2008 BMW M5 Consumer Review: Can NOT go back
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2008 BMW M5 - Consumer Review

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Base Sedan (5.0L V10 7-speed Automated Manual)

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful
Can NOT go back
By blackm5_owner on

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2008 BMW M5 4dr Sedan (5.0L 10cyl 7AM)

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I have owned an M-5 for about 6 months now. I can say, I cannot go back to an "ordinary" BMW. The car is the most fun thing one can do with shoes on. It does drive a bit jerky at slow speeds, but I will say, it was not meant to go at slow speeds!. On a serios note, the SMG takes a little bit getting used to. I find manual to be a lot smoother. The only down side it gas milage, I am aroung 14.6-15 mpg. But it makes a statement, and turns heads whereever it goes. I love the growl it makes when I downshift. For all the folks who want an M experience, once you drive one, you cannot go back!

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M mode

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burns Oil, about a quart every 2-3k
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