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      12-03-2013, 05:15 PM   #225
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Originally Posted by Remonster View Post
Obviously the GT3 RS is a totally different car to the M3 and has little-to-nothing to do with this discussion, I don't really even know why I brought it up. My only point was that the M3 is a street car that can handle a few laps around a track at moderate pace before needing to cool down. It seems crazy to me to expect anything more. This was true for the E46, the E9x, and it will be true of the F80. They were never very serious track cars and to answer your question yes I have driven my previous E90 M3, 135i, and 328i on track and they were fine at 7/10s or 8/10s but anything more was asking quite a lot from a soft street car.
According to BMW M, the F8x will be the most track ready "standard" M3 ever.
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