yes this has been talked about in a lot of different threads...the one take away that we all agreed upon about cloth seats is think about how many farts they absorb. hope that helps you make your decision. haha
in all seriousness, several members are going with "bone stock" cars. there are a lot of options, but its not ridiculous to get just a basic model. i'm sure you'll have to order it though, because no dealer is going to have a bone stock on their floor.
throw this into google and go through some of the links "site:m3post.com bare bones"