Help me pick my new car

Arhoads335i

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hey guys so I'll be moving onto the next BMW. Dealer near by has a couple nice cars.
2015 m3 (8,000 miles) 6 speed
New M2
Or buy a brand new M240i

So all of these cars have different engines, now I will be just buying them and not leasing them so in a sense it's a investment. With that in mind the M2 and the M3 seem like a smarter idea. Really want the m3 but I hear terrible story's of the valves smashing into the pistons.
Also the M2 is sweet but coming from an N54 will I be disappointed?
The m240i is the cheaper choice but with the new engine looking like a great platform I kinda like it.

Anyways I attached a pic of the m3 the dealer has, it has the perfect color in my eyes
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Euro venom

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That's a difficult choice. I love that blue and have thought about wrapping my car in it. But the M2 is smaller which I like compared to the M3. Have you test drove an M2 yet?
 

Arhoads335i

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Yeah definitely leaning towards the m3 I just wish a dealer had a manual m240i. I had to test drive an auto convertible which I have to say was a very fun car for it literally being the polar opposite of what I would want
 

doublespaces

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Hard to go away from the S55 at this point if you have the scratch, they seem to have a bright future.
 

Soyabe23

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hey guys so I'll be moving onto the next BMW. Dealer near by has a couple nice cars.
2015 m3 (8,000 miles) 6 speed
New M2
Or buy a brand new M240i

So all of these cars have different engines, now I will be just buying them and not leasing them so in a sense it's a investment. With that in mind the M2 and the M3 seem like a smarter idea. Really want the m3 but I hear terrible story's of the valves smashing into the pistons.
Also the M2 is sweet but coming from an N54 will I be disappointed?
The m240i is the cheaper choice but with the new engine looking like a great platform I kinda like it.

Anyways I attached a pic of the m3 the dealer has, it has the perfect color in my eyes
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M3 all day
 

Alex

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Test drive them all, then test drive an f10 m5. IMO the m2/m3/FBO+ 335i's have similar feeling powerbands, the f10 m5 is just an animal and has an N/A-like pull.