Originally Posted by bulletproof
This is a tough choice for me.
Obviously, there is the 335i which looks great with the aero package and 19's.
There's also the S5 that should start at 52K base well equipped. These seem to be the only similar cars worth buying under the M3's price range.
Unless you go used that is...
I agree, except that the S5 well optioned may approach $60K vs $50 for the 335i. If so, $65-68K for the M3 may not be so bad.