Review: Chris Harris drives the new BMW M3 | Top Gear

9 Μάρ 2021
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It’s here. The sixth generation G80 BMW M3 and *that* massive grille. Being such a controversial car, there was only one person to slot into the carbon bucket seat of this £75k, 503bhp, rear-wheel drive saloon: Craig Revel Horwood. Unfortunately, he wasn’t around, so we put Chris Harris behind the wheel instead. We hope that’s alright.
Here’s what he had to say in this brand new instalment of Chris Harris Drives…
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  • best car reviewer . PERIOD.

    cdcdcd6777cdcdcd6777Πριν ώρα
  • The f80 is so beautiful

    Aiden LeporeAiden LeporeΠριν 5 ώρες
  • The most ugly car I have ever seen

    Greg ShoopmanGreg ShoopmanΠριν 7 ώρες
  • The E90 V8 M5....... hmmmmmm

    Mark WellsMark WellsΠριν ημέρα
  • I am watching this only because Chris Harris is driving. He is the celebrity of the car Journalism. I like that he was honest about the cars looks. I do not do not like the looks

    leon davisleon davisΠριν ημέρα
  • Spot on about the looks as compared to the F80 (it’s even more striking when you compare the G82 with the outgoing coupe). Amazing to drive though - more controlled than its predecessor and mind blowingly quick. But you should be required to take a test to qualify for the RWD version.

    PrinceBarinPrinceBarinΠριν 2 ημέρες
  • Don't put it in the wall you KNOB! LOL!

    The DukeThe DukeΠριν 2 ημέρες
  • It's a lardy big daddies car and on a B road will be all over the place.

    evoevoΠριν 3 ημέρες
  • LOL 9:24

    AngeloAngeloΠριν 4 ημέρες
  • Who designed that awful front?

    friscofriscoΠριν 5 ημέρες
  • NEXT

    Bennett WilliamsBennett WilliamsΠριν 5 ημέρες
  • this years bmw's grilles are too big, car is hideous

    Bennett WilliamsBennett WilliamsΠριν 5 ημέρες
  • The car is £87000. And its ugly. Metal origami with a sh+t grill. No thanks.

    Gregorys ModeGregorys ModeΠριν 6 ημέρες
  • #noblivesmatter

    #OccupyDogtown#OccupyDogtownΠριν 7 ημέρες
  • The car is too heavy. Too ugly. Too complicated. BMW has lost the way.

    Magnum MuscleMagnum MuscleΠριν 7 ημέρες
  • E92 Dct is the best m3 ever. Fact

    John creedonJohn creedonΠριν 8 ημέρες
  • Lol bum face sound like a compliment to me🤣🤣🤣

    Themba WulanaThemba WulanaΠριν 8 ημέρες
  • As much as he’s trashing it, I actually like the new design better. I think the number plate breaks up the buck tooth grill just enough. Without that front plate might be a little rough to not just stare at that bit. I prefer the side mirror on the new car too. The side profile is a bit too busy mashed together.

    Sharing LungsSharing LungsΠριν 8 ημέρες
  • BMW if ur reading this, please, please finally change your interior design. It was never that great to begin with... its so meh

    Chris P. BaconChris P. BaconΠριν 9 ημέρες
  • my problem with the new BMW is is it an Audi or a Toyota? or did they both have sex and that's where that came out? i stay with my E90 !!

    Thomas SchusterThomas SchusterΠριν 9 ημέρες
  • looks like a jaguar face...

    Rafael FogaçaRafael FogaçaΠριν 9 ημέρες
  • Can anyone give me tips on how to improve my car knowledge

    randomvoiceovers555randomvoiceovers555Πριν 10 ημέρες
  • Love Chris Harris, absolutely hate the G80

    Soap ASoap AΠριν 10 ημέρες
  • Inline 6 andy

    GveffGveffΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • A horrendous looking car. Pass.

    manseesmanseesΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • Seems to look like an Alfa Romeo quadrifoglio at certain angles especially in that green

    kirk robinsonkirk robinsonΠριν 12 ημέρες
  • Tire companies love Chris

    Thanh TongThanh TongΠριν 12 ημέρες
  • that front grill reminds me of walrus man from Star Wars! Ugggggh!

