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Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 947
Posted By SD ///M4
On both of our Euro Delivery trips we've stayed...

On both of our Euro Delivery trips we've stayed at the Munich Marriott at the beginning of our trip, not because it's one of the hotels in the ED packet, but because we have a ton of Marriott points...
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,235
Posted By SD ///M4
I would certainly not count on the tour finishing...

I would certainly not count on the tour finishing in an hour. As turpiwa stated above, it's about two hours. Same in May as it was five years ago. If you count on it being an hour and it runs the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-05-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,238
Posted By SD ///M4
I did a group delivery in May and all 12 of our...

I did a group delivery in May and all 12 of our cars had a full tank. My wife and I missed the day before our delivery where the group got a private tour of the Welt, because I was at Klinikum...
Forum: European Delivery 07-05-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By SD ///M4
There is no "M plant in Regensburg". There is a...

There is no "M plant in Regensburg". There is a BMW factory in Regensburg that, among other models, makes 3 Series models, including the M3. The M4 is made in Munich and a plant tour will be part...
Forum: European Delivery 07-05-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By SD ///M4
This isn't a tax bill, it's a RECEIPT! ...

This isn't a tax bill, it's a RECEIPT! Apparently no one reads anything in their Euro Delivery information packet.

In the European Delivery paperwork that you received at BMW Welt, there is a...
Forum: European Delivery 07-05-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,741
Posted By SD ///M4
This isn't a tax bill, it's a RECEIPT! ...

This isn't a tax bill, it's a RECEIPT! Apparently no one reads anything in their Euro Delivery information packet.

In the European Delivery paperwork that you received at BMW Welt, there is a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,000
Posted By SD ///M4
In 2011, my wife and I did the BMW Factory Tours...

In 2011, my wife and I did the BMW Factory Tours in Munich and Dingolfing, the Porsche Factory Tour and Museum, and the Mercedes-Benz Factory Tour and Museum. Last month we did the BMW Munich...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-20-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,982
Posted By SD ///M4
That's not the way it works. Read the...

That's not the way it works. Read the description:The grand prize will be the 2016 M4 GTS, valued at $134,200; first prize will be a 2016 BMW M2, with an MSRP of $65,318 and the main prizes will ...
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By SD ///M4
I discovered that there was someone's name and...

I discovered that there was someone's name and e-mail address in an information block in the upper right portion of the letter, so I sent an e-mail to him. This morning I received an auto-reply...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,582
Posted By SD ///M4
Although I got an M4, I was part of a group...

Although I got an M4, I was part of a group delivery on May 13 that included 10 M2s (one owner had a work commitment that he couldn't get out of and took delivery on May 20 and joined our tour a few...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By SD ///M4
Credit from German hospital

On our recent three-week Euro Delivery, of which the first seven days were spent in Munich, my wife came down with conjunctivitis ("konjunktivis eitrig") two days into the trip. Her eyes were red...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,596
Posted By SD ///M4
Try Googling "Nurburgring"? Ok, that was too...

Try Googling "Nurburgring"?

Ok, that was too easy. http://www.nuerburgring.de/en/drives-fun/drives/touristenfahrten/tourist-rides-nordschleife.html

Don't buy "tickets" online, just show up...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,596
Posted By SD ///M4
We just returned from our Euro Delivery and drove...

We just returned from our Euro Delivery and drove the Nurburgring. A four-lap ticket (actually a four-lap credit on a card) is a better deal and you won't want to do just one lap. My wife and I...
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,801
Posted By SD ///M4
I should have specified that at M School MDM mode...

I should have specified that at M School MDM mode was only for the track sessions. The skid pad was the only exercise where they had us turn DSC completely off.
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,801
Posted By SD ///M4
For M School, at both Performance Center East and...

For M School, at both Performance Center East and West, they pre-set steering to Comfort on the M1 button for exactly the same reason. They told us we could change any of the settings that we...
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By SD ///M4
Congrats! Looks great! Looking forward to your...

Congrats! Looks great! Looking forward to your continued trip report!
Forum: European Delivery 04-29-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,730
Posted By SD ///M4
I did this five years ago for my wife's 2011 ED...

I did this five years ago for my wife's 2011 ED and after dropping off the car in late May, I spent all of June and part of July obsessively tracking the ship through the European shipping channels,...
Forum: European Delivery 04-27-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By SD ///M4
Was your Euro Delivery in 2009? I'm pretty sure...

Was your Euro Delivery in 2009? I'm pretty sure that this feature no longer works for US spec cars. I found out that it didn't work prior to our 2011 Euro Delivery and numerous Bimmerfest members...
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By SD ///M4
The sooner that you can put in your desired...

The sooner that you can put in your desired delivery dates, the easier it is to get your first choice. It used to be that you could put in your request six months in advance, but it appears that...
Forum: European Delivery 04-15-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,330
Posted By SD ///M4
Sorry to resurrect this old thread...

...but it's the most relevant for my questions.

Here's the back story: At least 30 of us are taking a group delivery of 15 M cars on Friday, May 13 at 9:00 AM. After we're done with the...
Forum: European Delivery 04-08-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By SD ///M4
Ron, thanks for changing your flights to cover...

Ron, thanks for changing your flights to cover our group delivery on May 13! My car just completed production yesterday and we're leaving four weeks from Saturday. This will be an epic European...
Forum: European Delivery 04-08-2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,186
Posted By SD ///M4
I have my delivery on May 13, but I will be at...

I have my delivery on May 13, but I will be at the Welt on May 11 to do the factory tour.
Forum: European Delivery 04-05-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By SD ///M4
Reminds me of our first ED experience in 2011...

Reminds me of our first ED experience in 2011 only things worked to our favor.

We went into a local dealer and asked for their European Delivery specialist. This was not only our first ED, but...
Forum: European Delivery 03-30-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,513
Posted By SD ///M4
Thanks for the update, particularly the feedback...

Thanks for the update, particularly the feedback on your SIM card experience.

Your car looks great, I really like Estoril Blue II! I particularly like your last picture with your car by the BMW...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-29-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By SD ///M4
This is really odd because we both have been told...

This is really odd because we both have been told by BMW Genius that production on our cars was scheduled for week 17, yet my car went to status 150 and started production last Thursday on March 24...
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