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Forum: European Delivery Today, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By dkreidel
Exactly! I've been sitting on my hands with an...

Exactly! I've been sitting on my hands with an ED order for the B6. I've been told by two Sponsors the B6's do not come out of allocation, and are readily available for ED. The B6 would replace the...
Forum: European Delivery Today, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By dkreidel
If only it was the AWD B6 :bawling: The 7 is...

If only it was the AWD B6 :bawling: The 7 is just too large for us; we sold our 2012 750 for exactly that reason
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By dkreidel
For a ridiculous amount of $$ Porsche will paint...

For a ridiculous amount of $$ Porsche will paint it, upholster it in leather (really) or make it in carbon fiber.

You could easily double the MSRP of a Cayman with fun options. My 997 TT had a...
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By dkreidel
We picked up both in Zuffenhausen. When we picked...

We picked up both in Zuffenhausen. When we picked up the Carrara S we drove to Paris, onwards to Calais and took the Hovercraft across the channel. The time in UK was mostly spent whipping the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-25-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By dkreidel
It's a low volume car; often low volume cars...

It's a low volume car; often low volume cars remain on dealer allocation regardless of introduction date. We're considering an ED two'fer, a 435xi vert and B6 Alpina. Both come out of dealer...
Forum: European Delivery 01-25-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By dkreidel
OP, what time of year are you planning your ED?

OP, what time of year are you planning your ED?
Forum: European Delivery 01-25-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By dkreidel
Done it twice; 2006 C2S and a 2008 997 TT. Took...

Done it twice; 2006 C2S and a 2008 997 TT. Took the C2S to England and Ireland; great fun!
Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By dkreidel
Congratulations on your new car and color...

Congratulations on your new car and color choices! My neighbor has a Tanzanite over Amaro 650 vert and it's stunning :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 01-23-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By dkreidel
Chris, are you sure? My first few BMW ED's in the...

Chris, are you sure? My first few BMW ED's in the early to mid 90's were delivered at the Frankfurter Ring Niederlassung dealership. My subsequent early 2000 deliveries were done at the Freimann...
Forum: European Delivery 01-22-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 753
Posted By dkreidel
...and UK, Sweden, Czech Republic, ...

...and UK, Sweden, Czech Republic, ...
Forum: European Delivery 01-21-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 586
Posted By dkreidel
Feeling lucky? ...

Feeling lucky?

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Forum: European Delivery 01-16-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By dkreidel
FRA is Frankfurt Germany; not France :D

FRA is Frankfurt Germany; not France :D
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By dkreidel
No longer official drop points but several have...

No longer official drop points but several have left cars in UK that joined Minis in Southampton. It costs a couple hundred to do so, and a lot of finagling.
Forum: European Delivery 01-13-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By dkreidel
Several BMW ED's to UK and Ireland; never to IoM....

Several BMW ED's to UK and Ireland; never to IoM. But, I have taken the ferry with my Triumph from Heysham in Lancashire to Isle of Man for the TT and there were cars on the ferry so I don't see why...
Forum: European Delivery 01-11-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By dkreidel
^^^^ Excellent advice. Do this and you will have...

^^^^ Excellent advice. Do this and you will have time for a coffee or bier :thumbup:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-11-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By dkreidel
16 BMW ED's and have never been asked to put down...

16 BMW ED's and have never been asked to put down a deposit.
Forum: European Delivery 01-09-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By dkreidel
Many of the nice hotels in Northern Italy don't...

Many of the nice hotels in Northern Italy don't re-open until mid to late April
Forum: European Delivery 01-08-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,715
Posted By dkreidel
Wow, I'm impressed in your ability to make that...

Wow, I'm impressed in your ability to make that happen; good for you! The car will be repaired nicely at the VPC :)
Forum: European Delivery 01-08-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,715
Posted By dkreidel
That's true! BMW's paint quality has...

That's true! BMW's paint quality has deteriorated greatly over the years; even more so the cars produced in Spartanburg. My X5M has the worst paint I've accepted on more than 50 new cars. I would...
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,715
Posted By dkreidel
^^^ Exactly this. Do your homework and have the...

^^^ Exactly this. Do your homework and have the car repaired at the repair facility of your choosing. The VPC will not be available to you, but you have many choices that will be agreeable to the...
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,582
Posted By dkreidel
Actually, the best way to do this is pre-arrange...

Actually, the best way to do this is pre-arrange the buy/lease in Europe, with a pre-agreed upon buy back 2-3 weeks later. I've done this twice with a very nice Peugot & Renault. Several companies...
Forum: European Delivery 01-03-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By dkreidel
This has been reported several times on this...

This has been reported several times on this forum. The dealers don't like it, but if they have a strong relationship with the buyer it really doesn't matter.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-03-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By dkreidel
Sounds like a great deal. If you don't buy it PM...

Sounds like a great deal. If you don't buy it PM me and advise it's location. Seriously.
Forum: European Delivery 01-03-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By dkreidel
The latest I've "paid" was the morning of the day...

The latest I've "paid" was the morning of the day we flew to Frankfurt. Paid Saturday morning, arrived DE on Sunday and picked up the 650 on Monday morning.
Forum: European Delivery 12-31-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By dkreidel
Toll booths, card access gates, and some parking...

Toll booths, card access gates, and some parking lots are problematic with LHD cars in a RHD world. I had my E39 M5 in UK for two months; struggled at toll booth on the Dartford Bridge twice daily...
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