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      06-03-2020, 03:45 PM   #1
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First Real Life Look at G30 5 Series LCI Facelift - from BMW Welt

From BMW Welt's facebook today: 530e touring in LCI form.

See more G30 LCI images and specs at: https://g30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sh....php?t=1724349


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From BMW Welt's facebook today:

530e touring in LCI form.


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Not a big fan of the front bumper design and the front headlights are nicked from the 2020 skoda octavia... but the rear lights look cool
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Finally something better to look at it at front page. Lol
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Finally something better to look at it at front page. Lol
Hahaha so true!
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Not a big fan of the front bumper design and the front headlights are nicked from the 2020 skoda octavia... but the rear lights look cool
Indeed, Skoda Octavia or Jag XJ, take your pick:



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Definetly nice motor :-) still not sure about the back of these new bmws
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Finally something better to look at it at front page. Lol
Indeed. Finally a more proportioned BMW front end.
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Is this all Karin Habibs work filtering through to production.

Not impressive.
Plus Adrian Van Hooydonk although Adrian designed the E63/4 under Chris Bangle and in my opinion (it is a marmite design), I love the design so I wont be too harsh on him
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Rear lights look a bit too aftermarket for my taste.
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Not a big fan of the front bumper design and the front headlights are nicked from the 2020 skoda octavia...
Are you aware of the fact that the 5 LCI headlights were very probably greenlight years before the reveal of the 2020 Skoda Octavia last last year?
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I dig it, even the LCI. It's well balanced front to back... the new 4... still trying to get a feeler for it
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Is this all Karin Habibs work filtering through to production.

Not impressive.
Huh?

Harim Kabib's original work has been defaced with this LCI.

He must either be laughing or crying from KIA's headquarters where he recently became head of design.
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Not a big fan of the front bumper design and the front headlights are nicked from the 2020 skoda octavia...
Are you aware of the fact that the 5 LCI headlights were very probably greenlight years before the reveal of the 2020 Skoda Octavia last last year?
Probably. LCIs May even be approved when the car is first rolled out and years before the actual LCI is to go into effect
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At first glance weeks ago I wasn't really feeling the design of the taillights, but seen here illuminated they're looking pretty good! And I really like those hockey sticks for the headlight design, they just work nicely. Also love the grille!!
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better, but not great. oh how far BMW has fallen.
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Not a big fan of the front bumper design and the front headlights are nicked from the 2020 skoda octavia... but the rear lights look cool
Indeed, Skoda Octavia or Jag XJ, take your pick:



The worst part, they actually look better on the skoda great car for the money!
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Not a big fan of the front bumper design and the front headlights are nicked from the 2020 skoda octavia...
Are you aware of the fact that the 5 LCI headlights were very probably greenlight years before the reveal of the 2020 Skoda Octavia last last year?
Are you aware the new Octavia has been in development for over 2 years? And which car came out first?.
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Nice Skoda Superb! They really upped their game this time!
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I think it looks pretty good. I don't care about how it may look like some other car. All that matters, to me, is I think it looks good to me.
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