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F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
The sixth generation of the BMW 5 Series Sedan (F10) was produced from 2011 - 2016 with LCI updates arriving in 2014. In the US BMW offered a hatchback 5 Series Gran Truismo (F07) and the rest of the world also go a Station Wagon/Touring version F11.

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Old 10-31-2009, 06:32 PM
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Originally Posted by bliebs77 View Post
Are you people serious?

The new E is perhaps the most conservative MB design in recent memory.
Well lets just hope the F10 doesn't have that rear shoulder crease.

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Old 11-01-2009, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by lsleelee View Post
The problem with BMW before 2002 wasn't that the E39 or the E46 were "too conservative." Two different "conservative" ("classy" might be a better word) designs would have been fine. The problem was that they were just one design. Seriously, you can call me stupid, but I've got photos of them open side by side in front of me right now and I can't tell which is which.

That's my concern. Look at the E92/E93 LCI spyshots. Looks like it's getting the exact same headlights as the F01 and F10.

BMW, if you want to return the 3, 5, and 7 to classy, conservative designs, I'm all for it. But give us three different ones, please, not the same one in three sizes.
W the last 7,5,3 series Bmw changed their design n each 1 was diff. Now w the new F series they going back to the same design w 3 diff sizes. I hate that. I guess they dont want to spent money on developing new design.
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Old 11-01-2009, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by EdCT View Post
Why is it infamous
+1 Classic maybe, not infamous. When the E65 7er 1st broke it was regarded by many loyal Bimmerphiles as infamous

I'm finding this gen 5er's design somewhat tame. Who would've thought I'd miss the E60? But at least it made a statement, polarizing as that may have been.

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Originally Posted by pharding View Post
B-O-R-I-N-G Design. BMW is starting to emulate Japanese car companies with boring design, and lack of design courage. The e60 looks more advanced than the F10.
looks likea Volvo- Boring!!

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Old 11-10-2009, 11:36 AM
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This thread is funny. You could fill a library with the press and customer outcry over the "raucous styling" of the E60. BMW listens and responds with a very attractive (IMO) and more conservative design, and you guys start accusing them of lacking design strength. You truly cannot please all the people all the time.
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