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Old Wed, Oct-19-2016, 01:14:44 PM   #12671
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My F80 is coming into the NYC port on the 20th

Should be in my possession by October 29th or so.

I know a lot of you guys aren't big advocates of BMW as of late, but there really aren't many 4 door, 5 seater sedans out there that can thrill or excite as the M3 can. Yes, the current M3/M4 is not as amazing as the old N/A M3's, but it's still the #1 best overall sedan in the market. The ATS has horrid interior, the C63S looks pedestrian, the RS4 doesn't even exist.. there's not much to really choose from.

Either way, it'll make for a lovely car to drive every day with the occasional spirited driving, and maybe some track work too. The Model S will be relieved to weekend getaways or puttering around town stealthily.
Congrats man. Post some pictures.

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My F80 is coming into the NYC port on the 20th

Should be in my possession by October 29th or so.

I know a lot of you guys aren't big advocates of BMW as of late, but there really aren't many 4 door, 5 seater sedans out there that can thrill or excite as the M3 can. Yes, the current M3/M4 is not as amazing as the old N/A M3's, but it's still the #1 best overall sedan in the market. The ATS has horrid interior, the C63S looks pedestrian, the RS4 doesn't even exist.. there's not much to really choose from.

Either way, it'll make for a lovely car to drive every day with the occasional spirited driving, and maybe some track work too. The Model S will be relieved to weekend getaways or puttering around town stealthily.
Congrats. Not knocking your purchase, and there's lots to recommend the car. Good for you
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Old Wed, Oct-19-2016, 03:10:31 PM   #12673
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My F80 is coming into the NYC port on the 20th

Should be in my possession by October 29th or so.

I know a lot of you guys aren't big advocates of BMW as of late, but there really aren't many 4 door, 5 seater sedans out there that can thrill or excite as the M3 can. Yes, the current M3/M4 is not as amazing as the old N/A M3's, but it's still the #1 best overall sedan in the market. The ATS has horrid interior, the C63S looks pedestrian, the RS4 doesn't even exist.. there's not much to really choose from.

Either way, it'll make for a lovely car to drive every day with the occasional spirited driving, and maybe some track work too. The Model S will be relieved to weekend getaways or puttering around town stealthily.
You nailed it. Its a great car for what it is and nobody can deny its abilities on or off track. Great, well rounded car that you can take to dinner on Friday night with the family and drive to the track Saturday morning to thrash on it.
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Old Wed, Oct-26-2016, 07:53:52 AM   #12674
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Well, I've had a long and interesting day to say the least! I picked up my F80 M3 around 7 p.m. or so and wasn't able to snap many pictures. I only grabbed two decent ones.

Some more will come within a few days if anything. But good mother of god the Atlantis metallic paint is simply out of this world. This individual paint was well worth the wait. I'll give more impressions of the ZCP after I drive it a bit more. Can't really push the car until 1200 miles anyway haha.



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Old Wed, Oct-26-2016, 10:58:53 AM   #12675
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AhsanU- your car looks amazing. Color is out of this world...You will love the car. Enjoy it in good health.

Is it going to be parked outside permanently?
How much over invoice did you pay?
Let me know when you decide to sell it.

This makes me regret walking out on my deal in the spring.
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Old Wed, Oct-26-2016, 02:42:36 PM   #12676
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Well, I've had a long and interesting day to say the least! I picked up my F80 M3 around 7 p.m. or so and wasn't able to snap many pictures. I only grabbed two decent ones.

Some more will come within a few days if anything. But good mother of god the Atlantis metallic paint is simply out of this world. This individual paint was well worth the wait. I'll give more impressions of the ZCP after I drive it a bit more. Can't really push the car until 1200 miles anyway haha.

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Very nice! Is that opal white or silverstone interior?
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That's a beautiful blue! Is it the standard gray interior?
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Old Wed, Oct-26-2016, 05:31:04 PM   #12678
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AhsanU- your car looks amazing. Color is out of this world...You will love the car. Enjoy it in good health.

Is it going to be parked outside permanently?
How much over invoice did you pay?
Let me know when you decide to sell it.

This makes me regret walking out on my deal in the spring.
Thanks! The colour really pops in the sunlight too. My SA sent me a picture of the car when he first received it and it looks amazing. I'll be headed out to snap quite a few pictures with a DSLR camera today and tomorrow

This car will seldom be parked outside. I'm currently assisting my mother in law with buying a new condo, so it'll be parked outside her current place from time to time.. which gave me some slight anxiety last night

I don't think I'll be selling her though I'm the type of person that keeps cars, and this M3 looks to be the perfect DD.

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That's a beautiful blue! Is it the standard gray interior?

The interior is Silverstone full leather. I wanted to go for something a bit more individual, but it would've pushed my build date even further back. But in general - the interior is gorgeous. Seats aren't the most comfortable, especially for a guy that lifts, but overall - I could drive several hundred miles a day and not feel too worn out.
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Seats aren't the most comfortable, especially for a guy that lifts, but overall - I could drive several hundred miles a day and not feel too worn out.
They do tend to pinch the wings, don't they? But pretty decent overall
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Old Wed, Oct-26-2016, 06:47:03 PM   #12680
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i dont think the C63S is pedestrian looking ... its just overly refined.. maybe rightly so too, considering it has no MT option and follows a totally different philosophy.

That said, i'd probably go C-coupe over M4, but M3 over C-sedan.

if Audi would make an RS4 update for us, i'd say the Audi captures best of both worlds best.
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