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Old 01-04-2006, 06:06 PM
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Originally Posted by chuck92103
They are already comitting suicide now. An M3 with a 425HP V8?

This car will out perform any M5 or M6, or Z8.

So why would folks by the M5/M6?. 100K is a lot of money for a car that won't out perform something costing $40K less.
Because the M5/M6 are different cars for different markets. The M5 is the performance 4 door with comfortable room for 4 full sized people. The sort of fun car you can still use for business.

The M6 is a grand touring car. Good performance, designed for long high speed trips.

The M3 is the cut and thrust more sporty car, with compromizes on room for smaller size and better performance.

The M3 has typically outperformed the M5, but it didn't seem to hurt M5 sales.
Terry Carraway

'95 Alpine M3 LTW
'00 Dakar M Roadster
'02 Topaz M3
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