Originally Posted by Red Bread
Agreed, the E89 is beautiful, but too big and heavy.
When I bought my E36/8, it was small and there was no Cayman yet. The E85/86 was still a less polished and cheaper competitor than the Boxster/Cayman. Now the E89 has sort of lost the plot.
Hopefully they get back on track, Scott's info sounds promising.
i park my e86 next to guy at work with 996 911, plus there is an older cayman too. i like my e86 best. then i see an e89 and its like so over the top that i think indeed they lost the plot..