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Exactly one year ago in November 2009, my wife and I decided that it was time for me to buy an e36 m3 and make it a dedicated track car. Since I had met Eric and Evan earlier that year at Mid-Ohio, I decided to give them a call. After explaining what I was looking for, Eric told me that EAG had the perfect car for me. A 1993 E36 white 332i. Originally a 325i, upgraded to a M3 3.2L in-line six with M3 manual transmission. The car seemed right; the price seemed right too. Plus it had tons of mods already. From the 3.5" euro air intake, Remus headers and Stromung muffler, lightweight flywheel, GC coilovers, bigger sway bars, to M3 front brakes. It also looked like an M3 with M3 bumpers, side skirts, and mirrors. Eric took the time to go over the car with me in great details highlighting all the modifications. I put down a deposit and bought the car the next day. The transformation from a street car to a track car was my best winter project ever. Still, while preparing the car, I discovered that the cross-member holding the rear subframe needed to be replaced as parts of it were completely rusted (not good when you are building a track car). This was a complete surprise. I called Eric to let him know of the issue and my disappointment. I remember Eric asking me what it would take to make me a satisfied customer. At the end, the car was repaired and EAG was awesome through this ordeal. I have the greatest respect for these guys. Integrity, honesty and customer satisfaction is certainly an accurate way to describe them. Anyway, many upgrades later (big radiator, stiffer bushings, diff, control arms, etc..), the car is now a lightweight 2680 lb bullet with a 8-pt cage, race seats and 6-pt harness. The car has performed flawlessly all year at Putnam, Mid-Ohio, and VIR. So when I decided to sell my 2004 E46 M3 in October 2010 and buy another E36 M3, I did not hesitate and contacted Eric at EAG. He was interested to see my M3. I took it in for a thorough inspection. While I was there, Eric showed me this beautiful 1998 Dakar Yellow M3 with 80K miles on it. The paint was immaculate. It was obvious to me that the car had never gone through a car wash. Not a scratch on the paint. The engine bay was super clean with tasty mods. The interior was also in pristine condition. It looked like the car had been in a show room all this time. Many emails later, and a thorough inspection of the Dakar yellow, we had agreed on a purchase price for the E46 and a sale price for the E36. These guys make it really easy!The car has been a pleasure to drive. It has been over a month, and I still look forward to get behind the wheel. The Dakar Yellow has so much character and attitude. I love it. Of course, I had to tweak it to make it perfect… So I put a Euro three-spoke steering wheel in it, hardwired my iPod, GPS, and radar detector. Plus I installed the Xenon headlights from the track car! Thanks again Eric and Evan for two great experiences! I don't know when I will be buying another car, but you are certainly top of my list.
Gerard Buisson, Cincinnati, OH
I'd been on and off searching for my dream car (E46 M3 ZCP) for about a year and a half. Thankfully, I ran across Enthusiast Auto one day on AutoTrader. The first thing I noticed was EAG's list of hard-to-find BMWs. Browsing through their inventory lead me to a 2006 M3 ZCP Silver with black interior, and Navigation. Looking at the pictures and description, the M3 appeared to have been babied. A one owner car with low miles in excellent condition. I shot an email over to EAG requesting more information on the car, this was on a Saturday. Within an hour I received an email from Eric with detailed photos showing any minor imperfections of the car, a history report, and maintenance records! I was surprised to receive such a prompt response with such detail. I spent the remainder of the weekend thinking of the car. The following Monday I called Eric. Extremely professional, knowledgeable, honest, and no pressure or BS sales tactics - we spoke on the phone for close to an hour. Before hanging up the phone I knew that this M3 was for me. I spent the next day or two thinking about how I found my dream car, albeit a 1,000 miles away, and how I was seriously considering buying it without