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      02-06-2008, 11:45 AM   #1
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e92 m3 vs e60 m5 ??

any videos? specs? comparisons?

that m6 vs m3(e92) vid was unbelievably garbage...
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      11-18-2008, 03:32 PM   #2
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Sorry to dig up an old thread... there must have been a e9x M3 vs (newer, e60 maybe?! M5 ?? Where is it?! How do the two cars compare.. 0-60, handling, feel, etc ..
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      11-18-2008, 04:11 PM   #3
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In straight line acceleration the M5 is a beast.
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      11-18-2008, 05:56 PM   #4
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I had the E60 M5 and went for the E92 M3 do a search and you can find a lot of info
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      11-18-2008, 06:30 PM   #5
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ok it´s stupid but you asked for it


seriously you might try this though

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      11-18-2008, 06:34 PM   #6
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And then there´s the other side to the story..
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      11-19-2008, 01:17 AM   #7
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Wow, fair race.
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      11-19-2008, 01:39 AM   #8
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I test drove both and the M3 is way more fun to drive. The M5 feels big and a bit numb compared to the M3. It's not as fast in a straight line and doesn't sound as good, but i would take the M3 over the M5 any day.
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I test drove both and the M3 is way more fun to drive. The M5 feels big and a bit numb compared to the M3. It's not as fast in a straight line and doesn't sound as good, but i would take the M3 over the M5 any day.
Ya, i would have to agree, the m5 seems like more of a muscle car then it does a sports car when compared to an m3.

The m3 is a surgical scalpul and the m5 is well not exactly a sledgehammer, but a somewhat sporty hot rod.

The m5 sure does look nice in the driveway though.
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      11-23-2008, 11:38 AM   #10
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to me I'd go for
M5 = married with kids

M3 = single and weekend racer
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      11-23-2008, 12:11 PM   #11
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M3 = single and weekend racer
Very very wrong buddy...I am married with a 11month old son; sold my E60 M5 and bought an E92 M3
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      11-23-2008, 07:15 PM   #12
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Very very wrong buddy...I am married with a 11month old son; sold my E60 M5 and bought an E92 M3
congrats, but for me I would prefere the M5, with the E92

1. your giving up 2 doors, baby seats are a bitch to put in and out in a coupe, unless of course you have the E90 M3.
2. gving up room to the M5
3. giving up some ride compliance
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