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Re: Car and Driver has new M3..
Posted by MJM [Email] (#872) [Profile/Gallery] (more from MJM) on Thu, 9 Nov 2000 10:11:02

In Reply to: Car and Driver has new M3.., Richard P., Thu, 9 Nov 2000 10:04:49
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Did you read the road test of the 330Ci in the same issue? I was really impressed when they pointed out that it was .2s faster 0-60 (ie, a wash) than the mighty '88 M5, which was the high water mark of exotic sports sedans in it's day. Wasn't the M5 around $40-50k in '88 dollars? Fuzzy memory here.

Perhaps rather than compare the Viggen to the M3, it should be compared with the 330i.

I'm also confused with BMW's pricing. I saw an '01 325i with a base price of around $25k, yet the 330Ci in C&D was just over $40k with the Premium and Sport packages. That's a huge difference. Oh well, I'm not in the market for a new one anyway.
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