I heard that the Alcantara is difficult to keep clean and wears very quickly if it is not treated like a princess (hand wash before every drive etc), is it true? It is beautiful, but that sounds like a lot of hassle to enjoy it, in that case.
The best of all worlds would be the perforated M-sport wheel with the blue/red stitching
Op: the M3 paddle are vastly superior to the regular paddle buttons. There is a DIY on this forum that claims they are PnP for paddle equipped cars.