Is that an actual production model picture? It looks a little concept to me. I'm not sure how I feel about it, it looks pretty cheap and like they just took new designs and classic designs and slapped them together overnight. I would go for the M3 over that regardless of horsepower. It's classier IMO and looks a lot cooler.
i got lots of info on csl and i refuse to waste money on it because 120K is not worth it...
the z4, i still love but in NJ having a soft top sux if it came w/ a convertable hardtop then there would be no question to getting it...my GF wants me to get the M3 because she says its more practicle for out life style...
but i still want to see more options and drive more cars before i go buy it...:thumbup:
i dont like the new CLK exterior...went to drive one and the car doesnt drive like anything fun to drive...just another benz...im just anti-benz...because evertime they make a new car and i test drive it im dissapointed in the ride..
the S4 sounds like a great car but looks wise it can't touch an M3...
Definitely depends on what you're looking for in a car. Most other manufacturers are now easily catching up with BMW in terms of engine output (hp and torgue). However, BMW gets additional points in other areas from most of the population.
Kinda depends on what crowd you'd rather get looks from.
A muscle car crowd, that's usually biased towards Stangs and Camaros will drool over both the Mustang and the M3.
A Bimmer crowd will hardly ever give the same reaction to an M3 that they will to a Mustang.
Bottom line, BMW will always rest on a reputation of "luxury and refinement." Ford will never have the same ring.
Too soon to say. The Mustang's traditional disadvantages are in handling, interior styling, ergonomics, built quality, and reliability. Until the new Mustang goes on sale, we have no idea if Ford has made any stride in these areas.
Just go for the M3... I had schroth racing harnesses in the M3 so the back seat was unusable anyways and practicality wasn't an issue when I chose the Z4. By the time I'm done with it, I'll have more horsepower and torque than the M3.
I was in your situation before I got the M3 as well. However, no matter what car I compared the M3 to, the M3 always came out on top.
its not a comparison at all really... mustangs will ALWAYS have the worst interiors on the planet. its a ford.. period. Styling is definitely better... only 'stangs i'd ever consider is the Cobra R and some of the Saleens
stay away from Mustanks....not even in the same class as Benz or BMW no matter how much power it has.
Come down here in the south, and you'll truly see why mustangs are for ********. They're parked at each front yard of each trailer home at trailer parks. They fill the parking lots of "white-only" country clubs. They really are driven by mullet-wearing hillbillies or their wal-mart shopping overweight girlfriends. eek!!!
While some of you may think these mustangs and camaros have evolved, visit the south and see first hand how they are worshipped by inbred hillbillies.
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