Next-Gen BMW M3 May Be Full-On Automatic

We’ve already heard that Mercedes-Benz will be doing away with the manual mode and now, we’re getting news that BMW is apparently planning to jump on that bandwagon, as well. Peter Quintas, BMW M’s vice president of sales and marketing, stated that durability may be the underlying reason behind the end of manual and dual-clutch Read more about Next-Gen BMW M3 May Be Full-On Automatic[…]

2017 BMW M3 vs Alfa Romeo Giulia vs Cadillac ATS-V: Pick Your Team!

These days, the high-performance luxury compact sedan segment has plenty more options for buyers to choose from compared to a decade back. Folks have an array of choices from BMW’s M3 and Mercedes-AMG’s C63. There is also the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde as well as the Cadillac ATS-V. When it comes to what pleases Read more about 2017 BMW M3 vs Alfa Romeo Giulia vs Cadillac ATS-V: Pick Your Team![…]

2017 Alfa Romeo QV vs BMW M3: Don’t Listen To The Jury!

It’s pretty obvious that the Alfa Romeo was designed with the purpose of not only rivaling the BMW M3; it was made to surpass the latter in every way possible. According to CarBuzz, it all began with the Giorgio architecture – which initially placed FCA in a financial risk but turned out being worth it. Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo QV vs BMW M3: Don’t Listen To The Jury![…]

Mercedes-AMG A45 vs BMW M3: Similar Specs, Different Beasts [Video]

The Mercedes-AMG A45 and BMW M3 may be different cars but they share plenty of similarities. For one, these two models come pretty close in terms of power and weight. On top of that, the A45’s AWD setup will be able to close any gaps in acceleration. The A45 is merely 0.1 seconds behind the Read more about Mercedes-AMG A45 vs BMW M3: Similar Specs, Different Beasts [Video][…]

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S vs BMW M3: Is The Jury Still Out?

There are just a couple of small luxury sedans in the market that vows to provide performance on par to the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. The Giulia Quadrifoglio, with its 505 horsepower, recorded a 7:32 time on the Nurburgring, setting a new record for a production four-door sedan. MotorTrend recently subjected the Giulia Quadrifoglio through Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S vs BMW M3: Is The Jury Still Out?[…]

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV vs Mercedes-AMG C63 vs BMW M3: Choose Italian Or Lose!

The Alfa Romeo Giulia has often been synonymous to frustration as this model has been going through numerous production delays. This has resulted in buyers picking other high performance sedan over the Giulia. A Quick Drive review by Motor Trend recently starred the Giulia alongside the host Carlos Lago and Johnny Lieberman. These hosts carried Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV vs Mercedes-AMG C63 vs BMW M3: Choose Italian Or Lose![…]

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV Craps All Over AMG C63, BMW M3 [Video]

The Alfa Romeo Giulia has always been a name linked to frustration. This particular model has been through many production delays which has led buyers to opt for other high performance sedans rather than the Giulia. Motor Trend recently did a Quick Drive review of the Giulia with Carlos Lago and Johnny Lieberman. These two Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV Craps All Over AMG C63, BMW M3 [Video][…]

2018 BMW M2 Could Tackle 400hp Audi TT RS

With new performance models sprouting up left and right in BMW’s lineup, it is evident that the folks from the automaker’s M division have been clocking in additional overtime hours; and it looks like more work has been done on the BMW M2. Rather than receive a Competition Package, the compact performance sedan could possibly Read more about 2018 BMW M2 Could Tackle 400hp Audi TT RS[…]

2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 Can’t Even Beat Mustang GT

Priced at a minimum of $51,300, the 2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 looks to be a real treat. It’s significantly cheaper than the BMW M3 or M4, is as affordable as an Audi S5, and delivers an impressive 400hp with 350lb-ft torque from a 3.0L twin-turbo V6. Infiniti has not offered more power on Read more about 2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 Can’t Even Beat Mustang GT[…]

