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      05-14-2008, 12:29 PM   #1
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Arrow Spied: 2009 E90 Sedan facelift --> return of notched tailights?!!

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Previously, we've brought you photos of BMW's facelifted 3-Series wagon, but today our spies delivered some up close and personal images of the 3-Series sedan. Judging by these photos, it looks like the sedan might see a pretty major revision to its taillight design.

On close inspection, it appears the taillights will get a "notched" appearance that effectively deletes one quarter of the previous design. As is easily seen, the front fascia will be slightly re-designed with a new bumper, modified fog lights, a new and sculpted hood, and new grille. The unpopular chrome "eyebrows" above the grille are now gone.

The update will also bring the launch of the twin-turbocharged 335i Wagon. Although the wagon is the only body style BMW doesn't offer the M3 package on, it appears as though those craving cargo room and performance won't have to wait much longer. - http://www.leftlanenews.com/bmw-3-se...edan-2010.html
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      05-14-2008, 01:49 PM   #2
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LOL... those test drivers are really having fun with these cars. Look at that road kill on the bumber!
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Definitely looks like notched rear lights making a return!!

The silver tape there is just for camo and you can tell that
underneath it half is the trunk and half is the light. So it
definitely looks notched!

Can someone photoshop what this will look like?
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      05-14-2008, 03:18 PM   #4
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dam! i'm loving the new front end !
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      05-14-2008, 03:25 PM   #5
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hmm so it looks like the headlights will look better with that reflector on the front fenders.
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What is the crap on the mirror?

mehhh, too rice on the mirror
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Here's a rough idea of what might look like:

photoshop from tseeman:

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      05-14-2008, 03:32 PM   #11
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What is the crap on the mirror?

mehhh, too rice on the mirror
I think its a camo sticker
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I never liked the sedan before, the mustache and yellow in the headlights was the part I hated most.... but with the facelift, I think i might have to get a sedan next time....
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Well, the front is like the E92's... nothing really new!
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Well, the front is like the E92's... nothing really new!
Still has the e90 headlights though...
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Hope we are able to retro fit these new tail lights onto our e90's!
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Camouflage tape removed

I made some minor adjustments after seeing more spy photos...


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I think its a camo sticker
+1, its on all the mules

I wonder if those headlights will be interchangeable with ours
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Well, the front is like the E92's... nothing really new!
It's new if you're a sedan owner.

I like it. If the E90 were styled like this when I was in the market, I'd likely have picked it over the E92.
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LED or not - the old rear lights are more stylish. No reason to have LED just course its LED.
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nice! I hope the E92's get the facelift as well!
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I just dont like the mirrors
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