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Re: s8 - non-importation reasons.
> Kwattro@aol.com wrote:
> > Well, that, and the M5 would kick it's ass. One of the two.
> Zoinks. Are you OK?
> CAR HP POUNDS 0-60 Cost
> M5 400 1795kg 5.1 140,000DM
> S8 340 1730kg 5.0
> E55 354 1635kg 5.5
> How again would it kick its ass??
> There were more sits.. Some of them had conflicting information though.
> 0-60 for the M5 was anywhere between 5.1 and 5.9, and for the S8 was 5.0
> to 6.0 so I took the lowest of each. Couldnt find prices on the S8 or
> the E55, but in that category whats the difference.
> > Yeah, none of them are all wheel drive, but how many people that buy 80,000
> > sedans spend significant amounts of time in the snow?
> AWD isnt just for snow...you should know that.
> Looking up M5 on search engines, for every legitimate hit, there were 5
> recall hits! Which seems to confirm what the other pages said. The M5 is
> fast but it ends there. if you're looking for fit and finish and overall
> quality, look elsewhere.
> If I had a choice of the above cars? S8 by far. AWD is a big plus for
> me...not because it would be my winter beater, but because of the
> stability you get with Audi's AWD. One of the M5 pages showed the M5
> doing a smoke show. Yippee. I remember when I was in high school that
> was cool too... but now I pride myself on the fact that I DONT do that!!
> Any $100 mustang will smoke the rears. Not a big selling point for
> adults I would guess.
> Sit in the three cars (I have). there is no comparison... although the
> AMG is damn nice. The BMW looks like something that would come out of
> detroit. Im not saying I wouldnt die for one, but if I had my choice,
> that wouldnt be it.
Good on you Bob. Dont let a good story get in the way of the facts.