BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > General M3 Forum (E90 + E92 + E93)
 
Steve Thomas BMW
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      07-15-2011, 02:01 PM   #1
IFX
Banned
32
Rep
2,538
Posts

 
Drives: AW e46M/N54
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: South Fla.

iTrader: (1)

Your favorite attribute over the e46M

Just curious what everyone likes most over the e46M model. (Excluding the motor, of course)

I don't own an e9xM, but the thing that really does it for me are the side mirrors. They look awesome, and i think they give the car a very aggressive look because they poke out pretty far while the e46M looks pretty basic.

Look at the e46M and e9xM next to each other in a front view, and you'll see what i'm talking about
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 02:23 PM   #2
checkmate
Major
checkmate's Avatar
United_States
25
Rep
1,335
Posts

 
Drives: AW M3 E90
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Bel Air, MD

iTrader: (2)

The screaming V8 in the E9X revving to 8400rpm which is worthy of supercar status.
__________________
2011 Alpine White/Fox Red E90 M3. Sunroof Delete/DCT/No power seats/Square Apex ARC8s+ PSS /ACM Exhaust Mod+ EAS Tips

Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 02:36 PM   #3
LateBraking
Brigadier General
LateBraking's Avatar
United_States
64
Rep
3,878
Posts

 
Drives: Reliable Cars
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Pacific Standard Time

iTrader: (27)

He said that the motor doesn't count. Too bad, as that'd be my vote as well.
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 02:39 PM   #4
checkmate
Major
checkmate's Avatar
United_States
25
Rep
1,335
Posts

 
Drives: AW M3 E90
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Bel Air, MD

iTrader: (2)

^^ Well in the case-the Navi is better in the current car. Let's see-strong rear subframe compared to the E46 and the advanced suspension underneath.

May this link educate how awesome the E9X is http://blogs.insideline.com/roadtest...alkaround.html
__________________
2011 Alpine White/Fox Red E90 M3. Sunroof Delete/DCT/No power seats/Square Apex ARC8s+ PSS /ACM Exhaust Mod+ EAS Tips

Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 02:52 PM   #5
KTM505SX
Lieutenant
United_States
6
Rep
569
Posts

 
Drives: 11 E92M3 ZCP 13 Ford Raptor SC
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Stevenson Ranch,CA

iTrader: (0)

Ride quality,carbon roof,mechanical grip,interior quality/feel.
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 02:59 PM   #6
Mjolnir
Second Lieutenant
5
Rep
264
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 M3 Le Mans Blue ZCP DCT
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Virginia

iTrader: (0)

DCT. Activating flame suit....
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 03:09 PM   #7
Seattle S65B40
Major
Seattle S65B40's Avatar
United_States
60
Rep
1,396
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 e92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: PNW

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 BMW M3  [0.00]
This is tough for me, because the motor is the only real attribute that I cherish over that car. If I had to pick something else, it would be front and side styling of the car.
__________________

Club 6MT
2008 E92 M3 6MT, AW/Blk Ext., brushed aluminum
2006 E46 M3 ZCP 6MT Carbon blk/blk(sold)
2001 E46 325Xi 5MT Jet Blk/Blk (sold)
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 03:22 PM   #8
OC3
Havin' a blast!
OC3's Avatar
United_States
53
Rep
4,819
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 M3 E92 Jerez Blk DCT ZCP
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (1)

Styling of the car, for one thing.
__________________

BRP CW13 1:56 | CVR CW 2:01 | CVR CCW 2:02 | ACS 1:53 | WSIR 1:34
2013 E92 M3 Jerez Black DCT ZCP | JRZ RS Pro | Brembo | Endless | Volk TE37 18x10.5 squared | NT01/TD/ContiGrandAm | no other mods, nor weight shavings
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 04:14 PM   #9
smmmurf
Colonel
32
Rep
2,113
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 M3 Sedan 6MT
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Pleasanton, CA

iTrader: (7)

The Enhanced Premium Sound is MUCH better than the crap the E46 came with. Also, the nav, bluetooth, EDC, steering ratio. More neutral handling stock.

The E46 is still more fun to drive though <flame suit on>. I still have mine.
__________________
M3 Sedan - AW/Black - 6MT - no moonroof - no folding seats - RAC RG63 - clear bra by Omega Werks
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 04:18 PM   #10
Justin(OKC)
SMYLMKR
Justin(OKC)'s Avatar
United_States
26
Rep
1,369
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3, 1988 M3, 2015 X1
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Oklahoma City, OK

iTrader: (7)

Garage List
For me it is two extra doors
__________________
2011 E90 M3 - Alpine White/Fox Red Extended/Carbon Leather
Premium/Convenience/Cold Weather Package - Competition Package - M-DCT - Sunshades - EPS - BMW Apps - Sat Radio - Ipod/USB
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 05:24 PM   #11
IFX
Banned
32
Rep
2,538
Posts

 
Drives: AW e46M/N54
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: South Fla.

