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      01-06-2016, 08:04 AM   #1
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Does anyone know approximately when the 4 series will get an LCI refresh? or when are the rumors suggesting?

Will it be for both the F32/F36 at the same time or different times since I think the GC came out a bit later than the coupe.

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Does anyone know approximately when the 4 series will get an LCI refresh? or when are the rumors suggesting?

Will it be for both the F32/F36 at the same time or different times since I think the GC came out a bit later than the coupe.

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Per my service advisor, the LCI 4-series is going to have the B-column deleted in the 2017 release. That should look mega hot!!!
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Per my service advisor, the LCI 4-series is going to have the B-column deleted in the 2017 release. That should look mega hot!!!
That would look nice, but I can't believe your SA actually knows. If BMW told the SAs about future changes, as you can see here, they wouldn't be secret very long....
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Does anyone know approximately when the 4 series will get an LCI refresh? or when are the rumors suggesting?

Will it be for both the F32/F36 at the same time or different times since I think the GC came out a bit later than the coupe.

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Per my service advisor, the LCI 4-series is going to have the B-column deleted in the 2017 release. That should look mega hot!!!
I'm not sure I believe this
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No B-Pillar? Hmm...that would entail a distinct loss of structural support and integrity. I am skeptical, particularly in regards to the GC.
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Per my service advisor, the LCI 4-series is going to have the B-column deleted in the 2017 release. That should look mega hot!!!
Your SA knows nothing.

I think the LCI for the 4 series is coming as MY2018, not MY2017. We should see the 440 and (I think) 430 later this year, though.
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Your SA knows nothing.

I think the LCI for the 4 series is coming as MY2018, not MY2017. We should see the 440 and (I think) 430 later this year, though.
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Still hoping for a MY17

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Per my service advisor, the LCI 4-series is going to have the B-column deleted in the 2017 release. That should look mega hot!!!
Nonsense! The B pillar is essential to structural rigidity and provides the car with a far stiffer body shell in keeping with assisting BMWs dynamics.
It will not be removed because of a vanity issue some have.
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Per my service advisor, the LCI 4-series is going to have the B-column deleted in the 2017 release. That should look mega hot!!!
Good news, JR! You can already buy this cool new 4er without the B pillar.

Go back to your dealership and speak with a salesperson. Ask them to show you a 4er "convertible".
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Per my service advisor, the LCI 4-series is going to have the B-column deleted in the 2017 release. That should look mega hot!!!
Nonsense! The B pillar is essential to structural rigidity and provides the car with a far stiffer body shell in keeping with assisting BMWs dynamics.
It will not be removed because of a vanity issue some have.
I don't need my B pillar removed, but do wish it were thinner.

No way a structural change like that would be made with an LCI. Facia is about the only change you'll see along with tail lights.
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Still hoping for a MY17
Based on today's press release for the MY2017 resembling the MY2016, I think this has been confirmed that MY2018 will be the LCI.
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Based on today's press release for the MY2017 resembling the MY2016, I think this has been confirmed that MY2018 will be the LCI.
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