BMW, the hottest car for Thieves in Detroit

Jan 18th, 2011 | By | Category: General Information

The makers of BMW were hoping people would find their cars in auto shows like the one in Detroit, but this is not exactly what they meant.

A brand new $94,000 BMW 750i x Drive sedan was stolen by some thieves last week Wednesday, apparently the executive ride was left idling outside the Westin Book Cadillac, one of Detroit’s major hotels.

The car was one of more than a dozen BMW sedans used to ferry executives and guests around town during the show.

On Thursday morning, police said they were still looking for the gray four-door BMW.

Police said the car was dropped off by a valet to be loaded onto a transport truck to take it back to BMW’s North American headquarters in New Jersey when two men jumped into the car and drove away.

BMW, which featured its glitzy 650i convertible at the Detroit auto show, said it remains committed to the event.

“It’s just an unfortunate incident,” BMW spokeswoman Stacy Morris said. Sad we must say.

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