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      08-24-2012, 09:31 PM   #177
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      08-26-2012, 02:24 PM   #178
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With AT for the vast majority of drivers, the right hand now needs some thing to fiddle with, or else...
Is there an "enter" button on the wheel - no clue why there is a air vent control on the wheel in e90 - should be ENTER!
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      08-27-2012, 10:40 AM   #179
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Is there an "enter" button on the wheel - no clue why there is a air vent control on the wheel in e90 - should be ENTER!
No, just the HUD scroll wheel that you push in to "enter"
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      09-20-2012, 04:48 PM   #180
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i guess im alone on this when i say the e90 looks way better in every way
You are TOTALLY NOT ALONE! ... The front of the F30 may look more "aggressive" but it looks like a mass to me. Plus, I think the new headlights look like cheap aftermarkets from afar. ... The e90 LCI xenons ROCK!
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      09-21-2012, 03:26 AM   #181
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TOtally agree going back to bulbs looks like either a total accountant driven move (cheaper) or fact on LCI they will again bring them back. Considering they where standard on E92 and LCI xenons you would think they woudl be carried over. Spoil the look
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      09-21-2012, 03:08 PM   #182
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You are TOTALLY NOT ALONE! ... The front of the F30 may look more "aggressive" but it looks like a mass to me. Plus, I think the new headlights look like cheap aftermarkets from afar. ... The e90 LCI xenons ROCK!
Not alone, but in a small group.

The F30 Msport looks better all around. The E90 LCI looks good too, on the outside. The facelift did wonders for the E90, but couldn't cure the disaster of an interior. I just has a 328xi loaner E90, and was reminded as to why I past on the E90.

Yes, the F30 rear end doesn't look finished. I still think it looks cool, but BMW should have blacked out all the way inside the "eyebrow ridges".
By leaving too much body color it makes the rear look odd.
It makes the ridges look pointless as they frame NOTHING.
ON the E90 Msport in the pic, it's blacked out the way it should be.

They're both nice, but, the F30 is just nicer, and I know I'm not alone.
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      10-19-2012, 03:54 PM   #183
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It's funny how people make obvious statements like the e90 looks older and the f30 looks newer or fresher. Well....yeah, the e90's body style has been out for approx. 6 years now and the LCI version for approx. 3 years now.

The f30 with m sport does look good overall. I will likely get an F30 LCI in 3-4 years. But for now, I am very happy with my e90 m sport.

These threads will inevitably come up every time BMW releases a new model. We are definitely going to see this very similar thread when the F32 finally arrives....and everyone saying the e92 looks "dated".

Heck, I remember people saying the same thing about the e46s when the e90/e92s came out (ie, e46s looked dated). I had my e46 ZHP coupe and remember saying that I kind of like the e46 styling better. But of course, I eventually switched.
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      10-19-2012, 07:09 PM   #184
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It's funny how people make obvious statements like the e90 looks older and the f30 looks newer or fresher. Well....yeah, the e90's body style has been out for approx. 6 years now and the LCI version for approx. 3 years now.

The f30 with m sport does look good overall. I will likely get an F30 LCI in 3-4 years. But for now, I am very happy with my e90 m sport.

These threads will inevitably come up every time BMW releases a new model. We are definitely going to see this very similar thread when the F32 finally arrives....and everyone saying the e92 looks "dated".

Heck, I remember people saying the same thing about the e46s when the e90/e92s came out (ie, e46s looked dated). I had my e46 ZHP coupe and remember saying that I kind of like the e46 styling better. But of course, I eventually switched.
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      12-02-2012, 02:49 PM   #185
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In this photo shootout, I think the F30 wins hands down. But to be honest, the E90 doesn't look old or outdated... It just looks like a different car all together (minus the interior similarities).
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      12-02-2012, 02:53 PM   #186
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Again, F30 as all around winner. No contest IMO
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      12-02-2012, 03:26 PM   #187
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Front and sides F30 wins

rear: E90

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      12-20-2012, 08:53 PM   #188
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      12-20-2012, 10:10 PM   #189
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The interior of the F30 makes me want to Especially the steering wheel.


Every time I open my door, I love my interior more...especially the steering wheel.
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one of the best steering wheel out there... (lookwise and feelwise)
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Every time I open my door, I love my interior more...especially the steering wheel.
I hope it grows on me. I personally like the e9x steering wheel much more.
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its comparisons like these that make me look forward to the next 3 series!

its just gets better and better
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