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      11-21-2011, 07:37 PM   #23
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Why are you so hung up on the options, looks fully loaded, does it have everything? proably not, I don't see the all weather floor mats, but is that really what you want or need?
damn bro he's just asking
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      11-21-2011, 09:20 PM   #24
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I've had an 08 m3 and now I'm driving an 09. The i-drive is a HUGE difference. You can save music to your hard drive via cd or usb. The extra buttons around the knob make life so much easier too. The software looks way better. The navigation looks 10x better.
I see. That does sound awesome but unless I find an 09 with these exact specs I wont buy one lol.


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pull the trigger and add to the number of m3's in glendale lol


I have seen no black on red convertible m3's in glendale

Thats why this color combo rocks. it is pretty rare for a convert m3.
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      11-21-2011, 09:50 PM   #25
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You should try widening your search
I always search within 300 miles
My last M3, I found it in buffalo, NY
Paid $300 for a one way plane ticket
And drove it home, took 7 hours
Saved about 2500 vs the closest car in spec that was local
And the drive home was tons of fun
A good chance to get used to the car and controls etc
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      11-21-2011, 10:01 PM   #26
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You should try widening your search
I always search within 300 miles
My last M3, I found it in buffalo, NY
Paid $300 for a one way plane ticket
And drove it home, took 7 hours
Saved about 2500 vs the closest car in spec that was local
And the drive home was tons of fun
A good chance to get used to the car and controls etc
This car is located 2,000 miles away from me lol. Its about as wide as possible, going to have to have it delivered to me.
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      11-21-2011, 10:08 PM   #27
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Did you see this one?
http://www.cars.com/go/search/detail...5&aff=national
And is Jerez black an option?
http://www.cars.com/go/search/detail...5&aff=national
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      11-22-2011, 01:26 AM   #28
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Yup saw both. One of them is 6MT and the other guy won't finance it.
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      11-22-2011, 03:34 AM   #29
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      11-22-2011, 04:04 AM   #30
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Jerez over Fox Red on a e93 is just The 2nd best looking colorway IMO on a e92/e93
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      11-22-2011, 02:47 PM   #31
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The new iDrive (I believe 09) is a HUGE improvement over the old unit. It works much faster and the menu interfaces are a lot cleaner and more intuitive.

Regarding the "Enhanced Audio" option. If you are planning on doing your own aftermarket upgrade, I've heard you can achieve much better results than the "Premium Audio".

Otherwise, I've read in plenty of threads that the stock M3 Audio system is seriously under powered and not very good at all.

Personally, coming for a 335i sedan, I thought the Logic7 premium sound in it was overall better than the M3 Premium Audio. Don't get me wrong, it's still an impressive system and hits very hard and crisp when turned up (I find that you really need to turn it up if you like hearing the details of your music). The 335i Logic7 just felt better balanced, I didn't have to crank it as high as the M3.

In conclusion, the M3 Premium Audio is much better than the stock unit, but not as good as the massive price upgrade would make you think. If you are planning the aftermarket route you will save and achieve better overall results. My 2 cents....
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      11-22-2011, 03:59 PM   #32
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      11-22-2011, 04:26 PM   #33
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What aftermarket system is best, anybody know? Just curious

Oh and I purchased the vehicle today.
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      11-22-2011, 05:29 PM   #34
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congrats!!! now pics..
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      11-22-2011, 05:30 PM   #35
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Personally, coming for a 335i sedan, I thought the Logic7 premium sound in it was overall better than the M3 Premium Audio. Don't get me wrong, it's still an impressive system and hits very hard and crisp when turned up (I find that you really need to turn it up if you like hearing the details of your music). The 335i Logic7 just felt better balanced, I didn't have to crank it as high as the M3.

In conclusion, the M3 Premium Audio is much better than the stock unit, but not as good as the massive price upgrade would make you think. If you are planning the aftermarket route you will save and achieve better overall results. My 2 cents....

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      11-22-2011, 07:26 PM   #36
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No enhanced premium sound (and it makes a big difference IMO)
No extended leather
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Looks like it has everything else.. Nice car!
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      11-22-2011, 10:14 PM   #37
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congrats!!! now pics..
Shipping from New Jersey takes a while haha.

And I'll just buy an aftermarket system :P
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Congrats. I too just bought an 08 Vet, Melbourne Red over Black Leather. Spec are similar except I have HD Radio and Enhanced Audio (though the yellow speakers look stupid imho). I wish it had sat radio instead of hd radio, and also park distance control.

I am going to price out the iDrive upgrade costs and also add a BMW Nav56 to add video and backup camera.
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      12-17-2011, 11:06 AM   #41
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also missing metallic paint... If you want "fully loaded" you'll need a 2011.5 plus, since that's the only way you can get ZCP and auto start/stop
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      12-17-2011, 02:02 PM   #42
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Congrats on the new ride....gorgeous color combo!
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thank you i love love LOVE it!!!! I need better sound system asap though :/
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