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      05-26-2012, 10:48 AM   #23
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nice comparisons! huge improvement imo
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      05-26-2012, 08:47 PM   #24
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As motorized land yachts go, it seems like six of one and half dozen of the other to me. But then I've never felt the desire to own a car that large. Even so, they are both handsome. If someone dies and leaves one to me, I'm sure I can find one or two times a year to drive it.
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Is it just me or does it look like the big Lexus from behind? I know several times on the road, I've thought an LS450 was a BMW until I passed it. I know two of my partners have 7s, but I can't say I've ever seen them drive them. I do, however, see LS450s on the road a good bit.
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They started the new look in the f20

Ya they KINDA did. But not exactly. The F20 was like a step in-between and the new 7 is where they wanted to go with it. The F20s eyes are not as dominant I think.
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too me it looks the same. They use to make major changes that were very noticable like from the 745 to the 750. The whole rear was changed.
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      05-30-2012, 06:54 PM   #28
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The LCI looks alright, the headlamp look a bit out of place because the rest of the front end hasn't really changed much and overall shape of the car doesn't really flow with the new headlamp design.

And I hate to say it but I don't really see too many people going for the LCI when the current Mercedes S class is killing the 7 series look wise. I love my 750i but Mercedes has won me over with the current S550 and even the CLS and I hope BMW gives the redesigned 7 series an edge or you're going to see more customers in the luxury sedan segment shift over to the S class.
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Thanks for the comparison. Good stuff. Not easy to notice the differences until they're compared side by side.

I dig the LED headlights.
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The LCI looks alright, the headlamp look a bit out of place because the rest of the front end hasn't really changed much and overall shape of the car doesn't really flow with the new headlamp design.
I agree.

But at the same time I am glad BMW is keeping to its "business" roots. Unlike Audi who has killed the once classy A8. Having previously owned a 05 A8L, I would never consider another Audi due to the ugly design ques.

IMO, the LCI still looks good and will age well.
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Yes, the 7 copies the Lexus LS design and that is a good thing. The LS is a handsome car. This is something you could not say about the previous 7. Now it almost caught up.
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Thanks for the comparison. Good stuff. Not easy to notice the differences until they're compared side by side.

I dig the LED headlights.
Pictures do not give the new LED's justice. If you have ever seen the new 6 LED's you will notice they jump out and are very obvious. The lights are gorgeous.
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I like the look and am glad they didnt try to do to much. 99% will not even notice a difference.
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rear screens look like headrest mounted ipads, that'd be balllller if it was 2 ipads instead of screens. but the rear idrive controller could be bluetooth and control the screens too. my $0.02
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so happy with the LCI, at least my car doesnt look "old" with the very minor "only owners know" changes.
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so happy with the LCI, at least my car doesnt look "old" with the very minor "only owners know" changes.
Exactly!
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