Kirk!!! (Insert Kahn here)
The 1M is a great car, but everyday I looked at my old 135i, the headlights drove me nuts.
Besides what everyone else has mentioned, the M3 has a higher quality interior, and much better seats.
I do like the 1M size, but not the other trade-offs.
2 LBB DCT
M3 AW DCT SOLD
2008 135i AW 6MT SOLD
MZ3 EB SOLD
1998 Z3 AB SOLD