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      07-23-2012, 07:13 PM   #38
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Drives: '11 E92 M3 ZCP
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Originally Posted by m3alabama View Post
Give credit to the m3. Not only is it a car debuting 5 years earlier than the new stang but even down on horsepower (stang is undrated and is putting down more than I had thought-about 380whp v. 350 whp for m3) yet m3 still is as fast in quarter and faster around the track with only a 70 kg weight advantage. Clearly the gearing and chassis is superior on the m3 being able to take the stang with a horspower disadvantage like that. Also you get the luxury of an m3 which the stang doesnt give. If you have the money an m3 is a no brainer. If not the stang is 95 percent of the performance BUT delivering only 30 percent of the subjective 'experience" that a high revving racy m3 gives you in my view
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'06 E46 M3 (sold) | '97 325is - Dinan (sold)
'02 Z3 3.0 coupe (sold)
Past - '84 Ferrari 308 GTSI | '88 Ferrari 328 GTS | '05 Dodge Viper Copperhead Edition #180/300 | Audi S4