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The 2011 Detroit Auto Show
is proving to be more eventful for BMW than the automaker had originally intended. As workers were preparing to load a BMW 7 Series
onto a transport truck near Detroit's Westin Book Cadillac hotel, a pair of thieves jumped in and drove off with the German luxury sedan. The car is said to be worth $140,000, and as of this writing, local police have had no luck tracking down the stolen vehicle. Thankfully, this 7 Series is equipped with BMW Assist, which locates a vehicle if it's stolen, so it's only a matter of time before cops close in on the BMW bandits.
If some brand new 7 Series parts wind up on Craigslist's Detroit-area 'for sale' section, we're willing to bet the sale price is too-good-to-be-true for a reason.
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[Source: The Detroit Free Press
]Report: Thieves swipe $140K BMW 7 Series in Detroit during auto show
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