I'm pulling for the "little M that's not really an M".
However, I think they will give it to the Toyobaru which, while a nicely handling car, barely deserves to be called a performance car
The 1 series M is the most badass, coolest, sickest
BMW to debut since the 1988 M3. The E30 M3 finally has a successor. Please welcome the stupidly fast, wickedly tempered, awkwardly named, possibly perfect little son of a benchmark - Automobile Magazine, August 2011