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Old 06-10-2015, 06:36 PM   #1
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New BMW 7-Series

So the new 7-Series can recognize hand signals such as waving off a phone call.

What does it do when you salute another driver?
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Old 06-10-2015, 08:28 PM   #2
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Old 06-11-2015, 04:21 AM   #3
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The key fob seems dumb. That thing ought to be getting smaller, not tacking useless shit onto it. We all have smart phones, after all.
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Old 06-11-2015, 03:02 PM   #4
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So the new 7-Series can recognize hand signals such as waving off a phone call.
Just another electronic gizmo to fail as the car ages.
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Old 06-17-2015, 06:30 AM   #5
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Just another electronic gizmo to fail as the car ages.


Meet the new 7. Same as the old 7.
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Old 06-18-2015, 05:18 AM   #6
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Just another electronic gizmo to fail as the car ages.
They only have to work for 5 years. By that time the 3 year leases are up and the certified used warranties are as well. The folks that pay $4500 for the 7 year extended will probably make out like bandits.
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Old 06-18-2015, 07:47 AM   #7
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They only have to work for 5 years. By that time the 3 year leases are up and the certified used warranties are as well. The folks that pay $4500 for the 7 year extended will probably make out like bandits.
Yeah. Buy your three-year-old 7 from Carmax for less than half the new price, and get the six-year max plan from them.

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Old 06-18-2015, 01:21 PM   #8
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Yeah. Buy your three-year-old 7 from Carmax for less than half the new price, and get the six-year max plan from them.

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Know why a used 7 is so cheap?
Its because that's what they are worth.
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Old 06-18-2015, 02:03 PM   #9
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Know why a used 7 is so cheap?
Its because that's what they are worth.
hehe, that's a good point
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Old 06-18-2015, 04:26 PM   #10
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So the new 7-Series can recognize hand signals such as waving off a phone call.

What does it do when you salute another driver?
Queues up ADV on the infotainment.
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Old 06-18-2015, 07:01 PM   #11
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When I sold BMW's, new 7 series were bought by old guys who didn't have to worry about out of warranty repairs. They were already onto the next.

They loved them.
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Old 06-18-2015, 07:17 PM   #12
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When I sold BMW's, new 7 series were bought by old guys who didn't have to worry about out of warranty repairs. They were already onto the next.

They loved them.


Just make sure you get the wheel and tire warranty.
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Old 06-18-2015, 08:19 PM   #13
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Just make sure you get the wheel and tire warranty.
I had a 335d with the sport package & high performance aluminum alloy wheels and summer tires and then moved to pot hole nirvana in NJ. Luckily I had the wheel and tire protection. Replaced 3 rims in 8 months.

When I was selling BMW's, the protection package for wheels and tires was the only extra I strongly recommended to purchasers.

Here's a pic before we moved from NC.

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Old 06-18-2015, 10:00 PM   #14
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My wife has this car in black. An absolutely amazing car. I can't believe BMW only offered this engine in the 3er for one year. We have been through a few tires with the warranty but so far no bunged wheels.
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My wife has this car in black. An absolutely amazing car. I can't believe BMW only offered this engine in the 3er for one year. We have been through a few tires with the warranty but so far no bunged wheels.
It's a rocket up to around 80 mph, with excellent fuel economy. Great car.
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