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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By neilsarkar
Congratulations! 435i is a great choice if you...

Congratulations! 435i is a great choice if you are not tracking your car.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,147
Posted By neilsarkar
:rofl::rofl: Just be careful about the...

:rofl::rofl:

Just be careful about the over-zealous and citation-happy cops of San Mateo. Theoretically, of course.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,147
Posted By neilsarkar
@gm42 1. Awesome write-up. Since I am...

@gm42

1. Awesome write-up. Since I am considering 535d as my next car your comparo helps quite a bit.

2. You can find cheaper diesel if you look around. For example, the Valero in the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 744
Posted By neilsarkar
Use Edmunds or TruCar to figure out invoice price...

Use Edmunds or TruCar to figure out invoice price of the 535d configured the way you like. It will be roughly 92% of MSRP.

A good target to aim would be invoice MINUS $1000 for dealer-stock car,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By neilsarkar
+1 for custom order

+1 for custom order
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-12-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By neilsarkar
Looks good. If you want to negotiate further, ask...

Looks good. If you want to negotiate further, ask the dealer to reduce the acquisition fee to $725, which is the base acquisition fee BMWFS charges.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,867
Posted By neilsarkar
I'd stay away from first two model years of G30....

I'd stay away from first two model years of G30. Plenty of festers complained about their 2011/2012 F10 in this very forum. Complaints about 2013/14/15 MY F10 are rarely heard (N63 engine in 550i is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By neilsarkar
+1. Order one exactly the way you like it. It's...

+1. Order one exactly the way you like it. It's one of the perks of driving a German premium brand. BMW Financial will extend your lease up to 6 months if you have another BMW on order.

Also,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,479
Posted By neilsarkar
Not usually. May be he is on a post-Christmas...

Not usually. May be he is on a post-Christmas hiatus.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-07-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,226
Posted By neilsarkar
PM Greg Poland of Pacific BMW - he is one of the...

PM Greg Poland of Pacific BMW - he is one of the most competitive, honest, and knowledgeable client advisors in California.

Source: leased my current 5-series from him.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By neilsarkar
I like you build. It's not over-the-top but...

I like you build. It's not over-the-top but covers all the necessary bells and whistles.

The only thing I'd add is side-and-top view camera. F10 is a large car and the cameras are invaluable to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By neilsarkar
+1. Space Grey/Black is a very nice color combo. ...

+1. Space Grey/Black is a very nice color combo.

Alpine White/Black creates a very nice contrast and brings out the design finesse of F10.

Imperial Blue and Carbon Black are beautiful colors,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,479
Posted By neilsarkar
My lease details. MSRP: $70k Lease term:...

My lease details.

MSRP: $70k
Lease term: 3 years, 10k miles per year
Initial payment: acquisition fee + DMV fee + dealer fee + first month's payment (approx. $2k)
Monthly payment: $618 (before...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By neilsarkar
My five must-haves would be: 1. Premium...

My five must-haves would be:

1. Premium Package (just because of comfort access)
2. Driver Assistance Package (F10 is a large car)
3. Multi-contour seats (way better than standard seats)
4....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-04-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,759
Posted By neilsarkar
You were not entirely incorrect. G30 will share...

You were not entirely incorrect. G30 will share its platform with 7-series GT. Also in the pipeline are 8-series Gran Coupé and X8, both sharing the same underlying platform.

:lmao:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-04-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By neilsarkar
Most of apps produced by 'BMW' (I'm sure they...

Most of apps produced by 'BMW' (I'm sure they contract it out to some third party developers) has been complete piece of crap since time immemorial. :-/
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-03-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,043
Posted By neilsarkar
+1. Greg is the person to contact when you live...

+1. Greg is the person to contact when you live in OC. :)
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-30-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By neilsarkar
Lease return inspection being done by thrid-parties now?

I am really glad to learn that since East Bay BMW is a mere 5 minute drive from my house :)
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-30-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By neilsarkar
unit, Can you disclose the name of the Bay...

unit,

Can you disclose the name of the Bay Area dealer you had good experience in the past? You can PM me if you wish.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-07-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By neilsarkar
I was eagerly awaiting Deezer's launch in US -...

I was eagerly awaiting Deezer's launch in US - but now that Spotify supports BMW Apps interface, I'm not sure I'd switch.

Does Deezer have any significant reason for a Spotify user to switch?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-30-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By neilsarkar
Easy choice. BMW's fantastic I6 easily trumps the...

Easy choice. BMW's fantastic I6 easily trumps the cosmetic M-Sport package in AWD cars (it will be a closer call in a RWD F10).

Pick the 535xi.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 16,732
Posted By neilsarkar
K-A, Since you are now open to many things...

K-A,

Since you are now open to many things you haven't considered previously, why don't you give new 2015 Genesis a shot? It's officially a 'large' car now (according to EPA) with tons of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 16,732
Posted By neilsarkar
At one point 535i's tagline (in BMW USA's...

At one point 535i's tagline (in BMW USA's website) was: "A perfect balance of everything this matters".

I think that totally captures the essence of our beloved F10s with the sweet-revving I6...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 16,732
Posted By neilsarkar
+1. Life is short, and youth is even shorter. Get...

+1. Life is short, and youth is even shorter. Get a 6-er or 911 if you can comfortably afford them.

And start a fun car-shopping thread :-)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By neilsarkar
So true. I am with them since I love their...

So true. I am with them since I love their content and curation, but the lack of any in-car integration is really bothersome.

I also dabbled with Rhapsody a bit. They have full integration with...
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