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Old 30th August 2008, 14:47   #16
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The other grey M3 was a coupe. This ones a hard-top convert.
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Old 30th August 2008, 15:54   #17
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I am not too big on convertibles. To me, an M3 = Coupe. Great pictures as always, Maverick!
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Ok guys,

More detailed pics of the ///M3 Convertible.. its been sold and will be in Mumbai!
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Old 30th September 2008, 16:47   #19
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Nice one ! And this ones an SMG too ! Although i'd have preffered seeing it with a different finish on the alloys, quite over this fad of smoked/black alloys IMO.

GTO- The m3 convertible doesn't look much different from the m3 coupe with the hood shut.
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The m3 convertible doesn't look much different from the m3 coupe with the hood shut.
Yes. But I prefer the hard top anyday. Looks a lil bare with the roof down.
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Old 1st October 2008, 20:49   #21
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I saw a black one being unloaded on sunday early morning in Bangalore unless it was a coupe, was going too fast to see
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It seems like there is actually place in the back seats for people to sit. Normally the back seats in most convertibles are just namesake.
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Old 1st October 2008, 23:14   #23
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Thanks for shareing Maverick. i just love the convertible, it give the best of both worlds. The convertible would feature on my list for sure. Maverick what is the price difference between the 330ci (convertible) and the M3 convertible?. Has anyone ordered the M3 sedan?
I have to agree with Sahil here, the smoked wheels are getting too much now.
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I am not too big on convertibles. To me, an M3 = Coupe. Great pictures as always, Maverick!
In our polluted cities where most of us drive with our windows up and air-con switched on 24x7, I just don't see the lure of the convertible either. There's also the ever-present risk of having some nut puke / spit into your car and mess it up when you pass a bus! :O It adds a couple hundred kilos to the weight as well.

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Nice one ! And this ones an SMG too ! Although i'd have preffered seeing it with a different finish on the alloys, quite over this fad of smoked/black alloys IMO.

GTO- The m3 convertible doesn't look much different from the m3 coupe with the hood shut.
Actually it's an M-DCT, twin clutch 'box just like VW's DSG. I used to think the convertible looked just like the coupe when the roof was up, but there are some subtle differences, for instance no boot lip spoiler (apparently it gets in the way somehow!)

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Yes. But I prefer the hard top anyday. Looks a lil bare with the roof down.
I actually think the vert looks better with the roof down than up, when it's up all those crease lines just ruin the look of the car in my opinion.

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It seems like there is actually place in the back seats for people to sit. Normally the back seats in most convertibles are just namesake.
E92 M3 has plenty of rear-seat leg-room, it's very usable for four people. The vert won't take four people's luggage if they want the roof down though, but will if it's kept up.

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Thanks for shareing Maverick. i just love the convertible, it give the best of both worlds. The convertible would feature on my list for sure. Maverick what is the price difference between the 330ci (convertible) and the M3 convertible?. Has anyone ordered the M3 sedan?
I have to agree with Sahil here, the smoked wheels are getting too much now.
Yes, thanks for the pics Maverick! For some reason BMW does not offer the E92 M3 sedan here. I just don't get the logic, it costs them absolutely nothing.

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Have any of the latest M3 or M5's been delivered with manual transmissions or are they all paddle shifters?
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6MT is standard on the M3. M-DCT is an option.
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the M3 is the best sports car for India... But do they come with the run-flats too?
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No, thankfully just Michelin Pilot Sport 2 tubeless radials, the best tyres that I have ever had on any car of mine (including the Eagle F1 GS-D3).
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Old 18th October 2008, 22:38   #29
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Spotted the M3 in Andheri East :
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Posting a few pics of the Red ///M3
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