BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > New and Preowned M3 Pricing, Ordering, Tracking / European Delivery / Dealer Reviews
 
GetBMWParts
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-14-2011, 08:46 PM   #1
MDSKIER
Private First Class
 
MDSKIER's Avatar
 
Drives: 12' M3 E92
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 194
iTrader: (1)

My 2012 M3 Performance Center Delivery

Arrived in Greenville around 6 pm and was picked up by the shuttle and taken to the Marriott. Checked into the hotel. After unpacking we headed down to the restaurant for a delicious dinner complete with adult beverages.





In the morning we were promptley taken by the hotel driver to the performance center where we were met by the staff.

Morning brief/introduction from Donnie.


My not-your-car (NYC) for the day.


Me and Gavin from St.Louis, he was picking up a very nice 135 with the M - sport package.


Then it is off to the track for some drive time. Donnie loves the sound of the M3 V8 so every time I came around the circuit I would here him say' "floor it, I want to hear the sound of that V8." He only needed to tell me that once.




The hot lap...........


After the track I took delivery of my M3. Donnie was my client adviser as well.




Then it was time for lunch at the Performance Center.

After lunch we were all given X5's to drive on the off road obstacle course. This was a complete blast.



Next we drove our new BMW's over to the factory for an impressive tour of where all the X3, X5, and X6's are built.



Back home with a couple mods and my winter wheel setup.

Last edited by MDSKIER; 12-14-2011 at 09:05 PM.
MDSKIER is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 08:51 PM   #2
THE TECH
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
THE TECH's Avatar
 
Drives: BPMsport 2012 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kansas

Posts: 13,030
iTrader: (42)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to THE TECH Send a message via Skype™ to THE TECH
Very cool!
__________________
THE TECH is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 09:12 PM   #3
JulieDriving
Female driving enthusiast :P
 
JulieDriving's Avatar
 
Drives: Bimmer
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Ontario, Canada

Posts: 2,308
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Beautiful car. Thanks for all the pics.
__________________
2013 M3 coupe (Azurite Black, Black, Piano Black)
+ miata nut (2 miatas) + Mk6 GTI 5-door hatch (our mini-SUV )
JulieDriving is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 09:13 PM   #4
SamS
Brigadier General
 
SamS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 ActiveHybrid 3
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Dallas, TX

Posts: 4,495
iTrader: (0)

Great pictures!

I leave for PCD tomorrow morning
SamS is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 09:23 PM   #5
MR///M3
e90post veteran
 
MR///M3's Avatar
 
Drives: '12 M3, '09 335, '11 Mini R56
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: central NJ

Posts: 1,384
iTrader: (5)

I had that exact same meal when I went there too that caesar salad and filet mignon were awesome. It was definitely a great experience.
__________________
2012 Melbourne Red/Bamboo Novillo E92 M3 - ZCP, ZPP, DCT, BMW Apps, Sat Radio, Heated Seats
Mods- 20" BBS LM DBK, 18" Volk TE37SL, OSS, Arkym, RD Sport, and much more...
Thanks to- PYSpeed -- Morr Wheels -- OSS Designs -- iND-Distribution
MR///M3 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 09:27 PM   #6
MDSKIER
Private First Class
 
MDSKIER's Avatar
 
Drives: 12' M3 E92
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 194
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SamS View Post
Great pictures!

I leave for PCD tomorrow morning
Have a great time Sam...
MDSKIER is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 09:29 PM   #7
SamS
Brigadier General
 
SamS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 ActiveHybrid 3
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Dallas, TX

Posts: 4,495
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MDSKIER View Post
Have a great time Sam...
Thank you!

Ever had to chance to take the McIntosh tour in Binghamton? I was there in 2002 and really enjoyed it. Got an MC-402 around that time which has made many sweet sounds.
SamS is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 09:47 PM   #8
MDSKIER
Private First Class
 
MDSKIER's Avatar
 
Drives: 12' M3 E92
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 194
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MR///M3 View Post
I had that exact same meal when I went there too that caesar salad and filet mignon were awesome. It was definitely a great experience.
Great minds think a like.
MDSKIER is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 09:50 PM   #9
MDSKIER
Private First Class
 
MDSKIER's Avatar
 
Drives: 12' M3 E92
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 194
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SamS View Post
Thank you!

Ever had to chance to take the McIntosh tour in Binghamton? I was there in 2002 and really enjoyed it. Got an MC-402 around that time which has made many sweet sounds.
No I haven't been able to do the tour at the McIntosh facility.

