Originally Posted by spyderco10
an M will always be an M, no matter what the year. go with the M. my brother has a mint E36 M3 and it's still a looker. he gets offers all the time for it, but he won't sell.
just make sure you get the good ol' 6MT, i am a little worried about the longevity of SMG in e46.. when i drove it, it was REALLY jerky and i didn't feel like it was shifting "that" fast.
also take a look at the infamous subframe issue on the e46 m3s