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      10-10-2011, 05:49 PM   #1
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If Money Were No Object

Would you buy a new E9x M3 or the new M5? And why the one over the other?
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      10-10-2011, 05:51 PM   #2
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m3 bc the m5 is dct only
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      10-10-2011, 05:52 PM   #3
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      10-10-2011, 05:56 PM   #4
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I would probably have both. But I would go with the m3 first, simply because that's where my heart lies.
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      10-10-2011, 05:56 PM   #5
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If money where no object I probably wouldn't be driving a BMW...


I'd love an R8
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      10-10-2011, 05:57 PM   #6
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I haven't driven the new M5 but I have driven the old E60 M5 a couple times. The old M5 definitely felt like a larger car than the M3 and didn't have the same "tossability" feel. The V10 engine was amazing and it definitely handled well for its size but I preferred the overall feel of driving my M3. I rarely have rear seat passengers so the increased size and price isn't worth it for me.
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      10-10-2011, 05:58 PM   #7
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If money where no object I probably wouldn't be driving a BMW...
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      10-10-2011, 06:11 PM   #8
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both, and my current car

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      10-10-2011, 06:16 PM   #9
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      10-10-2011, 06:53 PM   #10
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m3 bc the m5 is dct only
Not so sure about that, at least the test mule has been spotted with the manual transmission. Given the US demands for a manual I assume it will be offered...

http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=544347

Back the OP's question, M3 over the M5 but as others point out if money were no object it would be neither!
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      10-10-2011, 06:54 PM   #11
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If money were no object I'd have an R8 along with my M3
I'd never drive an M5
It big, and its fat
No matter how many turbos or horsepower they give it
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      10-10-2011, 06:56 PM   #12
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If money were no object I'd be driving a Murcielago

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      10-10-2011, 06:57 PM   #13
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Not so sure about that, at least the test mule has been spotted with the manual transmission. Given the US demands for a manual I assume it will be offered...

http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=544347

Back the OP's question, M3 over the M5 but as others point out if money were no object it would be neither!
cool, good info!

on topic though, if money was no object id have 3 cars.

m3 sedan for dd
997 turbo for weekends/whenever
x5m for towing stuff and blasting around town in bad weather
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      10-10-2011, 07:26 PM   #14
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      10-10-2011, 07:32 PM   #15
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a little off topic now. both M3 for work, M5 for weekends with friends, family
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      10-10-2011, 07:32 PM   #16
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E92 M3 is shockingly useful as sleeping accommodations with seats folded down. You might go all garage..
good point.

you know what they say....you can sleep in your car, but you cant race your house
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      10-10-2011, 07:47 PM   #17
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I'd love an R8
I'd take a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO and a 1937 Pourtout Delage D8-120 S Aero Coupe (to name a few)....

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I wouldn't mind a Lamborghini Aventador.
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What am I thinking
If money were no object
I wouldn't own an M3
I'd own an M3 GTS
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      10-10-2011, 08:47 PM   #22
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