Originally Posted by BBK
BMW will never make one, as we know with the 1M, BMW cannot make a car more desirable/better performing than the M3 period.
When former M Division boss Dr. Kay Segler was asked during a workshop at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show (Jan 2011) to coin the 1M in a single phrase he replied: "The 1M is basically a truncated M3 Competition Package with a manual"
. He added that the 1M does not need more power and that the production volume was kept low "to keep resale value as high as possible - creating an instant classic"