BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   BMW M3 and BMW M4 Forum > BMW F80 M3 / F82 M4 Forum > M3/M4 versus...

Post Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      07-18-2019, 08:22 AM   #111
Second Lieutenant

Drives: 6 cyl
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Synchronized

iTrader: (0)

Originally Posted by FormulaMMM View Post
Best review I've come across so far:

I think the only content so far is coming from a single press event.
Lot of good press so far from whatís been released. So another confirmation simply going manual to PDK is worth 7-8 seconds or 1 second per lap. Crazy to think that a 420 hp Cayman can run 7:28 with a manual. Canít wait to get mine.

Btw - car gained 35kg through particulate filter and muffler according to Andreas. Still quite a light car. The broader torque band with the new motor will be quite a bit better for it.

Last edited by Funf6cyl; 07-18-2019 at 03:58 PM..
Appreciate 0
      07-18-2019, 03:55 PM   #112
fuck this field
paliknight's Avatar

Drives: 18 F80 CS/18 F80 ZCP/19 M2C
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: everywhere

iTrader: (1)

Originally Posted by FormulaMMM View Post
Originally Posted by Humdizzle View Post
Buy 124k cayman... three years later its worth 100k. And you still own the car.

Lease 100k M4cs (800/month x 36 months) = three years later you've spent 29k on the lease and you have to turn it back in and lease something else.

Do the math.
Alternative math --

Buy a Cayman with special Porsche options markup for 124k, pay 132k after tax.

If your depreciation projection is accurate, lose 32k.

Lease a CS, drive 36,000 miles, keep your 100k in the most conservative financial instrument available, it's 112k after three years. meanwhile you've paid 29k in lease payments.

But hey, neither are good investments.

back on topic -- I'm still trying to understand if the GT4 has gained 345 lbs. This wouldn't/doesn't dampen anyone's enthusiasm? If the 992 GT3 is +345 lbs. that doesn't matter to the Porsche GT faithful?

I'm +1 on Porsche overcharging for options because they can ($2400 for nav, huh…). But also silly to me that I'd have to play kiss-ass just to order a GT car, so guess I just don't get it.
Agreed. Porsche prices seem ridiculous for what you're buying, but it only gets worse the higher up the ladder you go. Ferrari charges something like 2k just to change the color of the brake calipers. Why? Cause they know there's always someone willing to pay.
BMW family... for now.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:33 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.,,,,,,,,, logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST