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      05-15-2010, 02:39 AM   #8
Mr C
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Drives: E92 Dakar and E90 AW
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: SoCal

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Any dealer can order an M3 Individual, I know, mine is almost here.

The problem is it can be a lot of work for the dealer, and most would prefer not to bother. My dealer had to call Germany several times to get it approved.

Here is how it works:

The sales manager has to contact the local rep, the local rep has to contact BMW AG. It is on a case by case basis. BMW AG prefers to build an M3 Individual at the beginning of the model year. I was told that they will usually approve something like only six (6) cars total for any one model year. I ordered my 2011 M3 Individual back in February. It took BMW AG a month just to approve the order. Some colors are nearly impossible to get, like Monte Carlo Blue.

I will be posting pictures in a couple of weeks of my 2011 M3 Individual.

All I can say is don’t give up when the dealer tells you “I can’t get that.” Keep pushing or go somewhere else.
2011 E90 M3 Alpine White M-DCT
2011 E92 M3 Individual Dakar 6MT