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      05-07-2015, 11:22 AM   #1
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Post 2016 BMW M3 Sedan LCI Officialy Revealed

There was some misinformation (or poorly worded info) in the other thread, so it's best we kick off a new thread with official photos.

Basically, the M3 receives LED tail lights and updated iDrive. All other mechanical components should stay the same and no information has been released on a Competition Package, if any. There should also be some new Individual colors.

The more minor changes are listed in mkoesel's post directly below.

For a list of all changes to the standard F30 3 Series, please see: http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1124143

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      05-07-2015, 11:26 AM   #2
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For convenience, here is the list of interior changes that should carry over to the M3:

◾New ambient lighting
◾New chrome accents - seat adjustments, window controls, air vents
◾Trim finisher in instrument panel expands into all four doors
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      05-07-2015, 11:26 AM   #3
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Damn! That's it?? I held off from ordering a 15, and was in hopes of a comp pkg. Not sure if that was worth it now? :
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      05-07-2015, 11:26 AM   #4
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What color is that on top? That's not how YMB looks...

It seems like they are trying to ruin this car with bad colors...
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      05-07-2015, 11:27 AM   #5
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Can you comment on whether champagne quartz and smoked topaz will be added to individual?

Will any standard or metallic colors be added?
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      05-07-2015, 11:29 AM   #6
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Are LED headlights a standard option now? Jason
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      05-07-2015, 11:31 AM   #7
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Order a $25 cable and tweak your own MDM It's awesome. lol
Subjectivley you're right, objectively if a DIY leads to some sort of failure can it be used against me to void my warranty if not done by BMW via update? I'd be less apprehensive with the other coding, sound, NAV, lighting, etc, but when it comes to keeping me parallel to the road, I get a bit wary.
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      05-07-2015, 11:31 AM   #8
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It looks even more like a regular F30 now..strange. Santorini Blue-ish color..
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      05-07-2015, 11:33 AM   #9
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Damn! That's it?? I held off from ordering a 15, and was in hopes of a comp pkg. Not sure if that was worth it now? :
Yes but the LED tail lights are saline-powered from the tears of 2015 buyers.
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Are LED headlights a standard option now? Jason
And as a related question, if they are standard now, are they a lesser form of standard LED headlights, while leaving full adaptive LED's as a continued option?

Or are full adaptive LED's now standard?
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      05-07-2015, 11:35 AM   #11
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Yes but the LED tail lights are saline-powered from the tears of 2015 buyers.
Are those tears of misery, or are those tears generated from laughing?
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So the tails look like a direct fit; wonder if they will be plug&play+coding like previous generations?

Those blinkers are fuckin sick
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Those blinkers are fuckin sick
Used in the early 40s to control epileptic fits, effectively putting people to sleep, I doubt they will fly by U.S. Auto law safety regulations.
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Jesus christ... what does updated idrive mean?
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Yes but the LED tail lights are saline-powered from the tears of 2015 buyers.
Are those tears of misery, or are those tears generated from laughing?
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F30 gets HUD as it's own stand-alone option now. Does the F80 get the HUD stand-alone option as well?
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is 2016 not getting ZCP?
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      05-07-2015, 11:56 AM   #19
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So are the NAV upgrades just like 3g-> LTE and over the air updates? Or anymore info there?
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      05-07-2015, 11:59 AM   #20
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Even if competition package was added it wasn't worth a wait, let alone this. So now people wsit another year in hopes of competition package? Had I waited two years thst would be nuts.

I think I prefer the 2015 lights to these.
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Even if competition package was added it wasn't worth a wait, let alone this. So now people wsit another year in hopes of competition package? Had I waited two years thst would be nuts.
Then the people that waited for the 2017 will decide to wait another year for the G20(or whatever). And repeat.
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Would like to know more about the updated idrive.
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