November 10, 2016

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV
10 November 2016 @ Pearce Motors

  1. New Members & Membership Update (Sharon)
  2. Upcoming Events for 2016
  3. Fun Rally Update (Steve)
  4. BMW 8 series coming in 2019
  5. 2017 BMW 5 Series
  6. Election of Board Members
  7.  BMW Briefs
  8. BMW Trivia
  9. Q&A?
  10. Dinner @ Miguel’s Mexican  Restaurant

31 in Attendance

  1. New Members & Membership Update (Sharon) – New Member & Visitor
  2. Upcoming Events for 2016
    – New Members: We had 12 new members that were all Street Survival students
    – Visitor: None
  3. Upcoming Events for 2016
    -The Holiday Dinner on December 8th  will be held at Bricks again. De collected dinner money for the event.
    Steve gave an update on the Fun Ralley and a video by Carol was shown.
  4. Pat announced the new club officers De Sharp made a motion to elect the officers and Ron Nicasio seconded.
  5. The 2017 BMW 5 Series will be arriving at Bill Pearce in late February or March. It will have several new safety features as well as being slightly larger and 137 pounds lighter due to the use of aluminum.
  6. This will be Pat’s last meeting as President. Ron Nicasio will be taking over in January 2017.
  7. BMW Briefs
    – Bob Lutz was the BMW executive that saved the kidney grill when BMW wanted to get rid of it on the first 3 series
    – The EPA cleared BMW for their diesels so they can start selling them in the US.
    – JD Powers first technical survey selected BMW and Hyundai as the most advanced.
    – The X2 Cossover was shown at the Paris Car show as a concept car but BMW plans to make it coming in the next few years.
    – Consumer’s report chose 7 BMWs as “Recommended” which is the most that CR has mentioned for BMW
  8. BMW Trivia
    QUESTION: What was the other car manufacturer that was approved by the EPA to use diesels?
    ANSWER: Jaguar
  9. Q&A?
    – None
  10. Dinner @ Miguel’s Mexican Restaurant in the Summit Mall.