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E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014)
4th generation E90 M3 sedan, E92 M3 coupe and E93 M3 convertible. The last of the naturally aspirated M3s, powered by a 4.0 liter V8 making 414hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.

View Poll Results: What percentage of E92 M3s will NOT have a sunroof?
less than 10% 6 28.57%
10-25% 6 28.57%
25-50% 5 23.81%
50% or more 4 19.05%
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Old 06-19-2007, 09:13 AM
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Steel sunroof vs CF??

It was a general arguement for people picking options on the E46 M3 that you will have a harder time and will get less money on resale if you get one without a sunroof. Now that the E92 M3 has a huge penalty when getting the sunroof, what do you think that will do to the number of cars without sunroofs? I would bet that the number of non sunroof E46 M3s was at most 5%. I would also bet that the sunroof option will probably also be the more expensive option even though it probably is cheaper to produce.
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Old 06-19-2007, 09:28 AM
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Old 06-19-2007, 09:52 AM
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I do...I am curious.
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Old 06-19-2007, 10:49 AM
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I am not getting a moonroof if I buy the M3. It saves me money, greater structure integrity. Of course I can save the resale buyer some $$ too because I didn't have to pay for the moonroof in the first place.
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Old 06-19-2007, 03:38 PM
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I'd get a Moonroof.

I enjoy having one now, and enjoyed my sunroofs in my previous cars.
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Old 06-19-2007, 07:30 PM
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i wouldnt get it. more weight and you lose the cf roof!
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CF roof vs. sunroof/steel roof

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It was a general arguement for people picking options on the E46 M3 that you will have a harder time and will get less money on resale if you get one without a sunroof. Now that the E92 M3 has a huge penalty when getting the sunroof, what do you think that will do to the number of cars without sunroofs? I would bet that the number of non sunroof E46 M3s was at most 5%. I would also bet that the sunroof option will probably also be the more expensive option even though it probably is cheaper to produce.
First of all, the sunroof is a no cost option on the German and South African websites, so I would expect the same in the US. Personally, I love sunroofs, but will probably be driven by the uniqueness of the CF roof to forgo that option. I would expect a great number of M3 owners are not so technically obsessive and will opt for the hole in the overhead.
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It saves me money
No cost option.
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Old 06-19-2007, 08:27 PM
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Around 10%. Most E46 M3's were option loaded.
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Even though the M3 is the de facto performance machine....
You have to remember that a huge % of sales volume ends up in the hands of posers.
I think a huge % of those will still opt for a sunroof

- Also *some* perf oriented owners will opt for a SR, just because they like them.
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- Also *some* perf oriented owners will opt for a SR, just because they like them.
Yep, if there is any reason I move to the M3 over an M Coupe it will be for the iDrive, iPod Adapter (better one), and a Sun Roof.

I also enjoy the performance, but hey, the sun is sweet on the way home from work shining in my face!
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Old 06-24-2007, 08:59 PM
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Yep, if there is any reason I move to the M3 over an M Coupe it will be for the iDrive, iPod Adapter (better one), and a Sun Roof.

I also enjoy the performance, but hey, the sun is sweet on the way home from work shining in my face!
I agree. To bad you can't get both.

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