BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > General M3 Forum (E90 + E92 + E93)
 
GT Haus
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      05-10-2012, 01:28 PM   #45
yoelev
First Lieutenant
10

 
yoelev's Avatar
 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: NYC


Posts: 345
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by rjd598 View Post
When you look at that ass you know it means business
except it's a 4 door.
__________________

2012 E92 M3, Jerezschwarz, Dinan Monoball Kit, Dinan Rear Toe Link, Dinan Front Carbon Fiber Struts, Dinan Stage 1 Suspension, Dinan 3:62 LSD, Dinan Pullies, Dinan Intake, BPM stage 1 and DCT tunes, Passport 9500ci, LI Dual
Appreciate 0
      05-10-2012, 02:01 PM   #46
quiksi
Captain
Taiwan
8

 
quiksi's Avatar
 
Drives: E90
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Houston, TX


Posts: 763
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to quiksi
great mix of opinions here so here's mine - I didn't need a sedan, but I picked the E90 because I loved the aggressive M3 front end mixed with the more pronounced rear flares

if I had picked a darker color like LSB/IB, I probably would have leaned towards the coupe (with a moonroof) for that slick luxury GT look
__________________

2011 E90 M3 6mt AW/Speed Cloth - ZCP, Moonroof, non-iDrive - PCD 12/9/10
Painted reflectors, matte black grills/gills, RemoteKey+, Homelink retrofit, V1 Hardwire, GP Thunder 8500K, modmy3 LED interior, VRS Replica CF Front Lip, Dinan Mufflers, HRE P40 19" Satin Charcoal, Bridgestone S04
Appreciate 0
      05-10-2012, 02:04 PM   #47
yoelev
First Lieutenant
10

 
yoelev's Avatar
 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: NYC


Posts: 345
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by quiksi View Post
great mix of opinions here so here's mine - I didn't need a sedan, but I picked the E90 because I loved the aggressive M3 front end mixed with the more pronounced rear flares

if I had picked a darker color like LSB/IB, I probably would have leaned towards the coupe (with a moonroof) for that slick luxury GT look
no self respecting coupe owner has a moonroof.

you e90 guys dont understand
__________________

2012 E92 M3, Jerezschwarz, Dinan Monoball Kit, Dinan Rear Toe Link, Dinan Front Carbon Fiber Struts, Dinan Stage 1 Suspension, Dinan 3:62 LSD, Dinan Pullies, Dinan Intake, BPM stage 1 and DCT tunes, Passport 9500ci, LI Dual
Appreciate 0
      05-10-2012, 04:12 PM   #48
rjd598
Brigadier General
United_States
93

 
rjd598's Avatar
 
Drives: 10' M3
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Diego,CA


Posts: 4,617
iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2010 BMW M3  [4.50]
1999 BMW M3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by yoelev View Post
except it's a 4 door.
last i checked the e90 and e92 had the same engine...so i don't see your point
__________________
Appreciate 0
      05-10-2012, 08:36 PM   #49
quiksi
Captain
Taiwan
8

 
quiksi's Avatar
 
Drives: E90
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Houston, TX


Posts: 763
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to quiksi
Quote:
Originally Posted by yoelev View Post
no self respecting coupe owner has a moonroof.

you e90 guys dont understand
some of us non-self respecting folk don't want to look like Paul Walker (since he has a CF roof E92 and all that... )
__________________

2011 E90 M3 6mt AW/Speed Cloth - ZCP, Moonroof, non-iDrive - PCD 12/9/10
Painted reflectors, matte black grills/gills, RemoteKey+, Homelink retrofit, V1 Hardwire, GP Thunder 8500K, modmy3 LED interior, VRS Replica CF Front Lip, Dinan Mufflers, HRE P40 19" Satin Charcoal, Bridgestone S04
Appreciate 0
      05-10-2012, 10:13 PM   #50
Kayani_1
Lieutenant Colonel
United_States
38

 
Kayani_1's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW E92/E60
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Houston


Posts: 1,584
iTrader: (1)

Call me bias but it is coupe all the way for me. I hate the way they did E90 sedan rear end just so blah. At least the new generation F30 sedan is much better looking from the rear.

Also, me and my wife as well as son drive in my car many times despite having a 5 series at home. I am not saying the E92 coupe is comparable to 5 series in comfort.

