Originally Posted by psychobabble
The inability to completely deactivate DSC is also present in the current M3 as well. I don't know if there is any appreciable difference in lap times, etc. between an e46 M3 6 sp vs SMG. From my understanding, iDrive will be an option on the upcoming M3.
That's incorrect. By pressing the DSC button once on the E46 M3, it disables the system completely. Only ABS remains active.