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Old 04-29-2012, 12:07 AM
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Originally Posted by dolphin717 View Post
OK....I have my 335 convertible sold, wonderful car, but not really the weekend, fun, sunnyday convertible I was looking for....looking at several Z4s.....3.0i, 3.0Si and M models all in the '06-'08 year range....any and all opinions appreciated....Thanks
As you're buying used, I think it's between the Si and M, which offer more bang for the buck since the price differences aren't as large as when new. For a sunny day fun car that you plan to keep a few years, I'd recommend the 3.0si.

Yes, the Z4M is faster, has better steering feedback, and looks more aggressive. It's also more expensive to run in terms of fuel, maintenance (as it requires valve adjustments), and repairs. It has a harsher ride and less storage space. In my opinion, the Z4MR/C is more for the dedicated Z4 enthusiast - someone that's already had a non-M.
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