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05-16-2006, 03:47 AM
BMW's M5 kicks it up a notch
The new 5-series sedan lets drivers add another 100 horses with the press of a button.

(Business 2.0 Magazine) - Lawlessness, or at least the ability to transform a shapeless innocent into a scofflaw, is a seldom-discussed feature of luxury automobiles. So let's discuss it for a moment, shall we?


05-16-2006, 02:14 PM
funniest line in the article:

For a speed racer looking to fly beneath the radar, it was the perfect car. Which, of course, is why BMW decided to change it, most notably by adding a magical button that, when pushed, adds yet another 100 horses to the engine. Simply depress and, voila, you've hit the 500-horsepower threshold, and can now smoke a Ferrari Scaglietti.