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      03-08-2008, 08:43 AM   #23
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Jamie, I know Canadians that have purchased US cars. What is the restriction? Also, can't you just register the car using the address of an American friend and keep US plates on it?
I've imported 3 US cars this year. The 2008's are very pricey to do.

Canadians can't drive US registered cars. Otherwise, I'd buy and plate it using my Florida address and driver's license.
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A Coupe at MSRP and no one wants it?
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Wait a couple more months--they will be sold below MSRP.
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      03-08-2008, 12:07 PM   #26
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A Coupe at MSRP and no one wants it?
That's what I'm saying. It's just sitting next to me right now, ready for it's new owner. Epacy came by yesterday and drooled on it btw.
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      03-08-2008, 01:11 PM   #27
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Epacy came by yesterday and drooled on it btw.
Won't be the last time.
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Why exactly isn't that car IB and already E's?


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Why exactly isn't that car IB and already E's?


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I'll le E take that question.....
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Well, Newbold didn't want to do business with a grocery bagger so they gave the car to someone else. j/k

This is the launch car that Newbold got from BMW. They couldn't change the specs.
I had to switch dealerships becuase BMW pulled Newbold's initial allocations and they weren't supposed to get any till an April build.
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Well, Newbold didn't want to do business with a grocery bagger so they gave the car to someone else. j/k

This is the launch car that Newbold got from BMW. They couldn't change the specs.
I had to switch dealerships becuase BMW pulled Newbold's initial allocations and they weren't supposed to get any till an April build.
Oh, I see. So it was bad luck that Newbold didn't receive an IB launch car.


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      03-08-2008, 05:03 PM   #32
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Oh, I see. So it was bad luck that Newbold didn't receive an IB launch car.


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Very. Seems like BMW gave out one color to all dealerships in a certain region.
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      03-08-2008, 05:14 PM   #33
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Very. Seems like BMW gave out one color to all dealerships in a certain region.
Yeah Epacy, my dealership got the same AW coupe, assuming its black extended leather with carbon leather trim. It seems some other dealerships got Melbourn/Bamboo coupes and SS/FR sedans. And it appears some did also get Interlagos cars, but its hard to tell if those are launch cars or just other allocations.

What I don't totally understand is, I thought that all dealerships had the option to configure their "demo" car if they so desired. For non-M cars that are made in relatively high volumes, I can see the rationale in BMW providing everyone with cookie-cutter demos. But for waitlisted cars like the M3, why would they insist on such a policy?
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Newbold was able to configure their demo car, it went to Xcellere.
Apparently, the launch cars are different.
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Newbold was able to configure their demo car, it went to Xcellere.
Apparently, the launch cars are different.
Wait, I'm confused now. What's the difference between a launch car and demo? Or am I misunderstanding you?
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      03-08-2008, 05:25 PM   #36
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Wait, I'm confused now. What's the difference between a launch car and demo? Or am I misunderstanding you?
Apparently, there is a difference. All launch cars are spec'd by BMW NA and the dealers have no say in that matter. Those seem to be the cars that BMW had delivered to every dealership for the official launch date.
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The dealer by me has two to unload. PM if you want the dealer info. It appears that there are buyers backing out of their purchase option. The have an AW Coupe and Jerez Black Sedan, both loaded and 19" wheels. Might be good for California and Nevada buyers being screwed by their dealers. They also said that they will need buyers for future allocations as well.

Personally, I am still waiting for Sedan, M-DCT, loaded.
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The dealer by me has two to unload. PM if you want the dealer info. It appears that there are buyers backing out of their purchase option. The have an AW Coupe and Jerez Black Sedan, both loaded and 19" wheels. Might be good for California and Nevada buyers being screwed by their dealers. They also said that they will need buyers for future allocations as well.

Personally, I am still waiting for Sedan, M-DCT, loaded.
Holy sh!t, total
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Holy sh!t, total
Thread Jack! Someone is letting us know that they have a M3 for sale and I added that there are two more here? I am not a dealer, nor am I taking advantage of the site like the original poster. I don't make a dime off of a sale. I am happy to help out other potential buyers!

You Epacy, are constantly a problem on this site with thread jack re-post BS. GET A LIFE!
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Thread Jack! Someone is letting us know that they have a M3 for sale and I added that there are two more here? I am not a dealer, nor am I taking advantage of the site like the original poster. I don't make a dime off of a sale. I am happy to help out other potential buyers!

You Epacy, are constantly a problem on this site with thread jack re-post BS. GET A LIFE!
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What's the name of the dealers? I'll post them on the front page if you want. Remember, I'm just trying to provide my BMW brethren helpful knowledge in their quest for the M3.

And please don't bash other members. If you have personal issues with someone here, PM them please.

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I don't think the OP is trying to take advantage of this site.
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      03-09-2008, 10:40 PM   #44
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I don't think the OP is trying to take advantage of this site.
Thanks Lucid. I've been in the BMW community for years, so it's not like I just popped in here all of the sudden. I try my best to provide useful knowledge to the community here. I can understand how BMW3R would think that though. So no hard feelings.
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