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      09-19-2014, 09:00 AM   #265
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Released to customs this morning, hopefully it will make it through before the weekend.
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      09-19-2014, 10:33 AM   #266
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Nice!!! You must be so excited, Carac.
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      09-19-2014, 10:54 AM   #267
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Congrats!

And mine went to status 182 today
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      09-19-2014, 10:57 AM   #268
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Just delivered in Decatur, GA
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      09-19-2014, 11:20 AM   #269
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Just delivered in Decatur, GA
Any idea how long VPC took? I'm curious if they work on weekends. In theory customs should have taken no time since sealed cars are usually pre-checked.
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      09-19-2014, 11:30 AM   #270
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Any idea how long VPC took? I'm curious if they work on weekends. In theory customs should have taken no time since sealed cars are usually pre-checked.
My congratulations also, great to see a long time poster get his car !
Mine went 193 9/16
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      09-19-2014, 12:00 PM   #271
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Email from dealer saying the VPC told him to expect it to arrive at the dealership on the 25th.
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      09-20-2014, 10:05 AM   #272
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Just been told by the dealer the car is ready for pickup today!
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      09-20-2014, 10:08 AM   #273
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Just been told by the dealer the car is ready for pickup today!
It's finally happening.
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      09-20-2014, 10:13 AM   #274
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It's finally happening.
It's all so exciting! haha

When is yours due?
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      09-20-2014, 11:03 AM   #275
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It's all so exciting! haha

When is yours due?
Next week. So close.
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      09-20-2014, 12:32 PM   #276
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Happy to see some of you getting deliveries. Mine was supposed to have completed manufacture this week, but they delayed to October 16. Seems like a very slow rollout.
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Sorry to hear that. Did they tell you why?
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      09-20-2014, 04:20 PM   #278
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"Making sure that car is as good as can be" from the i manager in NJ. Can't really get a straight answer from anyone. They must be having issues with some parts or retooling is my guess. Other than the pebble beach cars, it seems like there have been less than ten delivered to customers in the U.S. so far.
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      09-21-2014, 05:51 PM   #279
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So the car has been with us for one day now... Oh my god, it is the most amazing drive. Not for the fact that it is a thoroughbred sports car, just for the fact it puts a massive smile on your face.

Will upload some photos soon.

One last thing, the car went into "Transport Mode" (what the dealer called it) on our way home and we had no user interface only the power of the electric motor. So we ran out of electricity... Had to phone BMW assist and basically waited whilst people went past commenting on how gorgeous the car looked... Anyways, when it finally came to life, it was one of the most fun experiences ever.

Can't wait till more people get their cars!
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So the car has been with us for one day now... Oh my god, it is the most amazing drive. Not for the fact that it is a thoroughbred sports car, just for the fact it puts a massive smile on your face.

Will upload some photos soon.

One last thing, the car went into "Transport Mode" (what the dealer called it) on our way home and we had no user interface only the power of the electric motor. So we ran out of electricity... Had to phone BMW assist and basically waited whilst people went past commenting on how gorgeous the car looked... Anyways, when it finally came to life, it was one of the most fun experiences ever.

Can't wait till more people get their cars!
Start a new thread below with your pics. Looking forward to seeing them.
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      09-23-2014, 11:04 AM   #281
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Ready for its boat ride across big pond.
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      09-23-2014, 12:13 PM   #282
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Ready for its boat ride across big pond.
Great, however mine has been 193 for a week. Two ships leaving today and Wednesday. Not clear if loaded on either one.
If not another week in Bremerhaven !
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      09-24-2014, 08:48 AM   #283
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Great, however mine has been 193 for a week. Two ships leaving today and Wednesday. Not clear if loaded on either one.
If not another week in Bremerhaven !
Not loaded, still 193.
Next ship Toledo Oct 2 or Tombarra Oct 5 with Brunswick drop off 20-23 Oct.
More than mildly irritated with no explanations from anybody.
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      09-24-2014, 10:25 AM   #284
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same here

mine is now sitting at port, and will have to wait for oct 2 or oct 5 ships to Brunswick. crazy. I assume we will both receive our cars within 6 days of arrival at port, so perhaps the latest would be THU 30 oct?
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      09-24-2014, 11:33 AM   #285
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mine is now sitting at port, and will have to wait for oct 2 or oct 5 ships to Brunswick. crazy. I assume we will both receive our cars within 6 days of arrival at port, so perhaps the latest would be THU 30 oct?
My car will have been in Bremerhaven from 9/16 to 10/2 !
Any excitement of this purchase is long gone, Motor Sport (UK) had a fantastic write up on the 458 Speciale.
Should I return to Maranello ?
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      09-24-2014, 01:45 PM   #286
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Next week. So close.
Just saw one (silver) in the wild in Tulsa, OK.

How many have been delivered in the US at this point?
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