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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-20-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,231
Posted By GerWil
I am picking up 340 xDrive on Monday (8/24) at...

I am picking up 340 xDrive on Monday (8/24) at Welt
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 08-19-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By GerWil
Removal of heated steering wheel with active...

Removal of heated steering wheel with active driving assistant makes absolutely no sense. Why should anyone have to make such a tradeoff. I am taking a ED 2016 340i next week with the active cruise...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-18-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,322
Posted By GerWil
I have never thought it worthwhile to update the...

I have never thought it worthwhile to update the mapping because of the cost. When we drive to places like NY or Boston where traffic conditions change rapidly and where there are many routing...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 08-17-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By GerWil
Sport seats are listed on the international site...

Sport seats are listed on the international site (bmw.com), as part of Sport line. Here it seems lines are being eliminated on new models. I hope sport seats will be available later on, without...
Forum: European Delivery 08-17-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By GerWil
My wife and I are scheduled for ED on 8/24 and...

My wife and I are scheduled for ED on 8/24 and will be bringing 4 friends from Munich for the delivery and also the factory tour. We have invited our German friends in the past with no problems. ...
Forum: European Delivery 08-17-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By GerWil
That's correct because BMWFS makes an installment...

That's correct because BMWFS makes an installment (while you are away in theory) and the .0003 is your cost for the privilege, spread throughout the lease.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 08-12-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,508
Posted By GerWil
It is bizarre that active cruise control removes...

It is bizarre that active cruise control removes the heated steering wheel from the cold weather package, but it does. I live in a cold climate and have enjoyed having a heated steering wheel. The...
Forum: European Delivery 08-09-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,512
Posted By GerWil
The BMW Welt with its large storage facility is...

The BMW Welt with its large storage facility is designed to handle 100's of deliveries each day, predomimantly to Europeans. It is a huge operation that depends on maintaining its volume. I ...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-09-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,565
Posted By GerWil
My Dealer has had second thoughts about adding...

My Dealer has had second thoughts about adding the markup and the Lease Agreement that I sign next week will be at .0011.
I also want to comment on what Greg said about ED's being such a pain. I do...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-07-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,565
Posted By GerWil
You have a point in what you say about ED...

You have a point in what you say about ED profits, but here is a quote from the same ED Wiki that you cited:
"You also can save money through European Delivery because the price is more negotiable...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-07-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,565
Posted By GerWil
You are completly correct in everything you say,...

You are completly correct in everything you say, but I was careless because I needed a specific early delivery date. You probably recall that many were asking about the release of the F30 order...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-07-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,565
Posted By GerWil
Dealer Money factor markup

Since this site is inhabited with client advisers, I thought it appropriate to post a not so good money factor markup experience, I had with a New England dealer that I have used for five purchasers....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-29-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 27,181
Posted By GerWil
My dealer lets me pay a substantial amount of...

My dealer lets me pay a substantial amount of cash due at lease signing via credit card so I pay the MSD's and let BMW FS refund the prior lease MSD's; that way I get points
Forum: European Delivery 07-27-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,063
Posted By GerWil
Off the tipping subject, but does the driver...

Off the tipping subject, but does the driver stand outside the baggage area with a sign?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By GerWil
I have a scheduled ED for 340 xDrive on 8/24 and...

I have a scheduled ED for 340 xDrive on 8/24 and expect to complete lease about 8/15. I had thought residuals were not yet available so your reply is helpful to me. I had been doing 36,000 36...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By GerWil
It has happened to me a ffew times on my 2013 335...

It has happened to me a ffew times on my 2013 335 xDrive, under similar conditions. I was once going to mention it but have not done so, since so seldom.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-17-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,508
Posted By GerWil
OK. All I can do is hope sport seats will be a...

OK. All I can do is hope sport seats will be a choice (without M Sport) in later production (for me when my 2014 X1 lease is up in 10 months; if not I will probably bite the bullet and order with M...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-17-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,508
Posted By GerWil
Sport seats are now the standard seats on the...

Sport seats are now the standard seats on the 2016 3 series and I think on the 2 series. Many prefer them (including me) because of the support they give and and their adjustment capability compared...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-16-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,508
Posted By GerWil
It seems strange that sport seats would only be...

It seems strange that sport seats would only be available on the X1, as part of the m sport package
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-16-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,508
Posted By GerWil
Currently pricing, options and packages are for...

Currently pricing, options and packages are for the X line. The Europe site shows a sport line in addition to the X Line, with sport seats. On the X line, sport seats are only available with the M...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-23-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By GerWil
That is my current plan. Although what could be...

That is my current plan. Although what could be more fun than arriving at the Welt; checking in and hearing "what car?"
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-21-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By GerWil
Good Point

Good Point
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-20-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By GerWil
The problem with my 2 prior leases was that I had...

The problem with my 2 prior leases was that I had left for Europe a week before my delivery and signed the papers almost two weeks before I left, since Dealer is not close to my home. This time I...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-19-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By GerWil
Lease Date

I will be taking European Delivery on a 2016 340i on Monday, August 24th. The car will be leased through BMWFS. On past leases I have signed the lease documents almost three weeks before ED,...
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,185
Posted By GerWil
The BMW photos of Mediterranean blue are useless....

The BMW photos of Mediterranean blue are useless. It was only after seeing dkmcclelland pictures at Welt that I was convinced that it was the right color for us. I hope not disappointed when...
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