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      06-29-2012, 10:35 PM   #23
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I half remember my dealer saying something about petrol cars being pushed back due to lower than expected demand whereas the disels are selling well. I guess that's to be expected considering the current economic state of affairs. I'm so excited. Never had a nice car before, currently in a crap 207.
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      06-30-2012, 03:46 AM   #24
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I half remember my dealer saying something about petrol cars being pushed back due to lower than expected demand whereas the disels are selling well. I guess that's to be expected considering the current economic state of affairs. I'm so excited. Never had a nice car before, currently in a crap 207.
Cool that gives me more faith in my 12th of July delivery date
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      06-30-2012, 05:49 AM   #25
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I half remember my dealer saying something about petrol cars being pushed back due to lower than expected demand whereas the disels are selling well. I guess that's to be expected considering the current economic state of affairs. I'm so excited. Never had a nice car before, currently in a crap 207.
That sounds a bit rubbish.

Surely all customers should be treated as equal?!

If it is the case, it'd certainly make me reconsider bothering to buy a BMW petrol again, if they're just going to shunt us to the back of the queue regardless of how early we order.
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      06-30-2012, 06:46 AM   #26
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That sounds a bit rubbish.

Surely all customers should be treated as equal?!

If it is the case, it'd certainly make me reconsider bothering to buy a BMW petrol again, if they're just going to shunt us to the back of the queue regardless of how early we order.
I assume they just make cars for different engines on different weeks. Plus maybe because 328i and 335i are so popular in the USA there is a shortage.
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      06-30-2012, 07:07 AM   #27
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I'm waiting until start of the September for my 320d. I've been told my build will begin at the start of August with delivery hopefully w/c 3/9.

Thankfully I'm in no hurry and more than happy to wait for the new plate too
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      06-30-2012, 10:34 AM   #28
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I didn't see the point of waiting for the new plates. I have a private one and they offered me significantly more for my old car.
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      07-02-2012, 08:20 AM   #29
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Checked again with Lex today, still showing no change on 12th July delivery, 10 days to go.....!
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      07-02-2012, 11:44 AM   #30
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F30 330D Msport ordered, sapphire black paint, coral red leather, privacy glass, Harmon Kardon upgrade........can't wait!!
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      07-02-2012, 03:46 PM   #31
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Are you guys getting any kind of discount off a new one?
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      07-02-2012, 05:12 PM   #32
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List price with all the extras was 38000 and I'm getting it for 35000.
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      07-03-2012, 09:46 AM   #33
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List price with all the extras was 38000 and I'm getting it for 35000.
Thats not bad for a new model. I got 5K off my E90 just under a year ago - but that was of course the outgoing model. Mind, the APR's are quite good for F30's and better than I got last year with mine.
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      07-03-2012, 11:18 AM   #34
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MY M Sport touring 3.0D will arrive for the 1st October time, settled for Beige Leather with Estoril II Blue, all extras including Blue brake upgrade front and rear. Should perform well.
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      07-03-2012, 01:37 PM   #35
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Just ordered 328i MSport in Estoril blue with Coral dakota.

Two litre petrol turbo engine very popular in USA hence the delays.......
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      07-03-2012, 03:26 PM   #36
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Just ordered 328i MSport in Estoril blue with Coral dakota.

Two litre petrol turbo engine very popular in USA hence the delays.......
Congrats!

And....

Goddam Americans!!!
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      07-03-2012, 03:29 PM   #37
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Congrats!

And....

Goddam Americans!!!
Hey! It's not our fault BMW doesn't offer the 320d here. We'd buy it!
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      07-03-2012, 03:29 PM   #38
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Coral red with Escorial blue? Brave.
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      07-09-2012, 11:13 AM   #39
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Ordered F30 330d m sport

Estoril blue + a few bits and pieces

Lead time of October

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      07-09-2012, 12:13 PM   #40
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Estoril blue + a few bits and pieces

Lead time of October
Cars not released till 18th september, october would put you in one of the first like me.
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      07-09-2012, 04:30 PM   #41
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Cars not released till 18th september, october would put you in one of the first like me.
Hi mate,

Is that confirmed by BMW UK? Do you have a link? My dealer still seems to think I'm on for an August 28th delivery.


Isn't someone else in this thread earlier saying their M-Sport is arriving mid-July as well?


EDIT, sorry - are you just referring to the 330d?
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      07-10-2012, 02:41 AM   #42
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Hi mate,

Is that confirmed by BMW UK? Do you have a link? My dealer still seems to think I'm on for an August 28th delivery.


Isn't someone else in this thread earlier saying their M-Sport is arriving mid-July as well?


EDIT, sorry - are you just referring to the 330d?
The touring release date for the UK is 18th September, so no one will get one sooner.
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      07-10-2012, 07:39 AM   #43
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2 days to go before my 320d M Sport hits the dealers, shame it takes 5 days for them to register it and do some "pre-delivery" inspections, as i'm away next week!

Damn, still, will be a nice treat when i get home :-)
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      07-10-2012, 07:57 AM   #44
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2 days to go before my 320d M Sport hits the dealers, shame it takes 5 days for them to register it and do some "pre-delivery" inspections, as i'm away next week!

Damn, still, will be a nice treat when i get home :-)
You must have got lucky there. Mine is due week 36 which apparently is 3/9/12 onwards so I have 2 months to wait still

Still, it'll be worth it in the end
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