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      07-14-2012, 07:36 PM   #180
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Originally Posted by fuddman View Post
If I'm not mistaken, the E30 was released in 1982 which, today, would, of course, make it a 30 year old car.

It's my opinion that any low mileage 30 year old car in excellent condition is going to be worth more than it's original sticker price - just on the basis of inflation alone. How much more, as you point out, is the question. That, I think, will be determined , in a manner of speaking, by what recognitions, distinctions and honors the car earns as it grows through it's youth. The E90/2/3 series, has, I think, earned quite a few of those. My guess is the car is on a trajectory to be a valuable item in 30 years. Keeping it at a low mileage would be the biggest challenge
Well I'm talking about the M3 which was released in 88 in the states
An E30 M3 is worth at least 2-3 times the average E36
And I'm not talking about an example that has like 10,000 miles
I'm talking about a good condition example with over 100,000 miles
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