BMW 1 Series Coupe Forum / 1 Series Convertible Forum (1M / tii / 135i / 128i / Coupe / Cabrio / Hatchback) (BMW E82 E88 128i 130i 135i)
 





 

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-01-2008, 11:14 PM   #111
drand
Private First Class
United_States
1

 
drand's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 Mini Cooper S
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Oregon


Posts: 173
iTrader: (0)

You do have to pay the $775 on top of all other charges. Delivery for ED cars is the same as any other.
__________________
135i May 3,2008 ED - Retired
Appreciate 0
      04-02-2008, 09:00 AM   #112
bmrgrl
Private
1

 
Drives:
Join Date: Mar 2008


Posts: 68
iTrader: (0)

I have all the price lists and ED gets the 775 destination fee... even the diplomatic prices get it... from what I can see (I have a diplomatic visa) any purchase that goes through the dealership gets charged delivery... but if it is any consolation, customs and port duties for importing the car directly come up to pretty much the same amount...
Appreciate 0
      04-03-2008, 10:00 AM   #113
pltek
New Member
0

 
Drives:
Join Date: Apr 2008


Posts: 9
iTrader: (0)

i wonder if it would be possible to do away with letherette or leather seats if i went ED, i want cloth/
Appreciate 0
      04-03-2008, 10:22 AM   #114
mikeo
Santa Fe Concorso
United_States
35

 
mikeo's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 M-sport 328i, '13 X1 28i
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Santa Fe, NM


Posts: 2,983
iTrader: (3)

Sorry, ED cars still have to select from the U.S. options list. So no cloth seats, anthracite headliner, or 261 wheels.
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2008, 01:37 AM   #115
Kreed
New Member
0

 
Drives: 2013 AW 135i
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Los Angeles


Posts: 27
iTrader: (0)

According to my dealer there is not much of an advantage in ordering the 1 with ED however what if my company is sending me to europe next month, would the cost savings be worth doing ED?
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2008, 10:36 AM   #116
drand
Private First Class
United_States
1

 
drand's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 Mini Cooper S
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Oregon


Posts: 173
iTrader: (0)

US vs ED MSRP is about $2500 in savings so this is the worst case savings you will see. I don't believe your dealer, I think it is totally worth it to do ED.
__________________
135i May 3,2008 ED - Retired
Appreciate 0
      04-07-2008, 09:50 AM   #117
bmrgrl
Private
1

 
Drives:
Join Date: Mar 2008


Posts: 68
iTrader: (0)

if you are going to europe anyway, definitely ED... otherwise, I think the difference is really a free vacation ($2500 will pay for ticket and a few nights of hotel, but you might end up spending more too!)
Appreciate 0
      04-07-2008, 10:41 AM   #118
ulrichd
Colonel
United_States
39

 
ulrichd's Avatar
 
Drives: 128i M-Sport
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Houston, TX


Posts: 2,089
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kreed View Post
According to my dealer there is not much of an advantage in ordering the 1 with ED however what if my company is sending me to europe next month, would the cost savings be worth doing ED?
Don't forget if you take your better half, Lufthansa has a 2 for 1 deal with BMW for ED.
Appreciate 0
      06-30-2008, 12:57 AM   #119
ska
Enlisted Member
1

 
Drives:
Join Date: Sep 2007


Posts: 30
iTrader: (0)

I did ED 2 yrs ago on a 3 series, please go here (bimmerfest) to get more info on ED

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=25

Good luck and enjoy the trip
Appreciate 0
      07-24-2008, 11:13 AM   #120
caboob
New Member
0

 
Drives:
Join Date: Jul 2008


Posts: 16
iTrader: (0)

So has anybody been able to place an ED order lately. I visited a dealership last night and they said that they cannot get an ED order done for the 1-series. I take that to mean that they have no allocation? I'm gonna hit up a different dealership instead. It sounded like BS to me.
Appreciate 0
      07-24-2008, 07:43 PM   #121
drand
Private First Class
United_States
1

 
drand's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 Mini Cooper S
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Oregon


Posts: 173
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by caboob View Post
So has anybody been able to place an ED order lately. I visited a dealership last night and they said that they cannot get an ED order done for the 1-series. I take that to mean that they have no allocation? I'm gonna hit up a different dealership instead. It sounded like BS to me.
Just go to another dealership, some don't want to do it because they give up an allocation.
__________________
135i May 3,2008 ED - Retired
Appreciate 0
      08-05-2008, 09:21 AM   #122
IrvRobinson2
Banned
11

 
Drives:
Join Date: Jul 2007


Posts: 390
iTrader: (0)

Allocations

Currently, the '09 1 series is coming out of the dealers allocation,but we're trying to make a change in that policy.
Appreciate 0
      08-05-2008, 10:38 AM   #123
enzo65
Private First Class
2

 
Drives: MCS, 135i, F348ts SS
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Atlanta, GA


Posts: 101
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by IrvRobinson View Post
Currently, the '09 1 series is coming out of the dealers allocation,but we're trying to make a change in that policy.

Irv,
Do you have allocations yet for MY09's? Some posters on here say they have production numbers but I didn't think allocations were out yet.

