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      06-12-2011, 10:38 PM   #1
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Currently i hav a 2011 335i which i am either going to keep or have someone else take over payments. But i feel like i am missing something. I have been looking at the following cars to feed my craving for a great all around sports car.

2008 CLS 63 AMG $47k
2008 BMW M6 $48k
2009 BMW M3 DCT $48k


I have also gave it some thoughts to grab a 03-05 Dodge Viper $38k and have a second car for my daily use and driving the kids around.

I am basicially looking for a fast sports car with a unique look and sound. That i can drive daily and track it (drag strip & road course) ... I will also be modding it as well.

Any thoughts.
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      06-12-2011, 10:52 PM   #2
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well for what you are looking for it seems to me the CLS is out of the question. That thing is a boulevard cruiser, not a road course car.
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      06-12-2011, 11:10 PM   #3
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Vote for the Viper option, that would net you some instant street cred and it's a serious machine.
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      06-12-2011, 11:13 PM   #4
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sounds like you'll have the nicest cars in B-town..lol
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      06-13-2011, 01:53 AM   #5
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I have a weak spot in my heart for white on red with carbon roof m6's. So I say go for that
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      06-13-2011, 08:43 AM   #6
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Personally, I'd go M3 out of the given options although you can't really go wrong with any of them.
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Have you considered a Z06?
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      06-13-2011, 10:54 AM   #8
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wow m6's are that cheap now? out of that list i'd get that. a viper is cool but the $10k car that u will get in addition to drive every day is definitely NOT haha
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      06-13-2011, 04:39 PM   #9
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Yeah I thought about it too, but for a two sestet I prefer the viper exotic looks more than the vette.
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      06-13-2011, 04:58 PM   #10
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I'm biased, but I think the M3 would be the most well-rounded for what you want, especially if you're looking for a sedan for the kids. I side against the M6 because its practicality is a notch lower (I assume). Also, the modding community for the M3 is fairly sizable.

However, I rarely see an M6 on the road or at the track, that is, if you're looking to belong to a more exclusive club. Be prepared to pay at the pump though, more-so than the M3!
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      06-13-2011, 07:19 PM   #11
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Test drive both the M6 and the M3, and figure out which you want. I think the M6 will feel more like a muscle car and the M3 more like a traditional sports car. But in the end its your money, find the one you like better.

I didn't suggest the AMG because you said you wanted something sporty. AMGs are too softly sprung and heavy to be good sports cars.
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      06-13-2011, 08:58 PM   #13
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      06-13-2011, 10:33 PM   #14
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M6. God that engine sounds amazing.

This is all you need really:
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