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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

 
 
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:04 AM
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M5 aerodynamics package-why do m-bumpers look so good

I was thinking to myself today. I wonder if I like the m-bumpers because they are on a fast car or they just naturally look good? In a different world where everyone had m-bumpers execept for the m5 would we all be swapping our m-bumpers for regular bumpers? The ///m symbol is the most successful marketing tool bmw ever did. As soon as someone sees the //m logos on my car they tell me how fast my car is.

People on the forums freak out if someone puts an ///m on their 540i, but in Canada and AUS have 540i///m has OEM so what's the big deal?

I know I am rambling but I'm looking for people's opinions on this subject.
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