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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By Art234
I have a 2014 535d x drive, and love it. I'm...

I have a 2014 535d x drive, and love it. I'm averaging 35-36 mpg in my normal driving cycle, vs. 22-24 on my 2011 535i, which I turned in for this. In Europe, cruising at 110-120 mph, still got 35 on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,254
Posted By Art234
If I recall correctly, using the key you will...

If I recall correctly, using the key you will primarily have with you, go into vehicle settings and enable the hands free trunk opener...I am not sure which menu it's in but if I remember I'll look...
Forum: European Delivery 07-25-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,068
Posted By Art234
+1 Congratulations and best wishes!

+1
Congratulations and best wishes!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,254
Posted By Art234
I had a similar issue the day I took redelivery....

I had a similar issue the day I took redelivery. Turned out that the profile attached to my second key had the option turned off. Once I used my key it worked fine. I have yet to reprogram the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-25-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Art234
I can give a second vote for the Hotel Sacher....

I can give a second vote for the Hotel Sacher. They have a garage with valet parking, and were very respectful of the car. The hotel itself is old school charming, and very centrally located--you...
Forum: European Delivery 07-23-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 944
Posted By Art234
Update--turns out the issue was a lack of...

Update--turns out the issue was a lack of communication. I have an appointment on Monday morning to replace the damaged rocker panel...
This one didn't tell that one, etc.... to be honest, my dealer...
Forum: European Delivery 07-23-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 944
Posted By Art234
I dropped mine in Frankfurt. They put about 7...

I dropped mine in Frankfurt. They put about 7 miles on it between drop off and redelivery. They also damaged the passenger side rocker panel, which was missed by everyone, including me..thankfully I...
Forum: European Delivery 07-22-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Art234
Repeat Lease Customer with New ED Lease-Beware

If you have a current vehicle leased with BMWFS and plan on getting another lease on an ED vehicle, be aware that they may try to charge a termination fee on the original lease even though you are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,650
Posted By Art234
Copycat :rofl: Congrats - enjoy it... I love...

Copycat :rofl:

Congrats - enjoy it... I love mine :)
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By Art234
I was given a printed form by the transport agent...

I was given a printed form by the transport agent in Frankfurt, and left it on the drivers seat. My plates were missing when the car was redelivered, however, the client advisor called across the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By Art234
It took my car about 12 days from offloading from...

It took my car about 12 days from offloading from the ship to be released by VDC in NJ for shipping to the dealer on Long Island. I'd say that's on the quick side of average of late. I think they...
Forum: European Delivery 07-07-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,354
Posted By Art234
No objection to my name being linked--looks like...

No objection to my name being linked--looks like I am line #7 on the chart..dropoff Frankfurt 5/5.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-07-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,650
Posted By Art234
The car may be produced within 8 weeks of the...

The car may be produced within 8 weeks of the order, but it's built in Germany, and they are not air freighted here...and with you being in California, it can take up to 8 weeks or so to get there...
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By Art234
I understand your financial concern, and was...

I understand your financial concern, and was going to recommend the Sacher before I read that. The Goldener Hirsch in the old town may be less expensive, but hard to get your car there. In Salzburg,...
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By Art234
We love the Charles Hotel....very nice...

We love the Charles Hotel....very nice hotel...congrats to you both!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-30-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,650
Posted By Art234
Welcome to the club! I took my new 535d x drive...

Welcome to the club!
I took my new 535d x drive on a road trip last week for business-day trip to/from PA, with traffic and NYC rush hour thrown in. 45.1 mpg going and 43.1 coming back!!! It's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-27-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By Art234
Concierge Service--No One Home?

Yesterday I took the new 535d on its first business trip. I decided to call Concierge to enter the address for me, at about 8:50am. No answer.... Hung up tried again, no answer......

Did this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-23-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By Art234
New Car, Same Phone, No Texts or Emails

As many of you know, I have now had my new 2014 535d x drive for about a week. I just noticed yesterday, that text messages are no longer coming through on the nav screen. I have checked all the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,354
Posted By Art234
Mine still shows Finishing Touches, yet I've had...

Mine still shows Finishing Touches, yet I've had it for six days!
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,354
Posted By Art234
Basiluf you are remaining calmer than I'd be able...

Basiluf you are remaining calmer than I'd be able to with such a delay. I'd have pulled the remaining hairs out of my head by now........they owe you an explanation for the delay. In any event, it...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Art234
I'm in New York, but my understanding is the...

I'm in New York, but my understanding is the vehicle is insured by BMW NA until it hits the dealer. I was not asked to provide insurance documentation until my car arrived and I was ready to pick it...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By Art234
Beautiful car. Congrats and best wishes!

Beautiful car. Congrats and best wishes!
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,354
Posted By Art234
As I found out when I called the ED dept. at BMW,...

As I found out when I called the ED dept. at BMW, 4 days after my car was released by the shipper, customs clearance as indicated on the W&W site is for the boat and the aggregate cargo, NOT for ED...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,354
Posted By Art234
Jonathan, I entered the data on the form as...

Jonathan,

I entered the data on the form as well, but where can we see the aggregate data compiled?

Thanks,
Art
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Art234
I know, Almar, I know.

I know, Almar, I know.
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