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Old 09-25-2012, 10:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Needsdecaf View Post
Judging by your post, you really don't. The x5 has nothing from the 7. The 5 GT does.

Mfgs tend to keeps certain systems as close as possible, to spread the platform r&d costs. In regards the X5, the E70 had two versions thru its lifecycle. Multi contour seats were originally introduced as comfort seats on the E65 7 series. When the e70 was introduced, the comfort seats were designed from the original design of the e65. Following the introduction of the f01 the comfort seats were redesigned and renamed as the multi-contour seats. This design slowly found its way thru subsequent F- platform introductions such as the 5. During the LCI, BMW designed to refreshed the E70 seat offerings, and switched it over to the modern f-01 based multi-contour seats, currently offered.


BMW and Mercedes Build Beta Products!
Lexus build Release Candidate Products!

Why does this matter?
CAUSE EVERY TIME someone says Lexus has better build quality, one should consider what Toyota their Lexus Engine and chassis platform comes out of and how long that part has been tested in the real world!
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