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Face-Off Friday: 2015 BMW M5 vs 2015 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG

Sports cars don’t have to be impractical. Not all sports car have only two seats or only two doors. Surprised? Well, don’t be – because there are solutions for those that don’t want to give up performance and speed for the sake of comfort, room and convenience .

Today’s Face-Off Friday segment focuses on two of the most competitive high-performance sedans from Germany that have gone head-to-head for decades. It’s time to take a look at how Munich’s 2015 BMW M5 stacks up to Stuttgart’s 2015 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and how they break the Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzungen – which is German for ‘speed limit.’

Of course there are other competitors in the field including another German offering from Audi – however, the BMW M5 and the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG lead the segment in this space offering a perfect solution for luxury, space for your family and a high-performance powertrain.

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2015 BMW M5

Engine:4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 making 560-hp and 500 lb-ft of torque
Transmission:7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission (M DCT) with Drivelogic
0 to 60:4.2 seconds
Top Speed:155 mph
Fuel-economy:15/22 mpg (city/highway)
Curb Weight:4,387 lbs.
Base Price:$93,600
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2015 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG

Engine:5.5 liter twin-turbo V8 making 550-hp and 531 lb-ft of torque
Transmission:7-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT
0 to 60:3.6 seconds
Top Speed:155 mph
Curb Weight:4,387 lbs.
Base Price:$93,600
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