IL Track Test - BMW m3 v Pontiac G8 GXP

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  1. Mitchj

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    you act like 26 grand isn't a large price difference
     
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    wow the price argument

    what a novel concept
     
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    GXPs arent being discounted
     
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    Both are not a bad way to spend their respective costs.
     
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    and i would never buy a 4 door m3
     
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    Not being discounted here either. :hs:
     
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    The m3 is not 67k :ugh:

    it starts at 50ish k
     
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    I can't say many terrible things about the GXP, though I'd never buy one.

    Me either. It was a stupid fucking idea for the E36 and it's dumb as an E90.
     
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    doesnt surprise me, i hear only 1000 made it to the states, sucks


    the g8 gt should have had a 6 speed manual from the word go
     
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    what good is there in denying the price difference?

    for 30 grand less, and most likely even more due to BMW nickel and dime optioning, you can get more room, similar performance, a balanced design, and a soon to be rare car :dunno:
     
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    does not

    soem guy found a m3 for 50k using his customer history and alot of finance negotiation and now everyone is saying a e90 is 50k
     
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    Option one out, dude. The sedan starts at over $54k, the coupe starts over $57k. When I built a coupe online to my specs, it was $69k.
     
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    sedans are cheaper because of their lack of CF roof

    but they look awful imo
     
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    Nickel and dime optioning. :rofl:

    It's a fucking Pontiac, and that's enough for me. I'm not looking to get the most power out of my dollar-- I dropped that game when I turned 21.
     
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    lol @ getting a base M3. fucking thing comes with civic-like standard equipment
     
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    Before you get in a huff, note that there's nothing wrong with doing that. I just don't care to, hence my position.
     
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    Well for most of the market, value is pretty important. :o
     
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    I'd just have a used coupe and be done with it. Though from my used BMW experiences people do like beat the shit out of their expensive cars.
     
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    I can't disagree.
     
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    that's because it was probably owned by some iranian kid
     
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    [​IMG]

    looks more striking then a 4 door m3 anyway
     
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    That's why my next car is going to be a Hyundai :jerkit:
     
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    except here the difference is more like 90k :rofl:
     
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    werd the m3 is getting fucking expensive

    you can pick up either a SS or a XR6T for 40k these days

    or spend 170k on a M3 :ugh:

    its absurd
     

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