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#1 (permalink) Old 06-15-2004, 10:24 AM
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can anyone suggest which 3 series model, year 2001 onward is a better car. planning to buy one ,please help.
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Go straight to Hartge.com and buy an H50

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<span style='color:gray'>&quot;...and the home of the brave..... is bravey 130bhp from a 7 litre engine? 100bhp/litre or don't bother building it!&quot;</span>

<span style='color:red'>&quot;Aaahh the UK; where every road is jammed, under construction, poorly maintained and unfairly policed, at least we don't get over-taxed for it........ HA HA HA!&quot;</span>
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or an alpina

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It really depends on what your buget is, and what you want from your bimmer.

If you want a car that you are going to drive alone, or have a couple friends in at a time, get a coupe. If you want a car that you will almost always have 4 ppl in, then i would go with a sedan. Want great head room? Covertible.

As for which model, they are all superb!

The main difference between each of the 3 series models is engine size. For example a 323 has a 2.3 liter engine, and a 330 has a 3.0 liter engine. Also, i stands for sedan, ci stands for coupe, ic stands for covertible.

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better car than what?

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LOL that would be a lot of fun

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For reliability ratings, check consumer reports annual buying guide for free at your local library or for around $20 you can check consumerreports.org online database of auto reliability reports.


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Originally posted by Mr White G@Jun 15 2004, 12:11 PM
Go straight to Hartge.com and buy an H50
FYI, It's Hartge.de (located in Germany) not Hartge.com.

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^ Sorry.... I can't imagine he will be anyway.

How do you know it's .de...... I might have been talking about a yacht! :nana

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<span style='color:gray'>&quot;...and the home of the brave..... is bravey 130bhp from a 7 litre engine? 100bhp/litre or don't bother building it!&quot;</span>

<span style='color:red'>&quot;Aaahh the UK; where every road is jammed, under construction, poorly maintained and unfairly policed, at least we don't get over-taxed for it........ HA HA HA!&quot;</span>
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