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Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 06-30-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By cheezypoof
Negative, didn't start my search until recently...

Negative, didn't start my search until recently and not getting much traction with dealers. I'll probably end up with another 550 anyway, it's a great car and a lot more practical up here.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-29-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 110,024
Posted By cheezypoof
Does anyone know if the $1500 loyalty credit for...

Does anyone know if the $1500 loyalty credit for this is still being offered? My local dealer said it's not.
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-21-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By cheezypoof
What's a good deal on a '15?

Was thinking of offering $500 over invoice: am I leaving $ on the table, or is this wishful thinking? My CA will need to dealer-trade to get a car for me, they don't sell many M5s around here.
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-09-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,626
Posted By cheezypoof
No doubt - you got a great deal. I pay slightly...

No doubt - you got a great deal. I pay slightly more for my 550 because the residual was 56% (or thereabouts). A brand spanking new M5 for under a G a month is as close to a no-brainer as it gets.
...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-09-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,626
Posted By cheezypoof
36k/12mo residual is really 62%? That could make...

36k/12mo residual is really 62%? That could make for an amazing ED lease.

I was just about to gtake a serious look at the Macan Turbo for my 550 replacement, but these M5 #s would really change...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,288
Posted By cheezypoof
+1 on this comment hitting the mark I'm...

+1 on this comment hitting the mark

I'm guessing regrets about the 535d would manifest around 3000+rpm (where the fun really begins in the 550).
Forum: European Delivery 02-17-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By cheezypoof
Not a problem, you can reserve online with the...

Not a problem, you can reserve online with the usual suspects Hertz and Avis, also Sixt and Europcar (National's Euro brand). We always rent from Sixt when I go on business. There are other smaller...
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By cheezypoof
I had about the same situation 1yr ago - from...

I had about the same situation 1yr ago - from arrival @ VDC to me driving it home was one very long month.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-04-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,466
Posted By cheezypoof
+1 Let's face it, we're talking about $70k...

+1

Let's face it, we're talking about $70k cars, if $25/month is a priority then you should be thinking about a well optioned Passat TDI vs. a 535d.

I understand wanting a Diesel for reasons...
Forum: European Delivery 07-29-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By cheezypoof
I'll second the suggestion to explore Alsace....

I'll second the suggestion to explore Alsace. Colmar would be a decent base for the wine route and villages - the city itself was fine but you'll want to spend your time in the countryside. There are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,853
Posted By cheezypoof
It was voluntary (and free) - kind of like how...

It was voluntary (and free) - kind of like how they rolled out Gmail by invite way back in the day. It's easy enough to switch between the old and new versions so not a huge deal.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,853
Posted By cheezypoof
The NEW Google Maps is in beta test and not...

The NEW Google Maps is in beta test and not everyone has it. Send-to-car IS NOT IMPLEMENTED yet, it doesn't matter what OS or browser you use.

For those invited to beta test the new version the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-01-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By cheezypoof
We purchased.

We purchased.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-01-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By cheezypoof
We have one - a 2011 TDI. Nice SUV, no problems...

We have one - a 2011 TDI. Nice SUV, no problems after a couple of initial quality problems that were widely reported when the new TDI powertrain was rolled out.

Things I like:
- range...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-14-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By cheezypoof
The 3.0L TDI is actually an Audi engine, but...

The 3.0L TDI is actually an Audi engine, but you're right that it's going in all of those vehicles. Great motor.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,053
Posted By cheezypoof
I couldn't agree more. They did a fantastic job...

I couldn't agree more. They did a fantastic job with this powertrain and chassis, the car is so composed and effortless no matter what you throw at it. I think smooth is the word that sums it up...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,742
Posted By cheezypoof
Same behavior for my September '12 build, and...

Same behavior for my September '12 build, and it's annoying.
Forum: European Delivery 03-25-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By cheezypoof
I'd do the train - the walk to the Fernbahnhof...

I'd do the train - the walk to the Fernbahnhof isn't bad, there are a few restaurants and cafes in the station if you have time to kill, and the ride itself is very pleasant. As others have said you...
Forum: European Delivery 02-28-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,427
Posted By cheezypoof
Sounds like you know ground transport from...

Sounds like you know ground transport from dropoff to port is somewhat governed by where you dropoff, but that time @ VPC is completely out of your control. i.e. you only have a bit of influence on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,367
Posted By cheezypoof
I agree with Stealth. The majority of debadged...

I agree with Stealth. The majority of debadged BMWs you see in Europe are of the low displacement variety. I go there a lot and travel with local car guys; their typical reaction to seeing a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-12-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 250,726
Posted By cheezypoof
I'm not sure if it's a local thing or not, but...

I'm not sure if it's a local thing or not, but they offered it in September '12 when I inked the deal on my ED. Perhaps things have changed since? And for what it's worth, they'd be crazy to offer it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-12-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 250,726
Posted By cheezypoof
Got my first bubble at 3000 miles on my '13...

Got my first bubble at 3000 miles on my '13 m-sport 550xi. I hit a HUGE pothole over the weekend, one of the worst I've hit in any car, ever. Dealer replaced it under the tire & wheel warranty I...
Forum: European Delivery 12-25-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,452
Posted By cheezypoof
I got my car over a week ago, exactly 11 weeks...

I got my car over a week ago, exactly 11 weeks from dropoff (I am east coast). It appears the VDC repaired damage caused during transit, which explained some of the delay. I just wish the...
Forum: European Delivery 12-11-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,394
Posted By cheezypoof
Great post. I've been involved in one of...

Great post.

I've been involved in one of the 'shipping news' discussions; why are these threads so active? We're used to instant updates from the likes of UPS, airlines, credit cards, amazon,...
Forum: European Delivery 12-10-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,452
Posted By cheezypoof
Today the ED department told me the car has not...

Today the ED department told me the car has not been released to the carrier and they had no info about damage or any other reason why it has been at the VDC for 3 weeks. December 11th ETA provided...
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