Fight Club
Jaguar World, BMW M5 vs Jaguar XFR, February 2010
‘I gently nudge the BMW's accelerator pedal again and the car gains speed hard, as fast and as violent as if it was being carried by the aftershock of a huge earthquake. Whereas the Jaguar XFR at the limit is still largely benign, driving the M5 is like arm wrestling Mike Tyson. Despite having a near identical 0-62mph time to the Jaguar, the BMW makes a bigger deal of it and never lets you forget its raw power and how fast you're travelling.’

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