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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Today, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By Cal
Wow, congrats on your new car! There's nothing...

Wow, congrats on your new car! There's nothing like seeing it being unloaded from the truck, and not having any other customer test drive your car. BTW, great color!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Cal
Congrats on your new 2014 535. Yes, here in CA,...

Congrats on your new 2014 535. Yes, here in CA, you should be able to get at least $10K off MSRP on a nicely equipped 2014 535i. Leasing these may be tricky as the year comes to an end because the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-27-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Cal
Just to name a few things to look for: SMG...

Just to name a few things to look for: SMG clutch/pump, VANOS, rod bearings. These cars are very expensive to maintain and fix. Search for terms like "red COG" related to the SMG transmission. In...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-18-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Cal
MB added a new standard "comfort" suspension. ...

MB added a new standard "comfort" suspension. The previous standard suspension is now the optional "sport suspension" that comes with the Sports package (equivalent to BMW's M-Sport package). ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-14-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By Cal
Yeah, 2015 Grand Coupes should also be 36/10k at...

Yeah, 2015 Grand Coupes should also be 36/10k at 63%. Standard MF is .00129.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-14-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By Cal
No, you add 1% for 10K which makes it 63%.

No, you add 1% for 10K which makes it 63%.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,014
Posted By Cal
While the M235i is more tossable and thus more...

While the M235i is more tossable and thus more fun, the 435i with MPK should be a better "compromise" in that it is still fun yet a better DD. The 435i is also really only 100lbs more, which is...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-07-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,241
Posted By Cal
Not only did they hike up the MF (this month, it...

Not only did they hike up the MF (this month, it is .00129), they also hiked up the acquisition fee from $725 to $925. While the M235 may be a limited vehicle, I think $2500 off one that was driven...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-06-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Cal
Credits for this month are called "innovation"...

Credits for this month are called "innovation" credits ("build-out" was the term for last month). Most 2014s (3/4/5/etc...) still have these same amount of credits as last month. MY15 didn't have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-05-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,397
Posted By Cal
Great pics! Your car still looks brand new!

Great pics! Your car still looks brand new!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-05-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By Cal
Here's the info for the 2015 320: MF =...

Here's the info for the 2015 320:

MF = .00129 (slightly lower than in Aug which was .0013)
36 mo/12k = 62% (10K would be 63%)

Current incentive is $500 (innovation credit).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,050
Posted By Cal
If time is not a concern for you, ordering in...

If time is not a concern for you, ordering in Nov/Dec would probably yield you the most credits/incentives. However, that means you won't get your car until at least Jan-Mar, depending on when you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-05-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,050
Posted By Cal
It is listed on bmwusa.com: "$750 Innovations...

It is listed on bmwusa.com:
"$750 Innovations Credit available on BMW 428i Gran Coupe models. All Credits valid through September 30, 2014. Credits may be combined with other offers unless otherwise...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-04-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,050
Posted By Cal
$750 innovation credit.

$750 innovation credit.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-04-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,050
Posted By Cal
You could do the event in Oct, then wait until...

You could do the event in Oct, then wait until Dec to pick up something from the lot. You will then be able to stack up the Dec. credits along with the un4gettable credit. Of course, the drawback...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-29-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Cal
I agree with just selling it to the dealer due to...

I agree with just selling it to the dealer due to the tax advantage and hassle of selling it on your own, especially given that they are offering a decent price. In addition, the car has not really...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,493
Posted By Cal
Nice review, K-A...Actually, the new W205 c-class...

Nice review, K-A...Actually, the new W205 c-class only comes in the C300 and C400...The C350 at the ultimate drive is the now old W204. In any case, the 9-speed auto is not available on the c-class...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,978
Posted By Cal
Great point. However, what if BMW provides you...

Great point. However, what if BMW provides you with a chance to turn in your car early via a "pull-ahead" special offer, where you can lease another BMW and not have to make the remaining payments...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,190
Posted By Cal
I've always liked how Kuni BMW takes pictures of...

I've always liked how Kuni BMW takes pictures of their cars. Nice background!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-21-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,190
Posted By Cal
Looks like you have been lucky and did well...

Looks like you have been lucky and did well especially with the e36 to get 50% of the original cost. Nevertheless, it seems like you didn't put too many miles on them (over 100k) to get to the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-21-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,190
Posted By Cal
Curious, but what are the mileages of those cars...

Curious, but what are the mileages of those cars in your sig? BMWs are notorious for expensive maintenance and repairs. I had a few myself...e36/e39/e46/e60...Just about all BMWs need cooling...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-11-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,590
Posted By Cal
Check that the acquisition fee is $725 to...

Check that the acquisition fee is $725 to solidify a good deal.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-06-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Cal
Great link! Thanks for the info.

Great link! Thanks for the info.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,026
Posted By Cal
Beautiful car! Congrats!

Beautiful car! Congrats!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 11,738
Posted By Cal
You're very lucky being in SoCal and getting...

You're very lucky being in SoCal and getting anything off MSRP for the Macan. As you said, purchasing is the way to go (financially) on the Macan. Porsche will make lots of money on leases for this...
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