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    Opinions on the BMW M3

    Well im looking into buying a BMW M3 (probably around a 96-98) within the next year or so and I just wanted to get your opinion on the car. I know quite a bit on teh car but never accualy driven one to date. Think the car is worth $15000-$18000? Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rith
    Well im looking into buying a BMW M3 (probably around a 96-98) within the next year or so and I just wanted to get your opinion on the car. I know quite a bit on teh car but never accualy driven one to date. Think the car is worth $15000-$18000? Thanks.

    M3's are sweet rides. My dad has a 02 convertible with the SMG shifter package. I'll probably end up getting a 98-02 M3 or 3 series next fall. Handling is superb in them, after all they were designed for the autoban. The coupe of course is a tad bit faster seen as it doesn't have the crap for the convertible roof. $15k - $18k is probably more towards the 96 end, or 98 with high mileage, it just depends on how it was drove/maintained. I know some people are hard as hell on those cars and it's tough buying them used.

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    thanks for your input. Im scared of the same thing (being ran hard) but hey they last for a while. I would love to get a e46 (as opposed to a 95-99 e36) but the price jumps like 20 grand in a year.
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    well, I sold my '96 M3 back in March for $21,500 and right now I hate my WRX and I'm selling it to buy another M3.... They are well worth the money but do not buy a high-milage car and make sure you have it fully inspected by a good BMW shop before you buy it... there are a lot of potentially hidden problems with M cars
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    Hope you can afford insurance on them. You'll be paying premiums for all those young drivers who crashed their m3s, just like you'd pay a premium for having a Supra.

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    stupid teenagers
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    insurance on my m3 was cheaper than it is on my WRX and it is was also cheaper than my wife's IS300
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rith
    stupid teenagers
    Yep, otherwise I'd be driving a Supra N/A.

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    I love my M3.. havent got a bad word for it :-) also insurance does hurt the pocket once a year

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    Quote Originally Posted by 0l33l
    Hope you can afford insurance on them. You'll be paying premiums for all those young drivers who crashed their m3s, just like you'd pay a premium for having a Supra.
    you *******, quit secretly making fun of me! it wasn't my fault i swear! rofl anyways they are damn sweet cars *tear*. And you people are all so damn rich, it makes me sad.
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