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      10-16-2012, 01:56 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Bubajay View Post
It seems like people in the US just started getting their M5s and they're already seeing updated, improved (subjective) versions of their new cars. That sucks
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Originally Posted by xtose92 View Post
I would be FURIOUS if i spent upwards of 100k on an M5 and I saw this news today. Not cool, US owners are just starting to get their cars. A year old R8 is starting to look better and better.
Yes, it does suck but this is to be expected. The E60 LCI came the year following the M5's introduction, the same happened with the E90 (M3 was introduced for the 2008 model year in the U.S., which was the last pre-LCI year), and I expect that the same thing will happen with the F80 M3 when the F30 gets its LCI.

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Originally Posted by SamS View Post
Same thing happened when the E90 M3 came out. Was introduced (in most places) for MY2008, then MY2009 came out with LCI changes for the E90s.
Yep
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