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2021 BMW M3 Competition AWD v 2020 M5 Base AWD

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Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  11/23/21
M3 over time will hold value better. The 5-series engine see...
odious lilac sandwich foreskin
  11/23/21
Yeah, the m550x is pretty baller too. But the. I go down th...
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  11/23/21
if it'll be a long term daily, i just feel the 5-series is m...
odious lilac sandwich foreskin
  11/23/21
Yeah, fair. A daily driver and probably hitting the age I do...
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  11/23/21
if you care about long long term resale, any audi with the t...
odious lilac sandwich foreskin
  11/24/21
If you like driving in the twisties, M3 is the only choice. ...
Buck-toothed concupiscible telephone
  11/24/21
Hope you're prepared for full M prices for maintenance.
Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/03/22
Idgaf about cost but absolutely do gaf about reliability...w...
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  01/07/22
Yes, it will be. There's a reason why BMW doesn't offer a l...
Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/08/22
Yeah, the m550i is pretty legit.
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  01/08/22
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Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/10/22
Diet M is a poser car
Beady-eyed Fortuitous Meteor
  01/10/22
Opposite. The poser car is some guy that gets a full M when...
Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/10/22
CR
dashing ocher dragon
  01/12/22
Cr
sepia abode brethren
  01/12/22
911
Beady-eyed Fortuitous Meteor
  01/08/22
Need four doors and the Porsche sedans are ugly as fuck. ...
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  01/08/22
I have had: several 3 series (including M), X5, X5M, X7M50i,...
emerald dilemma
  01/10/22
Coo baby. Thinking M550 xdrive may be best
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  01/10/22
It is a solid choice.
Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/11/22
You think Taycan is ugly? Hard to wrap my head around the co...
dashing ocher dragon
  01/12/22
2020 E63
pungent slate theater sound barrier
  01/10/22
180 car but a lot more expensive than even an M5, based on a...
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  01/10/22
Base M5 is way better than a fully maxed out M3
pungent slate theater sound barrier
  01/10/22
I was initially looking for a Mercedes/Porsche and ended up ...
Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/11/22
Yeah, I think it's that way normally and for whatever reason...
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  01/12/22
Yeah, I bought mine well before supply chain issues hit the ...
Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/12/22
2021 M3 is really unattractive. I don’t know how quick...
dashing ocher dragon
  01/12/22
Need fo doors. I like the M3s looks but agree that it's c...
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  01/12/22
Porsche taycan costs less no? Porsche infinitely more presti...
electric brindle public bath voyeur
  01/12/22
Only the base model (slow with low range). Cost goes up ver...
Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/12/22
Isnt baseline Porsche still expensive leather and everything...
electric brindle public bath voyeur
  01/15/22
Standard is "partial leather" - so no. I've h...
Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/16/22
Porsche sedans are ugly AF. Also Porsche sedans and SUVS ...
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  01/13/22
I don't understand why they made M3 so much slower than M5
pungent slate theater sound barrier
  01/15/22
2003 M5, actually
Canary Stirring Address
  01/15/22
Enjoy the back and ass pain from driving an M model around m...
high-end jap locus
  01/16/22
Also those tires get flats all the time because of the low p...
Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/16/22
Just get an E53
pungent slate theater sound barrier
  01/16/22
Absolutely not. Mercedes gave in to environmentalists and h...
Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/16/22
True but at least it doesn't have the ugly shark fin antenna...
pungent slate theater sound barrier
  01/17/22
Who cares?
Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican
  01/18/22
Yeah, I think diet M it is....M550 or maybe M440 bc I love t...
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  01/16/22
Dat 850i Gran Coupe
high-end jap locus
  01/16/22
Dat too big. My concern wit da 550 is size...I thank I c...
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  01/17/22
It’s only 7” inches longer. I’m sure you c...
high-end jap locus
  01/17/22
Hahahah, oh 7 inch ain't nuttin in my cooch but dat a lot of...
Sexy Lodge Police Squad
  01/17/22


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Date: November 23rd, 2021 10:16 PM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43498785)



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Date: November 23rd, 2021 10:24 PM
Author: odious lilac sandwich foreskin

M3 over time will hold value better. The 5-series engine seems to have a bad reputation. I'd personally buy a slightly used 2020 m550 x-drive for a fuck of a lot less $

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43498838)



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Date: November 23rd, 2021 10:27 PM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Yeah, the m550x is pretty baller too. But the. I go down the cost-saving rabbit hole and say why not a M440 gran coupe

