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M5 comparison with Ferrari 550

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I did this comparison and thought these numbers were very interesting:

M5 / Ferrari 550

1830 / 1690 kg
373 / 357 kw
507 / 485 hp
520 / 563 Nm
4.7 / 4.4 secs for 0-100 km/h
22.7 / 22.5 secs for 0-1km

It's virtually identical in weight, power and torque (just a bit heavier). It's just a little slower on paper, but the M5 can seat 5 and has ALL the mod cons and technology like Sat Nav etc.
I did this comparison and thought these numbers were very interesting:

M5 / Ferrari 550

1830 / 1690 kg
373 / 357 kw
507 / 485 hp
520 / 563 Nm
4.7 / 4.4 secs for 0-100 km/h
22.7 / 22.5 secs for 0-1km

It's virtually identical in weight, power and torque (just a bit heavier). It's just a little slower on paper, but the M5 can seat 5 and has ALL the mod cons and technology like Sat Nav etc.
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After watching the video of Ruud driving the M5 on the Autobahn and giggling like an idiot from the spectacular performance of the car, how could anyone care about 0.2 - 0.3 sec difference in standing-start, straight line acceleration? I strongly doubt the car will be embarrassed by stock vehicle out there right now. :M5launch:
 
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