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      11-16-2010, 06:27 PM   #1
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      11-16-2010, 07:10 PM   #2
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You have great taste in cars my friend.

I keep my 2011 M, most likely we will be buying the new 5 series GT in April and do ED again.

I satisfied with the M so I get the new model when I comes out in 2014 but keep my 2011.
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      11-16-2010, 08:23 PM   #3
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You have great taste in cars my friend.

I keep my 2011 M, most likely we will be buying the new 5 series GT in April and do ED again.

I satisfied with the M so I get the new model when I comes out in 2014 but keep my 2011.
Is that you Tarzan??

Me ask Tarzan if Tarzan tired of swinging branches now?

I see Tarzan decide drive M3.

Tarzan made good choice!
















just playin bro. Just for kicks and giggles...
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      11-16-2010, 08:45 PM   #5
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Tricky choices, but a nice dilemma to have

Good luck.

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      11-17-2010, 12:05 AM   #6
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I'm sorry if that was misleading...the GT2/3 are at this point, out of my price range. I've been looking at new 911s (base) and a slightly used 911S. I am no longer in a position to have a weekend fun car so I need it to do everything, except the hardcore winter stuff...I'll keep the X5 for that.
Driving that GT 2 was just plain f'ng nuts, I can't get over it.
Re: "need it to do everything," that's why I wound up with another M3. When the 2008 M3's lease was nearing its end, went & looked at a new 911 Carrera w/ PDK, loved it, but decided that I couldn't drive it everywhere, so got a 2011 M3 E90.
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      11-17-2010, 12:37 AM   #7
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      11-17-2010, 01:33 AM   #8
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Cayman S is one of the baddest driving machines you can buy at any price is what hear. Obviously you're a Porsche guy already.
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      11-17-2010, 11:14 AM   #9
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Cayman S is one of the baddest driving machines you can buy at any price is what hear. Obviously you're a Porsche guy already.
But a Cayman S with GT2 power would be even badder.

Cheers.
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      11-17-2010, 12:13 PM   #10
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But a Cayman S with GT2 power would be even badder.

Cheers.
Apparently your dreams have come true, because Porsche is showing a Tuned-Up Cayman R, at the Los Angeles Auto Show today.

http://www.planet-9.com/
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      11-17-2010, 12:42 PM   #11
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Apparently your dreams have come true, because Porsche is showing a Tuned-Up Cayman R, at the Los Angeles Auto Show today.

http://www.planet-9.com/
Porsche did not go for the name that they mentioned a few months back. It was supposed to be called the Cayman Clubsport.

I guess the R sounds a lot meaner.

IMO this is the car to get if you want a fast DD and a competitive weekend warrior at the same time!
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      11-17-2010, 12:59 PM   #12
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I almost bought a Cayman, but the M3 is the best car for the money for what it does (414 HP, 4 seats, handles great, and what a screamer.)
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A direct link:

http://www.porsche.com/usa/models/cayman/cayman-r/

Looks good!
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I'm sorry if that was misleading...the GT2/3 are at this point, out of my price range. I've been looking at new 911s (base) and a slightly used 911S. I am no longer in a position to have a weekend fun car so I need it to do everything, except the hardcore winter stuff...I'll keep the X5 for that.
Driving that GT 2 was just plain f'ng nuts, I can't get over it.
Get a Z06 and mod it to your liking. That car will kill you in a heartbeat too

edit: Forgot you needed a backseat... Get the M3 and don't look back. (maybe a Cadillac CTS-V might be worth at least test driving as well)
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      11-17-2010, 11:06 PM   #15
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i just got out of a 2008 Cayman S. Best friggin car I have ever driven both street and track. I needed more space and my new E90 M3 is almost, almost a Cayman S with extra doors. I love my M3 but I miss my Cayman.
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I have never driven a Cayman S, but have gone against them on the track when I had my GT3. They are fast, no doubt. That car (and driver!) gained my respect. I was pretty suprised how capable the Cayman S was.........

Do I miss my Porsche? Yes and no. It was totally useless, unless I was tracking it. When I tracked it (and I did a LOT the first couple of years), it was pure bliss.

However, the M3 is a great car for what I need now....back seats, 4-doors, etc. I think it, and the C63, are the two best "sport sedans" one can buy. If you need the room, I would stay in the M, or go for a C63 if you have the "new car bug".
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      11-18-2010, 01:12 PM   #17
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I have never driven a Cayman S, but have gone against them on the track when I had my GT3. They are fast, no doubt. That car (and driver!) gained my respect. I was pretty suprised how capable the Cayman S was.........
Yup! I couldn't have said it any better myself.

In stock form, the Cayman S is very fast on the track with a driver that has a lot of seat time.

Wait til you put that same driver in a Cayman R. That is another story...
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