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Honestly a little bit of both. If I was only basing a purchase on performance numbers I would not be buying a M5. There are many cars out that will out perform the ///M cars for a lot less money. We all know that.
2012 GT-R around the ring 7.24.22 and a claimed 0-60mph in 2.9 second. Under a $100K. Thanks bananas!
That is unfair to compare GT-R with the M5.. Try taking a trip with wife and kids in the GT-R and ask them how they like it..
In my opinion you compare GT-R with ZR1 or 911 TT or GT2 since they are in similar class.. The M5 you compare with AMG E63 or CTS-V or RS6..
I understand GT-R price is less than $100K BUT Nissan's true cost for GT-R is much more than their pricepoint.. I doubt they make much profit from the GT-R.. shiny pony to show they can produce a supercar that can compete and beat the best out there.. and it does.. so YES it will prob crush M5 time but they are not same car much less in same class..
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Last edited by Javacore99; 9th July 2011 at 10:48 PM.