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      09-10-2012, 09:03 AM   #1
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Hey Guys,
My name is Jav and I will be soon moving to San Francisco from London for work.
I am very excited about the move but sad at having to give up my E92 M3 I have here.
Quick question- What's the market for used M3's look like- where is the best place to look? Also, is leasing an option? I will be there for 2 years...

Looking forward to getting into my left hand drive M
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Hey Guys,
My name is Jav and I will be soon moving to San Francisco from London for work.
I am very excited about the move but sad at having to give up my E92 M3 I have here.
Quick question- What's the market for used M3's look like- where is the best place to look? Also, is leasing an option? I will be there for 2 years...

Looking forward to getting into my left hand drive M
Jav, welcome to the bay area. Plenty of used E92 M3's here in california. You can try the following:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=284

http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/conte...ry_search.aspx

www.autotrader.com

www.cars.com

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/search/?...+M3&catAbb=sss

2 year leases from BMWUSA are not very favorable. you can try:

www.leasetrader.com
www.swapalease.com

Good luck on your search and maybe you can join one of our local events.

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If you have an M3 now, why do you need to give it up? Too much to import?
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      09-10-2012, 03:26 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replies guys. I have thought of importing but it would cost a lot in taxes and shipping as well as having to do the conversion to headlights etc...
All in all too much of a headache,

As soon as I move which should be in the next couple of months I will reach out and hopefully join you guys for a meet
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      09-10-2012, 03:37 PM   #5
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I paid $40K for my '08 with 40K miles about a year ago just to give you an idea. It is pretty well optioned as well.
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      09-10-2012, 07:26 PM   #6
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good market in the Bay Area for M3's, new and used. Southern Cal is good as well.
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If M3's price in UK is anything like what they are all over the world outside U.S., I'd sell it, bring the cash, and snap one up here!
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Sell the E92, and use that money toward something different in the US. You might be able to find yourself a car that you never thought you would own in the UK
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Thanks for the comments guys, I think I will sell it on and bring my cash over.
Tbh I would either buy another e92 m3 or go for a r35 gtr which my brother has over here.

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