Originally Posted by M3RD
OP ... mine was around 3 weeks after delivery ... new owners should also check the manual that after the 1,200 miles (2,000 KM) one should still be gentle for a spell ,,, see screen shot form the on line electronic manual below.
BTW I keep a copy of the ///M3 electronic manual on my iPad (very handy).
Yeah, just hit the red line, not even the redline, the shift lights turned red, for few seconds, still going easy on the engine, actually I don't even know where can I drive at those kind of speeds in the area around me. Just on the highway on/off.