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If you buy a BMW until March 31, you get this…

A choice from a menu of complimentary services and deals

If you're considering a BMW, you might as well get it now. PHOTO FROM BMW

BMW Philippines—now officially named SMC Asia Car Distributors Corporation—has some ground to make up this year relative to its main rivals. In the first two months of 2018, the German premium brand sold just 94 units, compared to 196 for Mercedes-Benz and 118 for Lexus. Predictably, the local distributor would want to unleash everything in its arsenal to woo prospective clients.

Well, lucky for said clients, because BMW Philippines is now adding more value to its vehicles than it has ever done in the past. If you purchase a brand-new BMW car this month (which means you have until March 31 to decide), you receive one of the following offers free of charge:

* A BMW service package that features three years of complimentary preventive maintenance;

* A one-year extended warranty coverage that features the so-called BMW Repair Inclusive, which “includes repairs that are completed at authorized BMW facilities using only original BMW parts to help protect both performance and resale value”;

* Complimentary insurance;

* Zero-interest financing rates for all 3-Series models;

* Competitive trade-in deals; or

* BMW lifestyle merchandise.

Come to think of it, the all-new X3 looks really tempting right now…

Vernon B. Sarne

Vernon is the founder and editor-in-chief of VISOR. He has been an automotive journalist since July 1995. He became one by serendipity, walking into the office of a small publishing company and applying for a position he had no idea was for a local car magazine. God has watched over him throughout his humble journey. He writes the ‘Spoiler’ column.