One look at the Nurburgring times will tell you that the Panamera Turbo is significantly quicker around the track than the E60 M5. The Panamera Turbo has the current fastest time for a production sedan, the E60 M5 is getting on for 20 seconds slower. The Panamera Turbo also obliterates the E60 M5's 0-60 time for those that care about such things. The F10 M5 will be a different proposition, but that's two years away and it's pointless to speculate about unreleased cars. The Panamera Turbo does exactly as I said it does.
Originally Posted by XXX555
The Panamera Turbo (brand new model and $50K more expensive) does not "UTTERLY DESTROY" the admittedly dated BMW M5. I could say the same about the X5M but as a former Porsche owner, that their intentions have clearly changed as I originally stated is unarguable. I agree with one of your points however, that it is all about Porsche funding now.
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