Originally Posted by 3Series
FWIW, I purchased a BMW from the bankrupt Luxury Motors in Downers grove and it was perfectly fine. I had it inspected at a body shop, indpendent BMW mechanic and had the history pulled from a BMW dealer. The best part I save a couple thousand compared to other cars.
And I bought one from Bill Jacobs in Naperville that, while not a nightmare, was not sold to me as advertised. Regardless of the dealer, do your homework. That said, avoiding places with obviously and continually proven negative reputations can help in aiding prospective buyers.