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Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-29-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,005
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Yes, I do have adaptive drive. I guess that is...

Yes, I do have adaptive drive. I guess that is the difference? Thanks for pointing that out.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-29-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,005
Posted By theresearcher
I have a 2013 640i GC with the 20" wheels. I...

I have a 2013 640i GC with the 20" wheels. I love the ride on mine and I have the run-flats. Perhaps it has to do with expectations? I think of my car as a sports car and I like to have a good...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-24-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,415
Posted By theresearcher
Looks like it would be $55,780. Here is the...

Looks like it would be $55,780. Here is the source material: http://www.bimmerfest.com/pdf/bmw-pricing/2016/2016-BMW-X3-F25-Pricing-Guide.pdf
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-23-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,136
Posted By theresearcher
My loaded 2013 640i GC has the exact parking view...

My loaded 2013 640i GC has the exact parking view that you show in your photos. Do I wish it had a front facing camera? Yes. Do I wish it were automatic? Yes. Does it have either? No. We are...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-08-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By theresearcher
The x35i comes with Xenon standard. Like you I...

The x35i comes with Xenon standard. Like you I am considering skipping the LEDs.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-08-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By theresearcher
Thanks all! I am sold on the dynamic handling...

Thanks all! I am sold on the dynamic handling package. Now about that lighting package...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-07-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,769
Posted By theresearcher
2016 vs. 2015 35i X3

Some of the main changes I noticed for the 2016 x35i vs. the 2015:

HK sound system is standard
Tech package is $400 less
Driver Assistance Plus is $100 less
Base price is up $850


The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-07-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By theresearcher
Thanks for the reply. The M Sport I test drove...

Thanks for the reply. The M Sport I test drove had a rocker switch that had comfort, sport and sport+. I know this changes throttle response. However, my perception is that it also changed the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-06-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By theresearcher
Advice on X3 Purchase

Hi - I have been lurking here for a while but would love to get some advice. I am looking at a 2015 X3 xDrive35i with the following:

Glacier Silver Metallic
M Sport
Driver Assistance
...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 08-05-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,867
Posted By theresearcher
I was quoted $2,266 yesterday for a 3 year plan. ...

I was quoted $2,266 yesterday for a 3 year plan. That seemed excessive to me so I decided to take my chances. These policies are written such that the underwriters still make a profit, even after...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-15-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,809
Posted By theresearcher
At my local BMW dealer right now there are 2...

At my local BMW dealer right now there are 2 550i, 4 535i, and 30 528i models on the lot.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-06-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,428
Posted By theresearcher
I drove a 640 Gran Coupe this weekend back to...

I drove a 640 Gran Coupe this weekend back to back with a 535i M-Sport. The engine responsiveness felt exactly the same. Handling felt a bit more sporty around sharp corners in the GC but it was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-05-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By theresearcher
Thanks all for your feedback. I currently drive...

Thanks all for your feedback. I currently drive a 2006 E90 330i with the sport package. It is a great car that handles very well. I love the 5-Series but worry that it won't be as fun to drive...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-04-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By theresearcher
550i Options: Can I go wrong with these?

I am preparing to submit an order for a 550i custom build and have a question on some specific options/packages. I have done a forum searched and read about these options but my question is a bit...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,252
Posted By theresearcher
Sorry about that. I am new to this forum. I did...

Sorry about that. I am new to this forum. I did not mean to offend!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,252
Posted By theresearcher
For the folks on this thread who are experiencing...

For the folks on this thread who are experiencing throttle tip in issues, was the issue apparent during the buying process or did it get worse over time? Back in the '90s I had an Audi A4 1.8T that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,252
Posted By theresearcher
That is great to hear. I may also consider the...

That is great to hear. I may also consider the 550i if it does better in this regard (and if my bonus comes through!).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,252
Posted By theresearcher
Does this tip in issue affect all 535i's or just...

Does this tip in issue affect all 535i's or just some? I am in the market to purchase a new car and had my heart set on a 535i. However, this tip in issue would be a real deal breaker. If it is...
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