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      09-21-2020, 09:51 PM   #1
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Should I get a Supra, M4 or Corvette C8?

I've thought about it and it's between the Supra, the C8, or an M4. The Supra is practically a BMW so the switch would be easy. Suggestions?
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The C8 is a real head turner, we drove past one on I-65 this past Saturday.

An 8 cylinder near-supercar is not in the same comparison set as the other two.

C8 is a true sports car, near-supercar, mid engine, two seat and made in the US, if that is a positive for you. The other two are sporty gran tourismos.
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The C8 is a real head turner, we drove past one on I-65 this past Saturday.

An 8 cylinder near-supercar is not in the same comparison set as the other two.

C8 is a true sports car, near-supercar, mid engine, two seat and made in the US, if that is a positive for you. The other two are sporty gran tourismos.
It'll be sad to leave the bimmer family but C8 is what I was thinking too.
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It'll be sad to leave the bimmer family but C8 is what I was thinking too.
You arenít leaving Bmw. Bmw left us in 2013. Get the vette and boost it.
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I have a worked C6 presently and itching for a new C8 but I’m holding out for the upcoming Z06 so I say you should give serious thought to the new Corvette. Best bang for the buck leader for long time now and still so.
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OP I recommend you add a poll to the thread.

C8 - Good car, may have to wait a while to actually get one (at a fair price too). The Z01 will be awesome.

Supra - Great handling, lacking a proper transmission, wind buffeting is an absolute dealbreaker

M4 - Can't do that front end.

As always, I recommend checking out the local Porsche dealer.
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I'm a BMW dude, but that new C8 looks great.
I saw one behind me in town. At first, I thought that it was a Lamborghini or a Ferrari
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You arenít leaving Bmw. Bmw left us in 2013. Get the vette and boost it.
Thing is, I know I'll need a new car soon since my M235i is running 15 PSI of boost and I don't intend to slow down the modding
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I have a worked C6 presently and itching for a new C8 but Iím holding out for the upcoming Z06 so I say you should give serious thought to the new Corvette. Best bang for the buck leader for long time now and still so.
Thing is, I'm not willing to pay 30 grand more for extra performance, even if it is worth it. I'd rather save that money and invest into modifications for the C8.
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C8 is your winner, MR, dual clutch, in the end it looks better than "supra" or M4.
Plus you can get cooled seats in C8.
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I didn't know about the cooled seats... That is quite enticing... (I live in Florida)
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Based on current models it'd need to be M4 or C8 I think. But in a year or two there will be some super crazy versions of the C8 out.
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I've thought about it and it's between the Supra, the C8, or an M4. The Supra is practically a BMW so the switch would be easy. Suggestions?
Why are you partial to the Supra over the Z4?
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I've thought about it and it's between the Supra, the C8, or an M4. The Supra is practically a BMW so the switch would be easy. Suggestions?
Why are you partial to the Supra over the Z4?
I fell in love with the body style and they're practically the same car besides that.
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why not the M2? would seem the M4 is a much larger car than the other 2 choices?
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I've thought about it and it's between the Supra, the C8, or an M4. The Supra is practically a BMW so the switch would be easy. Suggestions?
Why are you partial to the Supra over the Z4?
I fell in love with the body style and they're practically the same car besides that.
Test drive with the windows down. The car does drive great, and is very good (although lacking a proper Manual) however if you like to drive with the windows down (even just a little bit), the buffeting even at lower speeds is atrocious.
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why not the M2? would seem the M4 is a much larger car than the other 2 choices?
Personally, I have an M235i and have replaced several components of the suspension and control to that of other M cars and have also driven an M2 and firstly, my M235i makes more power since it's highly boosted and secondly, my M235i drives very similarly if not better. I'm looking for something different. I mean, if I'm gonna spend 70,000 on a car, it's not gonna be the same car 🤷
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I've thought about it and it's between the Supra, the C8, or an M4. The Supra is practically a BMW so the switch would be easy. Suggestions?
Why are you partial to the Supra over the Z4?
I fell in love with the body style and they're practically the same car besides that.
Test drive with the windows down. The car does drive great, and is very good (although lacking a proper Manual) however if you like to drive with the windows down (even just a little bit), the buffeting even at lower speeds is atrocious.
There are fixes to that, such as tiny pieces that deflect the wind:

https://autotecknic.com/products/aut...smart_campaign
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I've thought about it and it's between the Supra, the C8, or an M4. The Supra is practically a BMW so the switch would be easy. Suggestions?
Why are you partial to the Supra over the Z4?
I fell in love with the body style and they're practically the same car besides that.
Test drive with the windows down. The car does drive great, and is very good (although lacking a proper Manual) however if you like to drive with the windows down (even just a little bit), the buffeting even at lower speeds is atrocious.
But you are right about that MT. Is it dual clutch though? I can't recall.
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I've thought about it and it's between the Supra, the C8, or an M4. The Supra is practically a BMW so the switch would be easy. Suggestions?
Why are you partial to the Supra over the Z4?
I fell in love with the body style and they're practically the same car besides that.
Test drive with the windows down. The car does drive great, and is very good (although lacking a proper Manual) however if you like to drive with the windows down (even just a little bit), the buffeting even at lower speeds is atrocious.
But you are right about that MT. Is it dual clutch though? I can't recall.
Nope, plain old ZF Auto.

What are your thoughts on the GT350, could be a good contender.
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Would get the C8

Personally would never buy the M4. If I am fine with a 2 door I would buy something else and if I wasn't I would get the M3. Price, performance, look are too similar between the two to give up the back seat.

As for the Supra to C8, as I would buy them there is a large price difference which also would have to be considered. Base C8 is priced higher than the loaded Supra and then the C8 quickly goes much higher.
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