However, I find the back seats to be as roomy as any E90 sedan. Instead of opening the door just slide the seat forward and mission is accomplished and you do not have to deal with ugly rear end.
__________________
nick named "BAD 3"
Cobb tune, RennArt catback non resonated exhaust, M-sport steering (racing alcantara & retrofit M3 paddle shifters.), Alpina B3 transmission flash, AFE powered sealed CAI, LED angels, E93 M3 Front Swaybar, 235/35/19x9 front & 275/30/19x9.5 rear. When in doubt...flat out
Appreciate 0
      05-10-2012, 10:49 PM   #51
yoelev
First Lieutenant
10

 
yoelev's Avatar
 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: NYC


Posts: 345
iTrader: (0)

the back of an e90 is pitbullish. kinda pushed in. it works if you're going for that look

coupe? great lines.
__________________

2012 E92 M3, Jerezschwarz, Dinan Monoball Kit, Dinan Rear Toe Link, Dinan Front Carbon Fiber Struts, Dinan Stage 1 Suspension, Dinan 3:62 LSD, Dinan Pullies, Dinan Intake, BPM stage 1 and DCT tunes, Passport 9500ci, LI Dual
Appreciate 0
      05-10-2012, 11:37 PM   #52
M3 n X5M
Private First Class
United_States
1

 
M3 n X5M's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 X5 M, 2008 e90 M3 6 MT.
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Maryland


Posts: 163
iTrader: (0)

Sedan and coupe are each unique IMO. There was a black sedan with red interior i test drove two yrs ago, which I still wish I had purchased. But, my AW coupe is still as fun for me to look at everyday. I wish I had both! If you can switch then take a moment to ask yourself, do you want a different car every year? Maybe that is what is underlying your wish to swap. If so, you could explore a non M3 like a p car or US muscle.
Appreciate 0
      05-11-2012, 12:10 AM   #53
jaehshim
Captain
United_States
34

 
jaehshim's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Northern NJ


Posts: 770
iTrader: (2)

It seems like no one will convince you, as you are pretty set with getting a Coupe.

Everyone loves E92 M3 (generally), E90 M3 is really hate it or love it thing, some people dislike it like hell, some ppl just love it like crazy.

I do not dislike coupes, I like the way E92 looks, muscular and sharp.
But I personally love the E90 sedan more

It has such a great stance, and especially with lowered springs or coilover with 359M wheels, it just looks perfect to my eyes.

everyone's life is different, everyone's need is different, I love having 4 doors and still being sporty and crazy good look. This car literally can be used on track, daily use, carry around 4 ppl on a 300 miles trips.
Appreciate 0
      05-11-2012, 03:34 AM   #54
annasu
Enlisted Member
0

 
annasu's Avatar
 
Drives: qwef
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: wegr


Posts: 45
iTrader: (0)

I say no way. You have a great car! Wait for the next M3. The features and tech on even the standard F30 3-series are pretty incredible. The F82 should blow peoples' minds.
__________________
Connecting People.Powering the would.
turn signal led lights
Appreciate 0
      05-11-2012, 05:30 AM   #55
yoelev
First Lieutenant
10

 
yoelev's Avatar
 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: NYC


Posts: 345
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by rjd598 View Post
last i checked the e90 and e92 had the same engine...so i don't see your point
the same engine? yes that is correct. my point is that the e90 has a rear end that has a pushed in "pitbull" type look where the e92 has some of the best lines that BMW has ever put on a car. both work.

but the e92 is much better to look at.
__________________

2012 E92 M3, Jerezschwarz, Dinan Monoball Kit, Dinan Rear Toe Link, Dinan Front Carbon Fiber Struts, Dinan Stage 1 Suspension, Dinan 3:62 LSD, Dinan Pullies, Dinan Intake, BPM stage 1 and DCT tunes, Passport 9500ci, LI Dual
Appreciate 0
      05-11-2012, 09:12 AM   #56
rjd598
Brigadier General
United_States
93

 
rjd598's Avatar
 
Drives: 10' M3
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Diego,CA


Posts: 4,617
iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2010 BMW M3  [4.50]
1999 BMW M3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by yoelev View Post
the same engine? yes that is correct. my point is that the e90 has a rear end that has a pushed in "pitbull" type look where the e92 has some of the best lines that BMW has ever put on a car. both work.

but the e92 is much better to look at.
True the e92 has great lines no doubt there but that it looks better is subjective
__________________
Appreciate 0
      05-11-2012, 09:19 AM   #57
gatorfast
Colonel
60

 
gatorfast's Avatar
 
Drives: MR E90 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: SoFla


Posts: 2,626
iTrader: (3)

