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      05-27-2011, 04:07 PM   #341
gobrigavitch
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Drives: '09 E90 M3 JZB
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Prince Albert, SK

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Originally Posted by TailHappyM3 View Post
This makes sense. Hope you enjoy your car!

FWIW, my local, mint, loaded '08 coupe cost me less (private sale is the key) than what I could find in the US after calculating all taxes, fees, costs etc..
I did find that there were some good deals for coupe's. Not alot, but the odd one. I did find one good deal on a sedan, which was private sale. It had everything I wanted except was 6MT. I could have been happy with the car, but my wife will be using it occasionally and she really wanted to get DCT instead of 6MT so I passed on it.

It's a little bit more work to buy in the USA, and can be much more stressful. The car I bought was 3K KM's away so I had to buy it sight unseen. However, I was likely way more careful than I would have been if I had actually seen the car.