Great comparison. The order of superiority seems to be in step with the cost.
But that doesn't mean that the new M5 is better than the M3.
So what is this saying?... M3 rules all?
2011 1 Series M Coupe VO M3 vs 1M Comparo Review
2011 M3 E90 DCT ZCP (sold) * 2010 335i Sedan (sold)
2005 M3 Convertible (sold) * 2003 325i Sedan (sold)