Originally Posted by 808@702
I have driven both extensively. The 135 does NOT feel faster than the M3 in daily driving. Not even close IMHO.
A chipped 135i is faster than and E9x M3 in real world driving. That's just a fact. I have also driven both ... the M3 being a NA engine needs to build revs, where as the 135i has torque really low down. On the track or open road the M3 would be better.