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Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By pharding
Is a black headliner available for a 2017 i3?

Is a black headliner available for a 2017 i3?
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By pharding
I have been to Konigsee and Hallstatt which is...

I have been to Konigsee and Hallstatt which is near Wolfgangsee. I would do Hallstatt or Wolfgangsee in a heartbeat over Konigsee.
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By pharding
Interlaken, Switzerland: Lakes District in the...

Interlaken, Switzerland: Lakes District in the UK; Hallstatt Lake, Austria; Lake Como, Italy; Lake Geneva, Switzerland and France. I have been to all except for Lake Geneva.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-13-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By pharding
SOP = Start of Production.

SOP = Start of Production.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-13-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,833
Posted By pharding
It is coming to BMW for 2017 in some models. ...

It is coming to BMW for 2017 in some models.

http://9to5mac.com/2016/06/12/pricing-guide-indicates-bmw-will-support-carplay-in-its-2017-m3-and-m4/
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-13-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By pharding
Apple CarPlay comes to BMW for 2017

http://9to5mac.com/2016/06/12/pricing-guide-indicates-bmw-will-support-carplay-in-its-2017-m3-and-m4/

Hopefully it will be offered for my 2017 5er
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-04-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,487
Posted By pharding
I disagree. I have owned 3 first year 5ers...

I disagree. I have owned 3 first year 5ers without issues. BMW does a great job with testing and quality control. Also BMW rolls the new cars in Europe for several months before they are available...
Forum: European Delivery 03-16-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,332
Posted By pharding
Sony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable...

Sony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera, Body Only (Black) with Sony 24-70mm F4 Vario-Tessar T* FE OSS Interchangeable Full Frame Zoom Lens and a sony flash. The compact full...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-10-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By pharding
I used both Thule and BMW on my wife's X3. I...

I used both Thule and BMW on my wife's X3. I prefer the BMW branded parts.
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,456
Posted By pharding
Prague is wonderful. We spent 3 days there in...

Prague is wonderful. We spent 3 days there in 2010 and it wasn't enough to see everything at a reasonable pace.
Forum: European Delivery 01-04-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,456
Posted By pharding
I would drop Vienna, spend more time in Prague,...

I would drop Vienna, spend more time in Prague, and drop off in Munich.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-04-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,273
Posted By pharding
I replaced the Velcro on the device with black...

I replaced the Velcro on the device with black Velcro. I mounted a 3/4" square piece of black Velcro on the dash that blends with the dash. Normally I keep the transponder stowed away, but when I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-01-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,253
Posted By pharding
iOS9 is has many refinements that are quite nice...

iOS9 is has many refinements that are quite nice to have. That is better for me than email on the screen of my car.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-30-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,682
Posted By pharding
I have had both. The F10 wins easily.

I have had both. The F10 wins easily.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-27-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,996
Posted By pharding
I was surprised at the modest savings with the...

I was surprised at the modest savings with the hybrid.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-24-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By pharding
It is coming very shortly in the X5. My client...

It is coming very shortly in the X5. My client adviser says that it is coming in the 7er in 2016. Our assumption is that the 5er will have it in early 2017....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-24-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,883
Posted By pharding
The whole approach of testing by laboratories...

The whole approach of testing by laboratories selected and paid by each auto manufacturer is awful for Europe. In the US testing by the manufacturer of their own cars is awful. It will be interested...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-23-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,253
Posted By pharding
works fine for me.

works fine for me.
Forum: European Delivery 09-22-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,922
Posted By pharding
The German drivers, especially on the Autobahn,...

The German drivers, especially on the Autobahn, are unbelievably professional and polite. The Italians are not so much. Actually they are quasi reckless. Also in Germany the fine for using a cell...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-21-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By pharding
My Next 5er - G30 Hybrid

My next 5er will be a 540e hybrid. Based upon the specifications for the 740e I will be able to make the 20 mile commute to my office in the Chicago Loop on electric only without using any gasoline...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-18-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,095
Posted By pharding
the B & O system in my 5er is absolutely amazing....

the B & O system in my 5er is absolutely amazing. You can hear music with more distinction and subtleties that are absolutely amazing. I am surprised at how much I enjoy it after almost 2 years.
Forum: European Delivery 08-18-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 43,377
Posted By pharding
The new pricing will cost me an additional $45...

The new pricing will cost me an additional $45 per month in lease payments and taxes on a $75K BMW. I am trending towards getting an Audi A7 in November 2016 and just bagging BMW Euro Delivery. I was...
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 43,377
Posted By pharding
That totally sucks. My lease is up in November...

That totally sucks. My lease is up in November 2016. If BMW doesn't appreciate my business, I'll just lease an Audi A7. It is better looking anyway. Audi makes fine cars also. BMW acts like they have...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By pharding
negotiate to 12% off of USMSRP on everything.

negotiate to 12% off of USMSRP on everything.
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By pharding
There are holdbacks on ED cars. That is why you...

There are holdbacks on ED cars. That is why you see some no profit deals.
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