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Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-21-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By Suraj
Good insights. Perhaps I didn't communicate right...

Good insights. Perhaps I didn't communicate right - my primary motivation is NOT to get noticed with the vehicle. Main goals are "feel good" and "do something different" which come with a nicely...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-19-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By Suraj
I will drive the M5 sometime soon. Still enamored...

I will drive the M5 sometime soon. Still enamored with the drive of M6GC from couple of weeks ago. Although M5 sounds more practical than 6 from space and $ perspective, my main peeve is that it...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 03-24-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By Suraj
2014 M6 GC or M5

Posting in M5 forum to hear from owners..

My lease on 2012 X5 50i gets over in a couple of months. Prior to that I had a 2007 530i. I have been in the BMW family for 8 years now and would like to...
Forum: F12 / F13 M6 & F06 M6 Gran Coupe (2012 - current) 03-24-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,378
Posted By Suraj
2014 M6 GC or M5

My lease on 2012 X5 50i gets over in a couple of months. Prior to that I had a 2007 530i. I have been in the BMW family for 8 years now and would like to continue the same. However, I am looking for...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 08-16-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 41,645
Posted By Suraj
+1 for Greg. He is absolutely amazing. I had a...

+1 for Greg. He is absolutely amazing. I had a great experience when I got my X5 earlier this year. I would strongly recommend him!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,462
Posted By Suraj
I have the 50i for 1.5 months now. It's an...

I have the 50i for 1.5 months now. It's an amazing vehicle. Handles very well for it's size and weight. Coming from 530i, I find it's handling to be quite comparable. I never ever feel that I am...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-10-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,729
Posted By Suraj
+ 1. If you can live with the extra price and...

+ 1. If you can live with the extra price and lower MPG, absolutely go for it. The engine is simply amazing!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Suraj
2012 X5 5.0i delivered

You might remember that I had initiated couple of threads back in November 2011 when I entered the market looking for SUV.

Finally, I got a Black/Oyster 2012 X5 5.0i delivered, along with sport...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,619
Posted By Suraj
pdizzle, the rear tire on the 50i and the M (you...

pdizzle, the rear tire on the 50i and the M (you attached) are both 20s and 315 width. Yet, the Ms rear looks more aggressive. Is it just my eyes or due to the fact that suspension is lower on the M?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,619
Posted By Suraj
Looks great, congrats!!

Looks great, congrats!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,487
Posted By Suraj
Great pics, congrats! How are you finding the v-8...

Great pics, congrats! How are you finding the v-8 performance :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By Suraj
Congrats! I like the aggressive look of the...

Congrats! I like the aggressive look of the vehicle
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By Suraj
I was in the same boat about a month ago wherein...

I was in the same boat about a month ago wherein a) I was new to leasing mechanics b) negotiating with local dealers

I would strongly advice to do a search on this forum, including 2 threads I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-23-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,092
Posted By Suraj
It's truly exciting :) I ended up with...

It's truly exciting :) I ended up with Greg@Pacific BMW, in Southern California. He diligently worked on the deal and was straightforward to work with. He offered $600 over invoice, for a monthly...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-23-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,092
Posted By Suraj
Great explanation - makes sense - sold!! I have...

Great explanation - makes sense - sold!! I have asked the dealer to include it
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-23-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,092
Posted By Suraj
Will seriously consider getting the space saver...

Will seriously consider getting the space saver :) Payment is not an issue, the main consideration is the space it takes.

Help me guide through the following: I used to have 18" RFTs on 530i. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,882
Posted By Suraj
Finally, I placed the order today for 2012 X5...

Finally, I placed the order today for 2012 X5 5.0i.

More details http://bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6457776&postcount=35
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,092
Posted By Suraj
I placed the order today with a forum sponsor....

I placed the order today with a forum sponsor. Very excited about it :) Here's what I am getting:

2012 X5 5.0i, 3 yr/12K miles
+ Black sapphire metallic/Oyster Nevada leather/Dark bamboo trim
+...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,882
Posted By Suraj
Great I am following up and keep posted.

Great I am following up and keep posted.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,882
Posted By Suraj
Mike, are you suggesting that I should ask the...

Mike, are you suggesting that I should ask the dealer to just give me the stock RFTs? How can we check what all tires BMW considers acceptable upon return of vehicle at lease end?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,882
Posted By Suraj
Perhaps I am asking a basic question: If all...

Perhaps I am asking a basic question: If all season tires outperform RTFs in handling, comfort, noise, weight and price, why does BMW keep pushing the RFTs?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,882
Posted By Suraj
Great point Matt, without guys like you and this...

Great point Matt, without guys like you and this forum, I would have made many non-optimal decisions. thanks again!

He did indicate Continental tires, I will probe more tomorrow about the specific...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,882
Posted By Suraj
I am getting the space saver tire and passing on...

I am getting the space saver tire and passing on multi-contour seat. I understand it does not cost much and is very comfortable, but I don't feel strongly enough to go for it. It was a tough call.....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,882
Posted By Suraj
I am going through dencoop and another sponsor. I...

I am going through dencoop and another sponsor. I had got in touch with both of them couple of weeks ago on the same day and they are both working sincerely on the deal. I have also made it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,882
Posted By Suraj
In negotiation with a dealer (forum sponsor)...

In negotiation with a dealer (forum sponsor) right now. Once we settle, I will finish the paperwork and move on to next steps. Also, I have retired the 07 530i. For various reasons including...
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