Bit OT but out of interest what sort of MPG are you getting? Having just
sold my M3 I'm thinking of an M5 but keep hearing horror stories of 8-9mpg
which in the UK at £1 per litre is scary! Especially with a small tank.
I average around 14-15 mpg (US gal). Drive it hard and it will drop to 12.
Drive it crazy and it drops to about 10 mpg. Easy highway driving yields
about 17. The tank *is* small however (I forget how many gallons) but it
seems like a full tank is good for about 220 miles or so, maybe a bit more.
Here's a goodie for you M5 fans from the current Roundel...
A current 3-series (might even be with a 5-Series) diesel will out
accelerate an M5 in the 50-70 mph range because of the superior torque of
I think that is way cool and wish BMW sold their diesels in the U.S.
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