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2003 BMW M5Review
GuruNJ9DT writes:
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lots of cash to keep this over rated beast running...

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2003 BMW M5Review
Chris writes:
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From the Golden era of BMW. The e39 is often compared to the newer e90 .. similar format, the e90 is lighter and was designed a decade after the e39 chassis. I think the old school cars are give you a better experience without the computer getting in the way. This M5 will be more coveted as the new cars become more about speed and luxury.

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2003 BMW M5 RWDReview
ecos1 writes:
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Very Fast, Very Sporty, Handles Awesome, And You Can Carry 4 Passengers. — In my opinion still the best looking M5 out there. The new ones are very nice without a doubt, but the E39 is still the king. The car will outperform many sports cars out there, even the newer models. It perform flawless on any arena. If driven normally, you can take your favorite date to a very nice night out, if you take it to the track for a spirited spin, will shame a bunch of cars.

Pros: More fun to drive than cars costing much  more money.

Cons: Some electronic gremlins, but that's normal problem that BMW has.

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2003 BMW M5 RWDReview
battag1000 writes:
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Best Of Both Worlds — Excellent for every day driver. Handling, braking and performance are spectacular. The addition of the UUC clutch and short shift eliminate any shortfall this car had stock. This is by far the best car I have ever owned. Nice blend of performance and every day useability.

Pros: Excellent driving and handling 4 door sedan.  all controls and ergonomics are intuitive and extremely well layed out.

Cons: The factory clutch just can't handle the power of this engine.  The UUC upgrade is an unbelievable improvement.  Short shift is also very nice.

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2003 BMW M5 RWDReview
Greg writes:
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Oldie But Still A Goodie — Fast, great handling, sounds great. everything on this car is completely modded. The mileage is pretty decent averaging at 14 mpg highway since i do have a turbo and usually drive at high rpms. if i did not drive at high rpms, usually averages around 22mpg

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Fast and excellent handling.

Cons: Outdated

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2003 BMW M5 M5evoReview
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Anyone Would Want To Drive It — this car is a great drivers experience it has no sqeaks or rattles there is no end to the fun you can have with it .this car is the best car i have driven.anyone who has a drivers licence needs to drive it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: very fast and fun car

Cons: makes to much noise

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2003 BMW M5 RWDReview
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2003 Bmw M5 — Finally got the chance to drive the car of my dreams! It simply does not compare to any other car I've ever owned or driven. Very smooth ride, and for having ~400HP it is still very drivable around town. If the maintainence costs weren't so high I would have bought it in a heartbeat!

Pros: Power, ride, 6 speed manual

Cons: Maintainence costs, gas mileage (13/20)

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2003 BMW M5 RWDReview
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Bmw M5 Experience — The BMW experience is advertised to be the best that there was, well my BMW experience was not as good as you may think it would be. It was serviced every two weeks because of the endless breakdowns and faulty manual transmission. In conclussion the BMW experience is actually like no other as terrible one.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Performance cornering when it was working

Cons: relieiblility, shop service was inadequente, price

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2003 BMW M5 RWDReview
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My Favorite Bmw — Love the torque, sleeper look, power on the tap, the little sport button.... hated the shifter throw, and crappy gas mileage but ... the car is a total blast to drive and makes a bad day at the office disappear in an instant!

Pros: Power, Torque, more power, and more horsepower, handling, sleeper

Cons: none

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2003 BMW M5 M5evoReview
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White Knuckle Drive — drove it at about 250kph on the autobahn and it still wanted to go. fastest I have ever taken a car.

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