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Old 10-13-2012, 02:29 AM
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Originally Posted by solstice View Post
Not long ago there was one M car above 4200 lbs, the M6 vert. With this M6GC there will be no less than 6 and only two below whereof one is a vert. Is that a good evolvement of M cars? You can't help but guessing that the aim has shifted from building bad @ss enthusiasts cars to "follow the money" to some extent.
4.2 k is the magic number - 4.1 is the E60 M5 and 4.3 is the F10 M5 Given the higher safety of the F10, I'll take the F10 the options+, the body/looks+ and internal+

... should have gotten the 1 M 300 lbs lighter, effectively a big, big difference for a lighter car

"Current generation M3 is the least sporty of the bunch

The current generation M3 sounds a lot less impressive in comparison. You could get in and drive without the engine noise disturbing the interior ambiance. The downside is that the M3's soundtrack won't ever excite you either. Of course, this can all be ***64257;xed by resorting to aftermarket tuning. The previous M3 we drove had been ***64257;tted with an Eisenmann exhaust system which made the car sound much better.

What an aftermarket exhaust system cannot change however is the character of the car. In this lineup of M cars, the E92 feels the least sporty car out of all. It is the heaviest, has the longest wheelbase and the most comfortable suspension setup. We love the looks of this M3, but in terms of sheer driving fun, it cannot keep up with the other Ms here.In the end, the BMW 1M is a fantastic piece of machinery. The suspension comes from the M3 and is clearly much better than the Z4's, but the setup BMW has given the 1 M is much more focused and sportier than the M3, which makes the 1M the choice for people who won't settle for less than the best as far as handling is concerned. The 'normal' BMW engine doesn't disappoint either, especially if you push the M-button on the steering wheel. ...

In the end, the BMW 1M is a fantastic piece of machinery. The suspension comes from the M3 and is clearly much better than the Z4's, but the setup BMW has given the 1 M is much more focused and sportier than the M3, which makes the 1M the choice for people who won't settle for less than the best as far as handling is concerned. The 'normal' BMW engine doesn't disappoint either, especially if you push the M-button on the steering wheel.

The 1M makes you feel like a rally driver. On the exit of every corner, there is more than enough push to kick the tail out and the car makes you feel like it wants nothing more than to take every corner as sideways as the drivers dares to push."

http://www.bmwblog.com/2011/07/22/bm...2-m3-and-z4-m/

watch the fun video http://www.bimmerboost.com/content.p...-Transmissions

Last edited by bm323; 10-13-2012 at 04:02 AM.
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