are you kidding? you answered the question. drive the E30 M3! its perfect around town. not a garage queen. will not depreciate. may not go up as high in value with some miles but you didn't buy the car for someone else did you? Mini will plummet in value.
"It gave you amazing satisfaction, but anyone who says he loved it is either a liar or he wasn't going fast enough." - Jackie Stewart on racing at the Nurburgring