Originally Posted by ersin
My understanding is that the later delivery is typical with PCD pickup. You'd get it earlier if you took delivery at the dealer. But from what I hear the PCD is worth it. I waited six months from when I placed a deposit (back in '01) before my E46 M3 showed up so I know what the wait is like. And then you go through break-in.
FWIW, welcome to the club
I'm making a huge jump from my last car... a 2000 honda civic