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43498862)



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Date: November 23rd, 2021 10:50 PM
Author: odious lilac sandwich foreskin

if it'll be a long term daily, i just feel the 5-series is more polished than the 3/4-series.

same thing with audi, you wouldn't think there is much difference between the A/S-4 and A/S-6 series but the interior and seats on the bigger model is a tier up.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43498961)



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Date: November 23rd, 2021 11:07 PM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Yeah, fair. A daily driver and probably hitting the age I don't want a "rich kid car" but an actual nice car

Only Audi that even piques my interest is an RS3 which I realize is a total boy racer but is so ridiculous it almost seems worth it

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43499044)



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Date: November 24th, 2021 4:54 PM
Author: odious lilac sandwich foreskin

if you care about long long term resale, any audi with the turbo-5 is going to be highly desirable, so the RS3 wouldn't be a bad purchase. it's just as a sedan, it's really cramped.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43502803)



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Date: November 24th, 2021 4:56 PM
Author: Buck-toothed concupiscible telephone

If you like driving in the twisties, M3 is the only choice. If comfort is the concern, 5 series.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43502810)



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Date: January 3rd, 2022 6:45 PM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican

Hope you're prepared for full M prices for maintenance.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43723286)



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Date: January 7th, 2022 9:32 PM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Idgaf about cost but absolutely do gaf about reliability...will that be an issue?

Are RS Audis better?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43748173)



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Date: January 8th, 2022 2:17 PM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican

Yes, it will be. There's a reason why BMW doesn't offer a lot of the manufacturer's extended warranty on full M cars. So you get hit twice - once in reliability and then again with cost to repair.

No idea about Audi RSs, but I doubt it will be any better. AMG also has the exact same issues. Porsche is actually really good here because they don't really distinguish between say, their Turbo cars and regular Porsches for warranties.

The best deal is the level right below full M. That m50i of whatever rather than full M. That's always been my approach.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43750626)



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Date: January 8th, 2022 2:32 PM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Yeah, the m550i is pretty legit.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43750714)



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Date: January 10th, 2022 2:13 PM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43759820)



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Date: January 10th, 2022 2:20 PM
Author: Beady-eyed Fortuitous Meteor

Diet M is a poser car

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43759859)



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Date: January 10th, 2022 2:24 PM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican

Opposite. The poser car is some guy that gets a full M when they never, ever go to the track. Diet M is just the smart choice for someone that likes performance.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43759880)



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Date: January 12th, 2022 11:14 AM
Author: dashing ocher dragon

CR

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43770831)



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Date: January 12th, 2022 5:40 PM
Author: sepia abode brethren

Cr

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43773592)



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Date: January 8th, 2022 2:26 PM
Author: Beady-eyed Fortuitous Meteor

911

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43750679)



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Date: January 8th, 2022 2:33 PM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Need four doors and the Porsche sedans are ugly as fuck.

I'd consider macan turbo, but meh, would rather have a car

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43750719)



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Date: January 10th, 2022 2:18 PM
Author: emerald dilemma

I have had: several 3 series (including M), X5, X5M, X7M50i, M850i, and e39 M5. I would say get something with AWD if you are going to DD. The 3 series is a bit "small." The M5 probably is best. Don't listen to the haters about reliability.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43759850)



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Date: January 10th, 2022 2:34 PM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Coo baby.

Thinking M550 xdrive may be best

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43759937)



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Date: January 11th, 2022 4:21 PM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican

It is a solid choice.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43766905)



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Date: January 12th, 2022 11:14 AM
Author: dashing ocher dragon

You think Taycan is ugly? Hard to wrap my head around the concept of taking a 2021 M3 over a Taycan based on looks…

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43770825)



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Date: January 10th, 2022 2:35 PM
Author: pungent slate theater sound barrier

2020 E63

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43759946)



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Date: January 10th, 2022 9:06 PM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

180 car but a lot more expensive than even an M5, based on actual cars I've seen for sale. I know MSRP is technically similar but the ones listed aren't.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43762140)



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Date: January 10th, 2022 9:47 PM
Author: pungent slate theater sound barrier

Base M5 is way better than a fully maxed out M3

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43762441)



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Date: January 11th, 2022 4:23 PM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican

I was initially looking for a Mercedes/Porsche and ended up getting a BMW because it was far easier to find the equivalent BMW for far less, even though I can't see a real disadvantage.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43766910)



