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post #11 of 12 Old 8th March 2012, 01:50 AM
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Articles like this are so stupid. I don't know about others here but for anyone who could afford a $90k automobile, even if gas doubled in price it wouldn't impact their life. Gasoline as a percentage of my budget is just not a big piece...

Now if beer doubled in price....oh man we would have some problems...
For me, and I suspect for a lot of people here that have worked hard for the money to buy an M5, gas cost is not inconsequential. It's certainly not one of the deciding factors, but I figure I averaged about 13 mpg in my E60 M5. After 130,000 miles, that's 10,000 gallons of gas, or about $40,000. If I could have saved $10,000 by getting 25% better gas mileage, that would have meant a lot.

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when i get my f10 m5 i'll have 3 out of 4 cars on this list
current cars are a Jeep SRT8, MB E63 AMG, and BMW Active 7 Hybrid

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