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      12-26-2012, 10:44 PM   #23
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I just picked up my '13 after trading in my '11 for it.... Lol hoping I feel the increased speed!
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      12-26-2012, 10:52 PM   #24
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Placebo effect? Just saying...

But seriously, new plugs etc may make the car feel more responsive.
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Probably it is nothing besides a new car vs old car...... How many miles did your 2011 had?

On a second note, it still have no idea why anyone would trade in a 2011 for a 2013?
+1..

New car will feel newer that obvious..but most of it is all pyschological.

So whats the deal with these 2 yr trade ins?..
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      12-27-2012, 09:36 AM   #25
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+1..

New car will feel newer that obvious..but most of it is all pyschological.

So whats the deal with these 2 yr trade ins?..
Residuals on 24 month leases in '11 were pretty good I suppose.
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      12-27-2012, 10:29 AM   #26
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Make money on sale of 2011.
Get 2013 for $100 less a month.
Why not?
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      12-27-2012, 11:04 AM   #27
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I bet it even smells faster.
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      12-27-2012, 11:26 AM   #28
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So... I was a proud owner of a 2011 e92 m3. I traded it in for a 2013 e92 m3. pretty much same car. same options, etc. my 2013 feels like it pulls a lot harder than the 2011 did. just saying....
That is quite funny, I actually did the opposite! I sold my 2013 and bought a 2008, and my 08 pulls so much harder and faster than the 2013...


It's all a mental game guys.
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      12-27-2012, 01:29 PM   #29
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I agree 2013> 2011. In fact I'm pretty sure 20013- 2011= 2. Just sayin...
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      12-27-2012, 06:59 PM   #30
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I agree 2013> 2011. In fact I'm pretty sure 20013- 2011= 2. Just sayin...
Actually it equals 18,002!
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      12-28-2012, 10:57 AM   #31
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I'm glad I have a 2013 so I will never have to wonder whether a later year's edition is faster.

Of course the new model will be faster, but I knew that when I bought the last NAV8.
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      12-28-2012, 11:01 AM   #32
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I have heard the newer models have a bit more pull. Congrats on the new car.
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      12-28-2012, 11:16 AM   #34
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nothing wrong with a switch from a 2011 to a 2013- worth it for the auto stop/start button
I think its worth trading a '13 on an '11 to get rid of auto stop/start
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      12-28-2012, 11:46 AM   #35
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In all seriousness, though, this means that my '11 ZCP is now an '11 "Civic."

So what about the guys with the '08-'12 non-ZCP cars, the original Civics? Do they now have Yugos?

oh no!!!!!!!!!!!! my life is now ruined!!!!!!!!!! i guess i will have to drive my now worthless non zcp 2008 e90 straight off a cliff!!!!
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      12-28-2012, 12:06 PM   #36
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Logic?

For example, I had an 08 and then jumped to a 2011 for better financing, lower payment, more features, different color, fresh warranty, etc.

With the savings, I also got another Euro Delivery out of it.
One of the smartest little chess games I ever played.
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      12-28-2012, 12:17 PM   #37
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Logic?

For example, I had an 08 and then jumped to a 2011 for better financing, lower payment, more features, different color, fresh warranty, etc.

With the savings, I also got another Euro Delivery out of it.
One of the smartest little chess games I ever played.
Well I think I missed that boat, I should have switched to get one of the last E90 cars and gone for a snazzier exterior color. I'm now officially sorry I didn't do what you did...
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      12-28-2012, 12:47 PM   #38
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We need some dyno proof. My 09 is a real "civic" now.
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      12-28-2012, 01:32 PM   #39
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Sounds like a mind trick. You made yourself believe that it is faster, better, roomier, whatever. There has been quite a few posts like this lately. Is there something you don't like about your current car?
This might be the answer. Whenever I drive my S2000 instead of my e90, it sure FEELS like it's accelerating much faster-at least until I actually look at the speedo and see 45 instead of the 70 that I was expecting.
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      12-28-2012, 01:33 PM   #40
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oh no!!!!!!!!!!!! my life is now ruined!!!!!!!!!! i guess i will have to drive my now worthless non zcp 2008 e90 straight off a cliff!!!!
I wouldn't do that. The Ygo has horrible crumple zones.
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      12-28-2012, 02:40 PM   #41
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oh no!!!!!!!!!!!! my life is now ruined!!!!!!!!!! i guess i will have to drive my now worthless non zcp 2008 e90 straight off a cliff!!!!
Yes, but make sure you give yourself plenty of time to do it. The '08 non-ZCP cars are now so slow...it will take a long time to get to the cliff.
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This might be the answer. Whenever I drive my S2000 instead of my e90, it sure FEELS like it's accelerating much faster-at least until I actually look at the speedo and see 45 instead of the 70 that I was expecting.
Lighter, less insulated and less luxurious cars definitely give a greater sensation of speed.
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      12-28-2012, 06:32 PM   #43
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Lol, really?....there are guys who think that BMW engineers have made a noticeable increase in BHP over model years and haven't mentioned this to their marketing dept?
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nothing wrong with a switch from a 2011 to a 2013- worth it for the auto stop/start button
LMFAO
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