WTAR 740i vs UTAR Camaro SS Conv.

Old Feb 28, 20, 4:13 pm
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WTAR 740i vs UTAR Camaro SS Conv.

Hi Guys.

I've booked the BMW 740 for a week in LAX October 23rd for around 800, which I think is a good price.

I've seen the Camaro SS Conv. around 700 at the same time, which I also find good.

Have you any idea what my chances are in LAX for a upgrade in both groups? I've rented a lot of upper class cars over years, but nothing crazy since 2017.

TIA. Martin
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Old Feb 28, 20, 11:43 pm
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Are you asking if you'll get upgraded from a 7 Series or Camaro SS? Not going to happen.
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Old Feb 29, 20, 12:52 am
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Are you asking if you'll get upgraded from a 7 Series or Camaro SS? Not going to happen.
That was exactly my question 😅

Thank you.
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Old Feb 29, 20, 1:50 am
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I’m struggling with why you would choose a Camaro over a BMW 740?
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Old Feb 29, 20, 3:18 am
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I’ve seen both cars in the $25 a day upgrades, but of course that’s only on the day. Other times they can be a fortune.

if you’re PC it might be worth having a midsize and keeping this one as a backup reservation in case they don’t have anything you like.
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Old Feb 29, 20, 6:31 am
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Originally Posted by LondonElite View Post
Iím struggling with why you would choose a Camaro over a BMW 740?
They're such different cars that's it's hard to compare them. A huge luxury sedan vs a muscle car convertible. It's like trying to compare a really good sushi restaurant vs a really good steakhouse. Without knowing if you prefer sushi or steak, hard to recommend.
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Old Mar 2, 20, 3:47 pm
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I've never tried both cars, and my original thought was maybe getting an upgrade in the Dream Car section to a Porshe 911, Cayenne, etc.

The Camaro SS - Just because i've never tried it out.

In the past i've had:

Corvette C6 Conv.
Corvette C7 Stingray Conv.
BMW 650.
Mustang GT conv.
Mustang Shelby GTH.
Porsche 911.
C63 AMG
Regular Mustangs Conv.
GMC Yukon
Chevy Suburban
Cadillac SRX
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Old Mar 3, 20, 4:54 am
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Originally Posted by LondonElite View Post
Iím struggling with why you would choose a Camaro over a BMW 740?
I'll often choose a convertible muscle car in when renting in CA as you can have far more fun with it. The 740 is more of a luxuries relaxing cruiser...
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Old Mar 3, 20, 2:47 pm
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I grabbed a SS Vert from the PC lot in Atlanta this past weekend, man what a fun car to drive.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 11:25 am
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Originally Posted by Cymro View Post
Iíve seen both cars in the $25 a day upgrades, but of course thatís only on the day. Other times they can be a fortune.

if youíre PC it might be worth having a midsize and keeping this one as a backup reservation in case they donít have anything you like.

When you say "as a backup reservation" - do you mean have two separate reservations when picking up your vehicle? Wouldn't there be cancellation fees, etc? I'll often have multiple reservations (as I do now) for playing the pricing, but I've never walked into the location with more than one reservation.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 11:27 am
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Originally Posted by estedman View Post
I grabbed a SS Vert from the PC lot in Atlanta this past weekend, man what a fun car to drive.
How does the stock SS sound? That's one car I've never had. I have an upcoming for the Hendricks SS, but I wish it was a convertible. Sound >> top down
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Old Mar 5, 20, 11:31 am
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how does the stock ss sound? That's one car i've never had. I have an upcoming for the hendricks ss, but i wish it was a convertible. Sound >> top down
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Old Mar 5, 20, 12:28 pm
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Originally Posted by cestmoi123 View Post
They're such different cars that's it's hard to compare them. A huge luxury sedan vs a muscle car convertible. It's like trying to compare a really good sushi restaurant vs a really good steakhouse. Without knowing if you prefer sushi or steak, hard to recommend.
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I know the differences, but I guess we all tick a bit differently!
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Old Mar 5, 20, 4:00 pm
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Originally Posted by zaimer View Post
How does the stock SS sound? That's one car I've never had. I have an upcoming for the Hendricks SS, but I wish it was a convertible. Sound >> top down
Sounds like a mean muscle car. Very deep growl.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 4:05 pm
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Originally Posted by estedman View Post
Sounds like a mean muscle car. Very deep growl.
Good. So I will keep my for now SS Vert booking, looking for a better price during the months, and wait until I can pick up my 1 day dream rental for a wedding. Mclaren 650 S 😍😍😍
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