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      09-22-2011, 11:36 AM   #23
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Combined 28.5 mpg? Are you serious? "This is madness... No! THIS IS BMW!" (300 reference, if you're scratching your head)
Imperial gallons.

Sorry to suck the wind from your sails but nice reference regardless.
Should be around 24 US mpg. I wonder what it will do in the city. Hopefully more like 17 mpg
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      09-22-2011, 11:54 AM   #24
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really? thats pretty weak
I know, right? I was hoping they addressed the fuel consumption and range issues of the previous M5. The only thing I remember more than it's impressive speed was the frequency of stops at the petrol station.
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The M5 will get the same fuel economy as the the E60 m5 give or take 1-2 mpg, It just has an extra 1gallon in the tank to take you farther.
did you even read the article?
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      09-22-2011, 12:11 PM   #26
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did you even read the article?
I don't believe that he did.
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      09-22-2011, 12:16 PM   #27
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I know, right? I was hoping they addressed the fuel consumption and range issues of the previous M5. The only thing I remember more than it's impressive speed was the frequency of stops at the petrol station.
Someone has been watching way too much Top Gear.
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yeah I figured 20-24MPG, the old one got what? 15 on the highway? loafing? 10 in the city or less?

this car is a straight beast
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      09-22-2011, 05:52 PM   #29
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The E60 M5 had MPG of 11 / 17. Common sense would tell you the only way to get a combined MPG of ~24 for the F10 is high teens for city and >24 for the highway. That is a lot more than just 1 or 2 MPG improvement. Oh, and the F10 5 series have a 21 gallon tank, whereas the E60 have a 18.5.

I'm excited about the power and efficiency of this beast. My measly E60 550i does 15 / 23 MPG.
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With all the extra torque, it would be an excellent candidate for X-drive...
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With all the extra torque, it would be an excellent candidate for X-drive...
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