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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-05-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,645
Posted By BMW_F1
I'm sure for BMW FS there are accounting...

I'm sure for BMW FS there are accounting considerations in providing inflated residuals vs. cash incentives. Cash incentives have to be expensed immediately but residual inflation probably can be...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-15-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By BMW_F1
Interesting if true. I wonder if BMW is just...

Interesting if true.

I wonder if BMW is just moving money around so the Added Value Program is more important but the net cost for dealers is the same or are they shrinking the margin dealers can...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-31-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,541
Posted By BMW_F1
Regarding Audi, it isn't particularly true that...

Regarding Audi, it isn't particularly true that they don't sell well in the US. As of November 31st, Audi had 182K YTD sales and BMW had 311K YTD. BMW grew at only 4.4% YOY and Audi at 11.7% YOY.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By BMW_F1
Two possibilities: 1) It will appear in the...

Two possibilities:

1) It will appear in the MY2017 model with a late Summer '16 introduction.
2) Introduced with the LCI F15 X5 as a MY2018 with the late '17 introduction.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-18-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By BMW_F1
Your CA should be able to tell you the build...

Your CA should be able to tell you the build week. You have until the vehicle hits status 150 to make changes.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-13-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By BMW_F1
eBay? Not sure if they allow international auto...

eBay? Not sure if they allow international auto deals though...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-12-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,393
Posted By BMW_F1
And remember to send a check for 20% of the...

And remember to send a check for 20% of the savings to... ;);)

Seriously though, congrats!
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-11-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By BMW_F1
MY2017. Production usually starts in the late...

MY2017. Production usually starts in the late Summer so September delivery should be possible.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-09-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,393
Posted By BMW_F1
Tell them this: I want the selling price of...

Tell them this:

I want the selling price of the vehicle to be invoice not including the $1250 BMW is throwing in. Have them give you a vehicle inquiry report with the invoice and take another...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-23-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By BMW_F1
It should be refundable. They can't levy any...

It should be refundable.

They can't levy any punitive charges for a cancelation.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-12-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By BMW_F1
Last day a change can be made to the order....

Last day a change can be made to the order. Unlike most orders which lock once they start production, BMW Individual orders are blocked from changes after the block date.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-06-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By BMW_F1
Looking at the MSRP isn't the whole picture. BMW...

Looking at the MSRP isn't the whole picture. BMW has more flexibility to offer more "sales support" in terms of rebates and artificially inflated residuals.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-05-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,757
Posted By BMW_F1
Ask for the vehicle inquiry report.

Ask for the vehicle inquiry report.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 10-19-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By BMW_F1
I don't think BMW NA provides a breakdown of...

I don't think BMW NA provides a breakdown of diesel vs. petrol sales.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-04-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By BMW_F1
To my knowledge there are no SF Bay Area dealers...

To my knowledge there are no SF Bay Area dealers active on Bimmerfest. So you need to reach out directly. The list of dealers Ninong provided is pretty comprehensive with the exception of Stevens...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-28-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By BMW_F1
Seems fine. You are correct that the MF is being...

Seems fine. You are correct that the MF is being marked up from .00130. You might also consider using the MSD (multiple security deposits) to bring the money factor down further. See here:...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-13-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,824
Posted By BMW_F1
VPC processing occurs stateside. There hasn't...

VPC processing occurs stateside. There hasn't been enough time for an ED and shipping across "the pond."
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-23-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,492
Posted By BMW_F1
Usually BMW announces new sales just as the old...

Usually BMW announces new sales just as the old one expires. So the pull ahead may still continue.
Forum: General BMW Questions 12-13-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,001
Posted By BMW_F1
Slight error. BMW sold the BMW Sauber F1 team...

Slight error. BMW sold the BMW Sauber F1 team back to Peter Sauber after the end of the 2009 season.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-03-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By BMW_F1
Make sure you get a fee breakdown. Something like...

Make sure you get a fee breakdown. Something like this (example is for CA):

http://i.imgur.com/fzbsYlc.jpg?1
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-09-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By BMW_F1
No chance.

No chance.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-08-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By BMW_F1
I doubt prices will fall per se, but I would not...

I doubt prices will fall per se, but I would not be surprised to see more aggressive sales support (boosted RV, (insert name here) credit, etc).
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-17-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,566
Posted By BMW_F1
Have you already put down a deposit? In CA the...

Have you already put down a deposit? In CA the waiting list at most dealers is about 2 years...

I would expect well north of 1k. It's a 135k vehicle.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-13-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 756
Posted By BMW_F1
Check truecar.com. It calculates invoice but does...

Check truecar.com. It calculates invoice but does not include training ($180) or MACO (about $400).
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-11-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By BMW_F1
The OP was interested in leasing. Generally the...

The OP was interested in leasing. Generally the non-captive finance offers for leasing are much poorer than BMW FS.
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