even a test drive. Spoke with Eric again and he put my mind (and nerves) at ease by sending me, as per my request, more detailed photos of the car. He even walked up to the car with me on the phone going over every minute detail and explaining any work they'd performed on the car to make her sale-ready. He and Evan (brothers/EAG owners) both also test drove the car. I received a thorough explanation on how the whole purchase transaction works. I decided to make my deposit right then and there over the phone. After completing the paper work and getting the financial matters taken care of, my new (to me) M3 was loaded into an enclosed trailer and shipped! Unfortunately during shipping, the M3 rubbed up against the enclosed trailer's wheel well causing some damage to the driver side rocker panel. In an effort to minimize any further damage, the transporter spent a good two hours carefully jacking the car up and moving her inch by inch away from the trailer wheel well. Once there was enough clearance, the transporter drove the M3 out of the trailer. Luckily the damage was minimal and confined to the side rocker panel. Eric from EAG and the transport company's owner called and apologized and assured me that all repair costs would be 100% covered. Within no time I had a brand new side rocker panel installed by my local BMW dealer at no cost to me. It has been an absolute pleasure working with EAG. Without hesitation I'd recommend EAG to anyone looking for a quality used BMW. Their full disclosure policy, rigorous standards, integrity, commitment to excellence, and professionalism ensured that I'd be a repeat customer. Thanks for the amazing M3!
Rafael Rodriguez, Miami, FL
Since high school I have dreamed of the E46 M3. My dream came true after being involved in accident which totaled my '01 330Ci. I was in the market for a new car, and an upgrade was in order. While searching the internet nightly for over two months while recovering from my injuries, I stumbled upon Enthusiast Auto and their inventory of M cars. A particular Alpine White E46 brought me to their page, and I was intrigued by their selection of E46 M3's. Wanting to know more about Enthusiast Auto's operation, I placed a call. My initial conversation was with Eric, and he patiently answered my queries. Eric thoroughly explained how the cars on his lot are selected, and how cars with any negative history aren't even considered for his inventory. After thirty minutes on the phone with Eric, I was sold on their operation and professionalism as well as their knowledge of the "M" brand and BMW in general. I was sold on Enthusiasts operation, now it was time to choose a car. I inquired about two cars in particular; the Alpine White E46, and an Imola Red E46. Eric sent me high resolution photos of both cars within minutes, and now I needed some time to ponder the big choice ahead of me. I went with my first choice of the Alpine White on Black Napa and couldn't be happier. I left their facility feeling as though I had just bought a new car. The condition of the vehicle exceeded my expectations which were high. I always said I would never buy a car without first test driving it, but after researching Enthusiast Auto and talking with Eric, I quickly ate my words. I highly recommend Enthusiast Auto to anyone looking for a worry free transaction, and high quality product! Thank you Eric and Evan! Your Fellow Enthusiast,
Mark Kim, Pittsburgh, PA
All I can say to Enthusiast Auto is "Thank You". Your services and wisdom helped me purchased the car of my dreams. After returning home from my deployment in Afghanistan, I begin to probe around on for a low mileage BMW M3. Fortunately, I was able to find the ad for Enthusiast Auto Group on Autotrader. After viewing the inventory menu on the Enthusiast Auto web site, I notice a low mileage 2006 Interlagos Blue M3 Competition Package. From there on I knew this car have to be in my possession. I commuted for eight and a half hours from Atlanta to Cincinnati to pick up this beast. After a test drive this car was better than what I expected, it literally drives like a brand new car. Evan and the Enthusiast Auto Group family are true enthusiasts when it comes to their vehicles. I highly recommend anyone seeking for a BMW to go Evan or Eric trust me you won't be disappointed.
