You need boost if you want a chance in hell. I'd probably boost the 2.5L you have just for the sake of cost/reward.
Swapping a M3 motor in your car will likely cost at least 5K in labour plus the cost of labour (assuming its even possible, which i'm not saying it is)
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ZCP 19's michelin supersports, ZHP knob, JL 8W3
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