In depth review of the F80 M3 vs the Mercedes Benz C63S AMG, by Mode Carbon.
The 2015 F80 M3 DCT lays down some silly quick numbers in Car and Driver’s latest review, an instrumented test of the BMW M3.
Great 6 month M4 owner review by Nick Murray.
Chris Harris reviews the Lexus RC-F at the Monticello track and benchmarks it against the F80 M3 and F82 M4. See how they compare inside.
Top Gear (Jeremy Clarkson) reviews both the BMW i8 and F80 M3, independently and compared to the other.
Which does he prefer at the end of the day? See inside!
Here is the companion video to our F80 M3 / F82 M4 review, taken at the press launch last year at the Road America track. See inside for the video review, as well as the full article review.
Chris Harris has released a Christmas Special in which he picks the best car of 2014 out of an impressive array of cars – F80 M3, 918, GT3, F12, 458 Speciale, Trophy R, and V12 Vantage S.
You’ve seen the launch comparison, now watch as Steve Sutcliffe of Autocar takes the M4 versus the i8 around the track.
Full review on CarThrottle
Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi. The Hatfields vs. McCoys. M3 vs. RS4. These are the classic rivalries, and in the case of the BMW vs. Audi, I don’t think it will ever go away.
For good reason, as we know its not just a matter of brand pride but these cars seem to more evenly matched up then ever.
Luckily the folks over at CarThrottle have gotten their hands on both cars and done a thorough comparison. *Spoiler alert* : The M3 wins yet … CONTINUED
Chris Harris is now out with his new (free to watch) youtube channel.
Among videos that have been uploaded you can find a full review of the F80 M3. For those who subscirbed and paid for drive+, you have already seen it. For everyone else.
The M235i is a substantial 4 seconds quicker than the M3 around the track, a huge advantage (as also commented by the Auto Bild crew).
The E46 M3 is still the rawer and more entertaining car (according to one of them), but the guy “sponsoring” the M3 has to admit defeat in the end.
Road & Track has announced their winner and results from the 2015 Performance Car of the Year.
Winner: Porsche 911 GT3
The new F80 M3 was in the running.
“If, as some pundits charge, the M3′s become a German answer to the Pontiac Trans Am, this is surely Munich’s take on the rip-snorting, 400-cube, screaming-chicken variant used by the Bandit almost 40 years ago. It’s a muscle car par excellence, warping the trees around its head-up display with what feels like an unlimited reserve of force.”
“But is … CONTINUED
Insightful and balanced perspective on the evolution of the M3 and various critiques of all iterations by Chris Harris.
This week on Head 2 Head, Carlos Lago pits the BMW M4 versus the Lexus RCF in a battle of tire smoking glory. Also, they find out which one is faster and more fun to drive by visiting the test track, the infamous winding road at Hyundai
An M4 owner compares his F82 M4 and E36 M3 on the track. Check out the full review and impressions inside.
Here’s how they compare on paper:
E36 M3: 248 rwhp (S52), 3154 total weight w/ driver = 12.7 w/p ratio
Hankook Z214 C71 245/35/18, GC full race suspension, EBC yellow, stock rotors, half cage, Full containment OMP race seat, brake and oil coolers
F82 M4: 415 rwhp (S55), 3761 total weight w/ driver = 9.1 w/p ratio
Toyo R888 265/30/19 & 295/30/19, Carbotech XP 12/10
BIMMERPOST member and M4 owner Money2536 gives us the lowdown on his ownership experience after 1500 miles and compared to his Porsche 991 911.
Here is an account and review of the first Advanced ///M School with the F80 M3 / F82 M4 at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) – a course and F8x track review).