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      07-06-2018, 09:44 PM   #75
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I have had 2 of these white and a black one.

The chassis was a masterpiece for driving b roads. It eats corners for breakfest!

The short wheelbase was awesome.

I have an m2 and an m3 and all i can tell you. They are less special to drive.

Why

Because they are bigger
Because they are heavier
Because the have a longer wheelbase.

Engine wise the s55 is much better. Interiour of the newer car is better.

But if bmw made a new m car with the same wheelbase and weight and size as the 1m with an s55 in it. I would be all over it.

But evey new m model is bigger and heavier and a longer wheelbase and that kills all the fun in driving!
Ya the M2 really tips the scales at 150lb heavier and 1.3" longer wheelbase What you're experiencing is hydraulic steering.
And 150 pounds less than the M2 Chubby.

Time to code-in the M4 GTS steering settings.