallery

Bimmerfest is one of the biggest enthusiast-driven car shows for BMW in the entire country. Held in different locations through the US, thousands of enthusiasts show up every year to display, look at or sell…

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Possible Plug-in Hybrid, AWD BMW M3?

The current BMW M3 is only in its infancy, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying to learn about the next one. The BMW 3 Series won’t be changed until 2018, so the next M3…