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[…]

2018 Audi RS5 Gains Panamera Help To Battle BMW M4

The 2018 Audi RS5 finally made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show boasting 450hp and 442.5lb-ft along with a whole lot of nifty chassis capabilities. This model is basically the AWD alternative to the BMW M4. The RS5 is equipped with a new 2.9L twin-turbo V6 mill that has been “developed from the ground Read more about 2018 Audi RS5 Gains Panamera Help To Battle BMW M4[…]

Taking Bets Now – 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 vs BMW M4

It’s usually the case that if you’re driving a BMW M4, you won’t have to worry about a Mercedes-AMG A45 beating you in a drag race. However, in this recent drag race, a tuned A45 is something that could shake the BMW M4. This particular Mercedes-AMG A45 has been tuned to be able to produce Read more about Taking Bets Now – 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 vs BMW M4[…]

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 BMW M4 Flaunts GTS Spoiler – Alarm For 911 GT3?

Not many people approve of the large spoiler adorning the rear of the BMW M4 GTS, the more potent version of the M4. But its appearance on a undisguised test mule spotted at Nurburgring along with additional aero parts is intriguing. So the question is raised: is there going to be an even quicker version Read more about 2017 BMW M4 Flaunts GTS Spoiler – Alarm For 911 GT3?[…]

2017 Audi RS5 Ditches Dual-Clutch, V8 Block

For the longest time, Audi has been offering dual-clutch transmissions for its performance vehicles, but that won’t be the case any longer as the automaker believes that eight-speed autos are better suited for higher output. Specifically, Audi has conceded to following the likes of Mercedes-AMG and Ford Performance, saying that auto gearboxes are better at Read more about 2017 Audi RS5 Ditches Dual-Clutch, V8 Block[…]

2017 BMW M5: Manual Abandoned – Going Full Luxury

The purists don’t have to be to disheartened by BMW deciding that the large and luxurious BMW M5 and M6 are not going to be produced with a manual transmission option anymore. It’s still available in the M2 to M4, and Porsche 911 R, and the next 911 GT3, and Cayman, and so on. There’s Read more about 2017 BMW M5: Manual Abandoned – Going Full Luxury[…]

2017 Jeep Wrangler: Stealing Alfa Romeo’s Thunder

When the Alfa Romeo revealed the Giulia Quadrifoglio last year, many were talking about the revival of not only Italian performance to match the BMW M4 and Porsche 911 Turbo, but also the brand that has been in the wilderness for a considerable period. It seems that the anticipation has to be watered down as Read more about 2017 Jeep Wrangler: Stealing Alfa Romeo’s Thunder[…]