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      05-18-2012, 08:10 AM   #1
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Which one?

Thinking about trading m3 for 13 s5 coupe supercharged dct or 12 m e550 coupe bi-turbo v8. Which would you choose.
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      05-18-2012, 08:32 AM   #2
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I wouldn't trade a 2011 M3 for either of those cars. The grass is not always greener, especially in the direction you are looking.
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      05-18-2012, 09:06 AM   #3
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^ I must say I agree. Both the S5 and E550 are heavy cars. Stick with the M3 and have some fun.
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      05-18-2012, 09:34 AM   #4
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I've test driven both recently and if you're looking for comfort and quick off the line and GT type car I would go with the Mercedes. It's a typical Mercedes, car felt solid and handling was decent. Fit and finish of the car was great. The S5 is a joke and I personally wouldn't even consider one. It is a beautiful car both inside and out but when I was driving it, it felt like driving a toyota. The interior was beautiful but the materials felt cheap. The steering was looser than my girlfriend and as disconnected to the road as I am with her. In terms of performance, the M3 is better than both hands down. But go test drive both of them and see which one you like, everyone has a different perference in cars.
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The Benz. But make it an E63.
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      05-18-2012, 03:18 PM   #6
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I know e550 is quick. But is it kinda tight I used to have a clk 550 and it was very loose on high speed turns on the exit ramps. I though new s5 w dsg an supercharger would be fast. I know w tune and blower pulley it increases output to 410.
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      05-18-2012, 03:34 PM   #7
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I've test driven both recently and if you're looking for comfort and quick off the line and GT type car I would go with the Mercedes. It's a typical Mercedes, car felt solid and handling was decent. Fit and finish of the car was great. The S5 is a joke and I personally wouldn't even consider one. It is a beautiful car both inside and out but when I was driving it, it felt like driving a toyota. The interior was beautiful but the materials felt cheap. The steering was looser than my girlfriend and as disconnected to the road as I am with her. In terms of performance, the M3 is better than both hands down. But go test drive both of them and see which one you like, everyone has a different perference in cars.
time for a new girlfriend??
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      05-18-2012, 05:30 PM   #8
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Neither. I'm not even an M fanboy and it's clear to me that keeping the M3 is the obvious choice here.
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