Original due date was supposed to be on the 20th of March, don't see how it takes more than a month to even start building it when it seems most go from ordering - delivery in 6 weeks, instead it takes more than that for even getting to build it, can't say I'm impressed.
From my own experience and I have a new ford every year you should expect to
wait 8 - 12 weeks for a factory order, I always ask the dealer to assign my order to a
car that is in the system and due to be built and is as close to the spec that I
If you want a March 1st pick up you should order before Christmas or
Straight after the Christmas shut down at the latest.
My latest Fiesta was
ordered 2nd January, Candy Blue and at least another 5 options, was built 29th January and in the dealership by the 23rd Feb.