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#1 (permalink) Old 07-31-2005, 10:31 AM
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I've realized that it might be a little longer before I get my next car and I've recently been smitten with the M Coupe. I know this is kind of a divisive car in terms of design, and they're quite rare, but I'm curious to know what everyone thinks of it?

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I love them. + THey handle great, they are fast... what else do you need.

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They're really badass. They came with the s52 engine?

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'99 and '00 got S52; '01 and '02 were upped to a S54 which put out about 20 more hp and 10 more lb.ft of torque.

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I've realized that it might be a little longer before I get my next car and I've recently been smitten with the M Coupe. I know this is kind of a divisive car in terms of design, and they're quite rare, but I'm curious to know what everyone thinks of it?
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Thanks Torque.

Get one if you can afford! I like it because its a very rare car.

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I like it because it's gorgeous, and because Moadster's car is NUTTY fast.

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I am not very fond of the cosmetics of the car, but I am enamored with the M coupé (and roadster for that matter) as a machine. All that power with such low weight, combined with excellent suspension.... mmmmmm

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'99 and '00 got S52; '01 and '02 were upped to a S54 which put out about 20 more hp and 10 more lb.ft of torque.
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I think they are nice cars. I think it's funny that people call them clown shoes/cars.



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Very nice cars. They are actually the second most stolen car in america.

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Is this the appropriate section to post this in?

I like the roadster, coupe is a bit oddly shapped.


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coupe is better overall though stiffer i think and weighs less?



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I should reitterate.

I think the roadster looks better, and I like the idea of owning a convertible roadster, they are so fun. The coupe is a bit oddly shaped and since I wouldnt track the car often I think I would be satiusfied with a roadster.


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End of discussion. You can't pass up a roadster. There is nothing like having the top down and cruising.

If you can sacrifice that, then the M Coupe is that car. Anybody who sees that thing just thinks it looks fast. (Which it is of course)

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