Reason I ask is I have been driving 1993 and under used cars for a while, I'm 24 just out of college a year ago Dec and would like to get a new or semi new car. My mother specifically said I should not get a new car until I have the money to pay for it and to not get a car loan out. That being a factor in buying a car what percentage of your gross income should go towards a new car or car period? I like bmw m3/m5 645i(i wish), the porsche, vw/audi, nsx, vette, and wrx maybe, then there is the pipe dream cars such as teh ferrari and lambos but forget about that cause I'm going to be sleeping in it if I get one. Now all of those are in different price ranges. I'm trying to figure out what would be best price, fun, realistically wise. I'm leaning towards the m5 or m3. This is not a joke and I would like honest opinions as I am leaning towards an european car, which I dunno.