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      04-09-2017, 11:44 AM   #1
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How old were you when you bought your first M?

I've read a lot of comments on the forums that say "don't buy an M3 when you're young."

I'm turning 30 in January and wanted to buy myself a birthday present - in no way is this a midlife crisis deal. I just really love the bodystyle of the current M3s and have always wanted to own/drive one. I work hard for my money and am not a trust fund baby.

Looking to gather some insight across the forum on the age range everyone purchased their first M3. Was it too early/late? If you bought one early on in life, if you had the chance to do it again, would you have waited? Thanks in advance you beautiful people.
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      04-09-2017, 11:45 AM   #2
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Purchased my first M at 26 ....I'm 27 now lol
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      04-09-2017, 11:55 AM   #3
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I was 30 when I bought my first BMW, but did not get my first M (2006 E46 M3) until I was 62.
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      04-09-2017, 12:02 PM   #4
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43... but my son put in $15k for joint ownership and he is 20...
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      04-09-2017, 12:08 PM   #5
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I did Euro Delivery of my first M (F80 M3) on my 30th birthday. Best decision I've ever made. I came from a poor family and was told I'd never make it. It daily reminds me of how far I've come and how grateful I am to not listen to the naysayers in life and to continue going after my dreams. I say go for it!
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      04-09-2017, 12:09 PM   #6
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37 when I got my first BMW and M, an E46.
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      04-09-2017, 12:13 PM   #7
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I got my F82 when I was 26...Bought my first M (E92 M3) at 18. To be honest I do have regrets...but at the same time I appreciate it because it forced me to work hard.
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      04-09-2017, 12:20 PM   #8
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I got my first BMW when I was 24, but just got my first M (M3) when I turned 31 back in december.
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      04-09-2017, 12:22 PM   #9
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25th birthday gift to my self bought my first M car..had bmw's before
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      04-09-2017, 12:27 PM   #10
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      04-09-2017, 12:48 PM   #11
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      04-09-2017, 12:54 PM   #12
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I bought mine when I was 68. I turned 71 two months ago.
      04-09-2017, 01:16 PM   #13
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      04-09-2017, 01:19 PM   #14
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      04-09-2017, 01:23 PM   #15
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      04-09-2017, 01:23 PM   #16
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Used, but still current gen at the time, e46 M3 when I was 23.
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      04-09-2017, 01:25 PM   #17
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I liked/like AMG's so picked my first AMG at 26, and first M (E92 M3) at 28. Now I am 30..going on to 31 in a few months
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      04-09-2017, 01:33 PM   #18
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I just picked up my 17 ZCP 3 weeks ago, 5 days after my 26th birthday. If you have the means to buy one, and it will make you happy, go for it!
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      04-09-2017, 01:35 PM   #19
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      04-09-2017, 01:49 PM   #20
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I bought my M4 (my first M) last year when i was 26.
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      04-09-2017, 01:53 PM   #21
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      04-09-2017, 01:55 PM   #22
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Started off with not much in my early years. Worked hard to get myself into a place where I felt I'd "made it".
Paid cash. Waiting's worth it.

I'm so grateful for living in a place that rewards hard work.
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