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      04-05-2011, 03:57 PM   #1
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ordering in US. 16days only??!

So, today I finalized my order and the manager at the dealership sent in the information. Apparently there are certain dates for certain parts of US to order.
Anyways, the sales person and the manager told me that it only takes 16 days from start of production to delivery at the dealership. Then maybe a day at the dealership getting ready. It was quite surprising since I've heard people waiting months and months for their X3. They tell me the car will probably here late April or early May.

Anyways, here's my spec of the car:

Alpine White
Black Leather
Aluminum Trim

M-Sport Package
Technology Package
Premium Package
Cold Weather package

Can't wait!
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So, today I finalized my order and the manager at the dealership sent in the information. Apparently there are certain dates for certain parts of US to order.
Anyways, the sales person and the manager told me that it only takes 16 days from start of production to delivery at the dealership. Then maybe a day at the dealership getting ready. It was quite surprising since I've heard people waiting months and months for their X3. They tell me the car will probably here late April or early May.

Anyways, here's my spec of the car:

Alpine White
Black Leather
Aluminum Trim

M-Sport Package
Technology Package
Premium Package
Cold Weather package

Can't wait!
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      04-05-2011, 04:04 PM   #3
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I think the rest of the world needs a filter so that they don't see any posts reporting timelines of less than a month!!!!!
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      04-05-2011, 04:12 PM   #4
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I dont know for sure tho. I've seen other US people saying that it takes more than a month for them to get their cars. I'll let you guys know for sure once I get a confirmation.
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      04-05-2011, 04:51 PM   #5
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I dont know for sure tho. I've seen other US people saying that it takes more than a month for them to get their cars. I'll let you guys know for sure once I get a confirmation.
Yes it's possible, it all depends on your dealers allocations. I ordered March 11 and my car arrived March 30 (with a broken steering rack, so I haven't picked it up yet. )
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My dealer is saying if I place an order now, I'll have it by the end of May......
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I placed my order on Feb 21 and its still not yet delivered to deliver. I am thinking close to 2 month for mine to be in my drive way. I am in midwest, US.
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I placed my order March 28th & salesman called me 5days later that production had started, I was shocked! checked the bmw site & sure enough it started its funny b/c the one time I'm not in a rush to get a new car it gets produced quickest, I'm buying it for my wife as a graduation present & don't want it until mid May, going to have to take delivery sooner I guess but I'll try to push it back as far as possible even if I have to pay all the fees ect & just leave it on there lot...I gotta figure out a way to surprise her w/ it
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It all depends on what allocations the dealer has available to him. Even in US and Canada it can vary dealer-to-dealer. Not all dealers have the same number of allocated build slots. Or some have used them up totally, and their times will be much longer if ordered now.
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took less than 3 weeks for us to get ours
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I placed my order March 28th & salesman called me 5days later that production had started, I was shocked! checked the bmw site & sure enough it started its funny b/c the one time I'm not in a rush to get a new car it gets produced quickest, I'm buying it for my wife as a graduation present & don't want it until mid May, going to have to take delivery sooner I guess but I'll try to push it back as far as possible even if I have to pay all the fees ect & just leave it on there lot...I gotta figure out a way to surprise her w/ it
Hey Monsta! I'm getting a X3, too! My 28i has been built and is waiting for me to pick it up at the Performance Center. E9x M3s and F25 X3s go well together!
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Ordered March 4. Took deliver March 28th.
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Wow.
I guess X3's are really fast!
I hope I get mine as fast as some of you guys out there
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Hey Monsta! I'm getting a X3, too! My 28i has been built and is waiting for me to pick it up at the Performance Center. E9x M3s and F25 X3s go well together!
sounds great! I was going to do the Performance Center delivery but can't travel so much in a two month period w/out affecting the trackday funds as much
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I wish PCD were available to Canadian customers too. I know that the export rules for the US and import rules for Canada make it a bit difficult, but I wish we could have something like the European delivery arranged: pick it up, drive it for a while, drop it off and see it at the dealership.
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I wish PCD were available to Canadian customers too. I know that the export rules for the US and import rules for Canada make it a bit difficult, but I wish we could have something like the European delivery arranged: pick it up, drive it for a while, drop it off and see it at the dealership.
Agree, it would be neat to do that. Particularly since we could drive the car home then.
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Wow.
I guess X3's are really fast!
I hope I get mine as fast as some of you guys out there
Aaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhh!!! Aaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhh!! (Rant aimed at BMW not you lucky guys).

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Aaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhh!!! Aaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhh!! (Rant aimed at BMW not you lucky guys).

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hey now, for years Europe always got their BMWs alot faster than the US, its nice to have that reversed for a change And you guys get Diesels!!! wish we could get those here (even though they are built here, the cars with diesel engines that is).

I wonder if that is the major reason the UK has such long wait times, they are only building X amount of Diesels per day (say 10% of production) and the rest are all gas (petrol) engines.
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And you guys get Diesels!!!
I'd take a gas car for a quick delivery as long as the wheel was on the proper side. I'm low mileage so not much in it for me.
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Anyone can provide info on pricing.

Invoice + Margin
MSRP - discount

Looking into buying one for the wife and need to get an idea or estimate.
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took right around a month to get mine
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