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Old 06.12.2017, 19:59
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Bugatti was French - nowadays VAG as well.
Bugatti started as a German company
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Old 06.12.2017, 21:40
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Dont tell me Bugatti is overpriced as well...
Of course it is. A toyota IQ costs nearly 3 orders of magnitude less, yet has two doors, four wheels, an engine, and a tiny boot. Just like the Bugatti. They both go forward and are capable of reaching the speed limit in Switzerland. They can both stop within acceptable distance from the upper mentioned speed limits. I see no practical reason why the Bugatti costs so much. I am a militant anti-big-and-obnoxious-car zealot and would forbid these monstrosities from ever being driven on the roads!

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Old 07.12.2017, 08:12
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Re: BMW Dealer

...and now for something completely different:

an answer to your original question.

I have two BMWs which I bought from Bavaria Auto in Baar (Now Binelli) I have had fantastic service from both the sales and service teams. On one occaision hey had escalated an issue, on my behalf, to BMW in Germany, when I wasn't satisfied with the official answer from BMW Switzerland and it got sorted.

In short, I would never accept what you have been told and you are right to be annoyed!
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Old 07.12.2017, 09:02
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Bugatti started as a German company
Yes, but by an Italian in what is now France.

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Old 07.12.2017, 10:35
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Re: BMW Dealer

Those Krauts! Just can't trust em: https://jalopnik.com/mercedes-parent...tes-1820961392
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Now I know why BMWs are delivered with a repair tool set. Anything other known faults?
Indicators...?
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I only read that the Tesla obviously didn't pass the Mercedes quality test.
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Old 07.12.2017, 10:54
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I only read that the Tesla obviously didn't pass the Mercedes quality test.
More like their grease monkey test!
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Re: BMW Dealer

WTF is a VAG?

Apart from the obvious euphemism.
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Old 07.12.2017, 11:48
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WTF is a VAG?

Apart from the obvious euphemism.
Volkswagen Audi Group, distinct from the Film Actors Guild, of which Alec Baldwin is a spokesman.

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Of course it is. A toyota IQ costs nearly 3 orders of magnitude less, yet has two doors, four wheels, an engine, and a tiny boot. Just like the Bugatti. They both go forward and are capable of reaching the speed limit in Switzerland. They can both stop within acceptable distance from the upper mentioned speed limits. I see no practical reason why the Bugatti costs so much. I am a militant anti-big-and-obnoxious-car zealot and would forbid these monstrosities from ever being driven on the roads!

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The Bugatti would take me less hours on my rides to Sweden, however both cars are not suited to buy 60 trays of beer in Puttgarden, so both would be garbage to me.
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The Bugatti would take me less hours on my rides to Sweden, however both cars are not suited to buy 60 trays of beer in Puttgarden, so both would be garbage to me.
But the Bugatti is powerful enough to pull your caravan and the Toyota isn't...
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Old 07.12.2017, 13:17
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But the Bugatti is powerful enough to pull your caravan and the Toyota isn't...
Which would make the Toyota faster in such case... (when staying within speed limits)
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all my interactions with bmw dealers here have been overwhelming negative, bmw switzerland where not much better either, just phoning up the dealer, asking them what was going on, then repeating it to me !?!?!?!?!?
I bought and imported a Mk2 Z4 from the US a few years back, the BMW dealer here wanted nothing to do with me as I did not buy it through them, treated like a leper every visit, grew to dislike BMW snob employees. Sold the car and still run in my old Honda, also imported from the US, the Honda dealers here have always treated courteously and professionally.
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Old 08.12.2017, 12:29
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Re: BMW Dealer

on the BMW topic... I had a LED light fail at the back of my car, went and asked my local BMW garage and was proposed to part with a wad of cash in order to replace the whole light enclosure.

How much you ask? between 300 and 400 francs...

So a quick bit of interwebbing and I found this!



And behold, I managed to fix it my self, for less than 40 francs
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Old 08.12.2017, 18:21
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Behold... again
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Old 08.12.2017, 18:32
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Volkswagen Audi Group, distinct from the Film Actors Guild, of which Alec Baldwin is a spokesman.

Actually VAG is Volkswagen AG, and is an acronym used for Volkswagen Group. Not Volkswagen A Group, nor Volkswagen Audi Group.


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Old 08.12.2017, 18:38
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But the Bugatti is powerful enough to pull your caravan and the Toyota isn't...
I'll wager you'll have trouble finding a towbar with CoC for either of them.
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