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F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current)
The 5 Series Gran Turismo -- now available in the USA as a 535i, 550i and 550i xDrive model.

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Old 09-02-2011, 09:08 PM
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Newbie question

Sorry if the answer to this is buried somewhere in the vast forum,

Where do the monikers (F07, F10...) come from? Is there a meaning?
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Old 09-03-2011, 03:30 PM
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FWIW, they appear to be internal factory designations for model ranges, where F07 refers to the 5xx GT series.
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Old 09-03-2011, 06:20 PM
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chassis code, generation specific

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_BMW_vehicles

for example, 5 series . . .
BMW F07 - (2009) 5 GranTurismo
BMW F10 - (2010) 5 Series
BMW F11 - (2011) 5 Series Touring/Sports Wagon

BMW E60 - (2004–present) 5 Series
BMW E61 - (2004–2007) 5 Series Touring/Sports Wagon
BMW E62 - (2004–2007) 5 Series Protection

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Old 09-04-2011, 04:21 PM
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I hear that the "F" stands for fun.

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Old 09-17-2011, 12:56 PM
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Or Fast!

Or Freaking awesome!

Or Filled with excitement!

Or...oh...you get the picture...

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Or Fast!

Or Freaking awesome!

Or Filled with excitement!

Or...oh...you get the picture...

;-)
Or Fantom - oops that word is spelled with "Ph" not an F don't tell my English teacher
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