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      02-17-2013, 11:50 PM   #1
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M3 advice on purchase price...

'11 M3 convertible with 17,000 miles fully loaded... selling for 58k however 4 owners on carfax plus its a lemon...not really thinking its a good purchase but just was wondering what should it go for cause 58k is obviously too much money...
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      02-18-2013, 12:08 AM   #2
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Sure- if you're ready to put as much, if not more, into it in repairs over the life of the car.
Think ahead.
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      02-18-2013, 12:09 AM   #3
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Doesn't seem like a good purchase if there have been problems with it
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      02-18-2013, 12:11 AM   #4
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'11 M3 convertible with 17,000 miles fully loaded... selling for 58k however 4 owners on carfax plus its a lemon...not really thinking its a good purchase but just was wondering what should it go for cause 58k is obviously too much money...
lemon, $58k & 4 owners...sounds too high !!
I think you should post this in M3 forum.
I've read a post by a guy having a brand new e93 with roof making noise.
Dealership was not able never figure out the root cause.
But 4 owners in just 1-2 years is a red flag.
Is there any kind of explanation for this car being a lemon?
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      02-18-2013, 12:32 AM   #5
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naw not that i coukd find but i didnt ask the dealer, i would only keep till the warranty was up and ditch it as it would be fun to have and SHOULD b a good deal... its been on the lot a long time im sure theyd take a lot less i wonder how much tho
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      02-18-2013, 01:27 AM   #6
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      02-18-2013, 01:50 AM   #7
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find me one then!! haha
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      02-18-2013, 02:10 AM   #8
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I would not pay that much for a 4 owner car with lemon M3 even at 17k miles
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      02-18-2013, 03:10 AM   #9
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seriously i think thats a horrible deal. my cousin is selling his 2013 M3 8K miles for 55K fully loaded, mineral white, black interior, carbon fiber roof. but its in alaska lol
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I would not pay that much for a 4 owner car with lemon M3 even at 17k miles
At what price would you go for it? I'm kinda curious on what kind of discount the OP could get on this kind of car. $3k? $10k?
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Don't do it way too high for a second hand vehicle.
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      02-18-2013, 04:05 AM   #12
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At what price would you go for it? I'm kinda curious on what kind of discount the OP could get on this kind of car. $3k? $10k?
This one is not "fully loaded" per say:
2011 M3 Coupe 9,000 Miles $49,991.00

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-M...ht_5351wt_1182

This one is a lot more loaded: (I would personally buy this one)
2011 M3 Coupe 12,000 Miles $58,800.00
-Competition Package
-BMW Perf. Spoiler and Splitters

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-M...t_14152wt_1182

The car that the OP posted is a straight rip off...
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Oh whoops! OP is looking for Conv...

Here's 2

2011 M3 Convertible Fully Loaded 13k Miles $58,600

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2011-...#ht_500wt_1182


2011 M3 Convertible Moderately Loaded 18k Miles $53,000

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2011-...t_15757wt_1100
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find me one then!! haha
I FOund you Four!!! Look above

*** I would not pay more than $45k for OP's car*** Future problems are going to cost a ton and the resale value is going to be terrible.
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      02-18-2013, 05:24 AM   #15
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thanks for looking, yah like i said id only own for the balance of the warranty if i could pick it up for a rellle cheap price such as 45 or less which is prob too low for them anyway the only convern would be the resale value ...
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4 owners at 17k miles should be reason enough not purchase the car.
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too much money, got to have something wrong with it to have 4 owners!
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That's far too much money for a lemon vehicle that 4 owners passed up on after driving an avg. of 4K miles a piece…think about how miserable a car would have to be to say "enoughs enough" after 4K miles. Red flags all over the place. Not to mention M3s aren't rare at all, I bet you can find a dozen other ones locally that more or less fit what you want, and weren't lemon'd.
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      02-18-2013, 11:09 AM   #19
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4 owners sounds absolutely ridiculous, I would email him and ask what the story behind all the owner is. If there isn't a logical explanation like it was in the name of my business but I needed to transfer it to myself or something along those lines I wouldn't touch the car.
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      02-18-2013, 01:00 PM   #20
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Try to post this in M3 forum, there is a good change at least one of those four owners is a member here and must have vented out in the forum.
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