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Date: January 12th, 2022 11:06 AM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Yeah, I think it's that way normally and for whatever reason it seems like supply and supply chain shit have impacted them less in terms of price and availability

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43770758)



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Date: January 12th, 2022 4:07 PM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican

Yeah, I bought mine well before supply chain issues hit the fan. I assume that holds now too but idk. I do get emails/letters from dealerships offering to buy my BMW for insane numbers even though it is several years old now.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43772992)



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Date: January 12th, 2022 11:13 AM
Author: dashing ocher dragon

2021 M3 is really unattractive. I don’t know how quickly it’s going to depreciate, and I wouldn’t want to constantly see the looks of revulsion when pedestrians look at the car. Would be a real downer.

Would personally go for M2 CS. Can throw winters on it and be fine anywhere south of Vermont.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43770816)



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Date: January 12th, 2022 11:30 AM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Need fo doors.

I like the M3s looks but agree that it's controversial and that won't be good for value

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43770976)



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Date: January 12th, 2022 5:30 PM
Author: electric brindle public bath voyeur

Porsche taycan costs less no? Porsche infinitely more prestigious than gay bmw

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43773535)



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Date: January 12th, 2022 5:37 PM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican

Only the base model (slow with low range). Cost goes up very quickly with Porsche as you move up trims and add options. Meanwhile, you're comparing the top end of BMW models that have everything included.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43773577)



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Date: January 15th, 2022 12:03 AM
Author: electric brindle public bath voyeur

Isnt baseline Porsche still expensive leather and everything rather than gay BMW? And why would u need a 200mph considering any cops will stop u for going 80 before he stops a camry.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43786796)



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Date: January 16th, 2022 11:11 PM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican

Standard is "partial leather" - so no.

I've hit 130mph before and been fine. You're not going 200mph in any of these.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43795894)



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Date: January 13th, 2022 8:48 AM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Porsche sedans are ugly AF.

Also Porsche sedans and SUVS are only more prestigious than BMW to women and idiots.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43776085)



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Date: January 15th, 2022 12:05 AM
Author: pungent slate theater sound barrier

I don't understand why they made M3 so much slower than M5

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43786804)



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Date: January 15th, 2022 12:42 AM
Author: Canary Stirring Address

2003 M5, actually

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43786917)



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Date: January 16th, 2022 11:14 PM
Author: high-end jap locus

Enjoy the back and ass pain from driving an M model around most shit city roads lmao. A CS M too! Lol.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43795911)



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Date: January 16th, 2022 11:20 PM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican

Also those tires get flats all the time because of the low profile. It is just not very practical. I specifically wanted 19" wheels instead of 20 or 21" because they're a) much cheaper to replace and b) far less prone to flats. No regrets.

I'm telling you, diet M is the way to go. Pick your features based on how you'll actually use the car. Also, current m50i engines are the last generation's full M.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43795942)



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Date: January 16th, 2022 11:22 PM
Author: pungent slate theater sound barrier

Just get an E53

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43795954)



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Date: January 16th, 2022 11:26 PM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican

Absolutely not. Mercedes gave in to environmentalists and has a supercharged 3.0L V6 vs a 4.4L turbo-V8 in the M550i. The latter is much better and for the same money. To get competitive with Mercedes you have to go full AMG.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43795977)



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Date: January 17th, 2022 12:49 PM
Author: pungent slate theater sound barrier

True but at least it doesn't have the ugly shark fin antennae

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43798210)



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Date: January 18th, 2022 11:14 AM
Author: Thriller Insane Theater Stage Mexican

Who cares?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43803198)



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Date: January 16th, 2022 11:57 PM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Yeah, I think diet M it is....M550 or maybe M440 bc I love that ugly big front that most people hate

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43796113)



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Date: January 16th, 2022 11:58 PM
Author: high-end jap locus

Dat 850i Gran Coupe

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43796119)



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Date: January 17th, 2022 12:00 AM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Dat too big.

My concern wit da 550 is size...I thank I can handle it. But I ain't got time for a big ass car like an 8 gran coupe

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43796125)



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Date: January 17th, 2022 12:02 AM
Author: high-end jap locus

It’s only 7” inches longer. I’m sure you can handle dat baby

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43796140)



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Date: January 17th, 2022 12:04 AM
Author: Sexy Lodge Police Squad

Hahahah, oh 7 inch ain't nuttin in my cooch but dat a lot of car

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=4971351&forum_id=2#43796159)