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      08-09-2008, 10:01 PM   #1
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M3! (or S5?)

I have an order in for a e92 M, but I just saw a S5 on the road and it looked stunning. Any other people deciding between the two? I can't decide if the S5 deserves a harder look.
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      08-09-2008, 10:05 PM   #2
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I think S5 is a nice car but I think you should keep your order, but I'm not the one with the decision. Go check it out it doesn't hurt.
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      08-09-2008, 10:06 PM   #3
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Performance wise? Not even close.
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the audi looks great but its too big, i've seen s5 in person, i agree with you, the audi looks stunning, audi has 350hp vs the m3 with 414, i would go with the m3, and you can get a better deal now in an m3, than in an audi s5, because of its low production, stealerships have a huge mark up. the only car that would make me change my mind if it was the same value, is the GTR.
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      08-09-2008, 10:22 PM   #6
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Here is Edmunds comparison.

http://www.edmunds.com/insideline/do...ticleId=125265
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the S5 is one sexy car!!!.....however its a heavy car and its very expensive compared to the M3....
my choice.....M3 BABY!!!
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      08-09-2008, 10:49 PM   #8
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Good thinking, that is a good comparison.
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S5 is not as much of a driver's car than the M3.
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Get the S5.... rather have less m3's on the road

heheh just kidding, but either way both cars are nice.
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I have an order in for a e92 M, but I just saw a S5 on the road and it looked stunning. Any other people deciding between the two? I can't decide if the S5 deserves a harder look.
S5 please. M3 is not for you if you have to ask this question.
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      08-09-2008, 11:20 PM   #12
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I have an order in for a e92 M, but I just saw a S5 on the road and it looked stunning. Any other people deciding between the two? I can't decide if the S5 deserves a harder look.
I had a S5 order and then went with the M3, drive both and then decide
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      08-09-2008, 11:21 PM   #13
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S5 please. M3 is not for you if you have to ask this question.
Says Mr. GTR...
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      08-09-2008, 11:22 PM   #14
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Remember, all the cocks have moved from BMWs to Audis.
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Says Mr. GTR...
lol c'mon GTR > M3, besides im pretty sure i wanted M3, and that's why i got it and why i love it. but S5?? really??!!!
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Remember, all the cocks have moved from BMWs to Audis.
Therefore the M3s are now cool!
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      08-09-2008, 11:58 PM   #17
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Read it. That answers that question!
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s5 is pretty neat, but the doors are LONG.....

Check the youtube videos. some road tests there. The S5 doesn't compete, performance-wise, but it's a sharp car. Great interior.
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S5 is hands down a better looking car. It's also cheaper than the M3, even with a markup, and I know for a fact that they can be had for MSRP.

Drive it though, and you'll realize it's not even in the same league as the M3.
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I was deciding between m3 and s5, no regrets at all choosing the m3, S5 just doesnt come close on drive experience. and honestly M3 is hot as in young and sporty hot, S5 is more of a classy type hot
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S5 is hands down a better looking car. It's also cheaper than the M3, even with a markup, and I know for a fact that they can be had for MSRP.

Drive it though, and you'll realize it's not even in the same league as the M3.


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I was deciding between m3 and s5, no regrets at all choosing the m3, S5 just doesnt come close on drive experience. and honestly M3 is hot as in young and sporty hot, S5 is more of a classy type hot
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      08-10-2008, 02:29 AM   #22
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Not sure why everyone keeps comparing these two cars. They are not even close to being in the same class and were never meant to be. M3 is definitely more of a driving experience than the S5. S5 is much more elegant/classy. It all depends on what you're looking for. Sports car or classy coupe?
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