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      05-21-2014, 08:53 AM   #1
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The Un4gettable Test Drive Experience allows drivers to test drive the all new BMW 4 Series.

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – May 20, 2014…
BMW today launched the BMW Un4gettable Test Drive Experience, which allows drivers to test drive the all new BMW 4 Series at 324 BMW centers nationwide. The Un4gettable Test Drive Experience runs from May to October 2014. Drivers will have the opportunity to test drive the following 4 Series vehicles: BMW 428i Convertible, BMW 428i Coupe, BMW 435i Convertible and BMW 435i Coupe.

"Getting people behind the wheel of our vehicles is the most powerful marketing tool we have. We are excited to give people across the country the opportunity to experience the all new BMW 4 Series," said Trudy Hardy, Vice President, Marketing, BMW of North America.

To find out when the BMW Un4gettable Test Drive Experience is coming to a BMW center near you and to register, please visit: https://www.bmwusa.com/secured/conte...testdrive.aspx.


The new BMW 4 Series Convertible and Coupe will be offered in the U.S. as both a 428i, featuring BMW’s award-winning TwinPower Turbo 2.0-liter 4-cylinder and as a 435i with the multi-award winning TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter inline six. Both the 428i and 435i Convertible will feature a standard 8-speed sport automatic transmission. The 428i and 435i Coupe will be available with a standard 8-speed sport automatic or six-speed manual transmission. The 428i Convertible will be offered with a choice of rear-wheel drive or with optional xDrive, BMW’s intelligent all-wheel drive system, while the 435i Convertible will be available with rear wheel drive. The 428i and 435i Coupe will also be offered with a choice of rear-wheel drive or with optional xDrive.

The 2014 BMW 428i Convertible will have a base MSRP of $49,675 and the 2014 BMW 435i Convertible will have a starting price of $55,825. Both prices include destination and handling. The 2014 BMW 428i Coupe will have a base MSRP of $41,425, and the 2014 BMW 435i Coupe will have a starting price of $46,925. Both prices include destination and handling. The 2014 428i xDrive Coupe and 435i xDrive will start from $43,425 and $48,925 respectively, again inclusive of destination and handling.

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TL;DR - this is essentially an "Ultimate Drive Event" - sign up, stop by, and get $1,000 toward the the lease/purchase of a new Bimmer within 60 days of the event.

**Doesn't mention in the description, but mail flyer mentions $1k toward purchase/lease within 60 days of the event.**
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TL;DR - this is essentially an "Ultimate Drive Event" - sign up, stop by, and get $1,000 toward the the lease/purchase of a new Bimmer within 60 days of the event.
Except it doesn't say anything about $1k like others before.
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Registered. Figure I can get a donut and coffee out of it and drive a 435i, only driven the 335i F30 so far of the current F3x models.
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Except it doesn't say anything about $1k like others before.
Yea bring back ultimate drive like tomorrow so i can get that $1000 rebate, not sure whats the point of this un4getable thing i can just walk into any dealer and ask to test drive a 4 series right now
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TL;DR - this is essentially an "Ultimate Drive Event" - sign up, stop by, and get $1,000 toward the the lease/purchase of a new Bimmer within 60 days of the event.
Except it doesn't say anything about $1k like others before.
It's a 1k offer. I got the invite in the mail a couple of weeks ago
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$50k msrp for a vert 428i. thats one expensive car!!
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Too bad we cannot use it for cars already ordered and/or ED (just like previous Drive Events). An extra $1k off on my M4 would have been a nice surprise...
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It's a 1k offer. I got the invite in the mail a couple of weeks ago
I have a 428i on order for my mom. I can sign her up and have her do this and she will receive the $1k off on top of the negotiated price and $1k option credit?
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Too bad we cannot use it for cars already ordered and/or ED (just like previous Drive Events). An extra $1k off on my M4 would have been a nice surprise...
Not sure who your Sales Rep is, but mine is being added to my car which was just delivered and I'm going tomorrow to the event to collect my voucher...

I'm actually taking advantage of the 1000 Options Credit and the 1000 Drive Event Credit.
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The offer is only good for 60 days from the date you attend the UDE and not valid for vehicles ordered or delivered prior the UDE date. The $1000 will be used as a rebate, not discount on the vehicle.
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Not sure who your Sales Rep is, but mine is being added to my car which was just delivered and I'm going tomorrow to the event to collect my voucher...

