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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-12-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By lrattner
I saw the new X-1 mule riding around Munich near...

I saw the new X-1 mule riding around Munich near the Welt. I was not impressed. I like the proportions of the 2015 X-1 much better. Also, it is questionable if there will be an engine with the hp of...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-05-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By lrattner
Same thing happened on my 991 Porsche. The perp...

Same thing happened on my 991 Porsche. The perp was never found. It cost $850 to repaint the bumper. Biggest issue was replacing the badging on the bumper. The Porsche certified body shop had to...
Forum: European Delivery 06-12-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,787
Posted By lrattner
Yes and no. They can tell you if it was damaged...

Yes and no. They can tell you if it was damaged if you ask.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-11-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By lrattner
I loved the 19" wheels offered by BMW.

I loved the 19" wheels offered by BMW.
Forum: European Delivery 06-10-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,787
Posted By lrattner
Finally got the car yesterday. It was picked up...

Finally got the car yesterday. It was picked up in Munich May 6, in Brunswick June 2, Delivered to dealer on June 6. I had to wait for the tinting to be done. Pics to follow.:thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 06-08-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,787
Posted By lrattner
I corrected the date, yes it was 5/6. Car came in...

I corrected the date, yes it was 5/6. Car came in Friday night (6/6) but I can't pick it up until Monday so they can get the tint done.
Thanks Art. I hope you don't have too long of a wait. It's got...
Forum: European Delivery 06-07-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,787
Posted By lrattner
Record time-I think....

I just got word from my dealer that my car was in. I dropped it off in Munich May 5, it was on the ship on April 12, into Brunswick on June 2, and dealer received it June 6.
I think I caught breaks...
Forum: European Delivery 06-06-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,077
Posted By lrattner
I don't think all the cars are road tested. My...

I don't think all the cars are road tested. My car had 0.3 mile on the odometer when I picked it up at the welt. I never got a new car with so little mileage on the odometer at pickup. I had them...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-04-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By lrattner
BTW-the new M sport equipped X-1's do not have an...

BTW-the new M sport equipped X-1's do not have an ///M emblem on the side fenders. I just picked my 3.5xi up in Munich with M Sport package. No Emblems. Looks better; afterall it's not an M.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-28-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 955
Posted By lrattner
I picked my 3.5 up in Munich and got an average...

I picked my 3.5 up in Munich and got an average 0f 19.5MPG in the 800 miles I did in Europe. Honestly, I did not buy the 3.5 to be that concerned with gas mileage. If I wanted excellent mileage, I...
Forum: European Delivery 05-23-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,966
Posted By lrattner
My car was a little dirty from the rain when i...

My car was a little dirty from the rain when i dropped it off in Munich. No real bug problem with the front. I just dropped it off without washing it. They indicated on the paperwork that it was...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-23-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By lrattner
Picked up my 2015 X-1 in Munich. The nav unit did...

Picked up my 2015 X-1 in Munich. The nav unit did not miss a beat the whole trip. The directions were easy to program and incredibly accurate even though there were areas of new road construction....
Forum: European Delivery 05-19-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By lrattner
When I was driving to Munich for drop off there...

When I was driving to Munich for drop off there was some heavy rain. When I got there, the car looked fairly clean with some small areas of dirt collection on the rear bumper. I just dropped it off...
Forum: European Delivery 05-18-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By lrattner
I did ED on April 26, 2014. My X-1 nav had all...

I did ED on April 26, 2014. My X-1 nav had all the euro maps. In the week I drove around Germany (800 miles) I was surprised that the GPS was dead on and I did not make a single mistake with the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-17-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 755
Posted By lrattner
It is definitely a fair price for this vehicle...

It is definitely a fair price for this vehicle considering options and mileage. I love the interior. I am so bored of the pale tan or black interiors you see on most X-1's. Go for it!:thumbup:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-16-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By lrattner
$32K sounds like a good start with the...

$32K sounds like a good start with the expectation that you will finally sell it in the high $20's.
Forum: European Delivery 05-14-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,787
Posted By lrattner
Just a few shots of my car the day of drop off...

Just a few shots of my car the day of drop off...
Forum: European Delivery 05-14-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,787
Posted By lrattner
HI Art, Sorry I missed you in Munich. It...

HI Art,

Sorry I missed you in Munich. It seems that your car and mine are on the same boat, the Tongola. It arrives in the US (atleast to Brunswick GA on 6/2/14. ) I noticed your plate is 2...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-12-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By lrattner
You have to have bought a radio with SAT...

You have to have bought a radio with SAT capabilities. Usually all BMW products come with a one year Sirius subscription but you need the proper equipment. Perhaps your standard radio is SAT capable,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-08-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,776
Posted By lrattner
I have had that feeling also (driving manuals for...

I have had that feeling also (driving manuals for 48 years). Unfortunately the world of transmission options is changing and eventually the only way you will be able to get a manual is to buy an...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-07-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,724
Posted By lrattner
You must be my twin!. I just picked up (ED) that...

You must be my twin!. I just picked up (ED) that exact configured car on April 26th. It is outstanding!. I used it for a week in Germany on the Autobahn. After the first few hundred miles, I was...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-06-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,776
Posted By lrattner
Wait until you see it up close and personal. It...

Wait until you see it up close and personal. It really is small.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-28-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,776
Posted By lrattner
Rethink X-1 if you are waiting for 2016

I just picked up my 2015 X-1 at the Welt in Munich. As we were leaving Munich, we came side by side with a camouflaged 2016 X-1!. I know that the front and rear light set up was severely modified to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-25-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By lrattner
I am picking up an M Sport 3.5 tomorrow in...

I am picking up an M Sport 3.5 tomorrow in Munich. I had to build it to my requirements since finding an M Sport with the red interior was virtually impossible. At the end of the day, what you paid...
Forum: European Delivery 04-25-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By lrattner
The Journey begins.......

I am getting ready to head for the airport for my 5th Ed. This is always a magic moment in the life of a car nut. Delivery is Saturday and Rolf will be picking me up at the airport. I have traveled...
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