New Car Ordered!

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New Car Ordered!

Post by W8PMC » Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:41 pm

Well after a couple of weeks of decision making & then a further week negotiating i've finally pressed the button on my order for the A8's replacement in November.

Decided in the end i fancied another bash with Munich's finest & have ordered the following:

BMW F10 M5 Saloon S63 4.4i MY14 LCi
Singapore Grey
Silverstone Extended Merino Leather

Options:
Bootlid Operation, Powered
Loudspeaker System - Harman/Kardon Surround Sound
BMW Apps Interface

The car is being built to order & expected delivery is 12 weeks so will dovetail perfectly with the end of Contract of my current A8.

May have to watch this clip over & over until collection day. Is also a great review on Top Gear (Season 18 - Episode 7) but the one on YouTube appears broken:(

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmIaJE1TVCA
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by 535dboy » Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:50 pm

Is Singapore a new colour , not heard of that one.

19s ?
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by W8PMC » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:06 pm

Don't think so. It's only available on the M5 currently & a fairly recent addition to BMW's colour range but i think it was available from the launch of the F10 M5.

Yep, keeping the OEM 19's as personally i think they look better than the 20's & most of my driving is long motorway cruises so didn't want to stiffen the ride.
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by 535dboy » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:36 pm

I googled it

Looks nice
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by HYFR » Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:19 pm

Audi hospitality was a bit wasted then!

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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by W8PMC » Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:36 am

535dboy wrote:I googled it

Looks nice
Thanks:)
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by W8PMC » Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:42 am

D_K wrote:Audi hospitality was a bit wasted then!
Not really, have spent plenty with Audi over the years & will replace our other Audi (Q5) with an SQ5 next year.

For the same money I'm paying for the new M5, Audi could only offer a Bi-turbo S-Line A6. Bit of a no brainer really:) If they could have come close with the M5's Audi equivalent, the RS6 then I'd likely have one of those coming in November instead.
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by doodlebug » Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:44 am

W8PMC wrote:
D_K wrote:Audi hospitality was a bit wasted then!
Not really, have spent plenty with Audi over the years & will replace our other Audi (Q5) with an SQ5 next year.

For the same money I'm paying for the new M5, Audi could only offer a Bi-turbo S-Line A6. Bit of a no brainer really:) If they could have come close with the M5's Audi equivalent, the RS6 then I'd likely have one of those coming in November instead.
Ha ha, as if on both fronts. November 2014 more likely!

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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by W8PMC » Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:52 pm

Is strange that Audi are great at deals on low-mid range cars but fail for higher value models.

They don't offer RS or R models on Contract Hire & thus don't offer financial support. Can get them through Brokers but costs are ridiculous.

Current market deals on M5's & E63 AMG's but Audi not playing:(

Must be why the roads are littered with brand new A4's, 5's & 6's
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by ROY » Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:23 am

Lease deal was a no brainer for me
BMW have certainly managed to get a great offer out there and its moving metal for them.
If Audi could have offered a similar deal on the RS4 or RS6 i would have had one.
However i'm very pleased with the M5 its a mental machine and a great family car to boot.

LOL when i was waiting i must have watched that Autocar test a million times
Theres also a 5th gear one with Vicky but its hard to find a copy that with play in the UK on u tube
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by W8PMC » Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:41 pm

ROY wrote:Lease deal was a no brainer for me
BMW have certainly managed to get a great offer out there and its moving metal for them.
If Audi could have offered a similar deal on the RS4 or RS6 i would have had one.
However i'm very pleased with the M5 its a mental machine and a great family car to boot.

LOL when i was waiting i must have watched that Autocar test a million times
Theres also a 5th gear one with Vicky but its hard to find a copy that with play in the UK on u tube
Is a shame Audi don't offer Contract Hire deals on RS cars, they're missing a trick.

Looking forward to getting mine & hunting down all vids:)
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by W8PMC » Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:12 am

Good news, my order has been pulled forward so should be collecting at the end of October. Audi have confirmed they'll let me return the A8 a month early so all's good.

Did get an offer back from Audi that they'd match the F10 M5 deal with an S6 Saloon. I said an RS i'd consider but matching a £55k car against a £75k is hardly gonna make me think twice.

Is kind of fun wiling away the weeks before collection, learning about the new toys i'll have to play with & trawling the interweb for videos:)
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by W8PMC » Fri Sep 13, 2013 8:58 am

Update from the dealer:) My car is being built & could arrive up to 3 weeks early.

This raises a dilemma as off to Spa/Ring early Oct & chances are the car could now be with me by then.
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by andre3k » Fri Sep 13, 2013 3:14 pm

What dilemma?
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Re: New Car Ordered!

Post by W8PMC » Fri Sep 13, 2013 4:44 pm

andre3000 wrote:What dilemma?
I could take my new car rather than going as a passenger. Could even see if i can book on for one/both of the days & sympathetically run my car in for it's first 1200 miles :bigblink:
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