It's also about traction from a dig....more often than not I'm spinning the rear tires while in 1st or 2nd gear, especially on the slippery city tarmac.
If only the M3 would offer awd as an option....
11 Audi RS5 Misano Red
08 E92 M3 Jerez Black 6MT--sold
08 E92 335i 6MT traded in for M3