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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 05-18-2012, 01:35 PM
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i for one think an M car should not have all wheel drive, not have ACC, not have any "driver aids" that take the driving experience out of the drivers hand. i don't even think cruise control should be an option. it kind of defeats the purpose.

but some will say that the FI engine and DCT (as opposed to high reving MT) are missing the point too.
Amen.

BTW I could not tell you for the life of me whether the cruise control on my car actually works. In fact I don't even know where the button is.
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Amen.

BTW I could not tell you for the life of me whether the cruise control on my car actually works. In fact I don't even know where the button is.
I just don't get why its considered wrong? Again I've used this argument many ways, but here it clearly pertains. If someone upgrades from say T.V. speakers to Bose (which in my op is absolute s*), is it wrong if his ears can't pick up the fidelity differences between 1-3k, and something I think is perfect in the range of 25-60k or should we all start where the insane audiophiles play and get a pair of Evidences' which start at 80k (which we demoed and I couldn't tell the difference)?

Its all highly subjective just like picking out audio equipment. Each person will feel the road different, now if its about the forced move into something, like phasing out Manual's, and maybe RWD, thats different.

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