Richard Sihachack, Atlanta, GA
I had been searching for an e39 BMW M5 for several weeks when I came upon Enthusiast Auto Group. I was skeptical to purchase a car half way across the country, but decided to call. After speaking with Eric for over an hour, I was blown away by the professionalism and knowledge on M series BMW's. Eric sent over even more detailed pictures of the car and gave me a friendly follow up e-mail to see if I had further questions. Absolutely no annoying calls, e-mails, no BS, or frantic mystery buyers lined up to buy the car. After spending a week contemplating the purchase, I called Eric again to explain my dilemma of purchasing a car, sight unseen from 1,000 miles away. Again, absolutely no pressure, but just talking through the car and potential purchase. Needless to say, I took the leap of faith and bought the car. Eric had the car detailed and ready to ship within one business day. The car arrived two days later and I was blown away. The car was actually in better condition than Eric described and I felt I purchased one of the best used e39 M5's in the country. As many of you know there is more to a car purchase than just the car. The car speaks for itself and I simply could not be more happy. What made me feel so good about the purchase was the expertise, knowledge and ease of the transaction. I have no hesitation to recommend purchasing a car from Eric and EAG sight unseen. Thanks so much, you have another very satisfied customer.
Bryan Miller, Denver, CO
I have been looking for a black BMW 328I coupe for quite a while when I found one at Enthusiast Auto. The car appeared to be what I was looking for and the price was excellent. I contacted Eric and right away he handled everything very professionally and reassured me that the car was in great condition. He sent me 35 pictures of the car (every angle and view you could want) along with a picture of the VIN on the car and color code as well as a history report. My credit union also ran a Carfax and they matched up perfectly. I drove to Cincinnati still wondering if the drive was worth it - believe me it was. When I saw it on the lot, drove it and questioned everything I could think of - I was sold. Eric and Evan took care of every aspect of the deal and wanted to ensure that I was 100% pleased before I left. I really felt taken care of - just like their website says "Integrity, honesty and full disclosure are the pillars of our business". Great car guys “ Thanks!
Ron Milligan , Knoxville, TN
I came across Enthusiast Auto while searching for my replacement E46 M3. At first I was a little skeptical, so I decided to call. After talking to Eric, I was SOLD!!! At that time I was very interested in a specific Alpine White E46 with cinnamon interior, it was sold the next day before I even had a chance. Then a few weeks later, after check on their website to see if another Alpine White M3 was available, I felt it must have been my luck, they had it! So I called Eric inquired about the vehicle, and he thought it was available. I left a deposit, with both Eric and myself not knowing that his brother had sold the car. Eric called me back later that day to break the bad news to me, but lucky me he had another Alpine White E46 M3 sitting on his lot! The transaction was great. The knowledge of Eric and his team at Enthusiast Auto was outstanding. Eric filled me in on every detail of the vehicle. Eric went out of his way to make sure that I would have this vehicle in my garage. He even went the extra mile to ship my car in an enclosed 1 car box that following week, which normally takes an average two weeks to set up. I highly recommend Enthusiast Auto Group to anyone who is looking to purchase any M3's,M5's or any car from this dealer. Eric is the person to talk to. Once again, THANK YOU ERIC & ENTHUSIAST AUTO GROUP for the beautiful car you guys sold me.
