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I purchased my first BMW this evening, it's a 2010 550i. How do I determine the E.. model?
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I think you will find its an 'F' number for your year.....they changed from E to F, like the newer 7 series is now F01 & F02 (long wheel base) F03 Armoured,welcome to the forum, enjoy your new BMW.

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BMW F codenames

F01 5th-gen 7-series, 2008-
F02 5th-gen 7-series LWB, 2008-
F03 5th-gen 7-series armoured, 2008-
F10 6th-gen 5-series saloon, 2010-
F11 6th-gen 5-series Touring, 2010-
F12 3rd-gen 6-series coupé, 2011-
F13 3rd-gen 6-series convertible, 2011-
F25 2nd-gen X3, 2011-
F30 6th-gen 3-series, 2011-


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