Thanks.
Appreciate 0
      08-07-2008, 02:51 PM   #124
Georgefct
New Member
United_States
0

 
Drives: 2007 328xi
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Danbury


Posts: 13
iTrader: (0)

invoice on ED

what i cant figure out is how would the dealership let the price of a 135i ED go for any less than said on the bmw website. basically they won't go below that price. right?
are they even allowed to is what im tring to ask.
Appreciate 0
      08-07-2008, 03:21 PM   #125
ulrichd
Colonel
United_States
39

 
ulrichd's Avatar
 
Drives: 128i M-Sport
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Houston, TX


Posts: 2,089
iTrader: (5)

You do ED for the experience not the savings which are minimal once you figure in the cost of the trip and $9 gas. From what I have read here and other sites, most people are paying full MSRP on ED.
Appreciate 0
      08-07-2008, 04:29 PM   #126
jkp1187
Unindicted co-conspirator
United_States
31

 
Drives: to work, mostly.
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Posts: 1,736
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by IrvRobinson View Post
Currently, the '09 1 series is coming out of the dealers allocation,but we're trying to make a change in that policy.
I hope you can. I'm definitely going to call you whenever I know the exact dates of my European trip.
Appreciate 0
      08-07-2008, 09:09 PM   #127
enzo65
Private First Class
2

 
Drives: MCS, 135i, F348ts SS
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Atlanta, GA


Posts: 101
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ulrichd View Post
You do ED for the experience not the savings which are minimal once you figure in the cost of the trip and $9 gas. From what I have read here and other sites, most people are paying full MSRP on ED.

I just went through the process of finding a dealer to order my '09 135. There are plenty of dealers across the country that will go below ED MSRP. You just have to find them.
Appreciate 0
      08-07-2008, 09:40 PM   #128
Imola.ZHP
No car payments...
United_States
20

 
Imola.ZHP's Avatar
 
Drives: 2003 BMW 330i ZHP
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mud Island, TN


Posts: 1,988
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to Imola.ZHP Send a message via MSN to Imola.ZHP Send a message via Yahoo to Imola.ZHP
Quote:
Originally Posted by Georgefct View Post
what i cant figure out is how would the dealership let the price of a 135i ED go for any less than said on the bmw website. basically they won't go below that price. right?
are they even allowed to is what im tring to ask.
Because that is "ED MSRP" just as people are getting $$ off of non-ED MSRP they should be able to negotiate below ED MSRP for even more savings...

"are they even allowed to...." Yep, I've read of it being done on other models, this model is just too new, a year from now (or sooner) everyone will be getting them at ED-Invoice or slightly over. They're not exactly "flying" off the lot from what I can tell, at least not at my local dealership...
__________________

Marcus
-- 330i ZHP
-- Build Date 03/03/03
Appreciate 0
      08-07-2008, 10:21 PM   #129
pheller
First Lieutenant
United_States
4

 
Drives: 2011 VO 1M
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Boston, MA


Posts: 361
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ulrichd View Post
You do ED for the experience not the savings which are minimal once you figure in the cost of the trip and $9 gas. From what I have read here and other sites, most people are paying full MSRP on ED.
My out the door cost on a brand new '08 loaded 135 is approximately $2000 *under* ED MSRP.

Combine that with a plane ticket bought with frequent flier miles and spare bedrooms of friends in Munich, Salzburg, Bad Aibling, and Frankfurt.

My trip is basically free, save the difference in fuel and food prices.

It is possible to save quite a bit doing ED, just make some German friends and build up some frequent flier miles :-)
__________________
--phil
Appreciate 0
      08-08-2008, 06:47 AM   #130
Imola.ZHP
No car payments...
United_States
20

 
Imola.ZHP's Avatar
 
Drives: 2003 BMW 330i ZHP
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mud Island, TN


Posts: 1,988
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to Imola.ZHP Send a message via MSN to Imola.ZHP Send a message via Yahoo to Imola.ZHP
^ nice job! Congrats!
__________________

Marcus
-- 330i ZHP
-- Build Date 03/03/03
Appreciate 0
      08-08-2008, 07:00 AM   #131
jkp1187
Unindicted co-conspirator
United_States
31

 
Drives: to work, mostly.
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Posts: 1,736
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by pheller View Post
My out the door cost on a brand new '08 loaded 135 is approximately $2000 *under* ED MSRP.

Combine that with a plane ticket bought with frequent flier miles and spare bedrooms of friends in Munich, Salzburg, Bad Aibling, and Frankfurt.

My trip is basically free, save the difference in fuel and food prices.

It is possible to save quite a bit doing ED, just make some German friends and build up some frequent flier miles :-)
Nice. What dealer did you go thru?
Appreciate 0
      08-08-2008, 10:25 AM   #132
pheller
First Lieutenant
United_States
4

 
Drives: 2011 VO 1M
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Boston, MA


Posts: 361
iTrader: (1)

Tulley BMW, Nashua, NH.

Nick Porriello is my CA and a great guy to deal with. No nonsense, and an amicable deal.

My exact price, all in (excluding Mass tax/title/reg) was $40964. By my calculations, MSRP was 42830.

So just about $2k under MSRP.
__________________
--phil
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
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:07 AM.




1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, 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