I loved this eccentric vehicle from the moment I first set eyes on it and I have not been disappointed. It steers like a go-kart and has one of the sweetest motors available from any manufacturer - Porsche included. There are a few small details that could be better - like the windows don't wind down all the way and central locking is an aftermarket fitment - not good on a $46k car. All is forgiven once you get this beast out on a mountain road and it comes into it's element. Single minded firecracker with just one purpose - to be driven and hard!
Good seats, perfect motor and gearbox, beautiful ugly looks. It's impractical for anything except blasting - perfect. Steering is a bit lively - an adrenalin pumping experience.
Windows don't wind down all the way. Keyless entry can be added with BMW kit. Change pretty but impractical rear view mirror as it obscures the road esp on mountain bends.
If ever there was a car that waved a
finger at practicality, the M Coupe is
it. The cockpit ain't real well put
together and the back end looks like
it was borrowed off a frog . So what?
Hack this machine through fast
mountain roads - exciting and
unforgettable. The motor is a real
honey and the box is quite slick once
you get used to hitting 3rd instead of
5th from 2nd. The brakes are hard to
fault under road conditions. DSC
turned off, the back end power slides
so easily that inexperienced drivers
find that it's very easy to get very
What do people say when they see
it???....Whaaat is that thing???
Ha, I love it!
Engine, brakes, weird looks, hooligan
Exhaust note. Change outside temp
guage for oil temp guage. Stop rear
washer from dripping.
Great car for single guy with 2 dogs!
The mesh luggage separator keeps them
at bay! Laguna Seca blue paint is head-
turning, love the way it is extremely
fast and stable, always feels glued to
the road. Love the rarity and
distinctive looks, great for someone
who does not want a copied cookie-
The music the motor makes between 4500-
8000 rpm! Perfect accompanyment to
Rear view mirror looks cool, but oval
shape not very useful, NEEDS BIGGER GAS
TANK!!! (don't ask me how I know...)
I loved this car the minute I saw it
for the first time back in 1998.
Through unfortunate luck and 2 waiting
lists later, I finally purchased my
Steel Gray 2002 315hp M Coupe in Feb
2002. I must say that my baby lives up
to and surpasses ever expectation that
I held out for this car. From the
comfortable ride, the awesome stereo,
the absolute performance to the daily
thumbs-up received from admirers. If
you want unparalled performance with
individual style all for a reasonable
price..I can't think of any other car
that would be more perfect. I love my M
Speed speed speed!!! Styling! Stereo!
Indiviuality in a sea of commonplace
I wish the sunroof was able to open up
all the way..not just tilt..and bigger
sized drink cups..