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      07-27-2017, 07:18 AM   #331
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The 440i side vent is now FAKE!!! It is apparently to commemorate someone at BMW's melanoma wart. I hope they all grow one in the same ugly shape on their foreheads!!

No LED foglights either, even though when ordering it shows in the picture and is listed as being part of the specs!!

Mirrors do not fold with the key-fob the way the 2017 440i at the dealership did!!

No roof-handles either!!

They also removed the small panel (I would've stored my wallet in) under the headlight switch!!

On top of it, the HUD is not visible with polarized sunglasses.
Wow, a little tough dude.

Side vent - I don't think they are functional on any 3/4 Series other than the Ms.

Fog lights - I presume that you have the Track Pack. Foglights are eliminated for additional cooling with that package. It is well documented in the order guide.

Mirror folding - I think auto-folding has always been a coding thing for US BMWs.

Roof handles - Again, never on the 4er.

Small panel - Always replaced with switches for options that you now have on the 4er that you must not have had on the 3er (i.e. HUD).

HUD - No HUD on any vehicle is visible with polarized sunglasses. This has been understand by most of us for a long time, certainly since my first BMW HUD way back in 2004.
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the only thing I agree with is the vent. from my understanding, the function was to create an air curtain and help with gas mileage. it makes more sense on the //m since it's up by the side mirrors, but the regular 4 series vents did seem kind of low for that sort of function. regardless, it looks better with an actual hole. nobody likes fake vents, and they actually changed to a fake vent for the LCI. I can't imagine why it would make sense to go through new tooling and manufacturing to change that. Maybe from people complaining about stuff getting stuck in it.
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      07-31-2017, 01:55 PM   #333
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Anyone have a chance to drive the 440i LCI coupe? What do you think of the suspension/handling updates?
It drives excellent. I opted for the Adaptive M Suspension and find it to be awesome. I had the 2013 335is (E92) and the suspension was always hard. In this when I approach a speed bump I select "Comfort" setting and it goes over it like a Cadillac (a bit of an exaggeration). In Sport/Sport+ the handling is tight and complaint and great exhaust sound (with MPPSK option). The handling is great and it is fun to drive (it is a manual - 6 sp), compare to the 335is (which was twin-clutch).
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Wow, a little tough dude.

Side vent - I don't think they are functional on any 3/4 Series other than the Ms.

Fog lights - I presume that you have the Track Pack. Foglights are eliminated for additional cooling with that package. It is well documented in the order guide.

Mirror folding - I think auto-folding has always been a coding thing for US BMWs.

Roof handles - Again, never on the 4er.

Small panel - Always replaced with switches for options that you now have on the 4er that you must not have had on the 3er (i.e. HUD).

HUD - No HUD on any vehicle is visible with polarized sunglasses. This has been understand by most of us for a long time, certainly since my first BMW HUD way back in 2004.
Thank you for the clarification.
I guess I was hoping for the same options and then some, so it is a bit of a let down. I guess due to the weaker Euro they had to cut cost in order to make a profit.
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      08-18-2017, 01:56 PM   #335
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Is it just me, or is the only real upgrade on the LCI 440 GC the LED tail-lights?
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are the reverse lights led too ?
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      10-16-2017, 07:27 PM   #337
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are the reverse lights led too ?
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Is it just me, or is the only real upgrade on the LCI 440 GC the LED tail-lights?
The handling and suspension has been retuned; LED headlights; stitching on the dashboard; new paint colours; new leather colours; latest version of iDrive; some different dashboard trims; some different options available.

I agree though, mostly subtle changes.
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