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Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Art234
Is the X1 being produced in Germany? I thought X...

Is the X1 being produced in Germany? I thought X vehicles were made In SC..
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,007
Posted By Art234
Actual selling price should always be negotiated...

Actual selling price should always be negotiated with relation to invoice price, not MSRP. The question is how much up from invoice is the selling price. It seems like they should be pricing the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By Art234
Cradle for iPhone 6??

Has anyone heard anything about the potential availability of the cradle for an iPhone 6? The rumor mill is usually going by now.

At least I hope the smaller iPhone 6s rumors are true that it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Art234
I have an iPhone 5s running on the latest version...

I have an iPhone 5s running on the latest version of iOS 8 and texts work fine. I think it would be a function of the OS not hardware.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By Art234
In most states,(NY for sure), gap insurance is...

In most states,(NY for sure), gap insurance is included by law in leases. I'm not sure about financing, however.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By Art234
I came from a 2011 535i xdrive to a 2014 535d...

I came from a 2011 535i xdrive to a 2014 535d xdrive, and I can say for certain the fuel economy is NOT the same. The gas machine averaged 23-24 mpg in my normal driving cycle (40-60 highway-city),...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,123
Posted By Art234
I have also noticed that the heat on the steering...

I have also noticed that the heat on the steering wheel of my '14 535d is not as strong as it was on my '11 535i. It took much longer to warm up, then didn't get as warm.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-05-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Art234
535d Cold Start Rough Idle and Diesel Smell in cabin

With the temperature headed down, I am noticing a new phenomenon with my 2014 535d. When first started in the morning with temps at or below 40 degrees or so, the engine runs a little rough for about...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-15-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,798
Posted By Art234
When you configure bluetooth you do have to...

When you configure bluetooth you do have to enable messages on the setup menu for each device.
Forum: European Delivery 11-15-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,931
Posted By Art234
I have had little trouble driving in Italy, with...

I have had little trouble driving in Italy, with the exception of Naples, where anarchy rules on the road. Traffic signals are merely a suggestion in Naples. I stopped for a traffic light, and three...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-15-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,798
Posted By Art234
If using iOS you have to shut off your email...

If using iOS you have to shut off your email application by double clicking the home button, then swiping the email app up to the top. Once you check again, your new emails should come up in iDrive....
Forum: European Delivery 11-10-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,166
Posted By Art234
When we went this past April, I was quoted $4100...

When we went this past April, I was quoted $4100 each in business on Lufthansa JFK-MUC and FRA-JFK by the BMW authorized travel agent. I went on my own and found American/British Airways for $2996...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-08-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,529
Posted By Art234
In coasting, the RPMs drop to between 600 and 800...

In coasting, the RPMs drop to between 600 and 800 on my 535d. Once you step on the brake, however, the transmission re-engages, and RPMs jump to about 1250 or so.

That said, it is important to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-06-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,529
Posted By Art234
I believe Eco pro was introduced for the 2012...

I believe Eco pro was introduced for the 2012 model year. Recall some '12 loaners which had it.

That said, in my '14 535d, there is a noticeable reduction in perceived power and throttle response...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-19-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
Posted By Art234
Does anyone know the production dates covered by...

Does anyone know the production dates covered by this SIB? Mine is 4/14 production....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-04-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,915
Posted By Art234
What was assist update? My traffic was working...

What was assist update? My traffic was working yesterday..
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-01-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Art234
In Germany it was Mark, however, in NY/NJ, we...

In Germany it was Mark, however, in NY/NJ, we were lucky it hit 50....average for most of the cruise in light traffic was 70-75....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-01-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Art234
535d x drive Fuel Economy-Outstnading.

For those contemplating a diesel, and wondering about fuel efficiency.....

We drove down to DC to visit the kid this past weekend, and was very pleased with the performance of the 535d--thought...
Forum: European Delivery 09-15-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By Art234
I used the car wash around the corner from the...

I used the car wash around the corner from the Frankfurt drop off and wound up with scratched rims. Fortunately they were fixed by the time the car got to the US but beware...
Forum: European Delivery 09-12-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,230
Posted By Art234
Mine had 2 at delivery at die Welt, and 920 on...

Mine had 2 at delivery at die Welt, and 920 on redelivery at the dealer :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-29-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,212
Posted By Art234
Yes I was specifically referring to whether or...

Yes I was specifically referring to whether or not stations carry diesel. All diesel sold now is ultra-low sulphur, which is the only type allowed for use. Since you are in SC, I'd imagine more than...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-29-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,212
Posted By Art234
+2. I took a trip with my 535d x drive on...

+2.

I took a trip with my 535d x drive on Tuesday, about 450 miles round trip. Got 44 mpg going and 42 mpg on the return (NJ Tpke and Staten Island/Brooklyn traffic). The car is nothing short of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,702
Posted By Art234
As one who was in the business, albeit a long...

As one who was in the business, albeit a long time ago, one thing that leasing neophytes get confused on is "money down" vs. "cash due at inception". They are not the same thing. One is a component...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-15-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By Art234
Thanks for the feedback so far. I will say my...

Thanks for the feedback so far. I will say my wife loves her RX, and prefers to get another. I am making her try the alternative.

That said, it looks like she'd be happy with a 2.8i, and only one...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-14-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By Art234
2015 x3 2.8i vs 2.8d..worth it?

I'm about to replace my wife's 2010 Lexus Rx450h with either the 2015 version or a 2015 X3. I'm considering the 2.8i or d versions, as she really doesn't need the 3.5.

I recently had a base 2014...
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