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Old 11-21-2003, 02:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This ought to be an interesting ride!... Bought a new (03) M3 today. Alpine white vert, 6sp...

Coming from the big-block ('vette) side of the world this is taking some getting used to! Two totally different cars...

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you'll love it, i'm sure you already do but it gets better every day.
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quite a car it is...i can vouch for that, try one of those racing starts or whatever bmw calls it...
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Old 11-21-2003, 03:15 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks all... Take delivery from dealer next week and in a week will let you know if its working out for me. Gotta love the back seat in a sports car though - solves a lot of single parent problems!!!
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quite a car it is...i can vouch for that, try one of those racing starts or whatever bmw calls it...
you mean launch control? thats only for smg2 m3's.



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nice man welcome and cant wait for pics
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Just turned 300 miles. Biggest thing I notice is that speed just creeps up on you. Just tooling along down the highway, look down and not even realize you are going 85+ (I think my spedo must be messed up)...

Handles like a dream - the most precise nimble car I have ever driven easily on par with the Z06.

Gas mileage is horrid - less than 11 mpg.... And I'm not really dogging it hard.

Did I mention how well it handled??

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nice sounds great. i love my ///M i know about that horrid gas mileage i was averaging 8-9 for about a month. i love how the beast handles as well. feel very connected to the road
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u mean to tell me that M3's get 8-9 MPG?
no way..
my yukon gets 13 and i thaught that that was bad....
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depends on driving situations. i have gotten 24 mpg at 65 on the highway with cruise control on
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