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

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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  • This can be red.

    Samuel SägesserSamuel Sägesser3 timmar sedan
  • From the outside looking through the windscreen, Chris looks like a 10 year old that stole his dad's car. Can he even see over the wheel? 5:14

    Brett BakerBrett Baker15 timmar sedan
  • Meh, I’d take any AMG over this nasty looking thing any day!

    Luis BustamanteLuis BustamanteDag sedan
  • best car reviewer . PERIOD.

    cdcdcd6777cdcdcd6777Dag sedan
  • The f80 is so beautiful

    Aiden LeporeAiden LeporeDag sedan
  • The most ugly car I have ever seen

    Greg ShoopmanGreg ShoopmanDag sedan
  • The E90 V8 M5....... hmmmmmm

    Mark WellsMark Wells2 dagar sedan
  • 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 davis3 dagar sedan
  • 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.

    PrinceBarinPrinceBarin3 dagar sedan
  • Don't put it in the wall you KNOB! LOL!

    The DukeThe Duke3 dagar sedan
  • It's a lardy big daddies car and on a B road will be all over the place.

    evoevo5 dagar sedan
  • LOL 9:24

    AngeloAngelo5 dagar sedan
  • Who designed that awful front?

    friscofrisco6 dagar sedan
  • NEXT

    Bennett WilliamsBennett Williams6 dagar sedan
  • this years bmw's grilles are too big, car is hideous

    Bennett WilliamsBennett Williams6 dagar sedan
  • The car is £87000. And its ugly. Metal origami with a sh+t grill. No thanks.

    Gregorys ModeGregorys Mode7 dagar sedan
  • #noblivesmatter

    #OccupyDogtown#OccupyDogtown8 dagar sedan
  • The car is too heavy. Too ugly. Too complicated. BMW has lost the way.

    Magnum MuscleMagnum Muscle9 dagar sedan
  • E92 Dct is the best m3 ever. Fact

    John creedonJohn creedon9 dagar sedan
  • Lol bum face sound like a compliment to me🤣🤣🤣

    Themba WulanaThemba Wulana10 dagar sedan
  • 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 Lungs10 dagar sedan
  • 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. Bacon10 dagar sedan
  • 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 Schuster11 dagar sedan
  • looks like a jaguar face...

    Rafael FogaçaRafael Fogaça11 dagar sedan
  • Can anyone give me tips on how to improve my car knowledge

    randomvoiceovers555randomvoiceovers55512 dagar sedan
  • Love Chris Harris, absolutely hate the G80

    Soap ASoap A12 dagar sedan
  • Inline 6 andy

    GveffGveff12 dagar sedan
  • A horrendous looking car. Pass.

    manseesmansees12 dagar sedan
  • Seems to look like an Alfa Romeo quadrifoglio at certain angles especially in that green

    kirk robinsonkirk robinson14 dagar sedan
  • Tire companies love Chris

    Thanh TongThanh Tong14 dagar sedan
  • that front grill reminds me of walrus man from Star Wars! Ugggggh!

    Chris BruneauChris Bruneau14 dagar sedan
  • 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 Kent14 dagar sedan
  • BMW -- call me when this car loses 20% of its weight. Until then, cheerios!

    Karl Anttila Sr.Karl Anttila Sr.14 dagar sedan
  • Do brits not use the metric system?

    Kim JungKim Jung14 dagar sedan
  • 🤏확률적으로 인간의 깨달음은 세대를 거듭하면서 반복 학습한 경험으로 물리적 숫자들이 개선된다 합니다. 👌🇬🇧🇩🇪🇺🇲🇮🇹🇦🇺🇧🇬🇨🇷🇳🇱🇿🇦🇧🇪🇮🇳🇧🇻🇩🇰🇧🇷🇨🇦🇲🇾🇨🇵🇯🇵🇵🇭🙏😎

    코코몽코코몽15 dagar sedan
  • 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 V1015 dagar sedan
  • Apparently the design team had "gone fishin". The grill on this M is atrocious.

    RyanRyan15 dagar sedan
  • This car is hideous

    yoyodawgsupbrahyoyodawgsupbrah15 dagar sedan
  • Huge fan of Mr Harris, but i really like the new M3 visually, even the 1973-1977 Oldsmobile Cutless front grill.

    Paddle ShiftPaddle Shift15 dagar sedan
  • to jest top gear ??? to jakaś popierdółka jest bez Jeremy ;(

    Dominik SDominik S16 dagar sedan
  • The grill is ugly.

    Robert FarrellRobert Farrell16 dagar sedan
  • Thumbs down cause it doesn’t look that great

    corone2018corone201816 dagar sedan
  • E90 M5? 😁 Never heard Chris misspeak.

    tkobvioustkobvious16 dagar sedan
  • They’ve tried to style a BMW like an Alfa and it only works on an Alfa...

    Jeremyk 541Jeremyk 54116 dagar sedan
  • 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 Service16 dagar sedan
  • e90 v8 m5 u wut?

    Alex ThompsonAlex Thompson17 dagar sedan
  • I'm a big fan of bmw m3 it's one of the best cars I mean M cars 🚗😎

    mary bastinmary bastin17 dagar sedan
  • Will go down as the most catastrophic, sorriest excuse for car design in the history of M cars.

