Originally Posted by maserati
I can't see why the M3 would be cheaper than the RS4 so I think low 50's is dreaming. But I'd be real happy to be wrong. The 3 series is generally more expensive than the A4 is it not?
The M3 will cost less than the RS4.
BMW 335i vs Audi S4 = $38,900 vs $48,700
BMW 330i vs Audi A4 = $36,800 vs $37,640
BMW E46 M3 vs Audi RS4 = $48,900 vs $66,000
BMW E90 M3 vs Audi B7 RS4= $55,900
An approximate 15% increase in pricing.
Even a 20% increase in price will put the M3 below the RS4 in terms of pricing.
Don't be surprised to see Audi lowering prices on the RS4- even the CEO of Audi suggested this last year.