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      08-31-2008, 01:13 PM   #1
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BMW M3 Saloon OR 335 Touring 09???

Ok, so the title says it all

I have 2 options.

1. Second hand M3 Saloon, about 9 months old with toys. 42k

2. Brand new 09 335 Touring with Toys. 42k

Same price, but here is the issue. I probably do around 20k miles a year, so the depeciation on the cars will be high. Interestingly though the M3 was 53k new, and it has lost 11k in less than a year!!!. Surely , it cannot lose much more!,

Thoughts?. Someone else must have been through this
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      08-31-2008, 01:39 PM   #2
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If you don't absolutely need the extra storaga of a touring, then go for the M3. It'll give you much much more driving satisfaction.
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      08-31-2008, 01:55 PM   #3
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Clearly, the 2nd hand M3 is the better buy. Since you're going to log a lot of miles anyway, it makes less sense to get a brand new car. Why not get the used M3 and benefit from someone else's depreciation hit. However, I do envy that estates/wagons are more popular in europe and a touring 335i with the extra boot space and utility would be a nice thing to have. Wish we had such options here. I could've used an RS4 Avant.
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      08-31-2008, 03:08 PM   #4
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Clearly my choice will be an M3
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