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      07-30-2009, 02:37 AM   #1
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Large set of 5-series GT photos (including some great details)

This set of photos of the new 5-series GT comes to us courtesy of Checkered Flag BMW. It was found in the very back of a car-carrier and the folks at Checkered Flag BMW convinced the driver to let them have a look at the car.

Lots of excellent little details are shown in these photos. Take a look.
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      07-30-2009, 12:52 PM   #2
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second set.
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      07-30-2009, 01:52 PM   #3
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I hate to say this, but I think BMW did it again... I have really started to like it...

It is so strange how almost every BMW design nowadays makes you first feel a bit disappointed but then especially when you see the cars in real life, you start falling in love with them. I think 5 GT is one of the best examples of this.
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      07-30-2009, 01:57 PM   #4
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I hate to say this, but I think BMW did it again... I have really started to like it...

It is so strange how almost every BMW design nowadays makes you first feel a bit disappointed but then especially when you see the cars in real life, you start falling in love with them. I think 5 GT is one of the best examples of this.
I feel the same exact way
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      07-30-2009, 02:14 PM   #5
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I feel the same exact way
as much as i hated the first pictures of this car and as much as i flamed for it being the ugliest BMW ever, i think its starting to grow on me also
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I feel the same exact way
Make that three of us.
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now just imagine how much better it would look without the silly orange reflector on the side...

is the US DOT ever going to get rid of that SILLY requirement??
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I noticed in the climate control display the drivers fan speed only seems to have 5 fan levels of intensity but the passaneger side has 9 different levels of fan speed intensity.

Could someone explain the reason for this? it seems very odd.
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Did anyone else notice that the nav screen seems a bit small? Really small to me in fact. Look at all that wasted space to the right and left of the screen.
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I noticed in the climate control display the drivers fan speed only seems to have 5 fan levels of intensity but the passaneger side has 9 different levels of fan speed intensity.

Could someone explain the reason for this? it seems very odd.
Auto mode / manual mode
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Make that three of us.
+1 = 4 so far...
hah... how odd... at least it's a lot better than that awful R350 MB rolled out not long ago...
can't wait to actually see it in person to see if i fall for another one of bmw's category inventing autos...
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I hate to say this, but I think BMW did it again... I have really started to like it...

It is so strange how almost every BMW design nowadays makes you first feel a bit disappointed but then especially when you see the cars in real life, you start falling in love with them. I think 5 GT is one of the best examples of this.
Ditto...
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The 5-Series GT is really growing on me. It looks great in black.
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no place for a spare in the trunk? I'm thinking RFT's...

aside from that, the car looks incredible and I cant wait for the unveiling of the next M5!!
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no place for a spare in the trunk? I'm thinking RFT's...

aside from that, the car looks incredible and I cant wait for the unveiling of the next M5!!
Remember Bridgestone says the "new" generation of run-flats are supposed to be worlds apart what was used in the past.

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      07-30-2009, 03:34 PM   #16
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this isn't so bad after all. I would purchase it if I have a good size family (12 doz kids ) hahahha
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Remember Bridgestone says the "new" generation of run-flats are supposed to be worlds apart what was used in the past.

Dave
I really do hope that claim is true, but I will believe it when I see it...
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it looks really jacked up. it looks like an x6 almost. the marketing images def dont make it look like this
its pretty nice, still trying to understand this car but overall its nice. but wtf is the iDrive screen so small!?
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      07-30-2009, 04:57 PM   #19
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I don't mind the front, but that rear is UGLY!
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amazing. much better than expected.

i'm glad they decided to go the unique route, instead of sticking to a conservative, easy-on-the-eyes design (like Audis).
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