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Old 05-27-2005, 12:39 PM
Shinkaze Shinkaze is offline
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Originally Posted by mrbelk
Merc makes the very capable SL[500|600|55AMG|65AMG] (with slushbox _only_) for the lazy types with $90 large burning holes in their pockets. BMW makes the 645ci for those same folks.

The M6 (and M5, and M3, etc) is a streetable race car. Torque converters have no place here.

BMW gets villified for putting an auto in the E36 M3 sedan, but it's OK to put one in the M6? Not...

-MrB
M-cars are not "streetable race cars" they are the ultimate "race-able Sedans and Coupes". A Streetable Race car is something like the Lotus Elise, Radical, Ariel Atom, etc. I don't think anyone that drives a BMW would want a streetable race car.

PS any car that weighs 4000 pounds is no longer a sports car in my book either, it's now bridged the point of being a "Grand Touring Car".


-Adam, who would love to tour in an M6.
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