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      11-24-2012, 11:23 AM   #45
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Flamers wanted, but that aside, my business has gone tight cash flow so now that I have to buy a car, I am looking to spend less than the cost of a used M3 (45k versus 25-35k).

So I am looking at either a 135i or 335i coupe with a six speed. Anyone downsize and how different for a daily driver (I have only driven one 335i, and it was a slushbox).

Thanks, and again, flamers go at it. Trolls too!
IMHO: I've owned a 2007 M5 E60, loved the power and handling. Was a horrible a daily driver...SMG was only good in WARP SPEED mode!

Owned a 2008 335i, loved the gas mileage. Went through 3 HPFP...wtf

Currently, driving a 2008 M3 E92 LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE IT !

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If you need the space, 335i Coupe would be your best bet. I owned one and loved it. It was 6MT, with a SSK, and KW V1 suspension. Best bang for your buck hands down. The 135i I might consider given lower cost of ownership, but I personally don't like the body style.

The only thing I'd be weary about is the fact the HPFP has never really been solved, so don't buy a used one without warranty.
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