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Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 819
Posted By alewifebp
That's pretty much the airline industry these...

That's pretty much the airline industry these days.
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By alewifebp
I went on the weekend in the middle of July. It...

I went on the weekend in the middle of July. It was crowded, especially since a genuine race was transpiring at the Grand Prix circuit. I also had the same problems navigating the web site trying...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,131
Posted By alewifebp
After seeing it a preview event, it looks a lot...

After seeing it a preview event, it looks a lot better in person. However, it is a conservative design, which is in line with the competitors in that segment.
Forum: European Delivery 07-19-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By alewifebp
I spread out my delivery experience over two days...

I spread out my delivery experience over two days as well. The day before I did the factory tour and museum stuff, then did the delivery the next day. Very convenient. Allows you to get out on the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-19-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By alewifebp
I dropped off my car last July at the Hugo...

I dropped off my car last July at the Hugo Junkers location. A little hard to find.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-08-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By alewifebp
That's $6,000 more MSRP too.

That's $6,000 more MSRP too.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-08-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 17,348
Posted By alewifebp
I had a very leisurely trip this weekend. All...

I had a very leisurely trip this weekend. All highway and some rural driving. I've done this trip many other times, and in my 2011 550, I was able to get in the 27 MPG range. In my 2014 With ECO...
Forum: European Delivery 07-05-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,526
Posted By alewifebp
You will validate it the first time you use it...

You will validate it the first time you use it and just keep it on you when you travel. The validation puts a time stamp on it, so if they do check for tickets, they will know it is valid. I used...
Forum: European Delivery 07-02-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By alewifebp
I did mine in July. Overall it was swell, but a...

I did mine in July. Overall it was swell, but a few downsides. It was hot and Germans aren't too fond of air conditioning. Air fare was expensive. I also experienced a fair amount of traffic on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-01-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By alewifebp
Saw this article today about excessive oil...

Saw this article today about excessive oil consumption and the findings from Consumer Reports....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-25-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,624
Posted By alewifebp
In the past you could have easily said that...

In the past you could have easily said that Japanese cars had the best electronics. Lexus kind of set the bar with things like hard drive navigation systems and the superior at the time Nakamichi...
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By alewifebp
I kept mine too. Most won't notice or have a...

I kept mine too. Most won't notice or have a clue. But I like to be reminded of the trip.
Forum: European Delivery 06-02-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By alewifebp
I'm about a month away from my one year...

I'm about a month away from my one year anniversary. Definitely look forward to going back.
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By alewifebp
Unless things have changed, during tourist days,...

Unless things have changed, during tourist days, you are basically forced off the track. You slow down at the final straight and have to exit. Tourist days are not meant for setting records, so...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-30-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,809
Posted By alewifebp
I went to the even today, and came away rather...

I went to the even today, and came away rather impressed. The pictures I saw of the interior in spy shots didn't look too great, but it was much better in person. Exterior wise, average at best. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-17-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,013
Posted By alewifebp
Ich gebe auf :ouch: ...

Ich gebe auf :ouch:

https://youtu.be/d8XhiaUE9xg?t=15s
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-16-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,013
Posted By alewifebp
New car for $469, CPO for $466. Take the new car...

New car for $469, CPO for $466. Take the new car from Greg. Why is this even a question?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,013
Posted By alewifebp
:tsk: Shaking my head wondering the same thing. ...

:tsk: Shaking my head wondering the same thing. Greg is the go-to guy here on the forum for exceptional deals and service. If you live in his territory, you should absolutely buy from him. End of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-12-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,516
Posted By alewifebp
I had to replace the battery in my 2011. There...

I had to replace the battery in my 2011. There was a rash of replacements during the harsh 2013 winter.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-10-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By alewifebp
I've been leasing cars in NJ for over 15 years,...

I've been leasing cars in NJ for over 15 years, and I never had to worry about codes or titles. Your best course of action is to contact a board sponsor. They'll give you a no nonsense deal. I used...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-25-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,517
Posted By alewifebp
Coming from a 2011 to a 2014, I was also...

Coming from a 2011 to a 2014, I was also disappointed with the brightness of the ambient lighting. Barely noticeable. If the 2015 is indeed brighter, it would be interesting to see if a retrofit...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,738
Posted By alewifebp
Looks like a toned down version of San Marino...

Looks like a toned down version of San Marino Blue in the M6. Deep Sea blue was never available with M Sport, so this puts a little bit of color in to that option.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,353
Posted By alewifebp
It's her on the left. ...

It's her on the left.

http://shows.autospies.com/gallery/best-of-ny-auto-show-lg/JX3C7319.jpg
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,508
Posted By alewifebp
FWIW, I read that Millennials, or whatever they...

FWIW, I read that Millennials, or whatever they are called, basically the next generation of BMW buyers, love the design of the i3. It's quirky and interesting.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,353
Posted By alewifebp
Oh, I know what model you are talking about at...

Oh, I know what model you are talking about at the Alfa booth. My jaw was dropping that's for sure. The cars weren't bad either.

If you noticed they had the 5 diesel with Nappa leather and with...
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