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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-30-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By atticus1
Amen brother. Recently, I read that a...

Amen brother.

Recently, I read that a decent number of posters on forums are allegedly shills for other car companies and are even paid to review an auto in a positive or negative manner. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,039
Posted By atticus1
Did a European Delivery a year ago, a 328ix. The...

Did a European Delivery a year ago, a 328ix. The heated steering wheel, along with the heads up display, are my 2 favorite options on the car. I live in NW Ohio. I don't wear gloves or a coat when...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-21-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By atticus1
These 2 photos of a black 320d GT are...

These 2 photos of a black 320d GT are outstanding: http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=856195&page=2
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-21-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By atticus1
I recently saw and test drove a 328 GT, Luxury...

I recently saw and test drove a 328 GT, Luxury Pkg.

The car is much better looking in person. We considered the Touring and my wife said absolutely not since it will be her car. I tried calling...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-27-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,396
Posted By atticus1
Nice review. How does the 328GT compare to...

Nice review.

How does the 328GT compare to the X3?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-24-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,211
Posted By atticus1
Here is my take on road rage. Like most of...

Here is my take on road rage.

Like most of the people on this forum, I've owned beaters, muscle cars, conversion vans, and fast sedans and coupes. No matter what you drive, a young person has...
Forum: European Delivery 08-07-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,480
Posted By atticus1
We did an ED in October. We landed in Amsterdam...

We did an ED in October. We landed in Amsterdam and stayed for 4 days. Flew to Munich for 3 days then on to Malcesine at Lake Garda. To Florence, Cinque Terra, and dropped off in Nice. 2-4 days...
Forum: European Delivery 07-29-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,583
Posted By atticus1
I did an ED in Oct and loved Nice. I just...

I did an ED in Oct and loved Nice.

I just saw a Rick Steves segment on Cannes and he was less than enthusiastic about Cannes. He recommend all the other areas of the Cote de Azure over Cannes.
Forum: European Delivery 07-29-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,583
Posted By atticus1
Brainiac, We too are looking at the 328 GT...

Brainiac,

We too are looking at the 328 GT for ED. Also the X1 and the Porsche Macan (probably overpriced). We want something with some room to haul things occasionally.

Were you able to...
Forum: European Delivery 07-28-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,583
Posted By atticus1
We dropped our 3 series sedan off in Nice on Oct...

We dropped our 3 series sedan off in Nice on Oct 24, 2012 and flew out of Nice to Paris and then to the US the next day.

Nice was a vey pleasant surprise and a great way to spend our last day in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-14-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,215
Posted By atticus1
We will check the 3GT out when they arrive at the...

We will check the 3GT out when they arrive at the dealership, hopefully in July.

We are considering doing a European Delivery in the early fall on the GT. I think it is very nice looking.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-12-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,215
Posted By atticus1
I think the 3 GT looks good. I like the...

I think the 3 GT looks good. I like the dimensions too.
Forum: European Delivery 06-02-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By atticus1
I dropped my car off this past October in Nice. ...

I dropped my car off this past October in Nice.

The drop off point is not at the airport but nearby. It is probably 2-3 miles away. The gentleman who processed the car will drive you to the...
Forum: European Delivery 05-22-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By atticus1
We also stayed at the Riva Lofts in Florence this...

We also stayed at the Riva Lofts in Florence this past October with our 328ix. The most unique property we ever saw. We also loved the Conservatorium in Amsterdam.

Both hotels are very old...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,491
Posted By atticus1
The Ohio State Patrol are everywhere on the...

The Ohio State Patrol are everywhere on the turnpike but even they won't ticket until you are 7 mph over the speed limit. A friend of mine lives near Adrian Mich and he recently said the cops are...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-15-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,491
Posted By atticus1
My daughter, who lives just over the border in...

My daughter, who lives just over the border in Ohio, got a ticket 2 weeks ago from the Michigan State Police for driving 75 in a 70 zone. I always told my kids to drive up to 5 mph over the speed...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-10-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,664
Posted By atticus1
The higher seating position clearly provides a...

The higher seating position clearly provides a better view of the road ahead. That is a factor in confidently driving a vehicle.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-10-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,664
Posted By atticus1
Another vehicle I am interested in is the Porsche...

Another vehicle I am interested in is the Porsche Macan. It will reportedly be built on the Q5 platform but there is little new information out there. If it is just a Q5 with a little more HP and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-10-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,664
Posted By atticus1
FYI: The EPA cargo space with the rear seats...

FYI: The EPA cargo space with the rear seats folded down are X3 = 63 cu ft; 328 GT = 56 cu ft; 328 Touring = 53 cu ft; and X1 = 48 cu ft.

Q5 = 57 cu ft. If you need height, the X3 is the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-08-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,664
Posted By atticus1
Those are the 2 vehicles we are considering for...

Those are the 2 vehicles we are considering for my wife.

The F31 has the cooler looking front and is the vehicle that I prefer due to its lower center of gravity which will result in better...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-08-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,593
Posted By atticus1
Love Zaino products.

Love Zaino products.
Forum: European Delivery 04-06-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,336
Posted By atticus1
At Lake Garda, the northern part is the most...

At Lake Garda, the northern part is the most mountainous and scenic. We stayed at Malcesine which was beautiful. Riva del Garda (not Garda, a southern city on Lake Garda) is at the northern most...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,336
Posted By atticus1
We did an ED in Oct 2012. We flew to...

We did an ED in Oct 2012.

We flew to Amsterdam, spent 4 days there and loved it. Flew to Munich and stayed 3 days before picking up our 2013 328ix. Our favorite thing in Munich was the Welt and...
Forum: European Delivery 10-30-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,427
Posted By atticus1
I haven't been to Lake Como. I understand that...

I haven't been to Lake Como. I understand that is excellent but the driving is a bit tough and narrow.

We just returned from Lake Garda which is another popular lake in the area. The northern...
Forum: European Delivery 10-29-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By atticus1
I see on your google maps that you will be in...

I see on your google maps that you will be in Verona, Italy. You are fairly close to Lake Garda. We were in Lake Garda 12 days ago and it was our favorite place of 6 destinations.

It is the...
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