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      07-26-2011, 06:46 PM   #23
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Oh for sure. I'd still trade him but it'd still be sweet.

And for the record the Seiko is probably about as accurate.
I would say that the Seiko is more accurate. Nobody buys a Patek Philippe becuase they are interested in the worlds most accurate watch.

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      07-26-2011, 07:09 PM   #24
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I hope this is a typo.

Anyway, Motor Trend reviewed both the Ferrari California and M3 Coupe DCT.

California/M3

60-0mph in 100ft/104ft
0-60mph in 3.5s/4.1s
0-100mph in 8.6s/9.7s
Lateral G of 0.99g/0.94g
Might have been a typo on this site Click if you like to check it I am too tired to find it again
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      07-26-2011, 08:41 PM   #25
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Threads like this aren't helping me keep my car NA. What I'd give to see the look on their face when the SC starts ripping.
If you had the California, and a dude in an SC M3 passed you, would you care?

Another question,

If a quadruple turbo charged Civic passes you in your M3, would you care?
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      07-26-2011, 09:30 PM   #26
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Both V8 engine. FR.

M3 414hp/295lbft
Cali 460hp/357lbft

what is the power to weight ration between the two?

The Cali is quite a heavy car, But the torque feels stronger but how about in real world performance?

Thanks for any inputs!
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      07-26-2011, 10:21 PM   #27
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If you had the California, and a dude in an SC M3 passed you, would you care?

Another question,

If a quadruple turbo charged Civic passes you in your M3, would you care?
In reality, I'd get over it. But no question I'd be shocked at first. But then I'd drive to Venice and pick up some hot smut bucket and all would be right in the world.
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      07-26-2011, 10:35 PM   #28
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In reality, I'd get over it. But no question I'd be shocked at first. But then I'd drive to Venice and pick up some hot smut bucket and all would be right in the world.
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      07-26-2011, 11:53 PM   #29
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If you had the California, and a dude in an SC M3 passed you, would you care?

_fuck no_

But if a dude in a stock F430 passed me I would be a little pissed since my hypothetical California cost $50k more and is yet considerably slower.
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      07-27-2011, 12:10 AM   #30
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I would guess that a Ferrari California owner would not give a rat's ass about your M3 or you supercharger.

This thread is like asking "Is a Seiko more accurate than a Patek Phillipe"


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      07-27-2011, 12:12 AM   #31
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You guys aren't really comparing a Ferrari California to an M3 are you?
That's what I was thinking too.
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      07-27-2011, 12:42 AM   #32
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I had a tool in a red Cali sunday on the 101 trying to race me. He kept coming up to me and revving his motor. I just waved at him and gave him no attention. He floored it and took off didn't seem to jaw dropping quick to me but i am not an expert. It was a big car and it was also a nice sounding/good looking car
Wait!? Does he have a short hair, prolly late 30's ~ early 40's? I ran into Red Ferrari Califonia around Calabasa to Westlake area and to be honest, that car wasn't that fast at all. I was going 70~75, saw Red Ferrari in my rearview, He was riding my ass from Calabasas for good 4~5 miles. I moved over then I rode his ass for good 2 miles @ 130~140mph Car is sick and sounded amazing but really isn't that fast.
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      07-27-2011, 01:57 AM   #33
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Wait!? Does he have a short hair, prolly late 30's ~ early 40's? I ran into Red Ferrari Califonia around Calabasa to Westlake area and to be honest, that car wasn't that fast at all. I was going 70~75, saw Red Ferrari in my rearview, He was riding my ass from Calabasas for good 4~5 miles. I moved over then I rode his ass for good 2 miles @ 130~140mph Car is sick and sounded amazing but really isn't that fast.
I saw a Red Ferrari California on Ventura blvd in Sherman Oaks about 2 hours ago driving like an idiot
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      07-27-2011, 02:18 AM   #34
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Ferrari California is a lot faster than E92 M3, straight line or not...there is no single track where M3 is faster than California.



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      07-27-2011, 02:34 AM   #35
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I saw a Red Ferrari California on Ventura blvd in Sherman Oaks about 2 hours ago driving like an idiot
Maybe it's the same dude me & Jimmy saw! haha
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      07-27-2011, 02:36 AM   #36
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Ferrari California is a lot faster than E92 M3, straight line or not...there is no single track where M3 is faster than California.



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Slightly modded M3 will give Ferrari CA run for their money!!

S/C'd M3 will destroy it completely
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      07-27-2011, 05:45 AM   #37
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Ferrari is definitely very nice inside out! The hardtop is a blast! It's a bit lady like. What gives? It's a F car!!!! I have been to couple dealers lately and the pricing are still quite high. Average 200k. Ouch!!
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      07-27-2011, 12:01 PM   #38
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Dont really know the answer but I do plan to find out. My doctor ordered a california (silver/tan) gets it in 1 week. I've been busting his chops for months now. Im sure we'll have some answers on this soon. I keep asking him why he ordered the female ferrari. Kept telling him, "you do know they sell cars for men too?" I may eat my words soon.
That's true. The Cali is targeted at women, especially since there are 4 seats. Whatever though, it's still a ferrari. And I'm sure it's faster than the M3.
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      07-27-2011, 01:02 PM   #39
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Slightly modded M3 will give Ferrari CA run for their money!!

S/C'd M3 will destroy it completely
I feel like some M3 owners just don't get it.

A well modded civic could wreck an M3, does that mean you'd rather have the civic?

At the end of the day the Ferrari California is a great sounding exotic car that's sure to turn heads. The M3 is great for what it is, but in the end its a mass produced luxury sportscar that doesn't hold a candle to any type of Ferrari.
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      07-27-2011, 03:31 PM   #40
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      07-27-2011, 10:56 PM   #41
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I would guess that a Ferrari California owner would not give a rat's ass about your M3 or you supercharger.

This thread is like asking "Is a Seiko more accurate than a Patek Phillipe"


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Maybe it's the same dude me & Jimmy saw! haha
the tool i saw fit the description to a T. must be the same guy.
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