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  1. ......... and another thing. The rep did confirm that my insurance carrier (State Farm) will take care of me in FLA
  2. Questions answered........Sales rep from the Sarasota store informed me that the 3 dealerships that are closer have yet to open there doors for another two months. Got my VIN # !!!
  3. Should read 30 day notice a and should also read 3 instead of #. Can't we edit our stuff so we don't come of like morons?
  4. ........... I've been assigned the dealership in Sarasota. There's supposed to be two dealers in the Tampa Bay area Clearwater and Tampa) and one in Orlando also. So I get to deal with a dealership an hour from here as opposed to a dealership 10 minutes from where I live. WTF! Any inside dope somebody knows about? The only thing I can think of is the # closer dealers haven't opened their doors yet. Gotta make some calls.
  5. I'm assuming that all the warranty options are fully transferable is is the norm, yes?
  6. Fantastic. There's going to be 2 dealers in the Tampa Bay area, one on each side of the bay. Smart isn't going to do what Mini did and have only one. It sucks that some Mini owners here in Tampa have to drive 35-40 miles to a dealer.I was actually dreading the same scenario with Smart.
  7. I've been away from the Smart forums and related for several months now and would like to change my contact info with Smart.Its all starting to happen now so I do not want to miss a phone call or an email when the time comes since I'm moving to another address next week.Please inform. Thanks
  8. I'm with you there. Surely someone in the smart organization is keeping their finger on the pulse of its reservation holders. If not then the PR people aren't doing their job. Yes, yes - they've said (so I've been told) that they will be announcing something in Dec. but the natives are restless NOW and they need to be thrown some meat, MREs, whatever...... to placate them for the next few weeks. Be as transparent as you can be. Always worked for me and my customers/clients.
  9. It'll be interesting to see just how quickly this will happen. I'm confident that smart's sales will keep the dealers hungry for inventory for quite some time unless they can make production even more efficient than it already is. I'm sooo looking forward to any announcement from smart these next two months concerning this subject. This is waaay more fun than the presidential primary process, wouldn't you say?
  11. Can't answer your question other than to say my reservation was made in March and I did my configuring a month ago. That's almost 6 months so you might still have a bit of a wait.
  12. We can only hope. I just need to take a deep breath and let it happen. I trust Roger Penske and the people he surrounds himself with.I've been involved in auto racing to some extent and his rep is stellar. Definitely one reason why MB jumped at the idea of working with him again on this project. Their racing history together was a good one. ................inhale.................exhale..............inhale..............
  13. Thanks for the reply. Makes sense in many ways but does seem to leave the consumer hanging. Even the slightest remark from the company would be appreciated one way or the other. I'm one of the people who will be making this car my primary form of transportation and not some toy I'm going to pull out of the garage every now and then. I will only wait so long before I spend my money somewhere else. They'll have until June to hook me up as my current ride is a bit long in the tooth and needs to go away with what resale value I can hope for. I assume I'm not alone in this situation. Hopefully the Detroit show will bring answers to many of our questions._____SMART FORTWO RESERVATION # 9515611173 ______
  14. It would serve smart well to curtail production of EU spec cars until the US reservations are are satisfied otherwise they'd be off to a miserable start. Any inventory that was reserved but not sold would be snatched up anyway. If production is below the magical 30K reservation number many of us would not be happy if reserved but unclaimed cars were sold retail to anyone off the street but serious reservation holders were told that they'd have to wait another 6 months to a year for their order. Let's hope smart USA reads this forum. I have yet to receive a reply to a question concerning enough supply for the reservations. Could it be smart is keeping their cards close or are they already in serious crisis control? My 2 cents.
  15. My heart would have ben pounding too. I just hope that there will be a flood of news and communication after the New Year. I'm sure all of us are anxiously waiting for word from smart USA.