Originally Posted by bulletproof
This is a tough choice for me.
Obviously, there is the 335i which looks great with the aero package and 19's.
There's also the S5 that should start at 52K base well equipped. These seem to be the only similar cars worth buying under the M3's price range.
Unless you go used that is...
Bulletproof........... sell the ugly Q7 and get an M3 sedan........
And if you need to haul more than get your "M" a trailer hitch........