James Derek Sapienza has worked as a writer and editor in the world of automotive journalism since 2015.

He has a BS in History at SUNY Brockport, with a focus on American popular culture. A fan of the classics with a special interest in German cars, he is a proud owner of a 1991 W124 Mercedes. He is a frequent contributor to Mustang Forums, MBWorld, 5Series, Rennlist, and more.

James can be reached at [email protected]

Turbo S50-powered E30 Does Insane Burnout While in Tow

Over-the-top E30 proves that Sweden is more than just Volvo country. 

  Comments | By - March 12, 2019

YouTuber Smitten with 2019 BMW M5 Competition’s 616 Horsepower

2019 BMW M5 Competition

Driving the ultimate F90 can leave even the most seasoned reviewer speechless. 

  Comments | By - February 12, 2019

F90 M5 Embarrasses Porsche & AMG in Top Gear Comparison Video

BMW M5 versus Mercedes-AMG E 63S versus Porsche Panamera Turbo S.

AMG E63 S and Panamera Turbo S are no match for the master. Enter the almighty BMW.

  Comments | By - October 18, 2018

M5 Competition Humiliates Dodge Demon On Circuit & Strip

Dodge Demon versus BMW M5 Competition.

At more than $110,000, it isn’t cheap, but this 617 horsepower, twin-turbo V8 Bimmer is worth every penny. 

  Comments | By - October 1, 2018

Hideous Hartge BMW X3 is One SUV Crossover We’d Like to Forget

2000s-era Hartge BMW X3.

This tuned crossover reminds us that the 2000s were a dark time before the dawn of BMW M Series SUVs. 

  Comments | By - August 23, 2018

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