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Not sure if this has been posted already.

Edmunds compared 4 convertibles under 55k and the bmw came out way ahead.

Link: http://www.edmunds.com/reviews/comparison/articles/64635/page007.html

I like this point the best as is pointed out a lot by other reviews. Even though bmw may not have the most hp it most often has the best times.

We've been raving about the creamy perfection of the 3.0-liter single-banked six, though, with an output of 225 horsepower and 214 pound-feet of torque, it was the weakest powerplant in this field of four. Yet this engine managed to propel the 3,616-pound machine from 0 to 60 mph in 6.7 seconds, the fastest of the four.
 

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Damn, I had no idea Edmunds had such in-depth comparisions...for free to boot. The first I've ever seen to actually rate audio systems as well. :thumbup:
 

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I've been getting very tempted to trade in both the 330 and the Eclipse for one of the Cic's !!

I've even thought of trading the Eclipse in for a 325Cic 5 speed and keeping the 330Ci but I know that is being too greedy :) :)

Everyday I keep telling myself don't do it.
 

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I'm not as enamored with my 330cic. Mine's a year old and I'm already looking around at what my next purchase will be.

It's a fine crusier, don't get me wrong. And compared to the rest of the field of four seat convertibles it wins hands down. I guess I was just expecting the sportiness of my 328i to translate over and it didn't.

If I wanted to tour the coast top down with my wife, no better car to choose though. :D

PS. Edmunds is flat out wrong about the HK system. Either that or they changed it for 2002.
 
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I'm not as enamored with my 330cic. Mine's a year old and I'm already looking around at what my next purchase will be.

It's a fine crusier, don't get me wrong. And compared to the rest of the field of four seat convertibles it wins hands down. I guess I was just expecting the sportiness of my 328i to translate over and it didn't.

If I wanted to tour the coast top down with my wife, no better car to choose though. :D

PS. Edmunds is flat out wrong about the HK system. Either that or they changed it for 2002.
What year was the 328i?
 
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nate328Ci said:
I love ya Nate.


Of course, the possibility he had had an E36 did cross my mind. But I have also consistently contrasted the '99 and '00 E46 with the '01+ E46s.
 

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TD said:


I love ya Nate.


Of course, the possibility he had had an E36 did cross my mind. But I have also consistently contrasted the '99 and '00 E46 with the '01+ E46s.
:p

You should go check out a '02 E46 with the rumored "better than 328 steering"
 
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nate328Ci said:


:p

You should go check out a '02 E46 with the rumored "better than 328 steering"
No matter how many times Alan F insists it's better, I'm not buying it. (Sorry Alan.)
 

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nate328Ci said:

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damn, I was hoping he would say E36 so that I gloat about E36 supremacy
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:yikes:
:lmao: :lmao:
 

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TD said:


No matter how many times Alan F insists it's better, I'm not buying it. (Sorry Alan.)

I have 3 words for you Tom . . . .


test drive it . . . . test drive it . . . . test drive it . . . .

PLEASE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Alan F said:


I've even thought of trading the Eclipse in for a 325Cic 5 speed and keeping the 330Ci but I know that is being too greedy :) :)

Everyday I keep telling myself don't do it.
DO IT!!!

It is a nice car :D

Lots of fun :thumbup:
 

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nate328Ci said:


DO IT!!!

It is a nice car :D

Lots of fun :thumbup:
True it is . . . but I don't think I'd want 2 BMW's plus I was thinking about keeping the eclipse for a year and then upgrading it to the newer body style . . . I like having a japanese car because it really provides variety when i switch off from car to car . . . The whole idea of having 2 daily drivers is variety
 

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True it is . . . but I don't think I'd want 2 BMW's plus I was thinking about keeping the eclipse for a year and then upgrading it to the newer body style . . . I like having a japanese car because it really provides variety when i switch off from car to car . . . The whole idea of having 2 daily drivers is variety
S2000?
 

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Mystikal said:
BTW, stop telling everybody to buy things they don't want/need! :confused:
He's a trouble maker:tsk: ;)





















j/k Nate
 
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