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View Poll Results: As a current, past, or future/potential M3 owner the following most fits me:
18-28 yrs old (Young and fancy free!) 437 31.55%
28-45 yrs old (Grown up and established!) 741 53.50%
45-55 yrs old (The kids are gone or going and 40 really is the new 30!) 110 7.94%
>55 yrs old (Wise and well aged! Enjoying the limelight of our lives!) 43 3.10%
Who cares..drive it like you stole it at any age! 54 3.90%
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      12-04-2010, 08:54 AM   #155
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19 years of age, studying, 2007 M3 6MT as summer car and a porsche 944 turbo (recently stolen and burned to the ground tho >.<).. grandpas old mazda 323 as a winter car.. going back to the M3 from 78 wild horses in the mazda after the winter will be an experience I wont forget..

no my parents did not buy me my cars, I make my own money.

2007 M3?
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      12-04-2010, 01:15 PM   #156
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I'm 14. I can't legally drive, but I've owned 7 M3's dating back to the 60's. I'm a major airline pilot in my spare time, but my passion is action figures!

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      12-04-2010, 03:22 PM   #157
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got it for my 21st bday and no i didn't buy it. just have very fortunate parents who are awesome lol.
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      12-04-2010, 03:52 PM   #158
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      12-04-2010, 06:09 PM   #159
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      12-04-2010, 06:27 PM   #160
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      12-04-2010, 07:45 PM   #161
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      12-04-2010, 08:00 PM   #162
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      12-04-2010, 08:52 PM   #163
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Ok well when I was buying this car I ran into my old boyfriend at the dealer and btw he is the biggest jerk in the whorl and his words were to me, "it's a kid car" this coming from someone who is driving an old mans car. I am not going to tell my age being a girl but who cares how old we r , I love this car!
Cool! No need to tell how old you are - I've had M3 for 2.5 years - am married with 2 kids and my wife is the only female driver of an M3 that I've seen - cool there's another female M3 driver in Chicago area.
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      12-04-2010, 09:11 PM   #164
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      12-04-2010, 11:27 PM   #165
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      03-21-2011, 05:53 PM   #166
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      03-21-2011, 08:18 PM   #167
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      03-21-2011, 08:21 PM   #168
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      03-21-2011, 09:22 PM   #169
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      03-21-2011, 10:08 PM   #170
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      03-21-2011, 10:28 PM   #171
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      03-22-2011, 04:16 AM   #172
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      03-22-2011, 06:15 AM   #173
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Recently was told by a fellow auto enthusiast that the M3 is a young guys car and a "racer" magnet and that it was not in the same class of older and more mature car enthusiasts own 4 door sedans or grown up sports cars like Corvette (which he owns along with a Honda V6 Accord).

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Corvette is a mature car?? If getting old means you lose sense of style and taste, then by all means a corvette is a car for the mature audience. Oh and that V6 Accord is a real masterpiece too....

M3 for me at 26, am grown up and established though; started and co-manage a hedge fund. I have plans to keep the m3 as my daily driver car, but for my true sports car, it will be a something else in "supercar" status next year. Depending on how much I like the new M5, I might trade the M3 in for that as that is a more practical daily driver than the 3. I do love the M3 though.... so tough call it would be.

I do agree that the M3 is a bit "young" of a car. I'm surprised so many young people can afford it; yet I think it's also important to note the type of people that would come onto a forum. I think for the most part it is younger people involved in online forums so its probably doesn't give a real great idea of the overall population that drives the M3.
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      03-22-2011, 07:04 AM   #174
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      03-22-2011, 06:19 PM   #176
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