    Chris BruneauChris BruneauΠριν 12 ημέρες
  • I'm sorry but no matter how good this car might be, I still wouldn't buy one and it's because of the styling. It looks awful. And if I'm spending huge amount of money on a car, it has to be visually pleasing to me no matter the performance.

    Mark KentMark KentΠριν 12 ημέρες
  • BMW -- call me when this car loses 20% of its weight. Until then, cheerios!

    Karl Anttila Sr.Karl Anttila Sr.Πριν 13 ημέρες
  • Do brits not use the metric system?

    Kim JungKim JungΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • 🤏확률적으로 인간의 깨달음은 세대를 거듭하면서 반복 학습한 경험으로 물리적 숫자들이 개선된다 합니다. 👌🇬🇧🇩🇪🇺🇲🇮🇹🇦🇺🇧🇬🇨🇷🇳🇱🇿🇦🇧🇪🇮🇳🇧🇻🇩🇰🇧🇷🇨🇦🇲🇾🇨🇵🇯🇵🇵🇭🙏😎

    코코몽코코몽Πριν 13 ημέρες
  • At 3:49 you mention they’ve gone away from the ‘DSG’ gearbox... F series M cars had DCT not DSG Never the less amazing video!

    MR V10MR V10Πριν 13 ημέρες
  • Apparently the design team had "gone fishin". The grill on this M is atrocious.

    RyanRyanΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • This car is hideous

    yoyodawgsupbrahyoyodawgsupbrahΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • Huge fan of Mr Harris, but i really like the new M3 visually, even the 1973-1977 Oldsmobile Cutless front grill.

    Paddle ShiftPaddle ShiftΠριν 13 ημέρες
  • to jest top gear ??? to jakaś popierdółka jest bez Jeremy ;(

    Dominik SDominik SΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • The grill is ugly.

    Robert FarrellRobert FarrellΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • Thumbs down cause it doesn’t look that great

    corone2018corone2018Πριν 14 ημέρες
  • E90 M5? 😁 Never heard Chris misspeak.

    tkobvioustkobviousΠριν 15 ημέρες
  • They’ve tried to style a BMW like an Alfa and it only works on an Alfa...

    Jeremyk 541Jeremyk 541Πριν 15 ημέρες
  • This is exactly what BMW needed for the new generation clientele. They don't go to the track. They drive to the grocery store. Love the comment about the people that are actually still working at BMW M. lol. Hail to the F chassis. Best BMW chassis ever built since the E30 and the F80/82 possible the best looking front end of any BMW ever built. The dashboard was also awesome. I think BMW has loser on their hands and I am a BMW guy to the core. Have owned them all. I need to drive one I guess before I comment. Lots of competition around to make a watered down M3. The new G80 should have been the F82 GTS to start with and move forward. Period.

    Carmine’s Import ServiceCarmine’s Import ServiceΠριν 15 ημέρες
  • e90 v8 m5 u wut?

    Alex ThompsonAlex ThompsonΠριν 15 ημέρες
  • I'm a big fan of bmw m3 it's one of the best cars I mean M cars 🚗😎

    mary bastinmary bastinΠριν 15 ημέρες
  • Will go down as the most catastrophic, sorriest excuse for car design in the history of M cars.

    Tanner Needs TacosTanner Needs TacosΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • It's a shame he didn't compare it to the Giulia since he did mention the Merc and Audi

    Lucky StrikeLucky StrikeΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • To think that there is a team of desingers who worked and approved the grill...

    zaakir ketwaroozaakir ketwarooΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • Shame on you, BMW! What were you thinking??!! Fine, it may perform, but we want a car that looks mean. Not a car that looks like a sleeper. I'm keeping my F82 FOREVER. Oh, and thanks for giving me a boost in my M4's equity.

