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1988 BMW 3 Series 325iX Coupe RWDReview
Sawyer writes:
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The Most Fun You Can Have With All Your Clothes On. — Introduced to the North America in 1988, the iX suffered from poor sales due to its cost (at $33,000, it was $1,000 less than an M3) and . The reason for the exorbitant pricing was that it came with every option available to the E30 chassis fitted as standard. All '88's came with two doors and a manual gearbox which means that it is a shed load of fun in nearly every situation. My car has Bilstein Sport shocks, H&R Sport Coils, a Jim Conforti engine management chip and a full Supersprint exhaust.

Pros: Handling, power, reliability, price, low weight, feel, stereo and quality.  The only fully mechanical AWD system offered.  Red Paint

Cons: Lame fuel economy (30 mpg on the highway is horrid for a 2900-lb car), people who ask if it's an M3, pre-pubescent 15-year olds who rice out E30's. Rust.  The fact that an automatic transmission is available, repair costs if the PO didn't maintain it. Red Paint

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1988 BMW 3 Series 320iReview
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Straigh 6 - Is There Better — I have to say, this was fun toy. BMW has really pulled through when they designed rev-limiter to this car. 6 cylinders makes gordeous sound when you pull 7000rpm and rev it all it got. In slipery weather this thing is _really_ fun but also dangerous in hands of people who hasn't driven rw-drive cars much. Back-end of the car throws so fast when cornering that you cannot really do anything if you are not prepared.

Pros: Fun 10+

Cons: Drinks too much.

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1988 BMW 3 Series 320iReview
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Was Actually A 1991 Model..not 1988... — This car is one of about 40 cars i have owned.....exterior was a bit tatty and was barried up some what by the previous owner, had a lovely loud exhaust and some nice alloys (though kerbed really badly), it was lowered all round and certainly turned some heads...

Pros: Fast, loud, nice to look at..(from a distance)..lol

Cons: bodywork bad and the interior was poor..

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1988 BMW 3 Series 320iReview
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One Monster Of A Car — Had it for about a year but it was an experience. It tried to bite me several times and i never really had the confidence to push it too far cause the handling at times was so unpridictable. I felt that the driving position wa a bit cramped cause the steering wheel was to o low, but that aside it was a lovely motor.

Pros: built like a rock and very quitck and loads of fun in the dry

Cons: Tail happy and will have u spinning without a thought.

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1988 BMW 3 Series 320iReview
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Cruisin' Down The Line! — I bought this car in Aug/07 & it was originally owned by Tom Cruise after he made the movie Risky Business. The car needs to be restorted but runs great and is an eye catcher!

Pros: The stlying, performance and comfort

Cons: She's old and needs alot of TLC

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1988 BMW 3 Series 325is Coupe RWDReview
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Fun, Sporty, Track Car — I love this car. Has ALOT done to it. Very fun to drive and take on a track.

Pros: EVERYTHING

Cons: Its old

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1988 BMW 3 Series 325 Sedan RWD Review
LGLH says:
I loved this car. It was terrific for urban driving. Mine was a manual, and it was very fast-shifting. For what it cost, it was a super vehicle.
vs1996 Saab 9000
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Power Ranked 1996 Saab 9000 better.
"No idea except that the Saab vehicle felt as if it were beautifully engineered."
Front Seats Ranked 1996 Saab 9000 better.
"They were more comfortable and more supportive. The seats in the BMW were on the hard side."
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That is the perfect car for me. But I still waiting for a goo deal. Read More

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nice size with great options and handling for the price Read More

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Review By Guru95T2P8

Cheap, like a toy to drive , Compared with the Mercedes A or C class which is the same price it feels very cheap. The road noise and the engine noise is very loud. Read More

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Review By Guru9ZV4FL

Not too good , selected car clearly had an accident but nor the add or Carfax picked up on the obvious damage. Read More

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Outstanding great value impeccable service and beautiful vehicle Thank you Read More

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