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      10-20-2011, 02:28 PM   #1
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Where are all the 1Ms in mil sales?

We know Stuttgart has two (Drillslinger-BSM &? ) Heidelberg has one AW (fuzzy_dunlop) with two more (rikx1M - VO & dubso -?) coming also.......how about Ktown and Ramstein, Graf/Hohenfels and Wiesbaden?

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      10-21-2011, 03:18 AM   #2
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I asked Wiesbaden multiple times, was told that Military Sales weren't getting ANY so I bought my 135...
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      10-21-2011, 03:57 AM   #3
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I asked Wiesbaden multiple times, was told that Military Sales weren't getting ANY so I bought my 135...
my situation exactly...since 2005 I wanted the M3 but couldn't justify half the cost of a house so for performance and no other options in BMW family at my price point, went with the 135. I loved it but 6 months after I bought the 135, BMW announces the 1M. So then around Dec, Jan, Feb I bugged the shit out of my rep here in HD/Pentagon and was told repeatedly no...no...no....

So settled for a great car...really didn't lose keeping my 135. Looked into mods and realized the N55 wasn't as easy to mod as the N54...another limitation but livable. Then all the reviews from USA, from Germany, from UK, from Top Gear, from Australia....kept commenting on how great the 1M was and that it fixed most if not all shortcomings of the 135...most of the kind of mods and $$ I was going to make already with my N55 135...damn...now I want the 1M again.

The rest is history. I hope to finally have it in 2-3 weeks...don't foresee selling this one.
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      10-21-2011, 04:07 AM   #4
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There's one, spoken for, at the Ramstein PCS showroom.
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      10-21-2011, 09:05 AM   #5
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There's one, spoken for, at the Ramstein PCS showroom.
I spoke to Mattias on that one. The guy is downrange and comes back in December time frame.

Rikx, There was a VO 1M here but the guy already shipped it to the states. He picked it up from Schweinfurt 3 months ago.

I thought the dealer at Bamberg (Bavarian Motor Cars) had a US specs wrapped one in gray?
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      10-21-2011, 09:17 AM   #6
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Ive seen a bms with BB (baden baden?) plates, us spec!
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      10-21-2011, 09:23 AM   #7
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I spoke to Mattias on that one. The guy is downrange and comes back in December time frame.

Rikx, There was a VO 1M here but the guy already shipped it to the states. He picked it up from Schweinfurt 3 months ago.

I thought the dealer at Bamberg (Bavarian Motor Cars) had a US specs wrapped one in gray?
Yup! But its sold & delivered(sort of). I posted a pic I took at the Welt of a BSM 1M with Stuttgart plates. I saw that car back on July 16th at teh Welt. I have not seen any 1M's over here in BA other than that wrapped (grey)car.

Who was it here, that said the entire month of October(Leipzig) builds would be for MCS! ???
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      10-21-2011, 11:33 AM   #8
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I keep seeing articles about the 1M vs TT RS vs Cayman R and it really steams me up. Yes, these cars are amazing for MSRP but YOU CAN'T FIND ANY FOR MSRP!

With all the great press the 1M has gotten I think people that would normally be in a higher cost bracket are poaching, pricing these nearly attainable cars right out of my range again.

I asked the Mainz-Kastel agent again today, said I'd heard rumors of 1Ms in Stuttgart. He laughed said he could have sold 50 if they would have let him, said he showed my email to the Stuttgart Pentagon Sales agent and he said the same thing.

Should I be talking to someone else?
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      10-21-2011, 01:10 PM   #9
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I asked the Mainz-Kastel agent again today, said I'd heard rumors of 1Ms in Stuttgart. He laughed said he could have sold 50 if they would have let him, said he showed my email to the Stuttgart Pentagon Sales agent and he said the same thing.

Should I be talking to someone else?
If they laughed about it I guess they aren't serious to try and see if they can get an allocation for a customer. I would go somewhere else and when you have it drive by and tell them thanks.
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      10-21-2011, 02:09 PM   #10
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      10-21-2011, 02:29 PM   #11
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Should I be talking to someone else?

Why not contact - send a PM to: BMW Mil


He is the MCS rep in Bamberg. He was the guy who had that BSM 1M wrapped for a soldier down range. The car will be going to Stuttgart soon.
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      10-22-2011, 01:04 AM   #12
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The guy at Bavarian motor cars that I bought my 135 from said he could more than likely reserve me a slot with a $5k deposit there's just no telling when I would actually get the car.
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      10-22-2011, 02:40 AM   #13
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BB plates are Boeblingen (Stuttgart area) so the BSM spotted could have been me or the "other guy" down here.
I doubt that either Dennis or Pam at the Stuttgart MSP (Cars Intl) would have laughed. I pestered the hell out of them (in a friendly manner of course) for months and they both understand how frustrated we are.
The problem is, BMW just wouldn't let MSP dealers put in any orders. When I got "the call" I had to give my answer there and then (a definitive YES). Both Stuttgart slots were filled in about 10 minutes.
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      10-22-2011, 02:52 AM   #14
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So who owns this 1M? I took this picture by chance on July 16th at the Welt. I think it must have been one of the very first military car sales(US specs and Stutgart plates)! I think it was a month or two later that Drillslinger got his and we started to see some other MCS posts.

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Ok, never mind... I just read Drillslinger's reponse in that other thread...

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=585748
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      10-22-2011, 09:14 AM   #15
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It's a very odd situation. In every other respect my dealer is AMAZING. And why wouldn't he take the opportunity to sell me a more expensive car? Perhaps some dealerships are getting completely frozen out of allotments?

Now the question is: after taking a huge depreciation hit AND buying a couple thousand dollars worth of parts that wouldn't transfer over, do I even attempt to fish for a 1M.
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      10-22-2011, 11:32 AM   #16
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I thought the dealer at Bamberg (Bavarian Motor Cars) had a US specs wrapped one in gray?

that would be the one that i have right now, installing parts for the owner who is now stationed in Stuttgart.
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      10-24-2011, 07:17 AM   #17
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Got my VIN today...my baby is born.
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      10-24-2011, 10:55 AM   #18
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Got my VIN today...my baby is born.
Dude, CONGRATS!
(The wait doesn't get any better )
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      10-25-2011, 03:24 PM   #20
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For all the 1M owners....make sure you go to: http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showt...2#post10679892

And give them some basic info for the registery on your 1M , so far there are 302 1Ms registered.
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Found out my 1M is the 739th car built out of 740 total NA builds....man one car from the end...guess I was one lucky SOB!

So who owns the other 1Ms in military sales?
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Squeeking in under the gun man....
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