The BMW M3 CSL doesn't do drift days; it lets its tail hang out whenever and wherever it pleases. Last August, a CSL opted to go slightly sideways of the racing line at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.
Many purists consider the German-market BMW M3 CSL the pinnacle of the marque. Lightweight, powerful, purposeful. Its worth's been proven as the brand new, 450-hp, $170,000 BMW M3 GTS has bested it by merely two seconds 'round the Nürburgring.
Oh woe, oh terrible day, word comes down from Bavaria that the distilled essence of BMW, the 470 HP 2010 BMW M3 CSL has been canceled. BMW's head honcho at the M division, Ludwig Willisch told CAR Magazine "Based on current numbers, there is most likely insufficient demand for the M3 CSL." So there you have it,…