When was the E60 LCI? Asked by Gwen Velázquez The ‘Life Cycle impulse’ (LCI) models were introduced in September 2007 (for the 2008 model year). Robert Curry, BA Contributor 4.9/537 ratings Rate this answer Leave your comment You may be interested inWhat is lci bmw e60? BMW is known for updates its cars at the mid-point through their life cycles. This is known as an LCI, or Life Cycle Impulse, in BMW terms and it happens to every car about three…Is my BMW LCI or pre-LCI? If it has loads of buttons around the joystick then it's LCI, if it has only 2 buttons then it's pre.What does BMW LCI mean? Life Cycle Impulse, a BMW term for facelift or update to existing series. Life cycle inventory, part of a life cycle assessment.