Quote Originally Posted by Smokey Bear View Post
2 more rod bearings, an extra throttle actuator, 2 more spark plugs. No measurable performance difference to an e46. Arguably worse build quality. Only pro for the e9x is the noise.
Im one of the few that used endless man maths to justify owning both at the same time. The e92 is by far the better all rounder by quite a considerable distance. On the perfect road, on the perfect day, Id choose the e46 m3, but for everything else the e92 won for me.