Originally Posted by shift@red
Ive driven the 1M, and its no modern day E30. Thats taking it too far. I do think its a step in the right direction for a lighter more focused M car. It def feels underrated for its quoter hp/tq #s and the handling is what you would expect from the parts coming from the M3 bin. It will be a good buy when they are 30K in a year or so.
In the current bmw lineup it is the closest you can get to an E30 M3. It feels nice and light on its feet, something that no other M car can match.