not sure about the northeast US, I'm in Texas and I custom ordered my 3.0 and it took about 6 weeks while it was made. Talk to any bmw dealers up there?
2004 X3 3.0i
Flamenco Red w/Terra cotta leather interior
6 speed manual transmission
Cold weather package
Other stuff: Xenon Adaptive Headlights, Servotronic steering, Premium Sound w/DSP, Privacy Glass, power folding mirrors. alarm. lojack, think that is it.