Drag Race: BMW E39 M5 Vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz S550

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When a E39 BMW M5 came out in 1998, its perfect balance of technology, handling, ...

When a E39 BMW M5 came out in 1998, its perfect balance of technology, handling, practicality, and the snarling 4.9-liter V8 engine made it one of the best vehicles that money could buy. However, that era is almost two decades old, well, and times change quickly. A good way to measure just how revolutionary a E39 M5 was is to compare it to today’s offerings. To do that, guys at Vehicle Virgins take a M5 against the base 2016 Mercedes S550. This is the classic case of the Mercedes and BMW rivalry, and this time the Bimmer doesn’t give up as easily.

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