2017 Alfa Romeo QV Pulls Surprise On Panamera Turbo

Several delays had led to a pretty uninspiring Alfa Romeo Giulia release as expectant fans had already been disenchanted by the automaker’s practices. However, the sedan kept interest alive with the QV performance model posting an impressive Nurburgring lap time. Though it wasn’t an official time, the 505hp Giulia QV managed to complete a round Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo QV Pulls Surprise On Panamera Turbo[…]

2018 Hyundai Elantra Aims At WRX – Learns From BMW M3

Commercially, the Hyundai Elantra isn’t exactly in a very bright spot, and would definitely benefit from what the automaker’s N Performance division has in store for Hyundai’s very first mass market performance vehicle. What buyers can look forward to is a rival to the Subaru WRX, VW Golf GTI, and Ford Focus ST called the Read more about 2018 Hyundai Elantra Aims At WRX – Learns From BMW M3[…]

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV: Price Guns Down AMG C63

Besides officially showing off the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde (QV) for the first time at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed, FCA has disclosed the pricing of the performance sedan – at least in the UK. In order to get the 505hp and 442lb-ft torque model, buyers would have to fork out at Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV: Price Guns Down AMG C63[…]

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia: What A Shame!

Based on some first drive reviews of the new compact sedan from Alfa Romeo, there is reason to believe that along with the hotter Quadrifoglio Verde (QV) model, there a bona fide rival for the BMW 3-Series and M3 has arrived. What a shame that most buyers for the 2017 Giulia is facing a high Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia: What A Shame![…]

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV vs BMW M3: Has FCA Done Enough?

One of the reasons people have been anticipating the arrival of the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is because they want to know if there is finally a decent and distinct alternative to the usual entry-level premium sedans. As much as normal buyers want to know if the Giulia is good substitute for the BMW 3-Series, Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV vs BMW M3: Has FCA Done Enough?[…]

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV vs Mercedes-AMG C63 vs BMW M3: Is There A Verdict?

The big question surrounding the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is whether the new premium sedan is a worthy contender against the more established BMW 3-Series and Mercedes C-Class. Some first drive reviews may have the answer. And the answer is a resounding ‘yes’ – it performs commendably and is in most cases a joy to Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV vs Mercedes-AMG C63 vs BMW M3: Is There A Verdict?[…]

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV vs BMW M3 vs Mercedes-AMG C63: Is The Jury Still Out?

In the US there remains quite a wait for the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia and the Quadrifoglio Verde (QV) model. That doesn’t mean that buyers would be kept in the dark as they can find out from across the pond whether the 503hp performer is worth the wait. First drives have been conducted by reviewers Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV vs BMW M3 vs Mercedes-AMG C63: Is The Jury Still Out?[…]

2016 Infiniti Q50 Scorches BMW M3 – Much Cheaper 400hp Rival

When their standard models are compared, the 2016 Infiniti Q50 and BMW 3-Series seem stand up against each other with somewhat equal stature in terms of performance and value. The base models of both premium compact sedans sell for around $33,000 with the 3-Series weightier by about a few hundreds bucks. Though the base 328d Read more about 2016 Infiniti Q50 Scorches BMW M3 – Much Cheaper 400hp Rival[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Range Anxiety Still An Issue

Tesla has now accumulated a large pool of Model 3 buyers, or at least pre-orders. Out of over 400,000 order holders, there is surely a significant portion that includes those new to the EV scene besides those already familiar with Tesla offerings. It could be those new to Tesla products that are would be making Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Range Anxiety Still An Issue[…]

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia vs. BMW 3-Series: Power Shootout!

If not for the delays, the Alfa Romeo revival with the Giulia and its performance variant, the Quadrifoglio Verde, would have been met with a more positive response. No matter when it’s launched, its unveiling at the Geneva Auto Show is going to be an exciting one. It is known that the BMW 3-Series is Read more about 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia vs. BMW 3-Series: Power Shootout![…]