Opinion | Are new cars actually getting more expensive?

The new Volkswagen Golf, and the excellent revised GTI in particular, got us wondering. Just how much more expensive are new cars compared to their predecessors?  Having already won rave reviews from both print and online media, the Mk7.5 Volkswagen Golf GTI is already attracting attention. Yet a lot of the Internet comments seem to take…

New – BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition

Saddened you couldn’t get your hands on a BMW M4 GTS? Worry no more! Now you can have one to honour a racing driver you’ve most probably never even heard of. It’s a shame the DTM series doesn’t get more coverage in the UK, with close competition between 4.0-litre V8-powered coupes sounding like a rather attractive package….

Friday Video – No Fooling

As the post goes live it’s April Fools’ Day, which means the press offices and PR departments of car companies have been in overdrive trying to find the wittiest way of plugging their products. Nissan – Alive (2016) from Alessandro Pacciani™ We’ve covered these efforts before on ESM but, instead, this year we’ve decided to take…

Guest Post | Ned Jasper | BMW M4 GTS

A BMW M4 with more power and extra orange bits? This sounds like a car EngageSportMode could really get onboard with! Ned Jasper gives you all the details below. If you felt that BMW M cars have been lacking a bit lately, then this is the car for you. It’s called the M4 GTS and to…

Friday Video – BMW M4 “Ultimate Racetrack”

Should it still really be called the M3, does it matter that it’s turbocharged, can you love a car that has synthesised engine noises? All important questions when discussing the new BMW M3 M4.  However, watch this video that we found on YouTube posted by BMW Canada, and you should find those questions float away into obscurity.

New – BMW Concept M4 Coupe – Photos & Video

Following on from yesterday’s tribute to BMW M Cars of old, here’s the very latest one which was unveiled this week. The M3 is gone, as a two-door at least, so all hail the new King, the BMW M4. Looking resplendent in what looks to be a lot like Phoenix Yellow paintwork, but actually called…