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2001 to 2002
  • SMGII available
  • In-Dash CD Player replaces In-Dash Tape Player (non-Nav cars)
  • Bi-Xenon option replaces single Xenon
  • Titan Shadow Trim replaces Gloss Black Trim
  • Navigation Screen changes from 4:3 to 16:9
  • Topaz Blue Metallic added as standard color
  • Automatic Headlight option
  • 19" Wheels option added (mid year)
  • Strut Bar added as standard equipment (mid year)

2002 to 2003
  • Basic Scheduled Maintenance Plan extended from 3/36 to 4/50
  • DSC/ABS unit moved from rear left of engine compartment under the brake fluid reservoir (leaving large empty space).
  • Aluminum Trim added as an option
  • DVD Navigation replaces CD-ROM Navigation
  • In-Dash CD Player available for Navigation equipped cars
  • Revised HVAC controls
  • Topaz Blue Metallic & Steel Gray Metallic dropped from standard colors
  • Mystic Blue Metallic & Silver Gray Metallic added as standard colors
  • LED Tail Lights (mid year)
  • Trunk Handle extended (mid year)

2003 to 2004
  • BMW Assist (BMW version of OnStar)
  • Square rear view mirror with BMW Assist and Fin at the back of the roof

2004 to 2005
  • Laguna Seca Blue and Oxford Green Metallic discontinued
  • Alcantara available as a standard option
  • Eucalyptus Malt Wood Trim available as a standard option
  • Competition (try not to laugh) package (ZCP) added including 19" CSL "style wheels", Alcantara steering wheel and hand brake, aluminum interior trim, slightly larger (front) cross drilled rotors, M track mode for DSC, modified suspension and steering ratio, cruise control deleted. Available starting with 12/04 production.
  • Interlagos Blue Metallic added for ZCP equipped cars only

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