Stock for stock I prefer the looks of the e92 but i own and love my e90. I do think a modded e90 looks better than a similarly modded e92 though. Can't go wrong either way.
Appreciate 0
      05-11-2012, 11:09 PM   #58
SirSpeedy
Private
2

 
Drives: 2011 e92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Scottsdale


Posts: 75
iTrader: (1)

I perceive the M3 sedan to be overshadowed by the M5.
Appreciate 0
      05-11-2012, 11:48 PM   #59
yoelev
First Lieutenant
10

 
yoelev's Avatar
 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: NYC


Posts: 345
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SirSpeedy View Post
I perceive the M3 sedan to be overshadowed by the M5.
i perceive this post coming out of left field.
__________________

2012 E92 M3, Jerezschwarz, Dinan Monoball Kit, Dinan Rear Toe Link, Dinan Front Carbon Fiber Struts, Dinan Stage 1 Suspension, Dinan 3:62 LSD, Dinan Pullies, Dinan Intake, BPM stage 1 and DCT tunes, Passport 9500ci, LI Dual
Appreciate 0
      05-12-2012, 12:04 AM   #60
CrusherM3
Private First Class
8

 
CrusherM3's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 M3 E92 Jet Black
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Houston Texas


Posts: 154
iTrader: (0)

If I wanted a sedan I would have gone for the M5....Coupe M3 is awesome.
Appreciate 0
      05-12-2012, 11:10 AM   #61
Jiggy24
Enlisted Member
0

 
Drives: ///M3
Join Date: May 2012
Location: New York


Posts: 32
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by CrusherM3 View Post
If I wanted a sedan I would have gone for the M5....Coupe M3 is awesome.
+1
Appreciate 0
      05-12-2012, 04:00 PM   #62
TTSam
Second Lieutenant
Canada
9

 
TTSam's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 E92 M3
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Burlington


Posts: 245
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by rjd598 View Post
True the e92 has great lines no doubt there but that it looks better is subjective
I like the look of them both.

The lack of a CF roof, which to me defines the current generation M3 and sets it apart- was the deal breaker on opting for the E92.
Appreciate 0
      05-12-2012, 04:08 PM   #63
Voltigeur
MacroRisk
Australia
55

 
Voltigeur's Avatar
 
Drives: M3 E92 ED'09 / 335d Sport DD
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: TX


Posts: 2,519
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Crimson92 View Post
Look at it this way, your e90 handles better than an e92.
Probably true.

That being said: M3 DTM and ALMS are coupes:



so racers do 2-doors. Just sayin'.
__________________

Just thinking of something not so witty
///M3 E92 '09 Jerez Black | 6MT | Ext Fox Red | Tech | Prem | 19s |Heated Seats | iPod |Smartphone | Euro Deliv June 09
Sold: 540iT / 530i / 323i
Appreciate 0
      05-12-2012, 04:33 PM   #64
Bokke
Captain
United_States
50

 
Bokke's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 M3 / F10 M5 / F82 M4
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Dallas, TX


Posts: 956
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by TTSam View Post
I like the look of them both.

The lack of a CF roof, which to me defines the current generation M3 and sets it apart- was the deal breaker on opting for the E92.
Great point; the thing I wish my E90 had as the CF roof from factory!
__________________
Garage:
09 E90 ///M3 SS | Black | Modded
13 Cayenne GTS Carmine Red
13 F10 ///M5 SO | Black | Modded
15 F82 ///M4 SS | SO | CCB's | Loaded
Appreciate 0
      05-12-2012, 05:04 PM   #65
rjd598
Brigadier General
United_States
93

 
rjd598's Avatar
 
Drives: 10' M3
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: San Diego,CA


Posts: 4,617
iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2010 BMW M3  [4.50]
1999 BMW M3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by TTSam View Post
I like the look of them both.

The lack of a CF roof, which to me defines the current generation M3 and sets it apart- was the deal breaker on opting for the E92.
Couldn't agree more. I would have loved a cf roof on the e90 it's just badass
__________________
Appreciate 0
      05-12-2012, 05:32 PM   #66
skypx
Veteran U.S. Army
United_States
22

 
skypx's Avatar
 
Drives: ///M
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: USA


Posts: 660
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by runnerguy1979 View Post
I'll trade you my e92...I love the look of the e90, especially with comp package.
+1
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:07 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST