Originally Posted by Year's_End
BMW does this with literally every new modern car, not just the E46/9X. Planned obsolescence is necessary in order to drive sales throughout a model's lifecycle. Headlight and taillight detailing is a relatively simple and affordable way to spice up a design mid-cycle.
I understand that, but it's time to just effing give us LED lighting for ALL lights, in the FIRST iteration of the vehicle, like the other premium brands currently are (Audi, MB).