I do agree with article. BMW is making their M brand less exclusive. Their adding the M badge to anything they can put their hands on. It's sad, but that's the way of life and wealth.
But honestly I can't think of a better car than BMW. So I would still have an M car. Like the 1M or the future M2.
1. 2008 Mini Cooper S (sold)
2. 2011 E92 M3 (sold)
3. 2002 E46 M3 (sold)
4. 2002 E46 325i (gave it to mom)
5. 2010 E92 M3 (own)