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Old 02-22-2012, 06:08 PM
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Mein Auto: 2003 Z4 ; 2002 Wrangler;
I bought a Z4 because after driving the SLK, Boxster, 911(yes 911), TT, S2000, and Nissan 350, the Z$ gave me the best mix of performance, value, and reasonable maintenance cost/DIY ability.

the boxster is near impossible for DIY engine work, the slk (pre-2012, the 2012 is incredible) is missing something, the s2000 and 350 were immature-ish, and the tt was a joke.

the boxster was the strongest contender, the engine note is unbelievable and the handling is beyond epic. but the luxury feel is not there and the refinement is not there... the boxster is raw and awesome but not the all-arounder.

the z4 seemed to me to be the best mix. i'm very happy and i love doing my own maintenance and coding.

I'm also plotting on upgrading to a new Z4, but i'm waiting to see if there will be a good redesign. i'm seeing the "what if" Z2 and Z4 but i want to wait. if it is not an epic change, i go with a 35i in tit. silver with a black top. i dont want the 35is because it doesn't come in stick (i like to drive my cars, not pose in them).

sidenote: The new boxster design is mind-blowing!
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I like my 2003 Z4 2.5i... but love my smelly old 2002 Wrangler SE and evil 2007 HD Sportster 883/1200 conv!


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