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F430 vs M5

Discussion in 'General Automotive Discussion' started by waltk88, Jun 23, 2005.

  1. waltk88

    waltk88 Formula Junior

    Jun 10, 2004
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    Boulder, CO
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    Walt K
    Did anyone read this comparison test in Autocar magazine? I haven't read it yet, but glanced at some of the test numbers. What is surprising is that the M5 accelerates to 150mph slightly quicker than the 430 (I can't remember the exact difference, fractions of a second). Considering that both cars have about the same peak power output, it's a little hard to believe that the M5 with all that extra weight could keep up with the 430, much less outsprint it.
     
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  3. Cavallini

    Cavallini Formula 3

    Nov 2, 2003
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    There's an extensive discussion of this article in the Modern Ferraris section. Scroll down the page a bit and you'll see it.


    Forza,


    Cavallini
     

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