BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read




 

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-22-2018, 12:25 PM   #45
cc3
Major
286
Rep
1,001
Posts

Drives: 1M, GT4, M2 M140i
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: .UK

iTrader: (0)

Seems like the 1M takes high mileage which shows its well engineered and also it doesn't mind a bit of a tune!

No major issues being reported ??
Appreciate 0
      02-22-2018, 01:46 PM   #46
GimmeanM
We've landed on the moon!
GimmeanM's Avatar
United_States
230
Rep
460
Posts

Drives: 2011 1M (AW)
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Denver, CO

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2006 M3  [0.00]
2016 i3  [0.00]
1999 M3  [0.00]
2007 Toyota Tacoma  [0.00]
2011 BMW 1M  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by SLC801 View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by GimmeanM View Post
7k miles on mine. Purchased 'new' in May of 2014. ...going to start driving it more who the hell am I saving it for anyway!!
I can you keep the miles off over that time? I keep telling myself to save the drives for when they matter most but I cant help it sometimes.
I have a few other vehicles so the 1M has been a fun-only car. I just decided I'm going to start having more fun!
__________________
Appreciate 0
      03-04-2018, 07:31 PM   #47
carrera
New Member
2
Rep
6
Posts

Drives: BMW SERIES 1M
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Long Island New York

iTrader: (0)

Mine is a production 1 of 1 white with only a Harmon Kardon system and no other options .It has 3200 miles
Appreciate 1
///BYU73.00

      03-30-2018, 12:11 AM   #48
BMW Gator
Second Lieutenant
BMW Gator's Avatar
29
Rep
221
Posts

Drives: 1M/X5/R8/JK Rubicon/FJ40
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Florida

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by carrera View Post
Mine is a production 1 of 1 white with only a Harmon Kardon system and no other options .It has 3200 miles
Are you sure about that? I have an AW with only Harmon Kardon. 7k miles
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2018, 02:49 PM   #49
DarthColin
First Lieutenant
DarthColin's Avatar
Canada
33
Rep
311
Posts

Drives: 2011 1 Series M Coupe
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Grenfell, SK

iTrader: (0)

118,339 km. Wish it was a lot less.
__________________
‘If it even looks like rain and you pretend to be Michael Schumacher in a 599 GTO, you’ll end up in a tree’ -Clarkson
Appreciate 1
JP-1M80.50

      04-10-2018, 09:49 AM   #50
MC321
New Member
5
Rep
5
Posts

Drives: 1M
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Bahrain

iTrader: (0)

Just picked up my new-to-me 1M with 1,600 miles on the clock
Appreciate 0
      04-10-2018, 05:03 PM   #51
JP-1M
Private First Class
JP-1M's Avatar
Japan
81
Rep
108
Posts

Drives: Alpine White 1M
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Japan

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by MC321 View Post
Just picked up my new-to-me 1M with 1,600 miles on the clock
Any other details you'd be kind enough to share with us would be greatly appreciated. Where was the car purchased from, price, spec, etc?
Appreciate 0
      04-11-2018, 07:29 AM   #52
MC321
New Member
5
Rep
5
Posts

Drives: 1M
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Bahrain

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by JP-1M View Post
Any other details you'd be kind enough to share with us would be greatly appreciated. Where was the car purchased from, price, spec, etc?
I picked it up from Saudi Arabia, white, loaded...

Key thing to understand is that these cars were sold at a mark-up in our region, just like any other M power or AMG car, in comparison to the US. A buddy of mine picked up his car, similar spec but in Orange, brand new at the time for around $72k.. I paid approximately $58k for mine
Appreciate 1
JP-1M80.50

      04-11-2018, 09:21 AM   #53
JP-1M
Private First Class
JP-1M's Avatar
Japan
81
Rep
108
Posts

Drives: Alpine White 1M
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Japan

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by MC321 View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by JP-1M View Post
Any other details you'd be kind enough to share with us would be greatly appreciated. Where was the car purchased from, price, spec, etc?
I picked it up from Saudi Arabia, white, loaded...

Key thing to understand is that these cars were sold at a mark-up in our region, just like any other M power or AMG car, in comparison to the US. A buddy of mine picked up his car, similar spec but in Orange, brand new at the time for around $72k.. I paid approximately $58k for mine
Thanks for sharing. The situation sounds quite similar to Japan. As the initial import was by a non-BMW importer the cars originally sold at a premium, but now have settled more or less into global market rates. Still, $58k for that mileage would seem you did quite well. Congrats!

One more question out of curiosity: do you know which country the car was originally manufactured for? Putting the VIN into the online tool will tell you if you don't know for sure.
Appreciate 0
      04-12-2018, 03:08 AM   #54
MC321
New Member
5
Rep
5
Posts

Drives: 1M
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Bahrain

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by JP-1M View Post
Thanks for sharing. The situation sounds quite similar to Japan. As the initial import was by a non-BMW importer the cars originally sold at a premium, but now have settled more or less into global market rates. Still, $58k for that mileage would seem you did quite well. Congrats!

One more question out of curiosity: do you know which country the car was originally manufactured for? Putting the VIN into the online tool will tell you if you don't know for sure.
Vin decoder says the manfacturer is BMW M Germany (plant ECE), not sure if that helps?
Appreciate 1
JP-1M80.50

      04-12-2018, 06:47 PM   #55
JP-1M
Private First Class
JP-1M's Avatar
Japan
81
Rep
108
Posts

Drives: Alpine White 1M
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Japan

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by MC321 View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by JP-1M View Post
Thanks for sharing. The situation sounds quite similar to Japan. As the initial import was by a non-BMW importer the cars originally sold at a premium, but now have settled more or less into global market rates. Still, $58k for that mileage would seem you did quite well. Congrats!

One more question out of curiosity: do you know which country the car was originally manufactured for? Putting the VIN into the online tool will tell you if you don't know for sure.
Vin decoder says the manfacturer is BMW M Germany (plant ECE), not sure if that helps?
Sorry my request was a bit too vague.

Here is the link I'm using:
https://www.bmwvin.com

With my car as an example these are the fields that would give a clue as to the target market for the vehicle.
+ Model = M COUPE (EUR)
+ S855A Language version Italian
+ S884A On-board literature, Italian

Obviously the final two listed under "Vehicle Options" are the most revealing for my car

Thanks for humoring me. I've got a bit of a fetish around understanding how many cars have disappeared from their original markets via export or being totaled.
Appreciate 0
      04-13-2018, 12:56 PM   #56
MC321
New Member
5
Rep
5
Posts

Drives: 1M
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Bahrain

iTrader: (0)

OK, ran it.

Model: M Coupe (EUR)
L822A Gulf Version
Literature in English and Arabic

Wow, that list of options is long.. seems car is fully loaded.. good to know!
Appreciate 1
JP-1M80.50

      04-19-2018, 07:53 AM   #57
ol'mate
Private First Class
1
Rep
106
Posts

Drives: VO 1M
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Brisbane

iTrader: (0)

Original happy owner here, still on stock tyres haha no faults or failures 18,500kms
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:16 PM.




1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST