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2008 BMW M5 Touring (Wagon)

I may have made a mistake when I wrote the Meanest Wagon Around

Introducing the Meanester Wagon...

Ever had the feeling of getting groceries and scaring your neighbors all at once? Well this might be the best candidate. The all new BMW M5 Touring hides underneath it's homely shell a Formula One inspired V10. It produces 507hp at full tilt and can go 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds. Unfortunately only a 7 speed sequential manual gearbox (SMG) is available. That means paddles and no clutch pedal - come on BMW! Without the 155 mph limiter, standard on most BMW's, it can get you and 4 friends to the magical 200mph mark.

The important stuff (specs):
  • front engine
  • rear wheel drive
  • body style: wagon
  • 5 liter, 10 cylinder engine, V configuration
  • 507 hp
  • 383.5 lb-ft torque
  • 0-60 mph : 4.8 sec.
  • top speed: 155 mph (limited)
  • 7 speed sequential manual gearbox (paddles)
So how does it compare to the other German super-wagons?
Mercedes Benz E63 AMG wagon
Audi RS6 Avant


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