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E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 10-28-2014, 04:16 PM
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Sales Promotion ... creative hustle?

Just got this email from BMW Freeport (NY). I assume this is just a hustle to generate some leads. Here it is:

I intend to make this short and to the point. We are looking to sell 44 new vehicles between now and the end of business Friday, October 31st. As you may be aware, new ownership and management took over the dealership in the middle of September. In our first full month of business, we are 44 new vehicles away from setting an all-time October record and achieving 120% of factory objective.

If we don't reach 44 new vehicle sales by Friday night we will miss out on a significant amount of factory incentive money. In order to ensure that does not happen, we intend to pass on tremendous savings on every new vehicle. We urge you to be among the lucky 44 to take advantage of this special offer.

Act fast. I wish it were not so time sensitive, but it simply is. Contact me directly. Challenge me. Drive your hardest bargain possible. You will not be disappointed. Please call xxx-xxx-xxxx to schedule an appointment today.
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Old 10-28-2014, 05:44 PM
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Well, check it out! Try "200 over invoice", see how it goes.
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Old 10-28-2014, 08:20 PM
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Well, check it out! Try "2000 UNDER invoice", see how it goes.
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Old 10-28-2014, 09:06 PM
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my nearby dealer's email said free 3 day hotel/vacation and up to $7500 factory cashback/extra. I was scratching my head wondering how big a bimmer do I need to get to qualify for that lol.
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Old 10-29-2014, 05:35 AM
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It most likely is true. If they hit or exceed their sales goal they can receive bonus money from the manufacturer.

I've used a reverse auction type of method to purchase new cars to find the dealer that's trying to hit their sales / bonus goal...and it works!
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