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Old 10-04-2012, 05:46 PM
Emilner Emilner is offline
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Originally Posted by dunderhi View Post
And Car & Driver measured the 550i at 4.8s and the 540i at 5.7s. Worse yet the 4.5sec 550xi spanks the 540i even worse. Adding software brings it down to the sub-four second range. E39/E60 M5s can't keep up.

BTW, I test drove an E39 540 in 2003 when they had some pretty deep discounts. I ended up getting an A6 instead.
Don't bother, no matter what facts are given, the 540i will always be the all time worlds fastest car to him....
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