mehOne dark cloud: Conventional wisdom says don't buy the first year of a new model.
It's an attitude that has a strong backer. Jake Fisher, head of auto testing at respected Consumer Reports, says the magazine's database shows that first-year models almost invariably have the most problems and the worst resale value.
"The top model, Q50S hybrid with all-wheel drive, starts at $49,055 and tops out at $57,355 with all factory options."
Where in the world did he get this info from? As far as I've known, a fully-equipped hybrid AWD tops out close to $55k, not $57.3k. Did I miss something?
To be fair, I+1, the build site isn't aware of all the little options like illuminated kickplates, cargo nets and other pricey dealer addons.
Dude, there will be no doubt that a fully loaded 335I with M-package can be supper expensive. My gut feelling is that it will exceed $60k, like the audi S5 and S4 do ~~~~To be fair, I+1, the build site isn't aware of all the little options like illuminated kickplates, cargo nets and other pricey dealer addons. However, I'd love them to show some fairness and max out an IS350 or *gasp* a 335is. Just for lulz, I loaded literally the most expensive package, option, and service onto a 335is including metallic paint and a roof rack. Behold: