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Forum: European Delivery 02-09-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,226
Posted By GerWil
It is possible to obtain a delivery date without...

It is possible to obtain a delivery date without an order. I had to do it last year because I needed a specific August delivery date on a 2016 340i xDrive before it was posssible for the dealer to...
Forum: European Delivery 01-12-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By GerWil
Correct in that the all season tires satisfy the...

Correct in that the all season tires satisfy the winter tire requrement, and avoiding mountain driving, if possible, is a good idea. All season tires are not the same as real snow tires and do not...
Forum: European Delivery 01-08-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 31,040
Posted By GerWil
Is it certain that the spread between base ED...

Is it certain that the spread between base ED MSRP and ED wholesale will remain the same; .92?
BTW the MSRP and wholesale price on options are readily available in Edmunds, as is the base wholesale;...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-04-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,030
Posted By GerWil
You have it right with the heated steering wheel....

You have it right with the heated steering wheel.
As for the seats that is another strange one with the X1. The available sport seats have more depth plus better back support, but on the X1 are...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-03-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,030
Posted By GerWil
Does your cold weather package have the heated...

Does your cold weather package have the heated steering wheel? Price guides say not included with ACC and I am wondering if true.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 12-20-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,652
Posted By GerWil
Assuming you have the technology package, is...

Assuming you have the technology package, is there a CD/DVD slot?
If yes and you have a music cd insert it and see if there is any option for storing it (should see a drive icon). On my 2014 X1,...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 12-14-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,813
Posted By GerWil
The main advantage of the blind spot detection...

The main advantage of the blind spot detection system is that if you happen to miss something and start to change lanes the steering wheel will vibrate. I have had blind spot detection on two 3...
Forum: European Delivery 11-21-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,041
Posted By GerWil
Glad you are enjoying the new X1 and I am looking...

Glad you are enjoying the new X1 and I am looking forward to my X1 ED in May. The lack of the vent temperature control is too bad and is an annoyance to me on my 2014 X1. As to head up display,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-03-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,484
Posted By GerWil
It depends where you drive. In Ct it should...

It depends where you drive. In Ct it should work, but if you expect to drive when there is probability of snowy roads you will find much better cornering and braking with snow tires. But then again...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 11-01-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,813
Posted By GerWil
The blind spot system in the 3 series has a...

The blind spot system in the 3 series has a warning light triangle on each mirror which lights whenever an oncoming car is in its range, and also gives feedback through the steering wheel if there is...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 10-28-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,813
Posted By GerWil
Since posting I checked the BMW.com site and UK...

Since posting I checked the BMW.com site and UK site and it is very clear that blind spot dtection is not available now. I am wondering if it has something to do with early production glitches,...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 10-28-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,813
Posted By GerWil
Active Blind Spot Detection

The driver assistant plus package includes lane departure warning but does not mention blind spot detection, which is separate from the lane departure warning. I am wondering if this is just an...
Forum: European Delivery 10-28-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 987
Posted By GerWil
You are correct about the skin. I have some...

You are correct about the skin. I have some German friends (Bavarian) who usually come to the Welt with us, and have given me a lesson on removing the skin.
The risks of processed meats have been...
Forum: European Delivery 10-21-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By GerWil
MY Nav locked up on 3rd day of a two week trip,...

MY Nav locked up on 3rd day of a two week trip, and thought at least I have my phone. Did not know anything about the locking routine, but did lock the car in a parking lot. On return the...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 10-21-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By GerWil
That's a great review. Hope it's accurate.

That's a great review. Hope it's accurate.
Forum: European Delivery 10-13-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By GerWil
My car arrived at dealer (near Boston) on October...

My car arrived at dealer (near Boston) on October 12th, exactly 5 weeks from my Amsterdam drop off. I have dropped off in Munich, Hamburg and Paris on previous ED's but never this fast, so clearly it...
Forum: European Delivery 09-29-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By GerWil
Carmen in Port one day early. Next step clearing...

Carmen in Port one day early. Next step clearing customs.
Forum: European Delivery 09-26-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By GerWil
We did! Where did you drop off?

We did! Where did you drop off?
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,556
Posted By GerWil
Smile Hoping!

Hoping!
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By GerWil
On "Carmen"

I dropped off in Amsterdam on September 7th and am on Carmen which left Bremerhaven 9/16 and due in Newark on 9/30. So far so good. Anyone else on it?
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,556
Posted By GerWil
To make reservation I sent an email to: ...

To make reservation I sent an email to:
bmw-edpshuttle@sixt.com
I included my contact inormation (cell #), Arrival date, airline flight info, number traveling, vehicle production number, where to...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 09-22-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,423
Posted By GerWil
There is something weird with the heated steering...

There is something weird with the heated steering wheel not being available with the ACC with stop & go. On the UK site it is just the opposite. If the ACC is ordered so is the optional heated...
Forum: European Delivery 09-21-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By GerWil
I do not think it is negligence that is not...

I do not think it is negligence that is not covered, but what is excluded from the coverage. If it was simply negligence there would be no coverage for scraping a fender in a garage, for example,...
Forum: European Delivery 09-21-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By GerWil
Your response is ridiculous!

Your response is ridiculous!
Forum: European Delivery 09-21-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By GerWil
Correction of above. 2012 was Hamburg, I...

Correction of above. 2012 was Hamburg, I dropped off in Munich June 2013. Again very responsive, and also informed me that a particular appointment time had already been booked.
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