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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-22-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
Yup: $42K ...

Yup: $42K

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=710396

I ended up losing patience and buying a fisker karma, but still looking at this as a second vehicle. If that price holds it...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 05-11-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
I'm also hoping for an ED, flexible dates, but...

I'm also hoping for an ED, flexible dates, but realize the trip would be much more geographically constrained given my opposition to the range-extender option.

Reading the fine print in the...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 05-07-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
You beat me to the post! Also at...

You beat me to the post! Also at http://www.autonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130506/OEM04/305069973/bmw-plans-to-price-i3-near-3-series#axzz2SYWfDtCI

Yes, the Autoblog source puts the...
Forum: European Delivery 04-16-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,084
Posted By nsequitur
Thanks for pointing this out - I'm contemplating...

Thanks for pointing this out - I'm contemplating an ED for December 2013, and after reading your post I'm researching the board on the topic of winter tires.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 03-28-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
A couple more reports today citing a 35K Euro...

A couple more reports today citing a 35K Euro price (which translates to approximately $45K), though its unknown if this is inclusive of tax credits. Also the articles don't cite any sources, so...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 03-19-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
The loaner car concept is also described in this...

The loaner car concept is also described in this edmunds article today:
http://www.edmunds.com/car-news/2014-bmw-i3-gas-loaner-program-to-ease-range-concerns.html

More importantly, the article...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 03-12-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
Geneva Auto Show indications

Getting so frustrated I called BMWUSA last week, not daring to hope for pricing, but at least to know WHEN pricing would be announced. i3 is supposed to be SOLD in 2013, that means BUILT in about 6...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 12-05-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
From Torque News, the estimate is $50K. Hope...

From Torque News, the estimate is $50K.
Hope they are wrong - who is going to pay $50K for an i3 when you can practically get a full-sized Tesla S for that price?
Not I. Thinking of getting a...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 11-29-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,972
Posted By nsequitur
Yup, lots of info. Just not: When: can I buy...

Yup, lots of info. Just not:
When: can I buy it, or even make a deposit?
How: will it be sold (online or dealer)?
Where: can I get it (Euro Delivery? With a discount?)

... oh yeah, and WHAT'S...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 11-29-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
Several news stories out today (referencing the...

Several news stories out today (referencing the LA auto show debut of the i3 coupe) mention an all-electric range of 100 miles, with an optional range extender taking total to 200 miles.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 11-29-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
Well, lots of news from the 2013 show, but the...

Well, lots of news from the 2013 show, but the what/where/when/how and price are still unanswered.
This car will literally be on the road one year from today, and I still don't know where to put...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 11-20-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,603
Posted By nsequitur
Fisker just can't seem to catch a break,...

Fisker just can't seem to catch a break, honestly.

First all their press is bad press, with 2 spontaneously combusing in driveways.
Then Romney/Ryan call them "a loser" in 3 out of 4...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 11-20-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
Still so little news!

The world tour well underway, now in NYC (the only US stop), there is still agonizingly little details on price or appearance.

One German news source put the price at $44-50K on our side of the...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-06-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,922
Posted By nsequitur
Ya think?

The article has links to the show car together with this spy shot, and I have to say I can't agree that it looks anything like the concept. I mean, I know that concepts are just that, but everything...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-03-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
When I found that link, I thought it was weeks...

When I found that link, I thought it was weeks old, but now realize it is over 1 YEAR old. More recent link describing potential developmental delays is here:...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 05-26-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
This car and driver blog post is a good lead: ...

This car and driver blog post is a good lead:
http://blog.caranddriver.com/electric-bmw-i3-to-start-at-35k-have-150-hp-and-160-mile-range/

It it's $35k PRE-tax credit (net $28.5) that would be...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 05-20-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,118
Posted By nsequitur
i3: what will it cost?

http://s1.bimmerfest.com/gallery/BMW-i3-Concept-Coupe/medium/BMW-i3-Concept-Coupe-009.jpg

"They" keep saying it will come out in 2013, so let's assume it's a 2014 model year, and that it comes out...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By nsequitur
Needsdecaf: You have the same model car and looks...

Needsdecaf: You have the same model car and looks like you researched the issue.
Looks like a booster is the only option, but the way ConsumerReports or the Feds are always forcing recalls, it is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By nsequitur
Thanks for the links Judy. A booster is probably...

Thanks for the links Judy. A booster is probably the only option, but one I wanted to avoid because:
1. Those things ruin a nice leather seat
2. We use the car with our kids infrequently

I can...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By nsequitur
Help: Rear seat belt holder for child passengers?

I have a 5 and 7 year old. They are too big for car seats, but if they sit in the rear of our 528, the belt is across their neck or face - obviously not safe. In other cars (like a Lexus RX350),...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,692
Posted By nsequitur
Any others (especially in east Florida - Miami to...

Any others (especially in east Florida - Miami to vero beach)?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2009, 04:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By nsequitur
is there a "secret invoice pricing" sheet for...

is there a "secret invoice pricing" sheet for Canada the way there is pinned to the top of this board for the US?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-23-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By nsequitur
would these discounts apply to a convertible, or...

would these discounts apply to a convertible, or does their popularity make it less likely?

Please give named of dealerships that gave you 10-percent off. Toronto seems to be less generous, so...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By nsequitur
alstein: I live near Hollywood, FL where I see a...

alstein: I live near Hollywood, FL where I see a lot of very old Quebec license plates on some very new luxury cars. I wonder if the price difference has something to do with this. I wish I knew what...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By nsequitur
I'm on the phone with BMW right now, and...

I'm on the phone with BMW right now, and apparently ED has been discontinued in Canada since sometime in 2008! They said they can make "an exception" and set something up, but doing so would be...
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