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      02-24-2019, 02:12 AM   #1
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Our new X7 showed up at the local dealer yesterday but they won't delivery until 3/1/19 no matter what. Apparently they don't even have financing or lease info available yet which is even stumping our salesman.

This rollout is very bizarre. Just take my money already...











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      02-24-2019, 10:08 AM   #2
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Totally agree. Mine has been at dealer for a week and a half. If this was a 2020 model - I might be more patient.
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Why are the emblems / badges on the rear gate placed so high when BMW has been placing them lower on newer models like the X5?

Removing them entirely would be my first move.
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Why are the emblems / badges on the rear gate placed so high when BMW has been placing them lower on newer models like the X5?

Removing them entirely would be my first move.
I thought of this also - i think a de-badge would make for a sharp looking car!
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      02-26-2019, 11:22 AM   #5
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The wheels look dwarfed by the huge body....
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Take those wraps off yourself......it's so satisfying. Plus you can save the plastics for the seat when you bring it in for service��
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Take those wraps off yourself......it's so satisfying. Plus you can save the plastics for the seat when you bring it in for service��
There was a time when they covered them for you.

Great idea btw.
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Why are the emblems / badges on the rear gate placed so high when BMW has been placing them lower on newer models like the X5?

Removing them entirely would be my first move.
Not a bad idea.

We were an early adopter of the Tesla Model S and I stripped the horrible letters off the rear of the car the day we took delivery. It looked a million times better IMO...
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That interior pic looks just like an X5 to me? :
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Side profile looks like a van.
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A moving brick wall.
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The buyers of M4 as an example and X7 belong to completely different customer segments.

X7 has an eager waiting audience and will sell very well.

I was at the auto show couple of years ago and decided to take a closer look at the Escalade (with zero buying interest). "How did you like it?", GM rep asked me. I replied, "I am not sure if I like the steering column mounted transmission lever which came from Chevy Silverado".

X7 will sell very well especially in Texas.
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That interior pic looks just like an X5 to me? :

Makes sense, it's just a stretched X5...
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guy is excited about his order and people come through to drag on the design... SAD!
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exciting to see them popping up on lots. This is great color combo. very nice
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Why are the emblems / badges on the rear gate placed so high when BMW has been placing them lower on newer models like the X5?

Removing them entirely would be my first move.
Not a bad idea.

We were an early adopter of the Tesla Model S and I stripped the horrible letters off the rear of the car the day we took delivery. It looked a million times better IMO...
Took them off my X5 immediately. Very clean now.
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Man I love that color. Great SUV.
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Why are the emblems / badges on the rear gate placed so high when BMW has been placing them lower on newer models like the X5?

Removing them entirely would be my first move.
It looks like the BMW designers are fighting each other ... I'm going to put the emblems down ... no I'm going to put it up ... no down ... I said up jee
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guy is excited about his order and people come through to drag on the design... SAD!
I agree with you and I'm not innocent myself congrats OP
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Took them off my X5 immediately. Very clean now.
Bmw needs to work on the rear. Looks a bit like a Santa Fe
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Why are the emblems / badges on the rear gate placed so high when BMW has been placing them lower on newer models like the X5?

Removing them entirely would be my first move.
Nice observation.

The X5 always had its badging above the taillights in its first three generations...I don't understand why they changed this for the G05.
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