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Old 02-05-2013, 02:36 PM
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Originally Posted by deznium View Post
Hi everyone..

Like the subject says, any idea when is the LCI F30 going to launch in the US? I am planning to upgrade to an F30 but I want to get the LCI version.

Patience is a virtue. The F30 just got here.

Originally Posted by SamS View Post
Model year 2016 because MY2015 will start in less than 18 months... that is too soon for an LCI, considering the F30 has only been available for sale for 12 months. 12 months + 18 months is too early for any BMW LCI. Most BMW LCIs are in the 5th model year of the 7 year cycle.
Agreed. I would say the 2012 model year doesn't really count. Both the E46 and the E90 had their LCI in their fourth model year, the E46 for model year 2002 and the E90 in model year 2009.

BMW did a weird thing by introducing the F30 as a 2012 model. It would have been expected that there would have been a short 2012 model year for the last E90/91 and then an early beginning to the 2013 model year with the F30 in calender year 2012. The way BMW did it there were actually only six model years for the E90/91, rather than the typical seven.

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