Thanks for taking the time to post a comprehensive review and congratulations on taking delivery!
You'll have to report back on quickness once break-in is done. Speaking of which, is the break-in recommendation the same as with other BMWs? When I had my test drive, the salesperson said there was no recommended break-in period and told me to hammer it. I forgot to look at the usual break-in sticker on the windshield, and who was I to argue?
2002 E39 M5 Sterling Gray/Caramel
2007 E86 Z4M Coupe Silver Gray/Black
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML 320 (hauler...)
Too many kids' cars