We tend to talk and talk incessantly about the BMW M3, about how great it was, how great they are, blah blah blah. But what few people remember to talk about is what came in between the original and the one we have today.

But with the next-generation 2014 BMW M3 coming out, the guys at ElectricFederal decided to take a bit of a retrospective of what the new one is supposed to live up to – even if it meant that sometimes the M3's performance was just "alright," and the interiors were cheap, and not everything was "OH EM GEE INCREDIBLE."