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  • 01-11-2006, 03:23 AM

    I'd buy the M5 Touring in a flash......

    I'm currently waiting for the new M3 in a couple of years to decide whether it'll be the M5 or M3. I went from a 2002 M3 to a 2003 M3 to a 2003 M5 back to a 2004 M3....all M3's with SMG (I love it on the track). I sold the E39 M5 for the same feel to the car. Lots of power but no soul.
  • 01-10-2006, 03:46 PM

    Me too, but I love the new one too...

    I am a BMW purist and felt the same way about the new M5's SMG until I drove it. BMW finally got the system right. I never liked it on the M3, but this is completly different.

    I had a progression of 5 series BMWs. I traded an e34 1994 530i/Dinan5 for an e39 540i sport 6 speed, with the Dinan stuff too. Planned on an e39 M5 when it came out, but I never felt any sort of attachment to my e39, it had no feel.

    A year later I started searching for my '88 M5 (purchased with 37,000 miles), and never gave it a second thought. That was until I drove the new M5. This car may get me back in a new BMW (BMW brought back the steering feel), but I do want to wait until BMW irons out the normal first year problems, and I still have hopes for a Touring version in the US.

    Erik Rutberg
    2006 MINI Cooper S JCW lightweight GP, on order
    2004 325xiT, wife's car
    2003 MINI Cooper S, tons of mods
    1997 318ti/Dinan3, supercharged
    1988 ///M5
    1985 735iA
    1973 2002

  • 01-10-2006, 09:55 AM

    um, we're happy for you?

  • 01-10-2006, 02:06 AM

    Re: Hold on to's a wonderful car.

  • 01-09-2006, 09:37 PM

    Hold on to's a wonderful car.

  • 01-09-2006, 08:36 PM

    i luv my 88' m5!!! no SMG!!!

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