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      06-30-2008, 10:55 AM   #1
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Z4 M Coupe.

So this past weekend I just happened to be strolling around a BMW dealership, and noticed they had 2 Z4 M Coupes sitting there. Being as I've only seen this car one other time, I had to test drive it. The car looks amazing (to me) and everything else that can't be seen from the outside I know will be amazing. So the guy lets me hop in and hands me the key. We pull to a side road, deserted as far as I can see. And he tells me to have at it. The power of this car just rushes at a slight tilt of your foot, let alone to the floor as mine nearly was. As for being quad tipped, I could not tell. The engine had a roar like none other in such a tiny package. Seats were great, the position was great, handling was not only great, but very fun. The one thing I loved the most though, was that roar of the engine. The 135i is real nice, but this is just a dif. kind of real nice.
I guess it would stand true that these cars are pure driving pleasure.
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      06-30-2008, 12:42 PM   #2
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      06-30-2008, 12:43 PM   #3
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In addition, I think the M Coupes are moving *really slowly*, and that great deals can be had on them. In fact, you probably can get a low-option M Coupe for almost the same as a loaded 135i.
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      06-30-2008, 05:48 PM   #4
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I was actually thinking about that. But I will need a daily driver. As much as I love the sound and feel of that car, as well as my cousin, its not entirely practical for me right now.
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      06-30-2008, 07:42 PM   #5
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From what I've read, BMW is attempting on making the next gen Z4 ''more focused.'' I really hope they succeed. The Cayman S really mops the floor with the Z4M. I'm quite smitten over the Z coupes though.
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      06-30-2008, 09:52 PM   #6
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The Z4 M is, from my understanding, and from some reviews, just suppose to be really fun, not super focused and exact..if you get what I'm trying to say.
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      06-30-2008, 09:55 PM   #7
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we have a parts guys who's employee leasing a z4 m coupe and paying less than 300 a month...not bad...
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      06-30-2008, 10:03 PM   #8
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not bad at all, maybe as a side car hmmm
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      07-12-2008, 02:42 AM   #9
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Yeh Z4M's are not fast in moving on the sales, and resale value is low here in OZ.
I have been looking and are very tempted for a 3rd car (toy for the GF) with Z4M convertibles going for around mid to high 90's AUD with less than 6,000km on the clock.
Very Tempting especially as we can get it in the garage on a hoist above the mini :biggrin:
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      07-12-2008, 04:46 AM   #10
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My neighbor has a Z4 M conv. Its real nice, but I still prefer the 135i.
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      07-12-2008, 09:34 AM   #11
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If your looking for a second car for fun the Z4M is the ticket....
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      07-12-2008, 11:36 AM   #12
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I've been debating this for months. Get a 135 or a used Z4 M Coupe? The vehicle will not be a daily driver and used just for autox and HPDE. Right now I'm leaning towards the 1.
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      07-13-2008, 10:44 AM   #13
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i got rid of a Z4M coupe for my 135i because i needed something with more room and something to drive on a daily basis. if it wasn't for those to factors I'd take the Z4M without any second thoughts.
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Why, why not in Canada? I ended up getting a 128 vert for the 'fun' car. I wonder how insurance is compared?
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