Originally Posted by swamp2
This is not the way it worked with the E46 M3 launch ALL dealers (at least in the US) got the exact same color car, Laguna Seca Blue. I suspected that it might be white this time since Scott has mentioned that the first photo shoots for media purposed by BMW advertising were done with a white car. So either things have changed, they don't all have to be the same color in Germany, or your dealer is wrong or BS-ing.
Don't know for the US, but in Germany you can choose the colour of the HEA cars (maybe not the full color line up). For example the M5 HEA was available in 4 colours (silver grey, black saphire, silverstone II, interlagos blue).
Best regards, south