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      04-13-2008, 11:06 PM   #1
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Background: I have a 2004 E46 M3.

I went for a test drive at Fremont BMW on Saturday.
The sales person was friendly and helpful. I was dressed like a schlub.

The car was beautiful -- Space Gray with Extended Fox Red.

The clutch feel was very light. It took me a few minutes to adjust.
It reminded me of my 1993 RX-7.

The EDC suspension was set to maximum tightness. It felt really
soft to me. My car feels much tighter. Maybe my shocks are shot?

I was offered a May slot at MSRP.
I think its a beautful car but I came away going, do I want to pay $60-$70k for this?
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      04-13-2008, 11:52 PM   #2
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      04-13-2008, 11:57 PM   #3
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break-in

I need to drive one after break in when i can really experience the engine.
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      04-14-2008, 03:14 AM   #4
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If you think the "max tightness" suspension was "soft" I wonder if you tires are inflated at all on your current car.
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      04-14-2008, 03:45 AM   #5
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if you are still asking that question then i think you already have the answer....
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      04-14-2008, 06:47 PM   #6
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As with any car, don't buy the new M3 unless you can't imagine living without it - because you're right, it's not small investment.
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No he doesn't........the more people who decide to pass, the less M's there are and the more exclusive I will feel
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      04-14-2008, 06:56 PM   #8
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Thats basically how I felt about the E46 M3... Soft....I also asked myself, is it worth the premium over my E36 M3.... I still have mixed feelings but goes to show you that everything is subjective

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