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      06-17-2011, 04:33 PM   #1
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Thumbs down Guess which is the M5 and which is the 750i M Sport!?!?!

I am not bashing the car and it will likely be my next* but come on BMW!



* Whether baby Panamera is built and depending on it's specs
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      06-17-2011, 05:42 PM   #2
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F10 M5 looks better IMO but this is surely subjective.


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trick question! the pics show the same car! lol jk.
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F10 M5 looks better IMO but this is surely subjective.

I think I might agree.....I honestly don't know anymore.

But isn't that the entire problem? Shouldn't a M5 immediately and without question look completely different than a full size sedan? Or at least not look like twins from the profile shot.

The BMW boards would have a field day if AMG did this!

A F01 Alpina B7 mops the floor IMO looks-wise with this particular picture of the new M5 however....apples to apples.
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F10 M5 looks better IMO but this is surely subjective.


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just doesnt do it for me . had to be 600 hp + and a 0 to 60 in 3.8 seconds and a 7 45 nurburgring. no thanks they didnt raise the bar AT ALL.
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not really sure why the thumb(s) is/are down. personally, i like new 5 series better than the older model (F10>E60).
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just doesnt do it for me . had to be 600 hp + and a 0 to 60 in 3.8 seconds and a 7 45 nurburgring. no thanks they didnt raise the bar AT ALL.
I agree. That's why I just bought a 2012 GT-R instead of the M5!
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Why?
Any respective BMW enthusiast would know that one is a 740d and the other a M5. Even between the 5er and 7er you can see that there are areas where one stands out from the other.
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Why?
Any respective BMW enthusiast would know that one is a 740d and the other a M5. Even between the 5er and 7er you can see that there are areas where one stands out from the other.
Scott26, my question was rather tongue in cheek. I wholeheartedly agree with you that an enthusiast could easily discern the difference in no time. Not so sure about a non-enthusiast....you have to admit that those pictures look quite similar especially given that one is a diesel full size car and the other a motorsport division product.

An identical thread at M5board has discussed this and at least my consensus is that I hope that BMW will release additional 20" wheel options, to further differentiate the Diesel 7 from the Motorsport 5. Make it so please.

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Why?
Any respective BMW enthusiast would know that one is a 740d and the other a M5. Even between the 5er and 7er you can see that there are areas where one stands out from the other.
For the F generation cars it's very difficult, even being an enthusiast.
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