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      05-13-2012, 03:21 PM   #45
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Amazing, is there any information that BMW will apply this new instrument display to others such as new 7-series or 6-series, Jason ?
Most likely in future models. New features always trickle into other series
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      05-13-2012, 03:21 PM   #46
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The B&O option looks interesting! I'm reserving judgment on the display.
If it costs the same as in the 6 then I'll passĀ…
I totally agree...IMO HiFi Professional with 600W has pretty decent performance - it is light-years ahead of the standard sound system anyway!

My guess is that very few will choose the B&O system if the price tag resembles that for the 6-series (7 times more expensive than HiFi Pro!)
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      05-13-2012, 03:27 PM   #47
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One would think this would be brought in on the flagship 7 Series and then filter down...
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      05-13-2012, 04:20 PM   #48
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Sooooo glad I waited, will wait some more for LCI

Love these changes, once LCI is done, I'm going to bite, though I'm still not sure 535 or 550. Plenty of time to decide ;-)
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      05-13-2012, 04:30 PM   #49
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One would think this would be brought in on the flagship 7 Series and then filter down...
Isn't the 5 series BMW's flagship model? At least they consider it to be their most important one—something I agree with because it's their bread and butter—and if that is the case then it is only logical that they will be bringing these innovations into the 5 and then trickle down/up to other models…
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      05-13-2012, 04:33 PM   #50
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The B&O option looks interesting! I'm reserving judgment on the display.

Regarding the B&O system,

Audi has the same system , and it is around £ 6000 , around $ 10,000 USD.

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      05-13-2012, 05:23 PM   #51
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I thought the current 5 series have the Contactless opening of the tailgate already with the comfort access. The B&O system is about the same spec as the A6's, I dont know about you guys, but a $6000 audi system is too rich for me. The optional instrument gauge looks interesting, but a bit too ricey for me.
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      05-13-2012, 05:29 PM   #52
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Ooh lala!!! Daddy likes!!!! Amazing technology! Designs like this are why I stick with my BMW!!!!
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      05-13-2012, 05:35 PM   #53
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I'm liking the new display... Maybe not reading this thread would've been a better idea hahaha makes me feel bad that my 2012 is obsolete...

I wish bang was available for 2012...
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      05-13-2012, 05:58 PM   #54
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Is there any price update on the B&O .. Might have to sell an arm but might be worth it.
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      05-13-2012, 06:47 PM   #55
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cool gadget but as long as the shape of the car doesnt change.. i am good until then
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      05-13-2012, 07:37 PM   #56
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How come we have three pages without a single reference to the M3 formatted dials with a 7,000 rpm redline and efficient dynamics battery charging indicator (M3's have in the past foregone instant milage readouts)? Is this being tested in the F80 M3 or just a theme BMW want to evoke in the F10's?
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      05-13-2012, 07:58 PM   #57
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I think that "M3" means manual 3rd, as in manual mode 3rd gear....
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      05-13-2012, 08:10 PM   #58
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I think that "M3" means manual 3rd, as in manual mode 3rd gear....
Thanks Judah!
In my car you have D3 or just 3 so I didn't realize.
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These instrument configurations are just horrible. I felt like seeing screenshots of the next racing game. This is not a good direction for BMW!

I like the current combination of needles+lcd for the two central dials, but more than that is actually less, at least for a BMW.
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      05-13-2012, 08:51 PM   #60
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How come we have three pages without a single reference to the M3 formatted dials with a 7,000 rpm redline and efficient dynamics battery charging indicator (M3's have in the past foregone instant milage readouts)? Is this being tested in the F80 M3 or just a theme BMW want to evoke in the F10's?
LOL!!!!! I was wondering what ns2000x was talking about! I thought I missed something!!!!
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      05-13-2012, 09:08 PM   #61
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Personally prefer the analog cluster to this but BMW has no choice but to keep up with other automobile makers. Even a Chrysler Dart has something similar. I'm just glad BMW is offering it as an option and not pushing it down our throats.
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....I wonder if there is a way to retrofit the B&O system into an M3.....Hmmmmmmmmm. OR that sick cluster!
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      05-13-2012, 10:12 PM   #63
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How about me, my car is on the boat and is already obsolete...
Mine is at the dealership and won't be picking it up for another month -- could've waited.

I do, however, think that precise instrumentation can be dangerous as people tend to fixate on holding an exact speed rather than paying attention to looking out at the big picture.
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      05-13-2012, 10:25 PM   #64
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I like the new cluster, But its not offered on the M5... and the electric steering kills it for me on the regular 5ers.

If only I could get a e92 with the interior of the 550i or the 650i, with this new cluster and B/O.... That would be the ultimate driving machine!
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      05-14-2012, 12:49 AM   #65
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What is the measurement on the bottom half of the new speedo? km until empty?
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Can't wait to see this in front of my steering wheel:

LOL I died when I saw this
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