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Posted 09 October 2017 - 09:14 AM

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Just thinking out loud.

Malaysia is assembling many local BMW/Mercs.

Not sure is the selling pricing 'cheap' or not, but sure can have special arrangement right?

 

Also the shipping cost will likely be low, compared to shipping it from Japan/UK.

 

Possible to get cheap PI cars from Malaysia?

Why not?


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Posted 09 October 2017 - 09:16 AM

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sounds logically right
if it’s viable and profitable
local PI could have done many years already
there must be a reason why they dont do it
if can ... can get the car from JB and just shipped across the causeway

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Posted 09 October 2017 - 09:23 AM

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bro, shipping doesnt cost much. one car from uk is just 1k or slightly more.

assembled car is malaysia is due to CBU policy and i think LTA states certain import countries only.

All cars from country of origin are "cheap" but it is our tax system that is costly.

 

Get the 520 at 170-180k instead of PML 200+

but PML has a lot of overtrade and discount. So compare the best price.

 

The opinion of why i prefer (if i choose) to import is I want full spec, no frill package which only importing it will provide access to such option. I reckon the OMV is higher too.

 

Warranty can be purchased from Liberty or OW at low cost.

 

Just thinking out loud.

Malaysia is assembling many local BMW/Mercs.

Not sure is the selling pricing 'cheap' or not, but sure can have special arrangement right?

 

Also the shipping cost will likely be low, compared to shipping it from Japan/UK.

 

Possible to get cheap PI cars from Malaysia?

Why not?

 



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Posted 09 October 2017 - 09:28 AM

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did i hear buy OW warranty at low cost?
low cost is low cost for a reason ... muahahaha
seriously, if buy entry or mass market model like 520/528, C180/200, E200, etc - just get from AD ... the savings really does not correlate wtih the risks and warranty and the resell price

PI is only gooe for high specs that AD dont bring in or very limited units with chop Robert pricing for high specs and customised specs

Edited by Wt_know, 09 October 2017 - 09:31 AM.

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Posted 09 October 2017 - 09:35 AM

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Singaporean only like BMW/Merc from Germany.

 

I had compared E39 from Dingolfing vs Malaysia SKD.  There are differences in equipment and finishing.



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Posted 09 October 2017 - 09:43 AM

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Only high end model cars are worth the difference in price n hassle.  An E92 M3 years back retails for 360k at Performance Motors.  PI could bring it in at around 295k. 


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Posted 09 October 2017 - 10:06 AM

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Only high end model cars are worth the difference in price n hassle.  An E92 M3 years back retails for 360k at Performance Motors.  PI could bring it in at around 295k. 

 

What's the diff in option?



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Posted 09 October 2017 - 10:09 AM

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what about this? PI is a good buy?

 

PA - $240K

PI - $201K (S line) [thumbsup]

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Posted 09 October 2017 - 10:44 AM

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What's the diff in option?

equal spec (I was told)


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Posted 09 October 2017 - 10:49 AM

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equal spec (I was told)

 

Unlikely la

 

Fully spec up BMW M3 will cost around EUR 90k (excl German VAT).  Sure boh?



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Posted 09 October 2017 - 10:59 AM

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For bmw and audi somehow better get from AD got warranty lol
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Posted 09 October 2017 - 11:08 AM

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Wait ppl make fun of ü drive msian made bmw
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Posted 09 October 2017 - 11:37 AM

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For bmw and audi somehow better get from AD got warranty lol

 

Merc le?
 



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Posted 09 October 2017 - 12:05 PM

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what about this? PI is a good buy?

 

PA - $240K

PI - $201K (S line) [thumbsup]

you cant use SG carmart price to compare. PA may have some over trade (discount) and some extended warranty. typically PI very standard warranty and no over trade. so the difference wont be that great maybe within 20k.  so ppl will still go for PA for assurance



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Posted 09 October 2017 - 01:34 PM

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Best is to import a plug in hybrid merc from uk. Whack CEVS rebate until song song. Come sg just drive as if petrol car.



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Posted 09 October 2017 - 01:54 PM

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Best is to import a plug in hybrid merc from uk. Whack CEVS rebate until song song. Come sg just drive as if petrol car.

 

till you are royally screwed by LTA, if one day they decide that cars with huge lithium batteries must be inspected for road safety by the local authorized  workshop. similar to what happened to CNG cars. for Mercedes CNG they can only go back to C&C.



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Posted 09 October 2017 - 02:31 PM

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Merc le?

Merc more reliable

Wait ppl make fun of ü drive msian made bmw

Cant tell the diff
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Posted 09 October 2017 - 04:13 PM

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till you are royally screwed by LTA, if one day they decide that cars with huge lithium batteries must be inspected for road safety by the local authorized  workshop. similar to what happened to CNG cars. for Mercedes CNG they can only go back to C&C.

mai spread fear la, it only needs to be inspected by authorized inspection centre, not the authorized distributor of the brand. Local merc forum people got it done at vicom.



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Posted 09 October 2017 - 10:51 PM

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m thinking of self importing a merc from europe, dunno if anyone has any lobang?

 

PIs are taking too big a cut still, at least $20k profit per car!


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Posted 09 October 2017 - 11:42 PM

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m thinking of self importing a merc from europe, dunno if anyone has any lobang?

PIs are taking too big a cut still, at least $20k profit per car!

Below 10% margin for all the trouble you still say they earn too much? Best PI for you is Volks Auto... Negative margin....
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