    Dr. EvilDr. EvilΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • Chris you should start your own show again, you're on another level

    FishTheoryFishTheoryΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • I think the new transmission will prove it’s worth in longevity. BMW is addressing warranty concerns and Powertrain is always a focus to improve. I think this was a very calculated change on BMWs part. Time will tell

    1CrazyDudeYo1CrazyDudeYoΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • what are the shoes he's wearing ?

    Peter SwanPeter SwanΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • BMW has lost their entire market to Tesla sorry to say. If they can put the driver back in electrics then I think they can gain share back. It looks like they are throwing up the white flag though

    Tim WallaceTim WallaceΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • Lets hope this camel toe M3 drives F80 prices down.

    It aint Ralph tho.It aint Ralph tho.Πριν 18 ημέρες
  • Wat a pathetic design

  • Do the diffuser's on these cars even do anything? Im very confused the muffler is so big that it blocks all the area infront of the diffuser. In F1 the diffuser extends to the centerline of the rear wheels and so the downforce is felt right on the axle. these diffusers I feel do absolutely nothing for downforce.

    Rashad ArbabRashad ArbabΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • Lol fake noise piped through the speakers to make the engine sound decent. Why are people ok about that? People no doubt raving about how “analog” it is and how it’s the last hurrah (of 100 more last hurrahs to follow) against the march of EVs, whilst overlooking the fakery. Seats looks decent though.

    DurzelDurzelΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • you cannot call an M... a 1700kg car....

    kessu83kessu83Πριν 19 ημέρες
  • Call the show ´Chris Harris’ Top Gear ´ 😎 drop the script, let’s all get into petrol heads heaven......

    SimacSimacΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • God I hate it. It's by far the ugliest thing besides those crossovers BMW has made

    Brad JackBrad JackΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • Been interested in cars my whole life but I don't know mutch about them other than looks. Harris is exeptional at conveying information so it makes sense to one who dosn't know mutch about cars. I haven't watched one episode of Top Gear since the OG three quit but discovered Harris on YT and he makes me want to start watching Top Gear again. He's damn good at his job!

    holymahognyholymahognyΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • @1:05 is what exactly I too felt about the car, rather the M4 looks well suited with that new kidny grill 👍👍

    rahul ravichandrarahul ravichandraΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • Straight-on view of front end is growing on me.

    William TaylorWilliam TaylorΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Personally I think it’s the best looking bmw. I never liked BMW’s until I saw this.

    Craig WytheCraig WytheΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Looks is subjective, but the rest of the car like performance is amazing.

    Neman MomandNeman MomandΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • I'm in love with m3

    money - ishmoney - ishΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Thx Chris - I agree

    TheFastStangTheFastStangΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • If 20 years ago someone telling me Kia and huyndai design will look better than BMW I wouldn't believe it.

    Truth KangenTruth KangenΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Do people who just want a nice manual as a daily driver, really take all of Chris' petty complaints seriously before buying?

    Mane SwipeMane SwipeΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Fully agree with Chris here. The look is a bit over the top and busy.

    Henry TingHenry TingΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • The old one seems way nicer

    Dax ODax OΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • PUKE..

    Adi NugrohoAdi NugrohoΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • Personally, I think that it looks like a failed attempt by Kia to make a car that looks like a BMW. Too many meaningless "features" that detract from the looks. I'm sure that it's very fast and very capable on a race circuit, but how relevant is that to anyone other than people who want bragging rights that their car is the latest M3? I know people with 2 or 3 year old M3s who leave it in "Comfort" and never put their foot down more than about 1/3 because they want to save fuel and reduce emissions. Why buy an M3 in the first place? What I want is a car that's capable of driving long distances at high speed and I feel fresh at the end of a 10 hour drive, a car that can accelerate faster than most other cars, a car that's got a nice exhaust noise without being a pain, good stereo, comfortable seats, luggage capacity, reasonable fuel economy, and it must be manual.

    roadie3124roadie3124Πριν 24 ημέρες
  • I like the shape.

