13 Best Cars Under $100,000 – Is There A BMW Among Them?

BMW M5 | February 26th, 2014 by 0
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Road and Track publishes a top 13 cars that one should buy with less than $100,000. The six-figure price point usually offers many options, and …

Road and Track publishes a top 13 cars that one should buy with less than $100,000.

The six-figure price point usually offers many options, and one with money to spare can have a hard time choosing the right vehicle. The list below includes some of the usual suspects, such as the Porsche 911 Carrera S and Panamera S, Mercedes-Benz S550, Audi S7 and everyone’s darling the Tesla S.

But which BMW made the list? The 2014 BMW M5, M’s division iconic sporty sedan that it is now in its fifth generation.

13 Best Cars Under $100,000   Is There A BMW Among Them?

The 2014 BMW M5 is powered by a high-revving 4.4-liter turbocharged unit that uses the BMW M TwinPower Turbo technology. The engine outputs 560 horsepower from 5,750-7,000 rpm and 680Nm (502 lb-ft) of torque from only 1500rpm. It comes in both manual and 7-speed DCT transmission.

The new engine13 Best Cars Under $100,000   Is There A BMW Among Them? produces around 10% higher output than the V10 engine of its predecessors and torque is up by over 30%. At the same time, real world fuel consumption and CO2 are reduced by approximately 30%.

The base price of the F10 M5 is $90,695.

Here is the full list below which illustrates that Porsches remain one of the best cars one can buy.

Porsche 911 Carrera S – $98,900

2014 E63 AMG 4Matic Sedan

Caterham 620R – $72,900 (about $90,000 fully built

Tesla Model S P85 – $87,070

Jaguar F-Type R Coupe – $99,000

BMW M5 – $92,000

Audi S7 – $80,200

Land Rover Range Rover – $84,195

Mercedes-Benz S550 – $92,900

Porsche Cayenne GTS – $83,300

Porsche Panamera S – $93,200

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray – $65,990 (for a loaded Z51)

Radical SR3 RS – $93,000

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