Originally Posted by jphughan
Get the M3 now and upgrade to the LCI next-gen model if at all. Being one of the first to own the latest greatest on complex expensive cars isn't a great idea IMHO. I'd rather buy a late model year of a generation when the car will be the best it can be overall (minus cost-cutting stuff like vinyl sun visors) than deal with potential early model year issues and buyer's remorse when subsequent model years have new option packages etc.
I am sorry to see the current V8 go away, but I am definitely going to snag one before production ends. Then, hopefully, by about the time that I'm ready for something new, all the kinks will have been worked out of the next gen model, and I'll trade my future e92 in on a new M4!