In the case of Xenon headlights I think it occured in 1998 on the 3 series.
Originally Posted by boltjaM3s
Many F30 enthusiasts purchase what are called "xenon" headlamps to replace the halogen ones. They create more light, run bright even in daylight, and make the car look more original, like it's European cousins.
Many new technological innovations like this have occurred since 2005.
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