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      04-09-2009, 07:15 AM   #1
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2008 M3 pricing question (still on lot after almost two years!)

There is a sweeeeeeeeeeeet M3 fuuuullly loaded on my local dealerships lot...

it's been there for a long time (I remember going to look at the new 1 series and the salesperson tried to talk me into getting it because I could get like 8k off)

I was just curious, if this car stays there longer, how much would they come off the price? or what happens to a car that they can't sell? Is there a rock bottom price no matter how long it sits there that they will never go below?

I'd love to have the car, but only if it came down a little more, I mean it's already an 08, but man is it sweeeeeet...

I think the tag is 66,000 dollars...

thanks!
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      04-09-2009, 01:04 PM   #2
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      04-09-2009, 08:15 PM   #3
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50k seems to be the rock bottom. Tell them you'll pay 50k right now and see what they say.
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There's just over $4,000 markup when looking at invoice vs. MSRP on the base car with no other options. Combine this difference with the $7,500 rebate, and this will usually be the starting point for the dealer off of MSRP. My dealer's first offer was just over $56,000 with an MSRP of $69745. I said I'll buy it now for $49,900, and I signed the intent to purchase. Unless you're sitting there telling them you'll leave with the car, you're not going to get much better than their initial offer. It helped me a LOT that I had just done a buy it now on eBay for the exact same car, and they sold it out from under me! The buy it now was for $49,900, so I signed into my eBay account at the dealer to show them that I won the auction. I had also worked with them in the past, and they appreciated me trying to do business locally.

My deal was a rare one, but low $50's could be had pretty easily. With so many people knowing about the deals on the '08's, it won't be too much longer before they're gone. My local dealer has a silver/fox red 6MT sedan left if you're interested. It was a launch car, and it stickers for just over $66,700.

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      04-12-2009, 12:10 PM   #6
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50K for an M3 is a hell of a deal! enjoy, just like you stole it.
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