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      10-12-2012, 07:22 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by RichardM View Post
Interesting you have a C63. The two cars I test drove we're the C63 Estate and F31 330D, the BMW worked out more expensive on the lease but I preferred it overall.
Really? Interesting - what were your parameters for 'marking' them? What did you find the BMW did better?

I can understand why the lease costs are cheaper on the C63 - it has been manufacturer supported pretty much since release, purely to get bums on seats and cars on the road; whereas I cannot see BMW heavily supporting a more 'mainstream' car so early in its life-cycle - if they had to do that it wouldn't be saying much for their confidence in the car's abilities to sell.
Gone but not forgotten:
325i M Sport (E92), Black Sapphire, Coral Red Dakota, 19" 225's, Seat Heating, 6FL and de-badge

Replaced by 6.2 litres of AMG powered C class.