not sure if this makes a difference to you, but I've got 2 dealers in TX willing to take a deposit (no surprise) and have me on the list for as soon as ordering of MY13 starts. One of the dealers told me I'll be 5th in line...
'13 335i M-Sport l Glacier Silver l Black l AlumHex l 8AT
retired: '08 335 xi l Silver/Black/Gray Pop l KW v3 l 6AT
retired: '01 Z3 2.5i l Silver l Black l 5MT
retired: '94 325is l Black l Black l 5MT