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Old 11-04-2005, 02:43 PM
mohrgan mohrgan is offline
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Originally Posted by philippek
The M5 has an LSD (M Variable Differential Lock, in BMW-speak), and its brakes are nearly 15" at all four corners. My first car didn't have 15" wheels!

And the thing stops from 60 in about 115 feet, about 150 from 70. Sound like supercar numbers to me

Ferrari Enzo 60-0: 110 ft
Porsche GT3 60-0: 119 ft
MB C230 60-0: 130 ft
Sorry, I wasn't clear. I was referring to most BMWs and not including the Ms with my comments. I feel cars with ZSP should be more performance oriented and part of the equation should be better brakes and LSD. I know that this a thread about the M5 but Stuka's comments hit home.

He is correct in his assessment that the M Models have lousy calipers relative to the opposition.
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