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by checkmate View Post
The screaming V8 in the E9X revving to 8400rpm which is worthy of supercar status.


no offense to anyone here, but compare the v8 of the M to a real super car sound, it really is no contest.


Have you ever heard a Murci sit at idle, in traffic? That's what I call a motor.

If i had to choose one thing to hear before i suddenly went deaf, it'd be that v12
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 05:31 PM   #12
force4rmr
Private
force4rmr's Avatar
Canada
0
Rep
75
Posts

 
Drives: 2010 M3 Coupe AW/FR
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Canada

iTrader: (1)

For me it's the aggressive exterior styling and CF roof.
__________________
2010 M3 Coupe AW/FR
2009 997 C2S....just left
2007 Cayman S...sold
2002 E46 M3...sold
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 05:48 PM   #13
Mr. ///M3 RD
Major General
Mr. ///M3 RD's Avatar
Canada
147
Rep
7,863
Posts

 
Drives: E350 & 280 SL on Weekends :)
Join Date: May 2010
Location: GTA, Ontario - Canada

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
I loved my e46 at the time as much as I love my e92 now
__________________
Cheers, Rolf-Dieter

Life will take us to some interesting places, fortunately The ///M3 will too with a many of us know this very well
---> Click here for some good stuff I found
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 06:43 PM   #14
immiketoo
Colonel
immiketoo's Avatar
71
Rep
2,873
Posts

 
Drives: Smoothly
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Chicago Burbs

iTrader: (0)

I have one...
__________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by double eagle View Post
Thickness feels good to me and my hands aren't that big.
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 06:57 PM   #15
gthal
Brigadier General
gthal's Avatar
Canada
82
Rep
3,500
Posts

 
Drives: 2015 M4
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Canada

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2011 M3  [3.37]
Seats, exterior styling (all of it), DCT
__________________
2015 M4 | Austin Yellow | Black Full Merino Leather | DCT
2014 Corvette Stingray | Z51 | Torch Red | 7MT - Sold
2012 MB C63 Coupe | Performance package | Obsidian Black - Sold
2011 E92 M3 | Jerez Black | Fox Red | DCT | Competition Package - Sold
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 07:32 PM   #16
IbanezGod
Captain
IbanezGod's Avatar
30
Rep
954
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E90 M3
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: NJ

iTrader: (0)

much more comfortable seats and better control layout with better materials.
__________________
[size="1"]
2007 Porsche 911 Turbo, 1998 M Roadster, 2011 E90 M3 (sold)
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 07:35 PM   #17
ADubM3
First Lieutenant
ADubM3's Avatar
United_States
6
Rep
339
Posts

 
Drives: 08 E92 M3
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: NoVa 703

iTrader: (0)

CF roof
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 07:43 PM   #18
AngelinIsRich08
Banned
United_States
21
Rep
709
Posts

 
Drives: '11 X5M, '09 CTS
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: St. Louis, MO

iTrader: (0)

Looks
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 07:45 PM   #19
Totti
Troll
Totti's Avatar
Italy
24
Rep
1,192
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E92 M3
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Melbourne, Australia

iTrader: (0)

Sexy nose, especially from side on.
__________________
BMW E92 M3 Coupe | Jerez Black | Fox Red Extended / Carbon Black Trim| Fully Loaded | Moonroof | 6MT | Gintani Sport
Quote:
Originally Posted by ES_TRADER
Use the stick like u would a manual. If that doesn't work, put it in D mode and put both hands at 10 and 2. If that doesn't work, just sit on your right hand.
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 08:02 PM   #20
ThunderMoose
Captain
14
Rep
971
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 C2S and 2003 E46 M3
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: League City, TX

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mjolnir View Post
DCT. Activating flame suit....
DCT is my vote as well. I got your back.
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 08:45 PM   #21
Denk
Lieutenant Colonel
United_States
23
Rep
1,970
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3 ZCP
Join Date: May 2011
Location: PNW

iTrader: (2)

1) DCT is so much better than the SMG
2) Comfort, handling/ride/seats
3) Standard stereo is better than e46's enhanced HK
4) S65
5) Climate control
6) Lighting overall
7) Nav
8) Seatbelt assist
9) CF roof
10) Overall styling
Appreciate 0
      07-15-2011, 09:03 PM   #22
-=Hot|Ice=-
Been There, Done That.
-=Hot|Ice=-'s Avatar
United_States
184
Rep
4,727
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 BMW M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Maryland

iTrader: (0)

The V8 roar to 8400 RPM.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaypod View Post
You sound like my buddies who have AMG's - Slam the gas, slam the brakes...
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:45 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST