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      01-18-2010, 09:10 AM   #89
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I'll have to see it in person, but I am still thinking pre-face lift is better. Lots of mixed opinions on here.
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      01-18-2010, 09:53 AM   #90
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like how they adjusted the headlights...i was never a fan of the older one, always looked like a nissan or some other japanese brand
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      01-18-2010, 10:33 AM   #91
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To me the E90 and E90 LCI look like two totally different cars. The E92 to E92 LCI looks like just a minor upgrade.

My E90 LCI will stay up to date for awhile longer with the new E92 LCI front lights that are almost an exact match.
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      01-18-2010, 11:37 AM   #92
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pre lci more my style
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      01-18-2010, 12:21 PM   #93
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Pretty much the only thing I like about the LCI is the rear tail lights. I hope we can fit the new LCI tail lights on a pre-LCI e92.

Are the headlights any different other than the LED's on the corners and the 5-series eye lid? They look brighter.
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      01-18-2010, 04:40 PM   #94
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what about those lights in the door panels

I read the ambient lights will be retained in E92-LCI ~Frost
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BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORING LCI, almost why bother?
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Insecure pre-lci owners much?

I like the subtle side profile change, coupled with the new led lights.

The front bumper is a little more grown up without the paul wall style mesh grille.

I'm curious to know what the new color options will be...
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What about the engine, is it tuned differenly?
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Insecure pre-lci owners much?

I like the subtle side profile change, coupled with the new led lights.

The front bumper is a little more grown up without the paul wall style mesh grille.

I'm curious to know what the new color options will be...
lol seriously, newer is always 95% of the times better or else everyone would still be buying E36s. couple more years and its time to trade up the e92.
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      01-19-2010, 02:32 AM   #100
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Most people will not even notice the changes. Dont care for the 2 silver bars on front bumper and the dumbo mirrors, but other than that its nice.
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      01-19-2010, 10:04 AM   #101
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+1, I rate it lost some of its stylish yet aggressive character... now it looks friendly and bulbous up front

Edit:That subtle change on the side skirt looks sharp though
u r so right. i dont like the bigger flatter less angry looking front.
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      01-19-2010, 10:41 AM   #102
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I dont think it looks as aggressive as the older model. Hopefully the there will be an M package that will make it look nicer
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lol seriously, newer is always 95% of the times better or else everyone would still be buying E36s. couple more years and its time to trade up the e92.
I agree. If not, why would BMW take the time of modifying an already high selling car?

I think I'm most amused by people referring the LCI as being "less angry/mean looking," lmao.

Unless it's an m-sport or has some kind of aerodymanics the stock 335 front end doesn't look angry, period-
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      01-19-2010, 07:04 PM   #104
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It's so fricking busy. I like the original recipe better.
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      01-19-2010, 08:05 PM   #105
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the LCI front is ugly as sin, other then that i think it looks better then a regular e92.


but still love my e90 non lci FTW!!!!!!
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i think the only thing i like about the new LCI is the tailights. I think the e90 LCI was a good step forward but i really don't like the e92 LCI
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      01-21-2010, 01:14 AM   #107
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i hate how when the newer model of anything comes out, you wanna just drop the old one and get the new one.

my car seems out dated now. lol i still love it more than anything though.
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LCI all the way. But i'm biased. (Note that I drive one in Verm. Rot too)
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      02-09-2011, 04:25 AM   #109
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In my opinion the old E92 with the new led rear lights is the best setup !
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are the dimensions different? Because the pre-lci seems much more narrow while the lci looks more square-like. I have a pre-lci and I don't recall it looking that slender. Either way, I like the pre-lci better. The only thing I like about the lci is the taillights.
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