I have a pair of 501's and a MC 207.
MDSKIER is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 09:51 PM   #10
MDSKIER
Private First Class
 
MDSKIER's Avatar
 
Drives: 12' M3 E92
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 194
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by JulieDriving View Post
Beautiful car. Thanks for all the pics.
No problem, I see you have ordered a 2012 M3 as well.
Nice choice.
MDSKIER is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 09:55 PM   #11
I M STIG
RawAutos.com
 
I M STIG's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E90 M3
Join Date: May 2008
Location: North Carolina

Posts: 477
iTrader: (0)

What day were you there? I was just there on Monday picking up and driving a new Mini Cooper S Coupe around the track (a press car).
__________________

2009 E90 M3| Jerez Black | Extended Silver Novillo with Brushed Aluminum | 6MT | EDC | Premium Package II | Convenience Package | Enhanced Premium Sound | HD Radio | Heated front seats | Fold down rear seats | Moonroof | 19" wheels |
RawAutos.com
I M STIG is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 10:07 PM   #12
GOLFFRR
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
GOLFFRR's Avatar
 
Drives: Golf Cart
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Solvang, CA/Camarillo, CA

Posts: 15,081
iTrader: (4)

awesome pics, thanks for posting!
__________________

BEFORE YOU BUY YOUR NEXT BMW, EMAIL US FIRST WE CAN HOOK YOU UP!
Need a quote or assistance? GO HERE-->http://www.bimmerdavid.com/#!blank/c1r1e
Our Parts Store--> http://www.bmwpartspros.com
GOLFFRR is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2011, 11:34 PM   #13
Peahi
Captain
 
Peahi's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 M3 CPE
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: SF Bay Area

Posts: 669
iTrader: (0)

Lovin both sets of rims man....and sweet, sweet car of course. Huge congrats!
__________________
Peahi is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-15-2011, 05:50 AM   #14
Stronghammer
Lieutenant
 
Stronghammer's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: May 2011
Location: south carolina

Posts: 580
iTrader: (2)

Looks like the guy in the back seat is ready to puke in the Hot Lap photo. That I can relate to. Next time I do PCD I am putting on a scopolamine patch.
__________________
2011 E92 M3 MR July 11 ED Sept 11 PCD
Mods: ESS VT1, MS test pipes, 19 BBS CH-R, Eibach pro springs, Painted reflectors, carbon fiber grills, Painted side markers with dark tinted lenses, 30% tint, Arkym rear diffuser, Innotech axle back exhaust, Performance spoiler
Stronghammer is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-15-2011, 06:59 AM   #15
MDSKIER
Private First Class
 
MDSKIER's Avatar
 
Drives: 12' M3 E92
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 194
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by rhird View Post
Looks like the guy in the back seat is ready to puke in the Hot Lap photo. That I can relate to. Next time I do PCD I am putting on a scopolamine patch.
No way, he was positioning his contour HD camera.
MDSKIER is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-15-2011, 07:00 AM   #16
MDSKIER
Private First Class
 
MDSKIER's Avatar
 
Drives: 12' M3 E92
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 194
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by AwesomeBMW2 View Post
What day were you there? I was just there on Monday picking up and driving a new Mini Cooper S Coupe around the track (a press car).
End of November, I am just slow posting my PCD.
MDSKIER is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-15-2011, 08:07 AM   #17
bobbyd1961
Banned
 
Drives: 2009 M3 sedan LeMans Blue
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: new jersey

Posts: 2,411
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MDSKIER View Post
Arrived in Greenville around 6 pm and was picked up by the shuttle and taken to the Marriott. Checked into the hotel. After unpacking we headed down to the restaurant for a delicious dinner complete with adult beverages.





In the morning we were promptley taken by the hotel driver to the performance center where we were met by the staff.

Morning brief/introduction from Donnie.


My not-your-car (NYC) for the day.


Me and Gavin from St.Louis, he was picking up a very nice 135 with the M - sport package.


Then it is off to the track for some drive time. Donnie loves the sound of the M3 V8 so every time I came around the circuit I would here him say' "floor it, I want to hear the sound of that V8." He only needed to tell me that once.




The hot lap...........


After the track I took delivery of my M3. Donnie was my client adviser as well.




Then it was time for lunch at the Performance Center.

After lunch we were all given X5's to drive on the off road obstacle course. This was a complete blast.



Next we drove our new BMW's over to the factory for an impressive tour of where all the X3, X5, and X6's are built.



Back home with a couple mods and my winter wheel setup.
pictures of the food?
bobbyd1961 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-19-2011, 02:01 PM   #18
I M STIG
RawAutos.com
 
I M STIG's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E90 M3
Join Date: May 2008
Location: North Carolina

Posts: 477
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MDSKIER View Post
End of November, I am just slow posting my PCD.
Haha, I'm slow as hell, too. Most of my readers get annoyed with my laziness to post shit.
__________________

2009 E90 M3| Jerez Black | Extended Silver Novillo with Brushed Aluminum | 6MT | EDC | Premium Package II | Convenience Package | Enhanced Premium Sound | HD Radio | Heated front seats | Fold down rear seats | Moonroof | 19" wheels |
RawAutos.com
I M STIG is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2011, 06:54 PM   #19
the infamous...
Relapsed Bimmerpost Addict
 
the infamous...'s Avatar
 
Drives: like I'M BOUT THAT LIFE
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: PARADISE aka CANES COUNTRY

Posts: 17,538
iTrader: (0)

pcd looks like a blast, congrats!
__________________


"simple is clean" -The ///ModFather
the infamous... is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2011, 09:56 PM   #20
MDSKIER
Private First Class
 
MDSKIER's Avatar
 
Drives: 12' M3 E92
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Maryland

Posts: 194
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by bobbyd1961 View Post
pictures of the food?
It was part of the experience.
MDSKIER is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:21 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST