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    BMW attempting to fix the mess that is the F07 5-Series GT with a major styling facelift - Spyphotos

    The 5-Series GT is awful. Yes, awful. It's ugly, it doesn't sell, it's a flat out disaster and hopefully one that is costing BMW tons of money so they pull their head out of the sand. BMW is determined to force a round peg into a square hole and so will be giving the F07 5GT a major styling refresh. Will it work? Will it somehow change BMW already declaring the 5GT a failure and one of their former executives stating they wished they kept the 5-Series wagon instead? Doubtful.

    So the car is getting a new front bumper design with modified headlights. The front was never the problem it's that spectacularly ugly rear end. It seems the rear is getting some major new changes with a new hatch design, taillights, and rear bumper.

    Frankly, BimmerBoost doesn't care. BimmerBoost hopes this refresh fails and BMW can light the stupid thing on fire and push it off a cliff already. Get back to making drivers cars BMW before you lose the rest of your diehard fans...

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    Dont get this why would anyone want this when the 5-series Touring is better and good looking?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Autobahn335i Click here to enlarge
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    Epic failure round two.
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    I still don't get it.
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    As the saying goes, "can't fix stupid"

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    fugly...

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    What exactly is the point of getting one of these instead of an X6? (not like there is much of a point to the X6 to begin with) In a few pics it even looks like one, especially the second picture. What an utter failure, again.

    BMW's head is so far up their own ass they can taste it.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by xbox_fan Click here to enlarge
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    Dont get this why would anyone want this when the 5-series Touring is better and good looking?
    Exactly...

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DFM Click here to enlarge
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    What exactly is the point of getting one of these instead of an X6?
    None. BMW attempted to invent a niche like Mercedes did with the four door coupe but instead ended up creating something that looks like an aborted wagon raped by an SUV.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
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    None. BMW attempted to invent a niche like Mercedes did with the four door coupe but instead ended up creating something that looks like an aborted wagon raped by an SUV.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
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    None. BMW attempted to invent a niche like Mercedes did with the four door coupe but instead ended up creating something that looks like an aborted wagon raped by an SUV.
    But the CLS and A7 actually work.... The 5 Series GT is $#@!ing ugly & must die
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    Bring back true wagons and destroy all

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by CubanJJ09 Click here to enlarge
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    Bring back true wagons and destroy all
    BMW can keep their 5GT:

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    Dusgusting still....

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    Even the license plate installation is a fail on this one.

    Front and rear plate are mixed up.The two sticker plate belongs back,not front..Click here to enlarge

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    Don't see any improvement

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    Actually all the 5's are getting a face lift for their LCI including the M5.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Jimefam Click here to enlarge
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    Actually all the 5's are getting a face lift for their LCI including the M5.
    Yes but this is getting far more of a styling change.

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    How is it that they could pull off an awkward design ~15 years ago with the E36/8, but not today?
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    That M coupe is $#@!ing sexy. Someday I will own one....someday.

    As for the 5 GT, is it possible that the have enough 5 GT specific parts laying around that they dont want to waste, so they are trying to morph the 5 GT into something that may sell (even though it probably still wont and they'll end up losing more $) so they don't waste said parts?

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    They could put flamethrowers and machine guns on it and it would still be FUGLY!!!! Seriously, who at BMW looked at the Pontiac Aztek (I call it the Pontiac Asscrack) and said: "Hmm, we need to make one of those"?
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    It's a dumb idea, I don't understand who would buy the gt version, with such a small market share, why even put the money into developing that car? If BMW is going to lose money developing cars, at least make limited edition m cars, like a z4 with a s65, or a csl/ltw e92 m3....

    I don't get the x6 either, has anyone seen that top gear episode where the x6 can't even climb a hill that's covered in wet grass? It's not a suv, it's like a sporty minivan
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by bobS Click here to enlarge
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    If BMW is going to lose money developing cars, at least make limited edition m cars, like a z4 with a s65, or a csl/ltw e92 m3....
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    I don't get the x6 either, has anyone seen that top gear episode where the x6 can't even climb a hill that's covered in wet grass? It's not a suv, it's like a sporty minivan
    The X6 is like a more stylish X5. It makes sense as people want it for the looks.

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    The X6 is like a more stylish X5. It makes sense as people want it for the looks.
    The ONLY X6 I've seen that looks good is the one belonging to the member here that posted asking for performance mods for his X6M. The standard X6 is as much a styling disaster as the 5 series GT.
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