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Production numbers were a milestone during preorder.
Now they are usually available within a few weeks of order.

The real sign of progress is when you get your VIN#.
Then you know production is imminent!
In the USA it will show up in "My Garage".
I would assume that you get it from your genius or dealer in other countries that don't have My Garage.

I'm still a few weeks out (week 11) so my VIN isn't in yet, but we are now completing production week #4, and some of you early adopters should be seeing progress soon.

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Available within a few weeks of order? What? I ordered in September and still no production number.
 

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Google translate

the chassis number is only assigned when the car is already in production. to be more precise, when the body is taken from the warehouse (bmw always keeps about 100 bodies in stock, sorted according to with and without a sunroof - right-hand and left-hand drive doesn't matter at this point) and before they are painted.

this ensures that

1. the car is connected to the right customer and his order and thereby
2. the car is painted correctly
3. the right motor is installed

at least that was explained to me during a factory tour in regensburg.
 

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Available within a few weeks of order? What? I ordered in September and still no production number.
Yeah I don't know...I pre-ordered 7/20 and my order was done early December and I still don't have a production number.
 
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Production numbers were a milestone during preorder.
Now they are usually available within a few weeks of order.
Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you: The power of wishful thinking!
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Maybe I did jump the gun a bit. I thought the delays were primarily because production numbers weren't assigned until after the pre-order phase was complete, and now people were getting production numbers quicker. I guess I was wrong.
You can tell I'm excited to see things move forward.

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Production numbers were a milestone during preorder.
Now they are usually available within a few weeks of order.

The real sign of progress is when you get your VIN#.
Then you know production is imminent!
In the USA it will show up in "My Garage".
I would assume that you get it from your genius or dealer in other countries that don't have My Garage.

I'm still a few weeks out (week 11) so my VIN isn't in yet, but we are now completing production week #4, and some of you early adopters should be seeing progress soon.

Dan
Just finished speaking with BMW Canada genius, said still build week 5 and to call after next week and hopefully Vin then.
I'll be a lot happier, once I have that Vin hehe
 

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I'm anxious for my VIN. I'm week 14, so my VIN will be many painful weeks from now. Congrats to those have been fortunate enough to have them. This has been nerve racking. I've never waited this long for a car I spec'd and ordered.
 

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I'm anxious for my VIN. I'm week 14, so my VIN will be many painful weeks from now. Congrats to those have been fortunate enough to have them. This has been nerve racking. I've never waited this long for a car I spec'd and ordered.
Mines at build week 5 .from what I understand the Vin isn't provided till its almost stamped on the car.
I'm really hoping I can find out tm, if my Vin is ready. Lol
 

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Me, too! Sounds like the factory put in a batch for the US today.
Yup and they delayed a bunch of other people who were scheduled for this week.... me included.
 

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Production was supposed to begin on the week of 5/19. I received the VIN and the following message today: "Today's the day: your BMW has entered the production queue."
I'm jealous and upset. I was supposed to be week of 5/2 and they delayed me till late june but you got pushed up.
 
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