View Full Version : Motor Trend rates BMW M5 second to Audi S6

01-21-2007, 09:01 PM
Jan. 21, 2006
BMW’s M5 took second place in a Motor Trend comparison review of Germany’s three midsize supersedans. In The Terminators (“They Look Like Conventional Germany Luxury Sedans, But Tick One Off and It’s “Hasta La Vista, Baby”), BMW faced off against the Audi S6 and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG. With the M5, Motor Trend (February) says, “[You can] enjoy race-car moves – if, that is, you can deal with the cyborg interface. [It’s] the Terminator sedan for those who like to tweak and twiddle.” Audi’s S6 was first and the Mercedes-Benz E63 was third. Compare that to Car and Driver’s last-place ranking of the M5 in its February comparison (see Car and Driver comparison: Mercedes E63, Audi S6, then BMW M5 (http://www.bmwcca.org/node/6444).

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