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F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current)
The 5 Series Gran Turismo -- now available in the USA as a 535i, 550i and 550i xDrive model.

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Old 01-20-2011, 06:26 AM
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X6 VS 5GT,

anyone who had both cars?

i like X6 more than 5GT, but 5GT has more options than X6, however X6 is more beauty than 5GT,,,,hard to choose...

any comman for me?
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Old 01-20-2011, 07:19 AM
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I like GT more because it can sit 5 if situation calls for. X6 can't do that. GT have great legroom.
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Old 01-20-2011, 07:44 AM
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I like GT more because it can sit 5 if situation calls for. X6 can't do that. GT have great legroom.
ur right, X6 never that roomi, the read half for x6 is much like useles...
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ur right, X6 never that roomi, the read half for x6 is much like useles...
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x6 & 5GT

Neither cars will do for me. I'm waiting for the new ride.

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Old 02-07-2011, 08:25 PM
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I drove both about a week ago. I'm planning to replace my 2001 530 (e39 sport/premium). My current 530 is very quiet. It's the perfect balance between sport and luxury. I wan't something as good or better.

If I just get a new 5 series (F10) sedan it'll seem like I'm getting the same style car I had for 11 years. It was a great car and I can't imagine not getting another BMW but I think I want something a little different.

I like the look of the X6 but it drove too much like an SUV (yes a BMW SUV but still). It rocked back and forth over bumps and driveways. It handles nice but the road and wind noise are more pronounced on the X6.

I also like the look of the 5 GT but not as much as the X6. The GT handles much better in my opinion. The road noise is reduced but I noticed some wind noise (maybe from the very large sun/moon roof (and it was closed). The GT is also about $6k more than a comparable F10 sedan but I've read that it's on a bigger platform so that and maybe the mechanics of the hatch add cost.

I still haven't driven the new 535 non GT. I'll report back soon.

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Old 02-23-2011, 01:13 PM
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The main driving point for me going GT vs X6 was the fact that the headroom/legroom in the X6 was ridiculously small. I mean with the height of the vehicle I was hitting my head everytime I went to get in and I am not that tall a gentleman 6'1. I dont understand why there is no room in the truck, and the fact that it was a 4 seater kind of sold it up the river.

I will have to admit that looks wise I take the X6 9/10, but that is it. Comparing the money spent to return of vehicle enjoyment (electronics ride etc...) the GT wins hands down.
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