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      08-22-2012, 02:41 AM   #1
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Laguna Seca: 2013 7 Series LCI Debut (Photos)

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We have been attending BMW's track press launch of the 2013 7 Series LCI (facelift), 2013 M6 coupe, 2013 M5 sedan, and Alpina B7 being held at the Laguna Seca raceway in Monterey, CA. We'll be sharing our thoughts soon on some of these cars, but in the meantime, enjoy some photos of the 7 Series LCI from Laguna Seca and also its preview from a recent BMW event in Santa Barbara, CA.

For full information and more media of the 2013 7 Series LCI, see our Official 2013 7 Series LCI Thread.

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      08-22-2012, 04:32 AM   #2
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Not really feeling the front bumper, it reminds me of the previous 5 series and wtf is up with that ugly chrome strip on the rear bumper?? I guess it's a good marketing move because more people will fork out money for the m sport package.
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      08-22-2012, 08:27 AM   #3
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i like the new 7 series. mmm.
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Not feeling that chrome strip on the rear bumper either. I do like the "air curtain" front end and those LED headlights. First that I have seen on a 7er. Did the grills get a lot larger? Looks like it.
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I like it. It's the right size for a luxury car.
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I wish they would have done more with the interior and rear. The new headlights look fantastic, but I like drastic
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Nothing to like about. doesnt look like a facelift to me,more like an update
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      08-22-2012, 10:33 AM   #8
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Not feeling the headlights, why did BMW have to make it look droopy?
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      08-22-2012, 12:28 PM   #9
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Nothing to like about. doesnt look like a facelift to me,more like an update
facelift = update, not redesign
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Something changed?
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Digging those headlights, but agree on the Chrome strip. What's the deal?
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M-pkg 7's are the business.
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can anybody explain to me why all the models get such cool headlights, while the 3 series gets this shitty connected-to-grille style?!

i LOVED the m3 camo pics, where the grilles didn't connect...really

do you guys think there will be any chance the 4 series could get different headlights?
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The best BMW headlamps right now are on the 6er, the new LED headlamps on the 7 are cool but they don't flow with the front end or the rest of the car imo. Looks like BMW just slapped on bits and pieces and called it a day. That been said, I do like the standard non-LED headlamps that now come with the 7 because you don't get the piss yellow angel eyes.
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Not really feeling the front bumper, it reminds me of the previous 5 series and wtf is up with that ugly chrome strip on the rear bumper?? I guess it's a good marketing move because more people will fork out money for the m sport package.
+1
Also, it's not that much different from pre-lci. And that chrome bumper strip is auto body shops to make more money on fender bender jobs....
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      08-22-2012, 07:30 PM   #16
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Not really liking the new headlights. Too busy and they look droopy with something like eye drops collected at the bottom. Plus too much chrome everywhere.
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Love the updated 7. Looks smaller and faster. Also it's a better deal when comparing a 640i gc to 740i.
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Not really feeling the front bumper, it reminds me of the previous 5 series and wtf is up with that ugly chrome strip on the rear bumper?? I guess it's a good marketing move because more people will fork out money for the m sport package.
I think BMW adds more chrome in their design especially for Chinese market. Chinese loves chrome.
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I think BMW adds more chrome in their design especially for Chinese market. Chinese loves chrome.
Not the Chinese market.... The Russian market!!!! They chrome wrap everything there... I was in Moscow a few weeks back and saw 4 chrome wrap BMWs... One being an E46 316i and an X5.... Nasty and so wrong.
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Just saw a white one this morning. I'm diggin those led's
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Nothing special !! ...
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