Originally Posted by M Pulse
I think in 2/3 years you're going to see a lot of E9x M3's on the market. Mainly because of couple of factors, current leases ending and a lot of existing owners trading up for new M3/M4's.
I think the sweet spot is the time between end of production of current E92's (likely July 2013) & prior to the next gen M3/M4 hitting dealer showrooms. Once the next-gen M's hit the market you're going to see a lot of existing owners trading up which will mean a large supply of E9x's on used car lots.
It all comes down to supply & demand.
Sorry, I cannot agree with your line of thinking exactly. I rather think that most of us that now own a late model ///M3 will keep the car for it will be the last true ///M3 having the V8 under the hood. You might be quite right for those that lease the car and then at the end of the lease get another car. Just saying.
Perhaps a Poll on the subject may tell the tale