    Michael SchneiderMichael SchneiderΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • Shmee150 just bought one.

    riccccccardoriccccccardoΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • I wonder why Harris has never done a detailed review of the e92 m3 even though he had one. There are some short video-clips about it but that's it.

    Qiyuan ZhangQiyuan ZhangΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • E92 M3 was the last M3

    zeczamzeczamΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • If Matt Watson from car wow and Chris Harris were the two anchors for Top Gear I would come back

    snapjenksnapjenkΠριν 25 ημέρες
    • I think top gear is more about mates having fun and enjoying cars

      Eliot BuffoniEliot BuffoniΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • I'm sorry, but that is butt ugly and a serious mistake by BMW.

    Unreliable Narrator 66Unreliable Narrator 66Πριν 26 ημέρες
  • Chris Harris is a fantastic motor journalist and an even better driver. Keep hold of this man Top Gear - he's by far the best you've got! I'm an F82 M4 owner and that new M3 is absolutely one of the ugliest things to come out of BMW I think ever - such a shame BMW's design philosophy has gone that way. I think I'll be keeping a tight hold of my M4 for the foreseeable future!

    serpent viperserpent viperΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • Did he jst say the C63 is gona be a 4cylinder 😂 ? Yes this M3 does not look as great to be honest and of course driving a car that performs this good and then hate how it looks on the outside .. bit of a let down BMW 🤦🏻‍♂️

    InCombusTricInCombusTricΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • Enjoy an ugly car, or enjoy a nice looking car.... That the Camry is a nicer car inside and out says a lot...

    Russell JacobRussell JacobΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • At least driving it you can't see the ugly exterior

    Mapstar DamoMapstar DamoΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • After couple months I also used to grill. Now is ok.

    FlopsPLFlopsPLΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • New M3: built for the nouveau riche Chinese market

    OrenoryoriOrenoryoriΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • I think you meant E90 M3 not M5 fella! 7:02

    Phil CarrollPhil CarrollΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • Yea horrid looking car

    K SlayK SlayΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • These nostrils look not so virgin.

    ФёдорГенадич МикроволновФёдорГенадич МикроволновΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • so ill just keep my e92 M3

    lahorimunda18lahorimunda18Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • Leased an m3 the day I lost my job yolo

    just thisguyjust thisguyΠριν 28 ημέρες
  • Why do people still call it 2 wheel drive and 4 wheel drive instead of awd,fwd,rwd 🤦🏽‍♂️

    1k Jay1k JayΠριν 28 ημέρες
  • Oh thank God you were all distanced. I was worried when you said people showed up to see the new M car.

    sifsifΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • Its so ugly ugly ugly and expensive uhhgghh

    Matt XMatt XΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • 🤢

    Stefan Van der WeeleStefan Van der WeeleΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • 🤓🤓🤓

    DK EnterpriseDK EnterpriseΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • Idk man, I love how this car actually looks😅

    Tommy TomTommy TomΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • Paint killed it

    DieselDo CiągnikaDieselDo CiągnikaΠριν μήνα
  • This is the Joe Biden review of the m3

    Forexmakeit Or break itForexmakeit Or break itΠριν μήνα
    • @Artan Sadiki oh thats the plan but i think you mean Simp, weak review. so much talking it like the title should be ' My Opinion on my Simp review. Facts you spineless jelly.

      Forexmakeit Or break itForexmakeit Or break itΠριν 25 ημέρες
    • Nope, this is the ultimate Alpha journalists review.

      Artan SadikiArtan SadikiΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • Immediately diverts from the terrible grill, sell out show

    Wolfganges ****Wolfganges ****Πριν μήνα
  • Chris, can you comment on your association with Collecting Cars the huge piston heads thread and how someone nearly got caught out and ripped off to £130,000 on a destroyed GT3?

    mustard101mustard101Πριν μήνα
  • Chirs haris: I started hating lamboghini because they started focusing on the looks than driving experience. BMW: Noted, Driving it is. Also Chris Harris: BMW looks are all over the place.

    Ondwela MasikhwaOndwela MasikhwaΠριν μήνα