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      02-08-2013, 11:02 PM   #23
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The M3 is the longest that I have ever kept a car and I am still not bored!
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      02-08-2013, 11:06 PM   #24
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Every time I hit the start button I am reminded of how much I love this car. It is simply awesome!
Me too. I wish it was cold start all the time.

I always know an m3 is passing by because of the engine sound. I always admire. So sad the next one will lack the euro muscle car sound.
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      02-08-2013, 11:15 PM   #25
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I get to show my Wife threads like this and say - I'm not the only one!
+1 she thinks I'm cheating on her in the garage every time. Love my m3 too
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      02-08-2013, 11:19 PM   #26
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Had the first E46 & E90 M3 in Oregon, and may not be the first on the F82, but I'm sure it will not disappoint. Love mine every day on my daily 18 mi RT commute. New M2 looks interesting as well, but not sure I want "entry level", though it may be a purer sports car.
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      02-08-2013, 11:33 PM   #27
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      02-08-2013, 11:55 PM   #28
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eh im over it.
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      02-09-2013, 06:10 AM   #29
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Try this....Do a search. Find any review or video on the M3. There is nothing but universal praise for this car. Even the GTR and F10 M5 have some criticisms, but not the M3. My 2011 M3 is my first M3, and my first BMW. Every time I drive it, I fall in love with it. After over 25 years in production, the M3 has an established heritage. It is also the benchmark of its class. I will even go so far as to say that for the driving enthusiast, it sits smack dead center in the sweet spot of car ownership, relative to any other car.

It looks are sportingly aggressive and yet not overtly flamboyant. It is a bodybuilder in a tuxedo. You can see all the muscles, but it isn't in your face. The ride/handling balance is absolute perfection. A million bucks could not buy better. The way the engine revs and sounds creates an almost narcotic-like addiction. You just want it and need it, more and more, and more. The steering is so perfectly dialed in. Super precise, and yet just a hint of muting for the street so as to not be in the least bit twitchy. The size is perfect. Large enough to feel solid and planted. Small enough to maintain agility. You can break it loose for some hooligan fun and yet it remains so controllable and predictable even when over the edge. When needed, you can utilize it as real transportation, and in the blink of an eye it can become a thrilling hot date. It also sits in the sweet spot of value. You simply will not find a better blend of performance, style, practicality, refinement and prestige at its price.

Ultimately, I will leave you all with this one idea to ponder over. If you try to reach out from the sweet spot in which the M3 sits, and try to obtain a car that does any one particular thing better, you will, with certainty, have to compromise on something else.

Everything considered, my friends, this is as good as it gets.
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      02-09-2013, 07:11 AM   #30
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My ///M3 is now in hibernation for almost two months...wintertime.....snow.....roadsalt....!
But i can see her in my garage,it's only a few meters away from my kitchen,and take a look of her 4-5 times every day...and even that.....feels good !
And every weekend she's going on the battery tender...(the CTEK 7000 ).so this evening,and this will keep her alive ....
But i need to wait until spring comes...than the big moment....i will hear her again

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      02-09-2013, 08:20 AM   #31
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My wife call it a cult.
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      02-09-2013, 08:38 AM   #32
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I love it too, more than any other car I've ever owned. And that's a long list.

It's a keeper forever.
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      02-09-2013, 08:40 AM   #33
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Try this....Do a search. Find any review or video on the M3. There is nothing but universal praise for this car. Even the GTR and F10 M5 have some criticisms, but not the M3. My 2011 M3 is my first M3, and my first BMW. Every time I drive it, I fall in love with it. After over 25 years in production, the M3 has an established heritage. It is also the benchmark of its class. I will even go so far as to say that for the driving enthusiast, it sits smack dead center in the sweet spot of car ownership, relative to any other car.

It looks are sportingly aggressive and yet not overtly flamboyant. It is a bodybuilder in a tuxedo. You can see all the muscles, but it isn't in your face. The ride/handling balance is absolute perfection. A million bucks could not buy better. The way the engine revs and sounds creates an almost narcotic-like addiction. You just want it and need it, more and more, and more. The steering is so perfectly dialed in. Super precise, and yet just a hint of muting for the street so as to not be in the least bit twitchy. The size is perfect. Large enough to feel solid and planted. Small enough to maintain agility. You can break it loose for some hooligan fun and yet it remains so controllable and predictable even when over the edge. When needed, you can utilize it as real transportation, and in the blink of an eye it can become a thrilling hot date. It also sits in the sweet spot of value. You simply will not find a better blend of performance, style, practicality, refinement and prestige at its price.

Ultimately, I will leave you all with this one idea to ponder over. If you try to reach out from the sweet spot in which the M3 sits, and try to obtain a car that does any one particular thing better, you will, with certainty, have to compromise on something else.

Everything considered, my friends, this is as good as it gets.
well said. i drank the kool aid early on and havent stopped.
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      02-09-2013, 08:50 AM   #34
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Now having a relatively stock version with the comp. pk, I forgot how "good" this car was stock. My last one was moded and I loved it as well, but this car in its original form is just so well balanced for everything that it does in and out of the track.
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      02-09-2013, 09:51 AM   #35
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e9x m3 is a superb car.
and it's the last na engine !!
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      02-09-2013, 05:40 PM   #37
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I loved my e46 despite the SMG. I'm much happier with the e92. It was and still is my numero uno choice this side of $100K.
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Waiting on my M3 to arrive and I have never been so excited. I think I call BMNA daily to check the production status. I wasn't this enthusiastic when I bought my 997 GT3! Since the e30 M3, I've always wanted to own an M and she's finally coming home.
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I truely love the M as well, I had an e46 M3 for 10 years and now my 2012 e92 M3, always enjoy driving it.
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Every time I hit the start button I am reminded of how much I love this car. It is simply awesome!
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      02-09-2013, 07:17 PM   #41
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you just feel special in the car... every time i drive it i feel like its an occasion
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I have to say that I love driving the M3.

Coming from Carrera, GT3, Turbo, and Aston Martin, I have to say that the M3 stands well within this group. All these cars have strengths and weaknesses. The Carrera is a great car, but not the most practical (really only 2 seats with limited storage). The GT3 is a awesome track car, but way too raw for daily use. The Tubo is stupid fast, but kind of dull. The Aston is a beautiful car, but it's omph doesn't match it's roar.

The M3 is so well balanced, has that great NA engine, and can fit my kids and their stuff in it pretty comfortably. Just an awesome car.

I still LOVE my Ferrari, but it's like dating an Italian supermodel. Conditions have to be absolutely right to enjoy her The last time I tried to go to the supermarket in it, I came out and there were 3 people sitting on the hood taking a picture!
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      02-09-2013, 10:25 PM   #43
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"perfect car for this stage of my life".... as father with two kids, the M3 for me is the most sports-car like luxury vehicle I could buy with four doors....and the kids love riding in it! Super fun, safe and practical, while retaining highly unique characteristics not found in other vehicles, this is a car I will be keeping for a very long time.
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I love my M3 to death too, but sometimes I just hope all the dudes would stop looking at my direction
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