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Apex: The Secret Race Across America Takes You Inside The Darker Side Of Speed

The first Apex film was about car companies like Porsche and Koenigsegg trying to build the fastest cars on earth with the best technology of our time. It’s all lawful, socially acceptable even, unless you hate supercars. If that’s a story about what happens in the light of day, then the latest film in the […]

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The Lord of the Wagons Is a BMW E34 M5 With the V12 From a McLaren F1

By now, the McLaren F1 has transcended past the point of merely being a fast car to the stuff of legends. Three seats. Over 600 horsepower. And a naturally aspirated V12 sourced from BMW. Of course, that engine needed to be tested, so BMW stuffed it into the only other logical place it should go: […]

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You’ve Got to Love Seeing an E39 BMW M5 With 409,000 Miles Still Doing Road Trips

The E39 BMW M5, the simply-styled V8 super sedan from the early 2000s, is almost universally appreciated by car enthusiasts. Its look is timeless and it lives in a technological sweet spot that includes convenient modernizations without losing what you might call “soul.” Here’s what one looks like with 400,000 miles…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Did you know!

Did you know! That in 1989 BMW made a concept for a convertible two-door version of the E34 M5, and that it came close to production? Well it did, and this is the car. It would’ve made a nice competitor to the big droptop AMGs of the ’90s, don’t you think?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The 2020 BMW M550i to Get 8 Series V8, Will Destroy the Last-Gen M5: Report

Last year’s introduction of the all-new BMW 5 Series left the outgoing M5 in the dust with the M550i xDrive model, powered by a 4.4-liter V8 with 455 horsepower. Bad news for last-gen M5 owners is that the 2020 M550i is going to get even more power, which means it will be even quicker.Read more… […]

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The BMW M5 Competition Has Almost as Much Horsepower as the McLaren F1

The McLaren F1, also known as The Gold Standard By Which All Other Cars Are Measured, famously has 627 horsepower raging out of its naturally-aspirated BMW V12. For the turbo BMW V8 in the new 2019 BMW M5 Competition, it has slightly fewer horsepower. In fact, just two fewer horsepower. It has 625 horsepower.Read more… […]

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I Dumped My High-Mileage BMW M5 For A Honda S2000 And I Have Seen The Light

I had a 2006 BMW M5 with more than 180,000 miles dialed up in my possession the past four months or so. Well, until Sunday. It was fast, loud, fun to drive, and honestly, in pretty desperate need of repair. Instead of doing those repairs, I decided I’d trade the car for a much better […]

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I Dumped My High-Mileage BMW M5 For A Honda S2000 And I Have Seen The Light

I had a 2006 BMW M5 with more than 180,000 miles dialed up in my possession the past four months or so. Well, until Sunday. It was fast, loud, fun to drive, and honestly, in pretty desperate need of repair. Instead of doing those repairs, I decided I’d trade the car for a much better […]

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