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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 11-11-2012, 02:36 PM
Lars-GT Lars-GT is offline
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Mein Auto: 2010 550I GT
Got me a GT

Hello to everyone. I purchased this 2010 a few months ago. This is the 1st BMW I have owned. Just some observations from my short time with the vehicle.
This car is fast. I tend to go for the soft ride luxury vehilces (just came out of a Lexus LS 460). Much more of a drivers car than I am used to. Fun to drive. My only real complaints are poor gas economy, and this terrible whining sound. Has anybody experienced this sound? I have never had a car that made this noise.
I have been adding my little touches to the car. Tinted windows, blacked out emblems, grille, front reflectors and moldings. I am tempted to go with the Dinan stage 2 kit, but due to the fact I only keep a car 12 months, I just cant seem to justify the price. The car is fairly well optioned. From what I can tell, the only options missing are all wheel drive, heads up display, and rear entertainment package.
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