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2011 BMW M3 Road Test & Car Review - RoadflyTV with Ross Rapoport

The BMW M3 is one of the finest driver's cars ever made, and I was finally lucky enough to spend a week with one. The heart of the M3 is an exquisite 4.0L V8, making 414hp at a wild 8300rpm. Peak torque is 295 lb-ft, but that entire figure is available at just 3900rpm, a stunning mark of tractability in such a high-revving screamer. Our test car was equipped with a 7-speed DCT (BMW's name for the fancy dual-clutch gearbox), and the transmission—like other vehicle characteristics like throttle response and suspension—can be adjusted from 'nice and easy' to 'neckbreaking.' 2011 M3s equipped with this transmission have gone as low as 3.9 sec to 60mph, and 12.5 sec in the 1/4-mile. Yet due to the engine's powerband, it's remarkably civilized around town. Gearing is perfect; even in 7th gear, the car is never caught flat-footed. In fact, at 2000rpm in 7th the car will be going just 50mph! That is great for acceleration, bad for fuel economy: the M3 manages just 14 mpg city and 20 highway and gets slapped with the gaz-guzzler tax. That's really the only chink in the car's armor, and the M3 instantly became the car by which I measure all sports cars by. —Ross Rapoport, Road Test Editor and Video Host Download the window sticker and see additional photos of the M3 at http://roadflytv.com Vehicle: 2011 M3 Coupe Base Price: $58,400 Price as tested: $69,925 Engine: 4.0L 32V V8 Transmission: 7-speed dual-clutch automated manual (DCT) horsepower: 414 @ 8300 rpm Torque: 295 lb.-ft. @ 3900 rpm 0-60 MPH: 3.9-4.5 sec. Warranty: 4 years, 50,000 miles w/free maintenance Fuel Economy: 14 city / 20 highway MPG Roadfly.com - http://www.roadfly.com Car Forum - http://www.roadfly.com/forums RoadflyTV - http://www.youtube.com/roadflytv Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/roadfly Twitter - http://twitter.com/roadfly IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1790415/


 


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Vehicle: 2013 Nissan GT-R Black Editiion Host: Ross Rapoport Specs: Engine: 3.8 Liter, DOHC, twin turbo, V6 horsepower: 545 hp Torque: 463 lb-ft torque Drive: all-wheel-drive, dual clutch, 6-speed Trim: Black Edition Fuel economy (EPA miles per gallon rating): 16 city / 23 highway MPG To see additional pictures and the window sticker for the 2011 TSX Sport Wagon Tech Package, visit: http://roadflytv.com Roadfly.com - http://www.roadfly.com RoadflyTV.com - http://www.roadflytv.com Car Forum - http://www.roadfly.com/forums RoadflyTV - http://www.youtube.com/roadflytv Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/roadfly Twitter - http://twitter.com/roadfly IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1790415/ Google+ - https://plus.google.com/117787360033180487526





Roadfly.com - 2011 Mazda RX-8 Review & Test Drive
The Mazda RX-8 is, simply put, one of the most pure sports cars currently being sold. At just over 3,000lb., it is incredibly agile and will stack up handling-wise with anything you can think of. Like most 'handling-first' sports cars, its acceleration is not devastating. It's the only passenger car to use a rotary engine, a 1.3L wonder of smoothness and revs, delivering 232 horsepower at 8,500 rpm and spinning all the way past 9,000! It's a bit short on torque, with just 159 lb.-ft at 5,500 rpm. But for those who like this kind of driving experience, that won't matter. Other quirks are a high appetite for fuel, and Mazda's own recommendation that you check the rotary's oil level...every time you fill up the gas tank! It's nicely packaged, though, with real seating for four adults, suicide doors to access the rear seats, and plenty of storage and a rear-seat pass-through. At $33,055 as tested, it's unlike anything else on the market. And that's worth a lot more than $33 large. —Ross Rapoport, Road Test Editor and Video Host Visit http://roadflytv.com for more pictures and a downloadable window sticker. Vehicle: 2011 Mazda RX-8 Base Price: $32,260 Price as tested: $33,055 Engine: 1.3L rotary Transmission: 6-speed manual horsepower: 232 @ 8,500 rpm Torque: 159 lb.-ft @ 0-60 MPH: 6.5 sec. Curb Weight: 3,029 lb. Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles (5 years/60,000 miles powertrain) Fuel Economy: 16 city / 22 highway MPG Roadfly.com - http://www.roadfly.com Car Forum - http://www.roadfly.com/forums RoadflyTV - http://www.youtube.com/roadflytv Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/roadfly Twitter - http://twitter.com/roadfly IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1790415/