    Tanner Needs TacosTanner Needs Tacos18 dagar sedan
  • It's a shame he didn't compare it to the Giulia since he did mention the Merc and Audi

    Lucky StrikeLucky Strike18 dagar sedan
  • To think that there is a team of desingers who worked and approved the grill...

    zaakir ketwaroozaakir ketwaroo18 dagar sedan
  • 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. Evil18 dagar sedan
  • Chris you should start your own show again, you're on another level

    FishTheoryFishTheory18 dagar sedan
  • 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

    1CrazyDudeYo1CrazyDudeYo18 dagar sedan
  • what are the shoes he's wearing ?

    Peter SwanPeter Swan19 dagar sedan
  • 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 Wallace19 dagar sedan
  • Lets hope this camel toe M3 drives F80 prices down.

    It aint Ralph tho.It aint Ralph tho.19 dagar sedan
  • Wat a pathetic design

    JAWWAD ASLAMJAWWAD ASLAM20 dagar sedan
  • 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 Arbab20 dagar sedan
  • 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.

    DurzelDurzel20 dagar sedan
  • you cannot call an M... a 1700kg car....

    kessu83kessu8321 dag sedan
  • Call the show ´Chris Harris’ Top Gear ´ 😎 drop the script, let’s all get into petrol heads heaven......

    SimacSimac21 dag sedan
  • God I hate it. It's by far the ugliest thing besides those crossovers BMW has made

    Brad JackBrad Jack21 dag sedan
  • 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!

    holymahognyholymahogny21 dag sedan
  • @1:05 is what exactly I too felt about the car, rather the M4 looks well suited with that new kidny grill 👍👍

    rahul ravichandrarahul ravichandra22 dagar sedan
  • Straight-on view of front end is growing on me.

    William TaylorWilliam Taylor22 dagar sedan
  • Personally I think it’s the best looking bmw. I never liked BMW’s until I saw this.

    Craig WytheCraig Wythe23 dagar sedan
  • Looks is subjective, but the rest of the car like performance is amazing.

    Neman MomandNeman Momand23 dagar sedan
  • I'm in love with m3

    money - ishmoney - ish23 dagar sedan
  • Thx Chris - I agree

    TheFastStangTheFastStang24 dagar sedan
  • If 20 years ago someone telling me Kia and huyndai design will look better than BMW I wouldn't believe it.

    Truth KangenTruth Kangen24 dagar sedan
  • Do people who just want a nice manual as a daily driver, really take all of Chris' petty complaints seriously before buying?

    Mane SwipeMane Swipe24 dagar sedan
  • Fully agree with Chris here. The look is a bit over the top and busy.

    Henry TingHenry Ting24 dagar sedan
  • The old one seems way nicer

    Dax ODax O25 dagar sedan
  • PUKE..

    Adi NugrohoAdi Nugroho25 dagar sedan
  • 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.

    roadie3124roadie312425 dagar sedan
  • I like the shape.

    Michael SchneiderMichael Schneider26 dagar sedan
  • Shmee150 just bought one.

    riccccccardoriccccccardo26 dagar sedan
  • 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 Zhang26 dagar sedan
  • E92 M3 was the last M3

    zeczamzeczam26 dagar sedan
  • If Matt Watson from car wow and Chris Harris were the two anchors for Top Gear I would come back

    snapjenksnapjenk27 dagar sedan
    • I think top gear is more about mates having fun and enjoying cars

      Eliot BuffoniEliot Buffoni22 dagar sedan
  • I'm sorry, but that is butt ugly and a serious mistake by BMW.

    Unreliable Narrator 66Unreliable Narrator 6627 dagar sedan
  • 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 viper28 dagar sedan
  • 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 🤦🏻‍♂️

    InCombusTricInCombusTric28 dagar sedan
  • 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 Jacob28 dagar sedan
  • At least driving it you can't see the ugly exterior

    Mapstar DamoMapstar Damo28 dagar sedan
  • After couple months I also used to grill. Now is ok.

    FlopsPLFlopsPL28 dagar sedan
  • New M3: built for the nouveau riche Chinese market

    OrenoryoriOrenoryori28 dagar sedan
  • I think you meant E90 M3 not M5 fella! 7:02

    Phil CarrollPhil Carroll28 dagar sedan
  • Yea horrid looking car

    K SlayK Slay29 dagar sedan
  • These nostrils look not so virgin.

    ФёдорГенадич МикроволновФёдорГенадич Микроволнов29 dagar sedan
  • so ill just keep my e92 M3

    lahorimunda18lahorimunda1829 dagar sedan
  • Leased an m3 the day I lost my job yolo

    just thisguyjust thisguy29 dagar sedan
  • Why do people still call it 2 wheel drive and 4 wheel drive instead of awd,fwd,rwd 🤦🏽‍♂️

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

    sifsifMånad sedan
  • Its so ugly ugly ugly and expensive uhhgghh

    Matt XMatt XMånad sedan
  • 🤢

    Stefan Van der WeeleStefan Van der WeeleMånad sedan
  • 🤓🤓🤓

    DK EnterpriseDK EnterpriseMånad sedan
  • Idk man, I love how this car actually looks😅

    Tommy TomTommy TomMånad sedan
  • Paint killed it

    DieselDo CiągnikaDieselDo CiągnikaMånad sedan
  • This is the Joe Biden review of the m3

    Forexmakeit Or break itForexmakeit Or break itMånad sedan
    • @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 it27 dagar sedan
    • Nope, this is the ultimate Alpha journalists review.

      Artan SadikiArtan Sadiki27 dagar sedan