To people that don't know much about cars, M3s seem like any 3 series. To enthusiasts, all generations of the M3 that are well maintained still grab attention. Just the other day, I saw a spotless darker yellow E36 M3 couple rolling down the streets, and I couldn't stop staring at it. Right after I got home, I spent hours on Auto Traders...
Current: E92 M3 DCT, Cayenne Turbo S, Ferrari F430 F1
Past:911 Turbo (996), C32 AMG, S2000, (E36) M3, Supra TT, MR2 Turbo