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Old 25th November 2009, 20:55   #1
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E60/E61 interior change - when ?

Guys, i'll be moving from E39 to E60 soon and wonder about below pictures showing SZM/button panel.
As will be getting `08 builded car, can i expect lower or upper type of panel ?

And could anyone please shoot me how does this panel look with all options included (heating/venting/active arms holder, dunno if i called it correctly) ??




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The year you are looking for is 08' and after, that is when BMW gave the M5 and the 5er a facelift and the M5 got one more at I believe 09 with larger mirrors and updated Navi.

the top pic is 08 and after
bottom pic is pre 08
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The year you are looking for is 08' and after, that is when BMW gave the M5 and the 5er a facelift and the M5 got one more at I believe 09 with larger mirrors and updated Navi.

the top pic is 08 and after
bottom pic is pre 08
So it have nothing to do with LCI and pre-LCI models yup ?
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The year you are looking for is 08' and after, that is when BMW gave the M5 and the 5er a facelift and the M5 got one more at I believe 09 with larger mirrors and updated Navi.

the top pic is 08 and after
bottom pic is pre 08
Updated Nav was put into the M5 as a 2010 model. However, the 2009 had the same controls (buttons instead of the single idrive controller) as the 2010 but still had the old navigation.





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So it have nothing to do with LCI and pre-LCI models yup ?

The buttons and LCI lights came in 2007 with the facelift, in Europe that is. 2008 in US!
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The buttons and LCI lights came in 2007 with the facelift, in Europe that is. 2008 in US!
So LCI model are having panel like on upper photo, and pre-LCI models like below one ?
If yes, could ayone please post detailed photo of LCI panel with all functions ? Pre LCI models tend to have u to 8 buttons, while LCI 6?
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So LCI model are having panel like on upper photo, and pre-LCI models like below one ?
If yes, could ayone please post detailed photo of LCI panel with all functions ? Pre LCI models tend to have u to 8 buttons, while LCI 6?

Thatīs correct!
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Here are the facts of the updates on the M5 E60

Start Engine button at M5 10/2005

Facelift + changed interior came 04/2007

Navi changed 10/2008
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Here are the differences:

First four pictures:

2005-03/2007 buttons fully loaded + interior

The two second pictures:

Are 04/2007-09/2008 new interior + changed extirior

Last two pics are from the navi update M5 10/2008

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Last question -where LCI models have buttons related to seat ventilation?

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