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4.5 out of 5 4.5
Parkers overall rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
BMW 3-Series M3 Convertible (01-06) - rated 4.5 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £45,195 - £47,445
Used price £3,780 - £10,405
Used monthly cost £94 - £260
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
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Road tax cost £325 - £570
Insurance group 44 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Wind in your hair makes M3 even more thrilling

CONS

A lot of money for a 3-Series BMW

BMW 3-Series M3 Convertible rivals

Written by Parkers on

A very impressive piece of kit, with sufficiently enhanced looks to distinguish it from cooking 3-Series models, the drop top simply adds an extra layer of appeal to the M3's already compelling specification. Ultimately the loss of the metal roof makes it less suitable for the race track, but that's not the point of this car. It's an everyday useable high performance car that you can also enjoy poodling about soaking up the sun in.

You'll have to spend an awful lot of money to feel like you have much more of a car.

BMW 3-Series M3 Convertible rivals

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