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Hi,

I'm due my car on 8th Sept from today which is about 6 weeks. It's still at 1100.

For you peeps that have taken your orders, can you tell me what the time period from turning 1200, to delivery was?

Was it within 6 weeks, ta?
 

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I think 1200 happens the week before build. Build takes a week. Delivery to dealer can be two weeks. Dealer to you depends on whether they have to do more to the car.

Do you know when your build week is? They told me that a long time in advance.
 

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I think 1200 happens the week before build. Build takes a week. Delivery to dealer can be two weeks. Dealer to you depends on whether they have to do more to the car.

Do you know when your build week is? They told me that a long time in advance.
I've been sent the electronic print. The dates it has are;

Req delivery date 19/08/14

Pref Cust Dt 31/08/14

Expected week 37/09

Production week 35/08

So I guess 2nd week of Sept looks likely if I'm reading it correctly?
 

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Hi,

I'm due my car on 8th Sept from today which is about 6 weeks. It's still at 1100.

For you peeps that have taken your orders, can you tell me what the time period from turning 1200, to delivery was?

Was it within 6 weeks, ta?
Six weeks is the promised date for me also. Its been brought forward from the original promise with the dealer saying the delivery times have improved a lot recently at Oxford. Lets hope so!

My car's status as of last week is also 1100 with build completion in four weeks and at dealer two weeks after that.
 

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Six weeks is the promised date for me also. Its been brought forward from the original promise with the dealer saying the delivery times have improved a lot recently at Oxford. Lets hope so!

My car's status as of last week is also 1100 with build completion in four weeks and at dealer two weeks after that.
I have to add that it hasn't been 6 weeks for me end to end. I ordered 24th May. So about 4 months in total (though not as long as the 7 month + peeps on here have had to wait!)
 

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My workplace has just put my order in on Friday 25th July. Please tell me it's not going to take 3 months to delivery - I can't wait until the end of October, as I'm currently doing a 90 minute journey each way on public transport and will be until the car is delivered.

It's a VO Cooper with black wheels, roof, mirrors and mirror caps. First new car I'll ever have had.

What are the current times from order to delivery?

Any replies much appreciated.
 

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My workplace has just put my order in on Friday 25th July. Please tell me it's not going to take 3 months to delivery - I can't wait until the end of October, as I'm currently doing a 90 minute journey each way on public transport and will be until the car is delivered.

It's a VO Cooper with black wheels, roof, mirrors and mirror caps. First new car I'll ever have had.

What are the current times from order to delivery?

Any replies much appreciated.
Surely if your work are providing you with a car and it hasnt yet arrived, they provide a pool car or hire car in the interim period.

That's certainly what we do.

KR
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It's a personal car but is being leased through the company as it works out cheaper that way.

It's the only benefit we get and I won't be using the car for work activity as I'm office based.

I should have said I'm in the UK (midlands) if that makes any difference to delivery dates.

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My workplace has just put my order in on Friday 25th July. Please tell me it's not going to take 3 months to delivery - I can't wait until the end of October, as I'm currently doing a 90 minute journey each way on public transport and will be until the car is delivered.

It's a VO Cooper with black wheels, roof, mirrors and mirror caps. First new car I'll ever have had.

What are the current times from order to delivery?

Any replies much appreciated.
About 10 weeks is the quickest I've seen so far. 12/14 seems to be the norm.
 

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I have to add that it hasn't been 6 weeks for me end to end. I ordered 24th May. So about 4 months in total (though not as long as the 7 month + peeps on here have had to wait!)
Did the changes you made affect the delivery date? Doesn't it put the order to the back of the queue? I still don't know how overseas ppl get cars earlier than some UK peeps
 

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Did the changes you made affect the delivery date? Doesn't it put the order to the back of the queue? I still don't know how overseas ppl get cars earlier than some UK peeps
Allegedly no. And there's peeps on here that have made changes with seemingly no ill effect. I have wondered myself, but I was (and am) at 1100 and checked with the dealer if any of my changes would affect delivery and he assured me it wouldn't as 1100 is just scheduled-nothing is ordered.
It seems to be a very random lottery. Mine (thus far) has only been delayed by a week. They said beginning of Sept back in May and it's stayed pretty much on course. There's been lots of happy people who have been lucky and had their orders suddenly brought forward. I don't know if these are of a spec that the company knows is popular and over produces a few here and there so that they can get out quickly.
The overseas market is massive and important to BMW (££££), so they get careful consideration.
I think the issues with the contrast roof/Cooper D sent the process into tailspin a bit and so ordering and receiving is a bit random at the moment.
 

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About 10 weeks is the quickest I've seen so far. 12/14 seems to be the norm.
My order is a fairly standard spec although I have paid for the parking assistance, chilli and media XL packs and as I said before black wheels, roof and mirrors.

As my order was placed at the end of July, does that mean the end of October to mid November is the best bet?
 

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My order is a fairly standard spec although I have paid for the parking assistance, chilli and media XL packs and as I said before black wheels, roof and mirrors.

As my order was placed at the end of July, does that mean the end of October to mid November is the best bet?
Possibly. I have now seen an 8 week order/delivery, which is the fastest yet, so who knows, you could get lucky.

Did your dealers not give you an estimate delivery date (on the contract)?

I should think overall people will be waiting 8/10/12 weeks-they must surely be catching up now?
 

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Thanks Cosmic68. I appreciate your replies. I should gets a contact name for the person at work who has placed my order next week, as they should send me an email with my estimated delivery date as supplied by Mini/BMW.

In your opinion have most of the estimated delivery dates been met and are they likely to be met more now that the summer is nearly over and as UK demand starts to dip?
 

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Thanks Cosmic68. I appreciate your replies. I should gets a contact name for the person at work who has placed my order next week, as they should send me an email with my estimated delivery date as supplied by Mini/BMW.

In your opinion have most of the estimated delivery dates been met and are they likely to be met more now that the summer is nearly over and as UK demand starts to dip?
You may end up with a really pleasant surprise once you contact them. Join the Facebook group, "I want my mini". Someone tonight announced they got their car in 33 days flat! It's being acknowledged as unusual, but delighted for the guy.
My gut feeling at the moment seems to be 3 months wait for the majority and they are being met. It's the early adopters back in spring that got the roughest ride with virtually zero information (7+ months :eek:)

Post back your est delivery date when you get it here. Cheers,

Cos.
 

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I'll be quite happy with 3 months and anything less I'll see as a bonus. I promise I'll post back when I get my estimated delivery date and again when I get the car. Cheers Cosmic68.

Ps - hope you get yours soon if your still eagerly awaiting your MCS!
 

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Ordered mine on 12th May, est Delivery is 1st Sept. So my wait time would have been 16 weeks in total. On my last visit to the dealer it seems my delivery date has been pushed back to the 22nd Sept increasing my wait to 19 weeks. The salesman also said the waiting time is getting longer and longer for new orders.
 

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Six weeks is the promised date for me also. Its been brought forward from the original promise with the dealer saying the delivery times have improved a lot recently at Oxford. Lets hope so!

My car's status as of last week is also 1100 with build completion in four weeks and at dealer two weeks after that.
Update:
From status '1100 - Scheduled' on 23 July
Latest status '1200 - Scheduled for Production' on 31 July
Estimated build completion - 3 weeks (date unchanged).
Delivery to dealer a further 2 weeks (date unchanged). :)

Total from date of order will be 12 weeks if there is no delay.
 
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