Originally Posted by CSL-Fanatik
Does anybody know why?
Is it the price, the battery that may now pass in the US, not appealing to the US market, etc.??
What is it?
My guess, and it's just a guess, is that you might be close to the truth on your first guess -- that the new battery needs to pass US requirements and that is an expensive process for BMW. Maybe they will offer it later on in the model cycle after the battery passes US tests.