Used BMW M5 2011-2016 review


(2011 - 2016)
Used BMW M5
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What alternatives should I consider to a used BMW M5 saloon?

The Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG ( is a bit of a hoot. It can play the relaxed cruiser but like the M5 you can take it by the scruff of the neck and hurl it round a track all day, should the mood take you. The interior’s classy and used prices are tempting.

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio ( is a newer car than this generation of M5, but in terms of performance and handling it’s remarkably similar. It’s tremendously fast both in a straight line and round a corner, and it’s relatively refined and comfortable. The interior is not as plush as an M5’s, however.

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Used BMW M5
Used BMW M5
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The BMW M5 is a humdinger of a sports saloon and a towering achievement, with huge speed and a luxurious interior

  • Terrific performance
  • Lovely interior
  • Tremendous handling
  • Brakes can fade
  • Feels a little heavy
  • Expensive to run