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      10-13-2010, 08:05 AM   #1
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e46 m3 or 135i?

hi guys i just wanted to know what u guys think is the better car for a 18year old in australia the e46 m3 or 135i and i wanted to know the newer e88135i does that have a dct i saw one on the net that didnt have the same gear leaver as the e82

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      10-13-2010, 08:37 PM   #2
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Don't you already have a 2011 e92?
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      10-13-2010, 11:19 PM   #3
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The E88 135i does come with DCT..But as zender stated...Why the change of heart from a E92 M3?
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      10-14-2010, 12:23 AM   #4
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The E88 135i does come with DCT..But as zender stated...Why the change of heart from a E92 M3?
No change in heart I drive that on my Ls as it is my mums but I'm getting a car for my Ps
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      10-14-2010, 12:36 AM   #5
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get the 135 you have warranty, it's newer and safer. More reliable..
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      10-14-2010, 12:37 AM   #6
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The E88 135i does come with DCT..But as zender stated...Why the change of heart from a E92 M3?
he said an 18 year old.. maybe his son or something
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      10-14-2010, 01:03 AM   #7
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Do u gays know what a good deal on a e88 demo 135i with dct
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      10-14-2010, 01:44 AM   #8
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Do u gays know what a good deal on a e88 demo 135i with dct
Do we what ?
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      10-14-2010, 02:14 AM   #9
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Do we what ?
What a good price to pay is haha sorry
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      10-14-2010, 04:10 AM   #10
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Do u gays know what a good deal on a e88 demo 135i with dct
A friend of mine just picked up a NEW 2010 / 135i /DCT/Business Nav/metalic Paint/ for $85.5K drive away from Sylvania BMW in Sydney.
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      10-14-2010, 06:04 AM   #11
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Still can't believe that an 18 yo would be driving any car worth over $10K let alone $100K+....fark
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      10-14-2010, 09:23 PM   #12
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I'd definintely go the 135i.

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      10-16-2010, 03:23 AM   #13
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for looks for track= E46 m3
More reliable and daily use=135i
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      10-31-2010, 06:29 AM   #14
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I trust that you have an exemption lined up to drive a turbocharged (135i) or otherwise prohibited vehicle (M3) for provisional licence holders? I know that Victoria has similar laws in this regard with NSW.

I bought my 135i on the last few months of my green Ps, and I did a lot of research regarding whether my application for an exemption would succeed. It was quite a bitch to get sorted since I had to involve my employer and a JP. In the end, I took my chances, picked up the car and sent in the application. Got an approval in 2 weeks, but couldn't drive the car during that period.

You gotta make sure you can legally drive the car before you even start looking. Don't go ahead of yourself. It is very unlikely the application will succeed unless the car is purchased by you under your own name.
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      10-31-2010, 06:40 AM   #15
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Like Jeff has pointed out, I really hope you've done your research already - http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/Home/...edvehicles.htm

If the exemption application looks unlikely, a 125i will get the job done just as good
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