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      09-26-2011, 12:05 PM   #1
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Lightbulb F01 BMW 7 Series LCI (Facelift) Continues Testing

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The F01 7-series is due for a facelift and the prototypes continue to undergo public testing.

Expect the F01 7-series LCI (Life Cycle Impulse) to be unveiled next Spring. The biggest changes to be seen will be to the front fascia. Full LED headlights will come to the 7 series for the first time. Underneath the camouflage tape, the bumper directly underneath the headlights will transition to the lower part of the kidney grilles with a more pronounced 'swoop' line (not pictured in render). The lower bumper will take on the attractive look of the BMW Concept 7 Active Hybrid from 2008.

The Kidney grilles will receive a thicker and more pronounced grille surround and thicker angled kidney grille bars found on some 6 series and 5 series models. The side mirrors will incorporate side indicator lights. This particular model also shows a new wheel design for the 7-series.

The interior does not show too many changes. What we see is that the trim surrounding the navigation screen has been updated slightly.

With the LCI, a 750d and 750dLi is said to be receiving BMW's new Tri-Turbo 6 cylinder diesel as the BMW 750d and BMW 750dLi. BMW's 8 speed automatic transmission will also be making its debut in the 7-series.

Expect the 7 series LCI to debut sometime in Spring 2012.




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      10-13-2011, 11:53 AM   #2
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7 series navi/dash looks great, i wished the F30 would look similar :-(

new lci bumper looks similar to the f30
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      10-13-2011, 11:59 AM   #3
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with the new headlights and the front bumper this thing will look very good.
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      10-13-2011, 12:03 PM   #4
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740i/L -> N55 ??
750i/L -> "N63Tu" (N63 with Valvetronic) ??
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7 series navi/dash looks great, i wished the F30 would look similar :-(

new lci bumper looks similar to the f30
i know right. the f30 had such high hopes and i think the interior will turn lots of people off ... this is just so fluid and the f30 looks so "pieced" together
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I dont see any change in the tail lights?
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Great looking car! The styling update renders look tasty! Can't wait to see it in person
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i know right. the f30 had such high hopes and i think the interior will turn lots of people off ... this is just so fluid and the f30 looks so "pieced" together
Let's wait for the official F30 pics. It may look better than you think now.


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      10-13-2011, 12:59 PM   #9
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is the m-sport version going to come with the tri-power diesel and awd?
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      10-13-2011, 01:05 PM   #10
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looks good, love the big kidney grills.
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Is that an LWB version? Looks super long in profile shots.

7ers are so damn sharp
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7s are damn ugly. Really a heap of shit next to the S class.
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7s are damn ugly. Really a heap of shit next to the S class.
its funny i feel the same way about peugeot.
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its funny i feel the same way about peugeot.
This sir has an F10 M5 on order so don't be so quick to judge.


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Looks great..
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This sir has an F10 M5 on order so don't be so quick to judge.


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ok he has taste then my bad.
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Ah a B&O sound system. Very nice.
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      10-13-2011, 02:08 PM   #18
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that tri deisel six sounds like a good option for the new m3/4. as an extra option that is.
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love the current 7 series one of my favorite cars to drive, nice render on the LCI
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lookin good! so masculine and CEO-y
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Looks like it will be getting the new B&O sound system.

There is a metal tweeter grill on the driver side.
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