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BMW 3-Series M3 Convertible 2d SMG (2006/06)

BMW 3-Series M3 Convertible 2d SMG (2006/06) - Owner Review

Four seats and a good sized boot (trunk). Supercar performance but with practicality/ day-to-day driveability.
5

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Review submitted by
Niroshan Sivathasan on

BMW 3-Series M3 Convertible (01-06)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Likes driving and posing. Has done, and is doing, well.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Loud

Would you buy this car again and why?
No, but that's only because my next car is likely to be a 911 C4S, AM Vantage V8, E93 M3 Cab, or the forthcoming RS5.

What are you likely to buy next?
See above.

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
-

When did you buy the car?
November 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
-

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Wanted to move up from 330Ci M-Sport Convertible...

What was the dealer like?
-

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Lots of power... just keeps going and going...

What's it like to park?
Simple.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Yes - the notoriously stiff (and ultimately failing) door handles that are known to plague E46s.

What's most practical about your car?
Four seats and a good sized boot (trunk). Supercar performance but with practicality/ day-to-day driveability.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Nothing in particular (since all my cars have been fully-loaded), but maybe the bluetooth connectivity.

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