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      03-17-2023, 02:06 PM   #23
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The tech has moved past laser lights. Bmw has stated the cost and the use case is better with matrix leds and less hassle for government approval.
In terms of light shows, then I agree. I have yet to see any proof that newer matrix lights have the reach of the lasers.
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      03-17-2023, 02:57 PM   #24
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In terms of light shows, then I agree. I have yet to see any proof that newer matrix lights have the reach of the lasers.
I believe laser lights will have more range...throw like a pencil beam ... But as far as ability to spread light and flood an area, not blinding oncoming traffic... matrix is where it's at. They have some powerful leds out there but the majority of them are not fuctional for a car headlight.

But the problem is they don't engage often unless your on BFE with no cars and no light at speed.
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      03-17-2023, 03:34 PM   #25
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Letís get completely real

Hopefully this LCI fixes the unsightly grills

Iíve never liked the grills on any of the newer 4 series offerings
Looks like the grille is here to stay, you can make it out through the outline on the camo
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      03-17-2023, 03:36 PM   #26
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Looks like the grille is here to stay, you can make it out through the outline on the camo
It somewhat looks like theyíre separating it, making it above and down below the bumper support

I guess weíll have to wait and see what they do but hopefully it looks somewhat better
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      03-17-2023, 03:47 PM   #27
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Praise be! Are they putting regular door handles back and getting rid of those stupid flappy things?
Just Gran Coupe has the flat handles, the coupe and convertible still retained the traditional handles like in the photos.
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Im glad the grill is getting upgraded to look like the M3/M4
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I agree in person the M3/M4 grill isn't bad. It's fairly imposing. But the regular 4 series grill just does not do it for me. Which is sad because the M440i is almost exactly what I want in a new car. If only the 3 series came with ventilated seats lol
Exactly if the 3 Series came with Ventilated Seats and Bowers & Wilkins ; I don't see the point of buying any car but an M340i for Daily purposes and some fun. It would literally have everything you want in your fun daily.
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Iím most curious if the M3/4 follow the 4 series headlight update as the F8x did, or if they will keep headlights unchanged at LCI like they did with the E9x.

I must say the Laser DRL on the current version look more detailed and premium than these LCI DRL.
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I agree in person the M3/M4 grill isn't bad. It's fairly imposing. But the regular 4 series grill just does not do it for me. Which is sad because the M440i is almost exactly what I want in a new car. If only the 3 series came with ventilated seats lol
If only the 3 series came with 2 doors.
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looks like the grill will have the horizontal slates like the ones from China
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As a 2022 my m440i owner I'm disappointed with this lci. As far as I can tell the lights are changed for worse? And it retains the Mrs Piggy front..
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unfortunately this means the LCI 4 series will lose the laser lights too. This will be last year for laser lights. So if you laser lights. now is the time.
Last car that isnít cross eyedÖ well the i7 isnít but thatís an entirely different storyÖ
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BMW needs to upgrade front tires to at least 245 width, preferably 255. m440 lacks mechanical grip.
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omg sideways tooth lights?
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Itís been the most sold 4 series ever. The internet doesnít like the grill, real life people do.
Considering there's only been one other generation of 4 series during an era where coupes don't sell, that's not really saying much. The old E92 3 series sold in droves compared to this car.
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For a second I forgot that bmw owns rolls and mini lol
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Not sure. In 2017, BMW sold 39,634 4 series in the US. In all the years of the G2X 4 series, the highest sales were 36,952 (last year).
Well I was a 3 series coupe fan and they lost me with this G3ís series because of the grill and more specifically the mustang rear. So if theyíre selling more it must be to all the Mercedes owners that have been migrating over.
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I agree in person the M3/M4 grill isn't bad. It's fairly imposing. But the regular 4 series grill just does not do it for me.
I agree with you 100%. The current 4 is an awkward looking machine, period. Since seeing the M4 in person I get it, and actually think it looks pretty good.

I live in a medium sized city (Ottawa) and barely ever see a new 4. I see far more E92 coupes, which in my opinion are still far better looking. The F series 4 was a pretty good looking car too, but this latest one is just weird. I never liked it.
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Well I was a 3 series coupe fan and they lost me with this G3ís series because of the grill and more specifically the mustang rear.
Yep.
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I agree with you 100%. The current 4 is an awkward looking machine, period. Since seeing the M4 in person I get it, and actually think it looks pretty good.

I live in a medium sized city (Ottawa) and barely ever see a new 4. I see far more E92 coupes, which in my opinion are still far better looking. The F series 4 was a pretty good looking car too, but this latest one is just weird. I never liked it.
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BMW needs to upgrade front tires to at least 245 width, preferably 255. m440 lacks mechanical grip.
For what reason? So owners can pull into the gym without experiencing understeer? *Sarcasm*
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      03-18-2023, 08:20 AM   #44
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BMW needs to upgrade front tires to at least 245 width, preferably 255. m440 lacks mechanical grip.
My 440 GC came with 245 fronts/255 rears.
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