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      03-30-2020, 12:54 PM   #1
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And 0 reasons not to own one
Other than $ubframe, VANO$, and rod bearing$...

I kid I kid. E46 is timeless.
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      03-30-2020, 05:13 PM   #11
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IMO the worst sounding M3 ever too
I would say the F series M cars holds that title.
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IMO the worst sounding M3 ever too
Not with Dinan exhaust..
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IMO the worst sounding M3 ever too
Completely agree. The F8x is not far off but where the F8x is a lawnmower the E46 is a broken lawnmower due to all the rasp.

Personally, I always found the E46 to be the most uninspired M3 of them all.
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What you prefer the F80/82 S55 fart noises?
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Anyone know what black wheels those are on the black car?
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Couldn't agree more! Yes, there are many aftermarket options that make it sound good but stock vs stock, it sounds worse than S55 F8x.
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My favorite body style M3 😍
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      03-30-2020, 08:52 PM   #19
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It is not a sub 5 second car 0-60 in standard form
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It is not a sub 5 second car 0-60 in standard form
Really? I heard 4.8s, though I don't know if that's for manual of SMG
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Historically, the M3 wasn't really about the most power or the quickest 0-60; more about chassis dynamics, driver engagement, and capabilities on track or in the twisties, all while still being able to use every day as a grocery-getter or on a school run.

Of the classic M3s, a well-sorted E46 would be my top pick. E92 coming in a close 2nd if only for the S65.
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