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      04-01-2008, 07:21 PM   #1
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MB C63 AMG $62k fully loaded, looks like a bargain

saw the article of edmund's full test of the car, the test car was fully loaded and was listed at $65k but that has the optional performance package which won't be available on the '08 models, that runs you about $3500. so basically for less than $62k, you can get a fully loaded c63, wow that's almost 7k cheaper than the fully loaded e90 m3. umm interesting it definitely worth a test drive at least.
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where do you see this kind of price?
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      04-01-2008, 08:51 PM   #4
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where do you see this kind of price?
http://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?t=236969

there you go
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      04-01-2008, 10:03 PM   #5
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But wait a minute - the only reason its 62k and not 65k is because the performance package is not yet available. But everyone is (or was) bitching about that on the forums. I mean its a huge oversight for MBUSA, and barely acceptable. No LSD in a car with 450 ft-lb?

So, just pretend like you can't get ZTP and ZPP for the '08 M3. There - now you have you 65k loaded M3.
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But wait a minute - the only reason its 62k and not 65k is because the performance package is not yet available. But everyone is (or was) bitching about that on the forums. I mean its a huge oversight for MBUSA, and barely acceptable. No LSD in a car with 450 ft-lb?

So, just pretend like you can't get ZTP and ZPP for the '08 M3. There - now you have you 65k loaded M3.
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Is Huckster Mercedes selling it on E-Bay for $60K? With no reserve. Unless you bid on it and its a mistake. Huckster hasnt made a mistake for a couple hours so I wouldnt put it passed them.
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But wait a minute - the only reason its 62k and not 65k is because the performance package is not yet available. But everyone is (or was) bitching about that on the forums. I mean its a huge oversight for MBUSA, and barely acceptable. No LSD in a car with 450 ft-lb?

So, just pretend like you can't get ZTP and ZPP for the '08 M3. There - now you have you 65k loaded M3.
The sport pack on the 2009 models will have a LSD. Also composite brakes, 15-20% stiffer suspension, and raised limiter to 186 mph.
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      04-02-2008, 01:55 AM   #9
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      04-02-2008, 08:10 AM   #12
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The sport pack on the 2009 models will have a LSD. Also composite brakes, 15-20% stiffer suspension, and raised limiter to 186 mph.
I know - that was exactly my point. If BMW only sold the M3 without LSD for MY2008 but charged 3k less would that be a good thing? No. But the OP makes it sound like it would.
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      04-02-2008, 08:29 AM   #13
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So, just pretend like you can't get ZTP and ZPP for the '08 M3.
Why pretend?

C63 =

I like the engine ok, but the M3 engine has the characteristics I prefer.
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But it's a Mercedes and ugly.
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But it's a Mercedes and ugly.
Their styling looks to be infected with the Cadillac virus...
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      04-02-2008, 09:55 AM   #16
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Oh well, I think its a nice car!!!!
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It is a pretty sick car.. And will take any of us on a straight away. It's a drag racing car. There are a ton of videos on you tube between the C63 and the M3. It smokes our M's every time till they hit a turn and then the M takes over.
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It is a pretty sick car.. And will take any of us on a straight away. It's a drag racing car. There are a ton of videos on you tube between the C63 and the M3. It smokes our M's every time till they hit a turn and then the M takes over.
So the C63 will hang around stoplights, hoping for somebody to come by and give it action? You know who else does that? Hookers.
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      04-02-2008, 11:06 AM   #19
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It is a pretty sick car.. And will take any of us on a straight away. It's a drag racing car. There are a ton of videos on you tube between the C63 and the M3. It smokes our M's every time till they hit a turn and then the M takes over.
No doubt. That is a sweet engine IMHO.

But, they are two different beasts. One is more of a straight line car...fast going straight, but not a handling car.

The other is still fast, but built more for twisties.

Just depends what you want out of a car...I think they are both nice.

For me, I am more of a twisty guy, so I am going M3. If I needed a car that I would not track and just commuted in, I would go for the C. Simple as that.
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I just sold a straight-liner to get an M3 - don't need another!
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So the C63 will hang around stoplights, hoping for somebody to come by and give it action? You know who else does that? Hookers.
No ... Merc drivers are fine. Its those tossers in Audis that get on your nerves.
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No doubt. That is a sweet engine IMHO.

But, they are two different beasts. One is more of a straight line car...fast going straight, but not a handling car.

The other is still fast, but built more for twisties.

Just depends what you want out of a car...I think they are both nice.

For me, I am more of a twisty guy, so I am going M3. If I needed a car that I would not track and just commuted in, I would go for the C. Simple as that.
That'a about right I think!!! 63 is not so bad on twists though not as good as the M.
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