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      12-04-2012, 11:05 PM   #1
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What made you buy your 3 series?

Ever since I could drive I wanted to buy a 3 series BMW. It was the car of my dreams. Though I'm only 18, I figure if you dream big you can achieve a lot. Once I started looking into pricing on the 328i vs the 335i, the 328i seemed like the safer option.. and then I test drove them both.. The test drive chose for me within the first 500 feet lol. You can't drive a 335i without wanting to buy it IMO.

What made you choose your BMW?
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Let the flaming begin for what?
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      12-04-2012, 11:26 PM   #5
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This general of a question is like asking, "What's the meaning of life?"
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Safety, reliability, AWD, cost, decent on gas, price. For 40k (Canadian) there aren't too many cars that give you as good of a bang for your buck.

Well that's the thing I tell everybody, because normally 23 year olds don't drive cars like these. Real reason was that its an amazing car and while I couldn't afford/didn't want a 335 right now the 328 is still an amazing car to drive and look at. I have zero regrets about buying my car. I love everything about it. In the 14 months I've had it its given me 25k trouble free miles (knock on wood).
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Ever since I could drive I wanted to buy a 3 series BMW. It was the car of my dreams. Though I'm only 18, I figure if you dream big you can achieve a lot. Once I started looking into pricing on the 328i vs the 335i, the 328i seemed like the safer option.. and then I test drove them both.. The test drive chose for me within the first 500 feet lol. You can't drive a 335i without wanting to buy it IMO.

What made you choose your BMW?
Was it daddy, or mommy, who paid for it?
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The test drive. After the limited 4 turn, 1 mile loop around the dealership, i convinced my SA to let me take the 335i out on my own...put it to the floor the second i pulled out of the dealership. That sold it for me. I made a U-turn and had them write up the paperwork
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Was it daddy, or mommy, who paid for it?
No I paid for it actually.
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Let the flaming begin for what?
For the Marshmallows .... DUH!!
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Had an Audi A4 quattro, then a Mercedes C300 4matic and now onto BMW.

Always had a preference for German cars and wanted to see what the ultimate driving machine was all about (sucker for advertising).
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For the Marshmallows .... DUH!!
Lmao. I worked hard to buy my car. I wouldn't let mommy and daddy pay for it even if they offered.

Btw the red on your 335 is wicked cool looking.
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Drove my friends 328xi. Then went and test drove a 335. And well yea...
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No I paid for it actually.
And what do you do at 18 that pays for a 335i?
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I wanted a manual transmission, rwd, sporting station wagon. It was this or a Cadillac CTS-V, and doing "Detroit Delivery" is not nearly as much fun as going to Munich to pick up a BMW.

As to 328i vs 335i, well, even if I had a choice I would have bought the 328i, my penis is quite large enough, no need to compensate.
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And what do you do at 18 that pays for a 335i?
Work really hard. No offense sir, but what I do is none of your business. I'm not a spoiled teenager like a lot of kids who's parents buy them cars. I was always taught to earn things by working hard, not by having things handed to you.
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Work really hard. No offense sir, but what I do is none of your business. I'm not a spoiled teenager like a lot of kids who's parents buy them cars. I was always taught to earn things by working hard, not by having things handed to you.
+1 i saved up every single penny i made working 2 jobs from the time i was 14 years old until i turned 16 and bought my first car on my own it was 21,000$ i put down 12 Grand cash. and made 220$ payments for the next 4 years.
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