BMW has introduced a raft of improvements to its 2014 model year cars, spearheaded by the new F10 5 Series, which also received its…
We’ve reached that point already in the current Z4’s life cycle for a gentle nip-and-tuck – what BMW refers to internally as the Life Cycle Impulse (LCI) stage (or facelift). But apart from the new paint colours you’ll struggle to spot the difference.
“LCI” or Life Cycle Impulse is BMW’s terminology for a mid-life facelift and with the 7 Series now half-way through its 7-year lifespan BMW engineers have been hard at work sprucing, fettling and updating their flagship model.
BMW’s X6 has received its first significant update since its launch in June 2008, although most of the external changes are subtle enough to go unnoticed by most enthusiasts. The most notable change is the addition of the new X6 M50d M Performance model which fits in under the X6 M at the top of the model range.
As is the convention with BMW models as they near the end of their lifespan they receive a facelift, referred to by the catchy acronym LCI which of course stands for Life Cycle Impulse. Well you knew that didn’t you?
We’ve already seen many of these facelift changes close-up in the 1 Series M Coupe that we reviewed last week, so can speak with some insight on what stands out the most.
BMW reveal a NEW version of the current 3 Series Coupe and Convertible – can you spot the difference?