Originally Posted by coaster
The real competition to the new M3 appears to be the new Lexus LF-A which they also showed (500 HP) but no release plans yet.
There is no comparison between the M3 and LF-A. Both cars will be in completely different price points. The LF-A is supposed to be their supercar and will more than likely be priced in the 100K range. It'll probably be compared to the M6 instead.