Ready to buy. Sold on getting Le Mans Blue with Saddle Brown.
Very serious about buying a 2009 E93 335i in the September time frame. With all the options I want I should be buying new, but I can't justify paying for the accelerated depreciation in the first few years. Hopefully I'll find my dream car.
Must have configurations/options:
Navi/iDrive (the primary reason I want 2009 over 07-08)
6-speed steptronic transmission with steering wheel mounted paddle shifters
Comfort access (my current Infiniti G35 has the equivalent and I can never own a car again that doesn't have this)
Heated front seats
iPod and USB adapater
Highly desired options:
Lemans Blue (highly preferred -- also means I'll get M-sport by default)
Prefer gray poplar, prefer to avoid aluminum.
In terms of mods I prefer bone stock, but wouldn't object to LCI tails, OSS/Orion V2 angel eyes, Procede V5 tune, DCI/CAI, or FMIC (all of which I plan to do).
Naturally it'd be great to find one local (Bay Area) but willing to buy from non-snow states and ship to CA.
I know I'm picky. What do you think guys? Can I find this with <35K miles for <$40K?