In the race to create the most cars in the smallest amount of time possible, I have to say Audi are making a lot of noise about the 42 models they will have by 2012. However BMW are making sure they aren’t left behind, and have created a car that not only satisfies the need to feel better than everyone else on the road, but has given these driving divas a way to do it in style, with the added substance to back it up.
For many years I was a huge 7 series fan, my mum had a 745i when I was growing up. We'd fly down country lanes, me strapped into the back seat, Queen blasting out on the stereo, sunroof open wide. Its one of my fondest memories, nearly all my childhood memories features my mother and whatever car she had at the time. My mum was and still is a great motorist, she loves cars and driving and even at 63yrs old, drives a kitted up 7 seat Citroen Picasso VTRS, like a woman on a mission.
Some might say that having over £300,000's worth of luxury sports cars / super-cars parked on the drive means I have an amazing job. So is it a fair review, a Bentley that has a phenomenal 600bhp being compared to the BMW M6's 550bhp? The Bentley does 0-62mph in 4.5 seconds, the BMW takes 4.6 seconds, so it's safe to say that within the first paragraph of this review we have established that the Bentley is quicker. Woo-hoo, I've confirmed something that both manufacturers already knew! However this isn't a verse review in the normal vein of verse reviews, here's the kicker and what this review is actually about….. is an extra 50bhp and shaving 0.1 of a second of the 0-62mph time worth an extra £70,000?