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Porsche 911 or BMW 6 Series?

I have been offered a four year old Porsche Carrera Cabriolet with only 7000 miles, excellent condition, but £52k original cost with extras £90k. Is a BMW 6 Series Convertible a better buy for day to day use?

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Presumably this will be a 997, not the current 991? Even so, it is much more fun to drive than a 6 Series. So depends what you want it for. If you want it for performance driving, get the Porsche, even though with the top cut off it is not as sharp as a coupe. If you want a top-down cruiser for the summer that's also relatively civilised on the motorway, get the BMW. I think the BMW will depreciate more heavily.
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