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      06-13-2012, 03:37 AM   #22
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Drives: Mmm.. Yeh Mmms.
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Victoria, Australia

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La la la. Fanboys of either the 1M or M3 will always seek to say their car reigns supreme - it's all about justifying that they bought the right car!

Anyway, I've the pleasure of having them both and I do admit the 1M feels lighter, pulls harder at low revs due to the turbos, and it does genuinely feel more fun on its feet compared to the heavier M3.

However, I have to say overall I still prefer the M3 - there is a sense of luxury/class that goes along with all that hooning, as well as the history & pedigree to go with THE M3 badge, which the 1M certainly doesn't have. Not to mention its more comfortable Besides, I don't always want to have a rough ride 24/7. Hemorrhoids much? Haha!

Both cars are nice, but aimed at different markets. Either way, the world does acknowledge BMW has set benchmarks with both these cars, so its a win-win regardless what you have.

OT: Trying to take out my CF hood vent cover during my lunch break, and I snapped it in half!!! Fail. How I regret touching it.... Gotta superglue it together and keep it on for now....
BMW E86 Z4M MY07 - IB | ACS Carbon Rear Diffuser | ACS Sport Exhaust | ACS Rear Wing | GruppeM CAI - SOLD
BMW E92 M3 MY08 - AW | Akrapovic Evolution | aFe CAI | SBM Tune | Black ZCP | CF Details - SOLD