Originally Posted by rpa
Start with the 135. Take off a little bit of weight here and there. Throw in the new V8, M-DCT, & LSD (among other things). Boom, just what the M3 should be: small, light, & fast as hell.
Well, for an all-around car, the 1er is just a little small for me. I think the 3 is about the right size for a general purpose sporting car. I'd have used an all-aluminum body (except for CF) roof like Jaguar as the main weight saving technique. Should be good for 125-150 lbs.