BMW Conglomeration is rolling out two new models, X3 M and X4 M, high performance versions of the automakers popular SUVs. The models will go into production in April at BMW’s secrete in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
“The addition of these two all-new models — plus the first-ever BMW X7, which began production at the rear December — is a testament to the performance, passion and pride of the more than 11,000 people working at Plant Spartanburg and dole outs to further underscore BMW’s commitment in the U.S.,” said Knudt Flor, president and CEO of BMW manufacturing.
Those models, along with the seven others erected at BMW’s sole U.S. plant means the facility will increase production in 2019 and reach close to record levels eventually seen in 2016. Production this year is expected to top 400,000 vehicles after reaching 356,749 last year.
BMW’s U.S. purchases climbed 1.7 percent in 2018.
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