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      09-29-2012, 01:26 PM   #375
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Originally Posted by hwelvaar View Post
So don't :-)
And even if the engines might be somewhat comparable, their target audience isn't. Most M3 drivers use their car as daily driver. Most Ferrari drivers use their car as weekend/track fun toy.
I only said one should not make "too direct of a comparison". Although the differences are abound there are many similarities and in many cases there is a valid reason to use BMW M and Ferrari in the same sentence or comparison.

You do know how many folks regularly track their BMWs? I'm sure you realize that there are many Ferraris that are daily drivers. Volume and cost and the biggest differences

Originally Posted by hwelvaar View Post
But the engine is one of many ingredients that make an M car. So the next M3 still has a chance to feel like an M. We'll have to wait and see...
Yes, hopefully in additon to abandoning long held design principles BMW will stop it with the 50-50 weight distribution nonsense and move to a more effective rear weight bias, which will improve many aspects of handling
E92 M3 | Space Gray on Fox Red | M-DCT | CF Roof | RAC RG63 Wheels | Brembo 380mm BBK |
| Vorsteiner Ti Exhaust | Matte Black Grilles/Side Gills/Rear Emblem/Mirrors |
| Alekshop Back up Camera | GP Thunders | BMW Aluminum Pedals | Elite Angels |
| XPEL Full Front Wrap | Hardwired V1 | Interior Xenon Light Kit |