I live in S. Cali and there are quite a few M3s and I still get a ton of compliments on the car. The way it sounds and looks. Then again MR is a looker along with the ZCP package and +1 tires, see my sig.
2013 M3 Coupe-MR/BLK ZCP, identical to my 2011.
2011 M3 Coupe-MR/Blk
2007 Porsche 997C2S Speed Yellow/Blk sport seats
2004 BMW M3 Imola/Blk