Matt Tran, Philadelphia, PA
When I finally decided to buy an M3 I came across Eric and Evan at Enthusiast Auto. Right away I was impressed with their professionalism and the passion they held for selling only the best cars. They had the car I was looking for on the lot and after a lot of helpful communication I drove from Charleston, SC to come and take a look. The car was everything they described and more. It was an easy decision to purchase the car and I am very glad that I did. The whole experience with Enthusiast Auto was great and if I ever decided to purchase another beautiful BMW I know where I will go. Sincerely,Dan
Daniel Faherty, Charleston, SC
I had been wanting an E46 M3 for years and finally the opportunity arrived when I could make it happen. I searched the local dealers and websites for months, but could never find one with the options that I wanted or that wasn't abused. I came to terms with the fact that I'd probably have to go out of state to find one. After many website searches, I found EAG and was surprised with the great selection they had. I sent an email to them asking about a Silver-Grey E46 M3 that had caught my eye. Shortly afterwards, I got an email from Eric with 35 detailed pictures of the car along with the history report. No pressure, no annoying call-backs, no attempts to sell me something else. I decided to hold off and wait for an Alpine White on Cinnamon M3 since that was the combination that really stood out to me. Only a week later, I pulled up EAG's website and there it was. A 2004 E46 M3 Alpine on Cinnamon, 6 speed with NAV, exactly what I'd been looking for. I quickly contacted Eric and again I got another email with 37 detailed pictures and the history report. I called EAG to inquire more about the car and he answered every possible question before I had a chance to ask it. The key point that sold me on the car was that Eric has such pride and confidence in the cars that they sell that he asked for the first right to buy it back after I was through with it. Something I've never heard of from another dealer. Also he wanted to paint the front bumper, replace the front brakes, replace the bushings and give it an alignment. All after I said I was sold on the car. No other dealer I ever worked with would put that amount of detail and attention into a car. You really get the feeling that they are car enthusiasts and not just salesmen. Needless to say, I was a bit scared in buying a car sight-unseen from 1,000 miles away but everything from the experience was professional, friendly and you could really tell that these guys are not out to just make a sale. An online search will also show you that there are NO negative reviews of EAG, nothing but happy customers. If I was going to buy a car from 1,000 miles away (Denver, CO), then I wanted to go for the full experience. So the girlfriend and I flew to Cincinnati and EAG sent a driver to pick us up which is a 30 minute drive from the airport. Again, I was impressed at the customer service since I was expecting that I'd have to rent a car and deal with that hassle, but EAG drove us from the airport right to the shop. When we got there, my car was right in front of the shop getting thoroughly washed and cleaned. On the way back to Denver, the car was a blast to drive. It even made the dull, flat drive across Kansas exciting! Two weeks later and the car is still fantastic! Since I bought an extended warranty for the car, I wanted to have it inspected to see if it needed any attention so I took it to a large BMW dealer in the Denver area. The car did have 65k miles so I was expecting BMW to give me a two page list of things that needed to be “replaced” or “fixed”. Sure enough, it got a clean bill of health with no issues whatsoever. Another testament to the quality of cars that EAG offers. Thanks again Eric and Evan for a great experience. I know exactly where I'm going for my next purchase!
Jamie Metzger, Denver, CO
Having just totaled my beloved Technoviolet M3 convertible that I had purchased less than two years ago from a close friend of the Keller brothers, I knew my first stop on the quest to replace what had been lost was Enthusiast Auto. What started off as a horrific weekend turned into the easiest, pressure free and most courteous BMW purchase of my entire life. From the start and full history of the M3, to the full write up and pre purchase inspection given to me at no cost, the Keller brothers provided more than stellar service to a first time buyer, but long time looker! It was through sheer chance that EAG had found another Technoviolet M3 earlier this summer and had finally convinced the owner to close on a price just in time for me to suddenly be in need of a new M. It was merely days from totaling my Technoviolet convertible on Friday evening, to being handed the keys to a new Technoviolet Coupe on Tuesday afternoon! To say this was all planned out by some strange twist of fate would be an insult to fate herself! I am recommending Enthusiast Auto Group to everyone who asks where to shop for late model M cars. It's the place to go whether you're local to Cincinnati, or across the nation. The Keller brothers do not pressure you at any point in the sale of their vehicles, nor do they hold any details of their vehicles from you. They offer great M cars at reasonable prices. You will get exactly what you pay for, no smoke or mirrors, just hardcore M enthusiasts serving other M enthusiasts. Knowledgeable to a science about everything M and more than willing to offer every bit of advice that they feel will help you pick out the best M car, Eric and Evan define what it means to be an Enthusiast within the BMW community and I wish them continued success in their endeavor as it helps keep a fresh stock of gorgeous Ms ready in case one of us customers should find themselves in a terrible situation like my own. Keep up the great work you two, this enthusiast will be back for more!
Aaron Thomas, Cincinnati, OH