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The 2021 Machines With Souls recap

It’s the 2021 recap! If you’ve been following along in 2021, you know it’s been a busy year for me. From multiple BMW Performance Center shoots, working with AMMO NYC, comparison tests and more, I’ve been all over. I hope each story comes alive through my images, and that you’ve enjoyed reading. Below is a… Read More »

Feeling Blue: What’s the best M3?

I’ve driven the G80 enough to tell you by now that it’s a real M3. It handles, it’s got a great engine, and it’s all-day comfortable. But is it an improvement on its predecessors? For this review, I borrow an F80 and an E90 M3 and pit it against my own G80, all to answer… Read More »

G80 M3 BMC air filter DIY and review

I’ve modified nearly every car I’ve ever owned, and my G80 will be no exception. For starters, I’ll install a BMC air filter in the stock G80 air boxes. Is it hard? No. Is it worth it? Well… Before you begin You’ll need some things: BMC high-flow air filters (I got mine from AutoCouture, because… Read More »

The G80 M3 break-in review

As the original owner of an E92, the car only became worth more and more as the years went on. This made me think twice about putting miles on it. Not this time! I’ve already got 1,200 miles on my G80 M3, which means it’s time for the M break-in service, and some good and… Read More »

Meet my new BMW G80 M3

It took 6 months, but it’s finally here! Picking it up with a special Performance Center Delivery, let’s meet my new 2022 G80 M3, and see what makes it just a bit different from a typical G80 you might see. Didn’t you order a 2021 G80 M3? I did. But BMW could not keep up… Read More »

How I spec’d my new G80 BMW M3

It’s time for me to return to the fold of the M faithful, and I’m doing so with a 2021 G80 BMW M3. I’ll review the options I picked, and explain why I turned some things down. My G80 BMW M3 Portamao Blue Metallic Six-speed manual 19/20″ M Double-spoke bi-color wheels, style 825M, with performance… Read More »

The BMW G80 M3 Review

Well, here it is. After countless debate, the all-new BMW G80 M3 is here. Is it better than the F80? Is it even an M3? Do you want one? Let’s find out.. What shouldn’t matter The nose Let’s face it, there’s no getting over the face. It stands out, and it might not be for… Read More »

Retouching the BMW G80 M3

I did a write up on the all-new BMW G80 M3 after seeing it in person, which you can read here. The all-new BMW G80 M3 and G82 M4 are revealed today, and the front end is..polarizing! But if you’ve ever followed the launch of a car closely, you’ll see a ton of renders based… Read More »

Unveiling the new G80 BMW M3

It would be foolish to pretend that the BMW M3 does not hold a special place in my heart. Ten years of ownership with an E92 will do that. That car is gone, but soon, a replacement will arrive in the form of the new G80 BMW M3. While visiting the BMW Ultimate Driving Event,… Read More »