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      04-26-2012, 07:45 PM   #1
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Picked Up from the Performance Center

I went yesterday to the Performance Center and took delivery there. I honestly can't see why anyone who is within driving distance of Greer, SC wouldn't do this. I had a blast and could not be happier with my experience. BMW really goes out of their way to make sure you have fun and that you don't have to worry about ANYTHING. I've attached one picture. Hope to add more soon. I've had it for about 24 hours now and I couldn't possibly be any more pleased with this car. BMW has done it again!
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Beautiful car! I'm looking at doing the same once I order my Titanium Silver F30. Hope you enjoy the new Bimmer.
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      04-26-2012, 07:54 PM   #3
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Stunning shot of your car! Congrats
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      04-26-2012, 08:37 PM   #4
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Nice ride! Performance center delivery is very cool (did it with my wife's Z4 a few years ago)... Of course we need more pics!
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Beautiful car! I'm looking at doing the same once I order my Titanium Silver F30. Hope you enjoy the new Bimmer.
PLEASE DO IT. You won't regret it, I promise you.
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      04-26-2012, 11:50 PM   #6
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Congrats on your beautiful car!
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      04-27-2012, 12:59 AM   #7
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Sorry for the n00b question, but what's the benefit of Performance Center Delivery?
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      04-27-2012, 01:05 AM   #8
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Sorry for the n00b question, but what's the benefit of Performance Center Delivery?
you get some quality time with your car doing things you barely can in the streets.. all that under the adviceful eyes of BMW

I know i would if i had the opportunity to do...



Great pic of your car OP !!! I love it!

Congrats on the pick up !

hopefully you will share more with us.
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      04-27-2012, 01:11 AM   #9
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you get some quality time with your car doing things you barely can in the streets.. all that under the adviceful eyes of BMW .
Thanks! How much time and what kind of "things" are you talking about? I'd imagine you wouldn't want to push it too hard during the break-in period...
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wow, stunning pic! Car looks great. Would be great to hear a bit more about what happens at the PC.

More pics too if you can!
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Thanks! How much time and what kind of "things" are you talking about? I'd imagine you wouldn't want to push it too hard during the break-in period...
They don't put you in your car, but a car that is the same as yours. Or in my case, a 335i sport Your actual car sits safely in a room until the end when you take delivery and drive home.
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      04-27-2012, 07:43 AM   #12
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SO SEXY! Congratulations!!! I've been waiting for you to post about your Performance Center delivery! Your car is incredibly stunning (it's now my desktop background) Looking forward to hearing more detail about your experience and of course seeing more pics
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Hey guys, thanks for the well wishes, I'm loving the car. Working a double today, so will try to get pictures up when I get home. I will say one thing, however, people are loving the Mineral Grey. Every person that sees the car for the first time mentions how awesome the color is first. If you have this color on order, get excited
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Hey guys, thanks for the well wishes, I'm loving the car. Working a double today, so will try to get pictures up when I get home. I will say one thing, however, people are loving the Mineral Grey. Every person that sees the car for the first time mentions how awesome the color is first. If you have this color on order, get excited
Don't make me second guess black :P Have a good day at work looking forward to the pics later!
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More Pictures :D

Here's some more, guys
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congrats, she looks great!

Performance center is tons of fun, ive been down twice now for driving events and it cannot be beaten. A friend picked up his S65 e93 and drove it back to NY so anyone can do it if they want to even if you're not local!

The Zentrum is great to visit too, enjoy
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They don't put you in your car, but a car that is the same as yours. Or in my case, a 335i sport Your actual car sits safely in a room until the end when you take delivery and drive home.
Ah, I understand now. Not sure whether a SC to CA road trip would be epic fun or an epic disaster...
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Ah, I understand now. Not sure whether a SC to CA road trip would be epic fun or an epic disaster...
Haha maybe a little of both?
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When my wife and I did the Performance Center delivery, they picked us up from the airport in a BMW, brought us to Marriott (which BMW pays for). Gave us voucher for a nice dinner in the hotel, and then even brought us to downtown Greenville..

Next day you get a condensed version of BMW driving school and a factory tour etc. If you go to youtube and search for BMW performance driving school, I imagine you would find some videos. They even had a race car driver take us in an M5 and drift!'

Then at the end there is your car ready to go in their showroom. The mountain roads around there are awesome (search for "tail of the dragon"). The only bummer for you is that it would be a lot of mileage back to CA.. In our case we were taking the car only about 600 miles back to FL...
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Blake-

When my wife and I did the Performance Center delivery, they picked us up from the airport in a BMW, brought us to Marriott (which BMW pays for). Gave us voucher for a nice dinner in the hotel, and then even brought us to downtown Greenville..

Next day you get a condensed version of BMW driving school and a factory tour etc. If you go to youtube and search for BMW performance driving school, I imagine you would find some videos. They even had a race car driver take us in an M5 and drift!'

Then at the end there is your car ready to go in their showroom. The mountain roads around there are awesome (search for "tail of the dragon"). The only bummer for you is that it would be a lot of mileage back to CA.. In our case we were taking the car only about 600 miles back to FL...
Don't forget that they also give you free drinks with dinner and even pay for the tip!! The M5 lap was UNREAL. It was freaking awesome. If you can, get Donnie. He took us around and really tore it up. NO WORDS.
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Extended cluster on a non-nav 328i.... I am really wishing to see mine that way on May 5th when i take delivery...

We have almost the same specs on our cars too....
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