M-Series (M1, M3, M5, M6)General M-Series Discussion - If it does not fit into a more specific M Category above, please place it in here. In addition, previously archived M-Series discussion is located in this section.
i am new to the bimmer world only owning an e30 325is before. now that i have a substantial income i was looking for a mid-range performance that has most of it all... i have ridden in the Porsche 911 before but never driven and it was a fun car but i have never ridden in an e39 m5... how do they stack up against each other....? any one have some statistics and specs to show me to prove or just show me something... im kinda leaning toward the m5 but im not sure yet.... any comments on either of the cars especially for anyone who owns either or both
well basically it would be my everyday car for awhile but i do drive very fast since i used to race shifter karts i do know how to drive very well... and my first car was an rx7 turbo and my family have very nice cars as well.... Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati etc so i want a very good performing vehicle in both handling and speed.
How much do you carry with you?
(People and Luggage)
If you carry a decent amout of stuff the M5 there great cars and perform great....
the Porsche is a all out performace car and is very fast but limited space to carry stuff... also the porsche tends to leak oil... so just be sure to put something down if you got a nice driveway
It is up to you to chose the car but I would get the M5.....
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A two seat sports car versus a super premium sports sedan that is one of the most beloved models of the ///M cars to ever come out is an unusual comparison. Both a terrific cars, but overall, Id go M5 hands down as you et prestige AND function. DO IT!!!
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hmmm...you're asking bimmer enthusiasts to help you decide between a bimmer (yeaaahhh!!!) and a porsche.... I think its obvious which one we'd recommend. much love to porshe, but bimmer rules in this world. i dunno the exact numbers, but i do believe the e39 m5 does 0-60 in 5.2 secs. pretty impressive for a 4dr sedan. get the 5... you wont be dissappointed.
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