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      04-14-2020, 09:34 AM   #1
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F90 M5 vs M8 Competition Review: Which is the better M Car?

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We've owned our F90 M5 for 18 months now, and with the BMW M8 now released it was time we took a closer look at how the two compare, what they share, and importantly what makes them different.



If you want to see full driving impressions on the M8 Competition, head to BMW Park Lane's YouTube channel.

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      04-15-2020, 01:58 AM   #2
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Loved the video and your M5. I subscribed. ✅
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      04-16-2020, 10:56 AM   #3
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M5 wins on just looks alone.
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M5 wins on just looks alone.
Agree 100%. Don't care for the look of the M8 from any angle, especially the front. The M5 looks so much meaner. Devil's in the details.
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      04-16-2020, 01:36 PM   #5
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Did anyone watch the latest M8 review on Top gear? I don't always agree with their opinions / reviews but I did with their M8 review (it's one of the reason I still love my M5).
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      04-16-2020, 09:49 PM   #6
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M8 looks nice, but doesn't justify the price delta between the two.

M5 also looks better IMO.
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A very good video!
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M8 looks nice, but doesn't justify the price delta between the two.

M5 also looks better IMO.
That's how I felt. Hard to justify paying way more for the less practical vehicle. 😅
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For me, the front of the M5 is beautiful, but the profile and rear of the M8GC look better.
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      04-24-2020, 02:42 PM   #10
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The down-sides for the lower center of gravity of the M8 are too impacting: price position way to high, practicality seriously compromised, don't understand why such a big coupe still looks unbalanced.

Maybe that's why sales is slow?
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The down-sides for the lower center of gravity of the M8 are too impacting: price position way to high, practicality seriously compromised, don't understand why such a big coupe still looks unbalanced.

Maybe that's why sales is slow?
That's not true. Sales are low because people are buying SUVs and most recently because of the pandemic.
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Not a fan of any of the M8 variants. More like an expensive supra.
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I want M5 exterior and M8 interior(especially the seat)
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Carwow found the m8 launches way better than the 5 for whatever reason

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That M5 is for a grown man.
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M5...for the exterior and interior. Not a fan of the interior of the m8 (8 series throwback).
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M8 looks better than M5, more aggressive
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The M8 is a beautiful car. The M5 ain't bad either, but I don't think it's suprising that people on an M5 owner's forum claim the M5 is a better looking car. A large four door sedan big enough to look like a 7 series and is about a half gen behind in BMW styling compared to the 8 is the better looking car. sure sure
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that was actually a really good video. well done
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Carwow found the m8 launches way better than the 5 for whatever reason


Driver error in the M5. He couldn't launch properly.
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