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post #31 of 50 Old 1st January 2008, 04:08 AM
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Excellent write up! I just picked up an M6 in October and now am considering the B7. The local dealer has one in white but its a 2007 model.

I will be coming out of a 2005 CL65 and I am sure what I lose in power, I will gain in steering and handling. As fast as my CL is, there is that numbness that drives me crazy. I still have to test drive the car before I finalize anything but the dealer is closed now and wont reopen until the 2nd.

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Vic, I think you will be pleased with the B7 and I think it looks pretty cool in white- as does the M6- I think white suits these new modern shapes well.

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hey vic if you don't mind answering a question. Why do the states allow the b7 in at 186 mph but not allow m5 delimited
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Its not about the US its about the manufacturers volountarly spoeed limiter.

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hey vic if you don't mind answering a question. Why do the states allow the b7 in at 186 mph but not allow m5 delimited
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Wonderful write up. I was looking for just this very thing, an owner's experience with a B7.

Of course, you exceeded my every expectation. Perfect report.

Any recent updates, I know some time has passed since your original report and update.

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Jerry is doing well! Thanks for asking everyone. Just been very very busy with family and driving of course. Car is doing fine. Its the best daily driver I've ever had. I love it. Even in the snow with snow tires it can get along well. Hope you fellas are all well and are surviving The Great Recession ok. Btw- I saw another thread on tire blow outs. You do have to watch out for road hazards but, that said, I have over 18000 miles on mine and so far Ive had 2 blow outs, one due to a road hazard early on in its life that totaled the rim and I am glad I bought the wheel and tire insurance, and another which the dealer caused by accidentally hitting a curb at the dealership at low speed but it was enough to damage the tire and rim and they covered it with no drama. Ive found the wheels and tires hold up better than I expected but you still better watch it. Btw- Gustav, great improvements to the site.

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Jerry, nice hearing back from you! Glad you like the improvements! Also, dont miss my YouTube channel, alot has happend: YouTube - m5boarddotcoms kanal

Speaking of progress, Fisker sure have got media traction, it seems to go GREAT! Congratulations!
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Thanks Gustav- Ive been enjoying your road trips.

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