Originally Posted by Blue55
I've driven both and while the M3 certainly has plenty of charms and is easier to drive on the track, the 1M is more of a handful on the throttle which I find rather fun and challenging for skill development. It's also quite easy to generate a ridiculous amount of power in the 1M :-). For most people I would say the M3 is probably overall a more pleasing package.
I wouldn't say I prefer or will prefer the M3 .....
But you only live once and I drove the shit out of the 1M , so ...
Been there , done that , life goes on !