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FIRST DRIVE: Rolls Royce Cullinan Black Badge — An Exercise in Excess

Rolls Royce, Test Drives | November 24th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

I’m not a rich man. I never have been. So the idea of luxurious excess seems a bit ridiculous to me. As it does to …

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TEST DRIVE: BMW M8 Competition Coupe — Refined Violence

BMW M8, News, Test Drives | November 12th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

Back in the ’90s, BMW M engineers were working on a skunkworks project deep in the underbelly of the brand’s headquarters. It was a project …

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TEST DRIVE: 2020 BMW M235i xDrive — A New Kind of BMW

2 Series, Test Drives | November 11th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

There seems to be a lot of pessimism surrounding BMW’s latest crop of front-wheel drive-based cars. Both the BMW M235i Gran Coupe and the M135i …

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TEST DRIVE: BMW Z4 M40i — The Most Fun BMW in a Long Time

BMW Z4, Test Drives | November 1st, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

Roadsters are dead. Gone. Finished. Gone are the days when customers yearned for the wind in their hair exhaust noise filling their ears. Instead, the …

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REVIEW: BMW X3 M Competition — Who Needs an M3 Touring?

BMW X3 M, Test Drives | October 6th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

Almost every BMW fan has been begging, pleading, scratching and clawing for an M3 Touring (wagon) to be made. The idea of a small, high-performance …

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REVIEW: 2020 BMW M340i — Not a Budget-M3 but Still a Great Car

3 Series, Test Drives | September 16th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

Awhile back, I wrote an article in which I claimed that the BMW M340i was the first M Performance car that could actually keep me …

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REVIEW: BMW M850i Convertible — Bavaria’s Greatest Grand Tourer

8 Series, Test Drives | July 30th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

As a car journalist, it’s easy to get jaded. We often get to drive some of the sexiest, most exciting cars on the planet, cars …

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TEST DRIVE: 2019 BMW 430d Gran Coupe – A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

4 Series, Test Drives | July 6th, 2019 by Chuck Vossler

The 4 Series Gran Coupe is a sleek four-door hatch whose gorgeous athletic looks belie what is a very practical car. It debuted in 2014, …

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TEST DRIVE: BMW X7 xDrive50i — Don’t Let the Looks Fool You

BMW X7, Test Drives | July 2nd, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

At the moment, the BMW X7 is sort of the internet’s automotive punching bag. Fair or not, enthusiasts across the globe like to poke fun …

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VIDEO REVIEW: BMW X7 xDrive50i — Better Than a 7 Series

BMW X7, Videos | June 19th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

We recently spent some time with the BMW X7 xDrive50i, the brand’s largest SUV ever. Up until now, the largest SUV BMW ever made was …

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