I never understand threads like this, cars like an M5 are emotional purchases - of course it makes no rational sense.
Whether you buy one or not depends solely on your willingness to pay the increased costs all around and your need to scratch an emotional itch - nothing any B'fest member has to say really matters.
2000 Mercedes Benz E320 (daily driver)
2007 Infiniti M35x (wife's)
2006 330 cic ZHP 6sp (current)
2005 Z4 3.0 sp nav x-leather (retired)
2000 323i PP (best car, ever - retired)
Last edited by EdCT; 03-12-2011 at 11:16 AM.