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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 830
Posted By Robert A
Michael, I don't think that's quite right. I...

Michael, I don't think that's quite right. I believe the only 2016 car that comes standard with sport suspension is M-Sport.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,170
Posted By Robert A
Very nicely written review. Can you comment...

Very nicely written review.

Can you comment on differences with the interior fit and finish?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 776
Posted By Robert A
Where's the VIN? I couldn't get it from them.

Where's the VIN? I couldn't get it from them.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 776
Posted By Robert A
I frequent the F10 forum because I have one. The...

I frequent the F10 forum because I have one. The first notice that the 535i/MT was being discontinued came from the website. Later, a dealer confirmed the fact.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 776
Posted By Robert A
How confident are you that this is an actual...

How confident are you that this is an actual 2016?

Even if it is, there's always that possibility that BMW changed their minds. This very thing happened in 2014 with the 535i where they suddenly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 776
Posted By Robert A
Features and Specifications on the BMWUSA website...

Features and Specifications on the BMWUSA website describes only one transmission.

http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/Vehicles/2016/3/328iSedan/Features_and_Specs/Default.aspx
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-24-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,140
Posted By Robert A
My first impression of your post is that you come...

My first impression of your post is that you come across a little naive. BMWNA makes it very clear that the 6 year/100k mileage limit starts when the vehicle is delivered new.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-19-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Robert A
I thought brake size was a function of weight,...

I thought brake size was a function of weight, not power.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-14-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By Robert A
Slightly OT, but has anyone experienced an issue...

Slightly OT, but has anyone experienced an issue where the iPhone continues playing music while you're on a call?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,705
Posted By Robert A
No confusion here. Perhaps you should read #81.

No confusion here. Perhaps you should read #81.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,705
Posted By Robert A
"Now, BMW of North America CEO Jim O'Donnell says...

"Now, BMW of North America CEO Jim O'Donnell says he wishes the company hadn't stopped selling the 5-series wagon in the United States last year."

"As for bringing back the 5-series wagon,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,705
Posted By Robert A
I don't believe the case against wagons has...

I don't believe the case against wagons has changed much in the past 6 years.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-11-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,705
Posted By Robert A
Here: ...

Here:

http://www.autonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110523/RETAIL07/305239978/1422
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-11-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,705
Posted By Robert A
If dealers don't stock them, very few will buy...

If dealers don't stock them, very few will buy them.

About a year before the F30 came out, the BMWNA chairman commented that former E61 wagon customers had gone over to MBZ instead of the 5GT. It...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-11-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,705
Posted By Robert A
Can you explain exactly what "take rate" means? ...

Can you explain exactly what "take rate" means? I'm not much for jargon and as far as I can tell, customers aren't "taking" them because there are almost none to be had. 25 years ago, there were...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-11-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,705
Posted By Robert A
When I listed my '07 530/MT last year at a rather...

When I listed my '07 530/MT last year at a rather high price, I was rather surprised by the amount of interest I received just because of the transmission. I experienced the same thing 7 years...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-10-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By Robert A
so what do you think these guys drive? A 316d...

so what do you think these guys drive? A 316d perhaps?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-10-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By Robert A
good post. thank you for it.

good post. thank you for it.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-10-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By Robert A
I think the pre-WWII BMW was a vastly different...

I think the pre-WWII BMW was a vastly different company.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-10-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,705
Posted By Robert A
I'm pretty sure they know what they're doing,...

I'm pretty sure they know what they're doing, though I'm equally certain they don't get everything right all the time. That said, I see much less product differentiation than I used to.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-10-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,705
Posted By Robert A
I've often felt that more people would buy MT...

I've often felt that more people would buy MT cars if dealers stocked a decent supply. Just because only .001 of all cars sold come with MT, this doesn't necessarily reflect a true size of the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-10-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By Robert A
Suzanne's age is within 20 days of my wife's. ...

Suzanne's age is within 20 days of my wife's.

All this mystique around BMW and this family basically invented it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-10-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,705
Posted By Robert A
I'll say it again. Write to BMW if it's...

I'll say it again. Write to BMW if it's something you want. They produce lots of stuff that makes no apparent economic sense to us. VW (I know it's a different market) is doing quite well with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-10-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By Robert A
That's next. Right now I'm just trying to find...

That's next. Right now I'm just trying to find out what I can so I'm better informed.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-10-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,705
Posted By Robert A
I pretty sure the folks who make decisions for...

I pretty sure the folks who make decisions for the US speak English as their first language.
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