BMW 335i or M3??

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Asked by Jul 23, 2016 at 10:49 AM about the 2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan

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I been told that the BMW 335i beats the M3 just by remapping its ECU or
chipping ECU,  performance wise.. is that so?

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The M's way more car than a 335i, better entry level BMW after 7 series It's hard to drive the others. A chip or reflash is not going to make a 335i into a low cost M3 or out power it. Lots of info read up for a few days.

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Horsepower alone is not the answer. M3 is far superior in many ways.

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Not an expert on this, but, from what I've read the M3 will probably cost you more to maintain, repair etc. Is that what you want?

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See this , http://torqueaffair.com/e92-m3-vs-335i/

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Yes but the it's called the M3 when frens ask what u drive.. I.e. the KIng of 3 series, surely sounds all diff from ermm.. I drive a 335I or 335I that can be faster than an M3 just short of a chip lol. But there are also other things such as the bucket alcantra stitched. seats, air vents, n quite a few other goodies.. is it worth putting in the extra USD15k for the M3?? End of the day, I think it's individual very heavily counts on how heavy them piles of extra in ur pocket u can splash out, no? Really wonder what would the ratio be say outta a group of 100 high performance cars enthusiasts

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This may be useful. http://ineptechs.com/features/top-5-things-need-know-buy-bmw- e46-m3/

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Sorry it was meant for E93, the hardtop version cabriolet. I guess the extra money goes towards being the original version

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