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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-21-02, 07:21 PM Thread Starter
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Does anyone know if the new BMW 5 Series is any good and how much are they?
My dad whats to get rid of his WH Statesman 5.7 (Thank God ) because he's having a couple of problems with it..........surprise surprise.

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Tell him to buy a TL50!

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M5's are very nice. I'd be very happy to have one in my garage..

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M5's are very nice but they are probably a bit more expensive than your bread and butter 5 series.

I doubt that BMW would release a car if it wasn't upto scratch (Z3 the exception). I think the 5 series would be a very fine car.

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Tell him to buy a TL50!
Unfortunaltly he does'nt like Fords :dead:

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The 5 series the 540 to be exact has been voted best car in the world more than once.

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The 5 series is superb. I have spent a bit of time in one (unfortunately as a passenger), it was a 535 with M-Sports kit, the "little" V8. Didn't go real hard, but the grip, chassis, and suspension are the best I have experienced in any road car. They are well kitted out too, A-grade interiors. If I had the bucks, I'd be seriously tempted.. but then again I'd get an M3 before any 5-series :s6:

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I take it he want's a BIG car or else if he was looking at BMW he would go straight for the M3. 5-series sport go great but are like nearly 150grand.

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Tell him to get a Jag & don't let him know they are really Fords
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