Originally Posted by thetedderbear
For those still complaining about "breaking M tradition" because this will be turbo, please, go look up what the powerplant is for the E30 M3. The original M3.
Let's see, I believe it was turbo.. Well shit, it was a 4 banger as well. M division has always been about innovation and new technology.
If you want classic and heritage, go buy a 911. I can't say that the idea of a V6 makes me super happy, but Nissan changed the new GT-R to a V6 from an I6, and now makes a car blisteringly fast.
Just like the 1M, regardless of what powers it, or what it's called, nobody is going to question it once they drive it.
I don't know about you guys, but I'm ready for 2013.
If you're gonna make shit up about one of the most iconic cars in BMW history, do it on a Scion board or something.
FYI, we're not