15-20k to spend on a car, what would you buy?

Discussion in 'Gearhead Garage' started by gB dAvId x, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. nidex

    nidex Hood Rich

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    Disagree.
    I have found most 3 series owners to be tools, so I stand by my statement.
  2. j0k3r

    j0k3r El Chupacabra

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  3. Coleman

    Coleman fresh off the corner

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    Well if that's the standard of measurement then I don't have to point out to you how many douchebag Civic owners exist.
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    That 330i is pretty clean and has relatively low miles too. I'd check that one out. The only thing I don't care for are the tail-lights on that model year. That's just personal preference though.
  5. tex

    tex jive turkey

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    i'm with nidex on teh 3series. at least anything 95'ish on (even then, 80s 3 series is where its at)
  6. ninefivezero

    ninefivezero infinite resolution

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    But to say because you didn't buy the bigger and more expensive car you are a looser is stupid. That's like insulting someone who buys a (lets take a different type of vehicle here) Ford Explorer for not buying an Escalade. Two totally different classes of vehicle... not everyone needs/wants a huge ass Escalade and not everyone needs/wants a huge ass 7-series :p
  7. tex

    tex jive turkey

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    the 3 series is just the bmw badge. if you want performance you gotta step it up, if you want luxury, you gotta step it up. its just kind of there as the "i want a bmw". Although I guess thats now the 1 series - 3 series weight at a smaller size
  8. j0k3r

    j0k3r El Chupacabra

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    That's retarded. It's a car. A very highly rated car. If you have a problem with it, than the problem is you. Sounds like a little jelly up in here.
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    Yeah, the 3 series BMW and C-Class MBZ both still have performance and luxury. They are great cars.
  10. Coleman

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    The 1 and 3 series were built smaller, not cheaper. Have you ever been in a 1/3 series? What is cheap about the luxury and performace of a 335ci/135ci?


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMFOC5qG2mc
  11. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    Well the 135i and 335i went cheap cars tobegin with they're the top model 3 series.

    To me thoufh its about size. Not everyone needsthe gargantuan 5 or 6 series so that's where the 1 and 3 come in. Shameful.as it may sound I do look down on the 330 though...I mean come on the 335i isn't that much more and you get so much more power and better looks imo. But.like some people.don't need size others don't need power.
  12. Tacdriver

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    Yeah! A kid down the street has one with a riced out muffler. So irritating.
  13. Stephen

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    Bit late but The 1 series was on Top Gear Sunday, it got a very good write up by Clarkson.
  14. Mr. Ali

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    To be fair, it was a 1 series M and not a normal one.
  15. gB dAvId x

    gB dAvId x thats what she said

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    I'll probably end up buying a acura TL, don't want to spend excessive amount of money on repairs and i'm a cheap fuck
  16. tweakmonkey

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  17. tex

    tex jive turkey

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    ^^ what this guy said
    if you are looking at the TL but want a sports car, get the s2000. awesome performance with honda reliability. its a win-win.

    Holy crap, you are right, let me trade in my car and get what I should have in the first place. I expressed an opinion, don't get so butthurt because of what someone said on the internet. The problem is me!
  18. Commissar Smersh

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    And three times the price range given. ;)
  19. hans5849

    hans5849 Serious as a heart attack

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    G35, but the 15-20 would be the downpayment or a CTS-V.
  20. Coleman

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    Not true at all.. maybe a new G35 but my old roommate got a (then- 2009) 2 year old G35 for 25k in great condition.
  21. Stephen

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    It was more to say don't have a go at the smaller BMW's. Even the 1 series standard is a nice car. A work colleague got one as a company car, it's a great car. Top Gear very rarely show your average cars. It wasn't a suggestion for gB dAvId x to buy.
  22. j0k3r

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    lulz. I am not the one raging because someone suggested a car I don't like.
  23. ninefivezero

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    You should buy this, $18,500!

  24. Jishory

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    That's a sweet dump truck.
  25. ninefivezero

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    Yep. This is our dump at work, my favorite truck to drive :p

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