E90 M3 Sedan
CPO - Oct 2015
Still under factory warranty
40,000km’s (25,000 miles)
Big surprise though… i went with DCT instead of holding out for the 6 spd. I tested a private sale 2011 coupe in 6 spd and found the clutch pedal and shifter to be pretty unsatisfying in stock form. I’m used to nissan/infinity clutch/shifters and they are much stiffer on the pedal.
One caveat though; I will be putting the car through some Dinaning but i’m not sure i want to keep the DCT just yet. We worked out a fixed depreciation model and I will get to test every 6 spd car that comes back through CPO for the next little while. I’ve been waiting since the end of November and not one had come through in that time.
When I commit to the car it will be getting Dinan stage 1 susp, intake, pulley and StopTechs.
Also tested the new 335i M-sport in 6 spd tonight… it was very good but in the end you just end up modding it to make it feel like an M3 anyways. It needs suspension, software, bigger brakes than the M-sport comes with and other stuff and it’s already a fair bit more $ than a CPO M3 and will get ganked by depreciation as well.