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      09-21-2020, 09:26 AM   #23
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Own the F90 M5 Comp and drove the M8GC, the M5 is the nicer drive in my opinion, the M8 feel huge whether it's seat position or what but you can't place it on the road the same as the M5.
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I will say what I have for a while, because if we're talking about looks, I believe the M8GC looks better then the M5. Not too subtle, yet elegant all at once. The issue is what many have been saying, and that's the price premium over what is essentially the same cars. If you want a coupe, then the M8 is fine, but if you want 4 doors, I personally can't say that the M8GC is a better value then an M5.

That being said, if money isn't an issue, and you want what is considered the best the brand has to offer, then there is nothing wrong purchasing an M8GC. More power to you, because no matter what car you end up getting, there is no denying that you'll end up with one heck of a car.
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True, although I'm technically a hypocrite as I say that since I own a CLS although mine was only $5000 more than the equivalent E53 and arrived a month before any other similar spec'd cars but I got a designo interior with mine vs regular napa on the E, so I'd say it warranted the price difference. If the 8er was a $5k difference like the "X coupes" (which is a whole other rant I could go on) I could see it, but $25k, nope, I'd buy a Miata or a nice vacation with that.

I got 4-doors only for the dog since we didn't have an SUV then.
I mean hey, everyone values cash differently, depending on how much you have and how badly you want something. For me, personally, I can see blowing $5K because "I just like how it looks better." But the truth is, if I were crazy filthy rich, its possible that $25K for the less logical, but cooler choice could be worth it. I'm not trying to say anyone who drives a 4-door coupe is an idiot, i'm just saying from my perspective, the $25K price gap seems pretty excessive, since that premium is almost entirely about the way the car looks.
That's my second and best M6 GC, my second and best F90 M5 and my current M8C GC.

You decide; I have.

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      09-29-2020, 02:19 AM   #26
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I tbink the m5 looks better anyway. Itís more squaring body lines make it look more aggressive than the softer rounded shapes of the m8GC
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      10-01-2020, 07:31 PM   #27
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That's my second and best M6 GC, my second and best F90 M5 and my current M8C GC.

You decide; I have.

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I still am deeply admiring the M6GC for its balanced design! It's a monumental looking car. Way more elegant and composed than both the M5 or M8.
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      10-01-2020, 07:58 PM   #28
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That's my second and best M6 GC, my second and best F90 M5 and my current M8C GC.

You decide; I have.

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I still am deeply admiring the M6GC for its balanced design! It's a monumental looking car. Way more elegant and composed than both the M5 or M8.
She was a favorite of mine for sure and there are aspects of that design that win out for me, too.
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      11-16-2020, 09:09 AM   #29
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Both are great
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If you are keeping long time like 8-10 years and you are the type that how the car looks matters to you a lot, I would go for the m8 if money is not an object. M5 already looks dated and would look more so compared to m8 in a few years time. Moreover there would be many secondhand m5s on the road in few years time compared to the exclusivity of m8 if keeping long term

The interior of m5 is just slightly upgraded 5 series interior whilst m8 interior is somewhat more exclusive

Anyway not being biased because I own one, M6 with two tone colour still has the best interior IMO
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That's my second and best M6 GC, my second and best F90 M5 and my current M8C GC.

You decide; I have.

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Which is the fastest?
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      12-01-2020, 04:33 PM   #32
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That's my second and best M6 GC, my second and best F90 M5 and my current M8C GC.

You decide; I have.

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Which is the fastest?
The 2020 F90 M5 Comp.
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That's my second and best M6 GC, my second and best F90 M5 and my current M8C GC.

You decide; I have.

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Which is the fastest?
The 2020 F90 M5 Comp.
Not trying to rekindle the debate here ..... I'm in a similar situation weather to get a m5comp 130k car or a 156k m8 comp convertible payment difference is only a 130 more month on the m8 comp conv vs a 2021 m5 comp . I do not need 4 doors as a must have.

On a side note - I just unloaded a 2020 m8 conv it was a non comp had it only for 5 months was thinking to jump on a 992 lease which is just plain ridiculous . Already having buyers remorse about m8 gone .
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That's my second and best M6 GC, my second and best F90 M5 and my current M8C GC.

You decide; I have.

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Which is the fastest?
The 2020 F90 M5 Comp.
Not trying to rekindle the debate here ..... I'm in a similar situation weather to get a m5comp 130k car or a 156k m8 comp convertible payment difference is only a 130 more month on the m8 comp conv vs a 2021 m5 comp . I do not need 4 doors as a must have.

On a side note - I just unloaded a 2020 m8 conv it was a non comp had it only for 5 months was thinking to jump on a 992 lease which is just plain ridiculous . Already having buyers remorse about m8 gone .
No competition then (pun intended )—get the pretty one.
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