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      04-10-2012, 02:25 PM   #1
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BMW of ATX - Exclusive M-owner event - May 5, 10am-2pm - 2013 M5 will be there

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BMW of Austin is excited to announce our 1st exclusive M owner event. This event will be held at BMW of Austin on May 5, 2012 from 10am until 2pm. Snacks and refreshments will be on hand. Drawings will be held for great authentic BMW accessories and gifts. All attendees will receive an M logo tee shirt and ball cap.

Also scheduled are brief informational sessions on M history, evolution and engineering functionality.

We will have on hand, live, on all 4 wheels, a brand new 2013 M5. (NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE )

RSVP. Arrangements limited to first 150…please provide email address for confirmation and invite pass. Respond to: RPiskorik@penskeautomotive.com
2013 BMW M5
POWERTRAIN/CHASSIS
DRIVETRAIN LAYOUT Front engine, RWD ENGINE TYPE Twin-turbo 90-deg V-8, alum block/heads
VALVETRAIN DOHC, 4 valves/cyl DISPLACEMENT 268.2 cu in/4395 cc COMPRESSION RATIO 10.0:1
POWER (SAE NET) 560 hp @ 6000 rpm
TORQUE (SAE NET) 500 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
REDLINE 7200 rpm
WEIGHT TO POWER 7.8 lb/hp
TRANSMISSION 7-speed twin-clutch auto
AXLE/FINAL-DRIVE RATIO 3.15:1/2.12:1
SUSPENSION, FRONT; REAR Multi-link, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar; multi-link, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar
STEERING RATIO 13.1:1
TURNS LOCK-TO-LOCK 2.5
BRAKES, F;R 15.7-in vented, drilled disc; 15.6-in vented, drilled disc, ABS
WHEELS 9.0 x 20-in, 10.0 x 20-in cast aluminum
TIRES 265/35ZR20 99Y; 295/30ZR20 101Y Michelin Pilot Super Sport
M….The Most power letter in the Alphabet

The first Red stripe represented Texaco, the famous American oil retail brand, who had partnered with BMW during the early days of M racing. Blue represented BMW and Bavarian region. The purple was used to represent the partnership and to allow for a nice transition between the two colors, blending as some may call it.
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      04-10-2012, 02:33 PM   #2
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Yep, got it too. RSVPed but haven't gotten any confirmation yet. I hope I wasn't too late!
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      04-10-2012, 03:36 PM   #3
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Rec'd confirmation of RSVP +1 guest.
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      04-10-2012, 08:31 PM   #4
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Got that today, haven't rvsp'd yet tho. I'm guessing we can invite a guest then?
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      04-11-2012, 11:11 AM   #5
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I got the confirmation for my RSVP + 1 Guest.
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      04-11-2012, 03:46 PM   #6
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Got that today, haven't rvsp'd yet tho. I'm guessing we can invite a guest then?
Yes. I specifically asked that question
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      04-13-2012, 09:39 AM   #7
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I RSVP'd for this and received a confirmation within about 30 min., guess there is still plenty of room. Think they'll let us test drive the M5?
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      04-15-2012, 06:26 AM   #8
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Thanks for posting this...I'll see you guys there!
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      04-15-2012, 10:12 AM   #9
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Thanks for posting this...I'll see you guys there!
Make sure you actually get an RSVP confirm first if you haven't already; you'll need one.
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      04-16-2012, 09:01 PM   #10
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Thumbs up I got my RSVP

I will see you all there along with a few other "M" friends of mine
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      04-16-2012, 09:23 PM   #11
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Awesome car SHADY, looking forward to seeing it in person. Confirms my suspicion, I don't have anywhere near enough carbon fiber
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I will see you all there along with a few other "M" friends of mine
G'day mate.

Damn, I have to travel around then. Enjoy!
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      04-26-2012, 10:51 PM   #13
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Thanks for posting this...I'll see you guys there!
Not a problem. Glad to meet some local M folks, finally
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      04-27-2012, 08:06 PM   #14
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Talked to my SA today, 250ish people are attending I tried to wringle-wrangle a test drive of the M5, he laughed at me *lol*

See y'all there!
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      04-27-2012, 08:51 PM   #15
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I'll be there too.. See you guys there!
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      04-28-2012, 08:12 AM   #16
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Coming up from Houston, I will stop by and introduce myself. Maybe go for a drive after if anyone is in......
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Apparently there's also an exotic car meet at Abuelos that day as well if the M Owners day gets boring.

http://www.austinexoticcars.com/viewtopic.php?f=39&t=1422
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      05-07-2012, 01:07 PM   #18
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So, how was it? Any pics? I couldn't make it
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I did a write-up here: http://f10.m5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=687155. Didn't include pics because pics of the cars are already everywhere, but a few other people have added some to that thread.
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      05-13-2012, 12:46 PM   #20
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