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Drive your car off the line program


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#1 OFFLINE   Red2002

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 12:40 PM

Though not as glamorous as a trip to Germany to drive your Mercedes or BMW off the line and then stick on the boat home, I have to believe there are some car nuts like me out there that would pay a little extra fee to drive their vehicle off the line and put every inch on the vehicle themselves.

 

I would love to drive down to KY and drive my new Expedition off the line.  I have to believe there are some Mustang buyers out there that would love to do the same.

 

Corvette does it in Bowling Green . . .


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#2 OFFLINE   riley49

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 11:44 AM

I would do that.  We just ordered a 2015 Expedition and I would fly to KY and drive it home.



#3 OFFLINE   bolt in blue

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 01:07 PM

I would have done that for my Escape!

 

One of the coolest things at the BMW complex in Munich was watching people take delivery of cars practically off the line. One of my coworkers did it for Porsche and I think flying over and trying it out on the autobahn was just as exciting for him as actually getting the new car.


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#4 OFFLINE   19Fuzzy55

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 10:39 AM

I know that if you want you can pick up your corvette at the Corvette musuem.

You have to choose that option when you order.



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Posted 19 November 2014 - 12:09 PM

I know that if you want you can pick up your corvette at the Corvette musuem.

You have to choose that option when you order.

 

And you have to choose whether you want it in or out of the sinkhole.......



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Posted 19 November 2014 - 03:52 PM

Really.

 

Mine i would want outside the sinkhole.



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Posted 19 November 2014 - 05:14 PM

Really.

 

Mine i would want outside the sinkhole.

 

Come on, where's the fun in that?  Then you don't get to go spelunking to get it out!  :)


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Posted 20 November 2014 - 08:06 AM

Count me in on driving my Expy off the line.  Wouldn't have to ask twice.



#9 OFFLINE   19Fuzzy55

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 10:05 AM

I'd fly there in a heart beat to do it.



#10 OFFLINE   phil1336

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 05:34 PM

With all the delays in production due to "commodities" holds and shortages, be prepared for a long Hotel stay before your Vehicles actual Build date finally happens.



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Posted 22 November 2014 - 06:54 PM

The vast differences in production volume would make it difficult. Insurance regulations another. I could see it so a lower production car such as the Corvette of limited edition Mustang. 


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#12 OFFLINE   19Fuzzy55

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Posted 25 November 2014 - 01:07 PM

thats true never thought about it that way.



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Posted 25 November 2014 - 04:00 PM

Didn't they do something similar to this in Wixom with the GT or am I thinking of something else?


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Posted 25 November 2014 - 04:19 PM

Didn't they do something similar to this in Wixom with the GT or am I thinking of something else?

 

They did final assembly there and I think it was to get around some regulation or rule.



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Posted 02 December 2014 - 09:41 AM

Considering how long it is taking to get our new Explorer, that would be an excellent option!

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Posted 25 February 2015 - 04:20 PM

I would absolutely love to drive my 15 Mustang off of the line. It would also help in some of the shipping costs.



#17 OFFLINE   heimyford

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Posted 27 March 2015 - 08:46 AM

This is a cool idea, it would be fun to pay a little extra to do the plant tour and then drive your new vehicle off the line and home putting the first mile on it your self.



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Posted 15 September 2015 - 03:16 PM

Yup... I think the Volvo program is pretty cool.  I would sign up in a heartbeat to go up to Oakville and drive home my new MKX or just drive it off the line, but I am close enough I could pretty much just drive it home.  I am only about 7 hours away.



#19 OFFLINE   jmuratides

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Posted 29 September 2015 - 11:27 AM

Deffinetly would be great experience.  I watched the boeing factory process and I am sure it would be something comparable on people would see their cars being constructed.  Maybe one day.



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Posted 16 February 2017 - 01:23 AM

My girlfriend was beating our sales manager up pretty bad to try and get this to happen, I understood it really isn't feasible with the number of f150s produced/sold, but I would love the experience








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