March 13, 2014

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV
13 March 2014 @ Pearce Motors
AGENDA

  1. New Members
  2. New Events 2014
  3. BMW i5 launch in 2015
  4. BMW front wheel drive Active Tourer
  5. BMW Trivia
  6. Q&A
  7. Dinner @ La Vecchia

28 in Attendance

General Meeting: Pat McGoff, President, called the meeting to order at 6 pm.

  1. New Members/Guests:  First time attendees were introduced.
  2.  New Events for 2014.
    1. Gilson Tech Session – April 5.  Gilbert finally has the Dyno from New Zealand that got stuck in Australia for two months.  Will have a demo of Dyno on your vehicle for $100.  It does two runs through to get the torque and horsepower.
    2. Picnic – Sharon Goodrich – July 13.  Sharon had looked at Bowers Mansion for a picnic in July.  After discussing with Pat McGoff, location was changed to ArrowCreek.  It can be used for three hours without cost and has swimming, barbecue and many other features.
    3. Barbera Festival – June 14.  There are four couples so far who have signed up.  It must be done on line and should be done soon as it fills fast.
  3. BMW i5 Launch in 2015.  Pat McGoff provided a November 2013 article on the new car and said that it may actually be coming out this spring
  4. BMW Front Wheel Drive Active Tourer.  This car is mostly 2014 Mini Coopers so far; no BMW number has been assigned to one.
  5. Trivia.  8 Series BMW.  When was the first one in production and the last year in production?  Answer:  Concept was in 1986, first production year was 1989 and last production year was 1999.  But the 2014 i8 is being made now.
  6. Dinner at La Vecchia Italian Bistro.  About 18 attending.

General Meeting adjourned at 6:35 pm.

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