Will BMW enthusiasts accept a V6-powered M3?

BMW's rumored to be testing four different engines for the next generation: S65 V8 in bi-turbo flavor, modified N54/55 inline-six, the monster S63 V10, or an S63-based V6. A V6 M3? Someone's gonna get shot talking like that. (H/T Declan!) » 5/19/11 3:30pm 5/19/11 3:30pm

2008 BMW M3, Part Three

Why you should buy this car:
You like power, speed and reliability all wrapped up in a compact, five-seat package. You accept no imitations. You like driving. You loved your Porsche 911, but need room for baby seats. You don't need to brag.

Why you shouldn't buy this car:
You're likely to ask "What do you mean it… » 4/04/08 12:00pm 4/04/08 12:00pm

2008 BMW M3, Part Two

Exterior Design: ***
The 2008 BMW M3 sedan, depending on whom you ask, is either ugly or boring. We think it's a bit of both. But, packing supercar performance into a compact package that won't turn heads is definitely a positive thing. If anything, the M3 isn't subtle enough, we'd take ours — and boy how we'd take… » 4/03/08 12:30pm 4/03/08 12:30pm