I'm actually taking advantage of the 1000 Options Credit and the 1000 Drive Event Credit.
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* BMW Ultimate Driving Allowance is available on all new 2014 and 2015 BMW models excluding BMW i and can only be redeemed by individuals who participate in a scheduled BMW Ultimate Drive Experience event and is non-transferable. The offer is valid from 60 days of the event month on the lease or purchase of all eligible models. Offer may be redeemed at an authorized BMW center for Stateside (U.S.) delivery only and cannot be used for European delivery. Offer not valid for vehicles delivered prior to event attendance or customer orders placed prior to event attendance. This offer can not be combined with any other offers. Offer cannot be used for tax, title, registration, destination or other dealership fees. Offer is only valid for the recipient of this invitation. Some restrictions apply; see an authorized BMW center for details.

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The offer is only good for 60 days from the date you attend the UDE and not valid for vehicles ordered or delivered prior the UDE date. The $1000 will be used as a rebate, not discount on the vehicle.
^^^I'm with this guy
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$50k msrp for a vert 428i. thats one expensive car!!
or you can say cheap when compared 90K plus m4 vert when it comes out, it all depands how you look at it
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So is it possible to combine this rebate with, lets say, the recent graduate or the option credit being offered on BMWNA site?
I'm still debating between a 2014 or MY2015 428i M-Sport, if i can combine those 3 rebates a 2014 would probably be my best bet!!
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So is it possible to combine this rebate with, lets say, the recent graduate or the option credit being offered on BMWNA site?
I'm still debating between a 2014 or MY2015 428i M-Sport, if i can combine those 3 rebates a 2014 would probably be my best bet!!
You should be able to use all three. To help your negotiation, mention the three discounts after you say you want to buy the car at invoice....
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So is it possible to combine this rebate with, lets say, the recent graduate or the option credit being offered on BMWNA site?
I'm still debating between a 2014 or MY2015 428i M-Sport, if i can combine those 3 rebates a 2014 would probably be my best bet!!
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or you can say cheap when compared 90K plus m4 vert when it comes out, it all depands how you look at it
i'm just saying that its pretty pricey for what you are getting right? i mean the base of the base car of a brand and its 50k....you can buy so much more car with that much money.
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i'm just saying that its pretty pricey for what you are getting right? i mean the base of the base car of a brand and its 50k....you can buy so much more car with that much money.
i completely agree with you just wanted to show you different pov, it really sucks how expansive cars are today, i am curious to see what the margin is, i am sure its about 50%
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Not sure who your Sales Rep is, but mine is being added to my car which was just delivered and I'm going tomorrow to the event to collect my voucher...

I'm actually taking advantage of the 1000 Options Credit and the 1000 Drive Event Credit.
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* BMW Ultimate Driving Allowance is available on all new 2014 and 2015 BMW models excluding BMW i and can only be redeemed by individuals who participate in a scheduled BMW Ultimate Drive Experience event and is non-transferable. The offer is valid from 60 days of the event month on the lease or purchase of all eligible models. Offer may be redeemed at an authorized BMW center for Stateside (U.S.) delivery only and cannot be used for European delivery. Offer not valid for vehicles delivered prior to event attendance or customer orders placed prior to event attendance. This offer can not be combined with any other offers. Offer cannot be used for tax, title, registration, destination or other dealership fees. Offer is only valid for the recipient of this invitation. Some restrictions apply; see an authorized BMW center for details.

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The offer is only good for 60 days from the date you attend the UDE and not valid for vehicles ordered or delivered prior the UDE date. The $1000 will be used as a rebate, not discount on the vehicle.
^^^I'm with this guy
Just sharing my experience. If they had told me no, I would cancel the order and reorder, my car is in the lot anyways.
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I go to the link, all the times slots say "open", yet when I complete step 3 I get an error

"Web Service Runtime Error: Timeslot has been filled."



Edit: Today it worked.

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I received an invite from my dealer via email a few days ago and I jumped on the chance. I've never been to one of these events before, so I am really interested in the experience. I chose the 435 convertible since I already test drove and ordered a 435xi coupe. Who knows, the convertible model could be my next car after I turn in the 435xi in three years.

I was hoping to schedule a 428 to see how the 2.0 turbo does in the coupe, but it appears you can only select one car/time slot.

I was also excited about the $1,000 toward the purchase of a BMW, but my excitement was crushed after reading that it can't be applied to cars ordered before the event. I ordered mine on May 2nd, so that takes care of that.

Anyway, I am really looking forward to the event. Now I just need to get the day off work.
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Timeslot has been filled for every time selected on the friday and saturday offered at rallye bmw on brush hollow
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