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2008 BMW M5 vs. Its Competition

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Few mid-size luxury sedans can touch the BMW M5's performance, but the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG comes closest--and looks a bit more suave going about it, too.

The newly minted Jaguar XF Supercharged is a few ticks slower, but it's far more handsome; a 500-horsepower XF-R is due in 2009.

The Audi S6 has a massively powerful V-8, but it's still a step slower than the BMW.

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The 2008 BMW M5 has electrifying performance, but is saddled with an overdose of technology and a body in need of a few nips and tucks.
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The 2009 Jaguar XF is an easy car to love. It performs as well as anything in the class--and has unexpected glamorous touches that will win over converts.
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The 2008 Audi S6 offers driving thrills that few sedans can match -- and a V-10 heart that would be right at home in a Lamborghini.
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N/ABrowse Used Listings$49,200Browse Used Listings$72,350Browse Used Listings
Gas Mileage  
15 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy
N/AGas V8Gas V10
EPA Class  
N/A- TBD -Midsize
Style Name  
N/A4-Door Sedan Luxury4-Door Sedan
N/ARear Wheel DriveAll-Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity  
Passenger Doors  
Body Style  
N/A4-Door Sedan4 Door Sedan
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