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      01-19-2012, 08:54 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Mako View Post
I am not a troll

I am just curious how BMW justifies the huge price difference of a 650xi and a CLS550 4 matic?

you can get a CLS550 4matic (thats actually a $2500 option) pretty much fully loaded for $80K and a similar 650xi would cost $95K. I am assuming the new gran coupe will cost the same or even more than the 650xi.

performance wise the CLS550 outperforms the 650 too (CLS does 0-60 in 4.2 seconds!). I am curious what owners think and if you have driven both, I am considering one of these for my next car if the M3/4 gets too close in price to them.

You should poise this question to Audi, on how they can charge 80k + for an A7 with a 6 cylinder (albeit turbo) engine. The A7 is the more appropriate vehicle for comparison.

The 6 series is not exactly the same class. I'm not being a brand snob here just stating the true marketing demographic.
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