Just ordered my first BMW - a 2012 X5 Diesel in Blue. Most options ordered with a few exceptions. Looked at Q7 and Range Rover Sport but reading posts on this board helped sway me (and to overcome my fear of buying a 2012 model at the end of 2012!). Giving my 2010 Volvo XC60 to my wife.
I am on the east coast and my timing is flexible, so I thought I'd pick up the vehicle in South Carolina. My Dealer just gave me the date and unfortunately BMW has closed down the factory for the week before and afterr my date (Sep28) so the factory tour is not available to me. I've read a number of threads about the pick up process and experience, but I recall little about the factory tour. Most spoke of the time on the track. I've done a factory tour of VW in Germany about 10 years ago, but I was kind of looking forward to seeing the BMW factory.
For those of you they have been to SC for vehicle delivery, would you think it is worth another 2 week wait to see the factory?