Roadfly.com - 2011 Audi A4 Road Test & Review
The stylish and slick Audi A4 returns for 2011 with an all-new eight-speed automatic transmission that raises fuel economy to a remarkable 22 mpg in the city and 30 on the highway. Its engine is a 2 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that musters 211 horses and a decent 258 pound-feet of torque. We would've liked to see more power out of the A4, considering its main competitors, the BMW 3-series and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, easily outshine the A4 when it comes to power and acceleration. However, Audi's standard all-wheel drive gives the ride a very stable and competent feel, you'll never feel out of control in the A4. And the interior of the A4 is where Audi might just take the lead in its class in terms of quality. The standard leather is much more plush than you might find in a 3-series or a C-Class without adding more and more additional packages. The infotainment screen is well implemented and convenient, you're never at a loss for intuitive response from all of your car's amenities. With a base price of $34,140, the Audi A4 is a strong and beautiful competitor to more expensive competition from other European manufacturers, for those who perhaps prefer efficiency and style over raw driving power. Host: Emme Hall Roadfly.com - http://www.roadfly.com Car Forum - http://www.roadfly.com/forums RoadflyTV - http://www.youtube.com/roadflytv Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/roadfly Twitter - http://twitter.com/roadfly IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1790415/





Roadfly.com - 2012 Porsche Cayman R Test Drive & Car Review
The 2012 Porsche Cayman R was one of the most-anticipated cars to ever come through the Roadfly office. The car's stats are simply stunning: 0-60mph in 4.7 sec. 330hp @ 7500rpm, 2855 lb. Even the door handles have been replaced with nylon tabs to reduce weight. The results are predictable. The Cayman R is virtually telepathic, to the point that it nearly bores you. It's so free of vice that you start to feel that it's just like a normal, civilized car, with a tad more immediacy...and you wonder what the big deal is. Only when you go back to your daily driver do you realize how responsive the Cayman actually is. It's a nearly perfect machine. It makes few compromises that interfere with spirited driving, but still manages to be completely docile, tractable, and even practical with its two trunks and stellar reliability. It also gets great fuel mileage, at 19 city and 27 highway when equipped with the 6-speed manual. Ever gone to a movie that didn't blow you away at first, but weeks later you're still thinking about it and can't get it out of your head? That's what my days with the Cayman R left me with. This car is definitely on my 'short list' of cars I want to own before I die. It's slightly expensive with a starting MSRP of $66,300, but given how well-built Porsches are in general and how good their resale values are, the price is fair in my opinion. Visit http://www.roadflytv.com for a downloadable window sticker. Host: Ross Rapoport Vehicle: 2012 Porsche Cayman R Base Price: $66,300 Price as tested: $73,280 Engine: 3.4L Horizontally opposed 6 cylinder Transmission: 6-speed manual horsepower: 330 @ 7,400 rpm Torque: 273 lb-ft. @ 4,750 rpm 0-60 MPH: 4.7 sec. Curb Weight: 2,855 lb. Warranty: 4 years, 50,000 miles (vehicle) Fuel Economy: 19 city / 27 highway MPG Roadfly.com - http://www.roadfly.com Car Forum - http://www.roadfly.com/forums RoadflyTV - http://www.youtube.com/roadflytv Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/roadfly Twitter - http://twitter.com/roadfly IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1790415/





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BMW 1 Series M Coupe vs BMW M3
To the M badge faithful, the BMW 1 Series M Coupe signals a return to form. But is it? Benchmarking the 1M against an M3 would seem the perfect way to find out. Read the Full Story: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1108_2011_bmw_1_series_m_vs_2011 _bmw_m3_comparison/index.html Also find Motor Trend on: http://twitter.com/MotorTrend http://facebook.com/MotorTrendMag Shot By: Gordon Green and Corey Denomy Edited By: Gordon Green





2011 BMW M3 6-Speed Review, Walkaround, Exhaust, & Test Drive
Help us grow so we can bring you more videos! Like us on Facebook @ http://www.Facebook.com/2Redline With the E92 M3, BMW proves you can have it all... a track car on the weekends and a commuter car to drive to work everyday in luxury, comfort, and style that will have you grinning the whole way to the office. If you are one of the few people that can swing the price of admission, make sure and put a BMW M3 on your list, especially if you want one of the highest revving V8's in the world.





Review: 2011 BMW M3 Coupe w/ Akrapovic Exhaust!
I reviewed this modified 2011 BMW M3. This car has a full titanium Akrapovic Exhaust, along with a Vorsteiner front and rear bumpers, spoiler and hood vents! Do you like the modifications this owner did? Many thanks to the owner for letting me drive it. Music from Pond5.com "Like" the Facebook page for more updates! http://facebook.com/subaruwrxfan





BMW M3: All 4 Generations (E30, E36, E46, E92) at The Track! - Ignition Episode 66
On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago is back and driving all four generations of his favorite German sports car, the BMW M3! Through 28 years of evolution, from E30 to E36 to E46 to E90, has the M3 lost its edge? Ignition appears every Monday on the Motor Trend youtube channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend

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Living with a BMW M3 - Life On Unleaded (BMW M3 Review)
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M3 vs IS-F - Touge Test & Track Battle - Best Motoring International
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Super Coupes Track Attack! - 2011 Ford Mustang GT vs 2011 BMW M3 Coupe
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