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Old 02-13-2011, 06:50 AM
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Location: Chicago
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Mein Auto: 2017 M2/2011 1M
As one of those former 550 and now M5 owners (who edwardtt10022 might be referring to), I will say that for me, the 550 was a better car. My commute is 0-30-0 or if I take the other way, 0-40-0 and here in the Chicago area, the 550 was just better. Mostly for the torque - the M5 really needs to be wound out in order to get the power going. Getting 9-10 mpg does not help either (the 550 got 13.5).

I still don't regret it, but I will admit, the new 550 is on my M5 replacement list (as is the 535, X5 35i, 335xi).
2017 LBB M2 6-speed, exec & carplay(POS) // 2011 1M, Loaded sans sat radio
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