Planning six years myself if the car remains in good shape. Maybe longer.
Exactly, once the car is paid off more money every month to pay for repairs if needed. As long as nothing major goes wrong will come out ahead. Heh, in the end yes its a bit of a gamble but so is life. Plan in advance... Cut the umbilical cord and go out and play.
2008 E92 M3 Jerez Black,DCT,Fox Red ext,Prem,Tech,19", ipod/usb, CF roof and trim
2010 E91 328i Space Gray,Black int, M sport, most options
2007 Montego Blue 335i (retired)