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Old 10-31-2012, 11:54 PM
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Originally Posted by tim330i View Post


For a BMW enthusiast it doesn't get more special then the E30 M3. The E30 M3 is the first BMW I ever feel I love with, a friend had one in high school and I was the coolest car I had ever seen. It is on my bucket list to own one, and I cannot wait.

Built in the same era the Mercedes Benz 190E is equally special to MB enthusiasts and provided the motivation for BMW to build the original M3.

On this episode of Head 2 Head, Automobile Magazine's Jason Cammisa rekindles a classic European sports sedan battle, pitting the legendary BMW E30 M3 against it's Cosworth-powered rival, the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16. Find out which homologation special is the most special of all!

Which would you take? The E30 M3 all the way or do you have a special spot for the 190E?
Great segment!

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Originally Posted by accel View Post
Never heard of that special Merc driven by Senna. Interesting that M3 line was inspired by that one.
That is just one of many stories of how the E30 M3 came to be...
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