The countdown has begun: initial BMW X7 pre-production models hurl off a public line in a USA.

Posted on 20. Dec, 2017 by in BMW Canada

Munich / Spartanburg. Production of a first
pre-production models of a new BMW X7 Sports Activity Vehicle has
commenced during a BMW Group Spartanburg plant, USA. So a countdown
has started for a final twelve months heading adult to a presentation
of a prolongation automobile during a finish of 2018. Prior to this, a vehicle
will bear several tests underneath partially impassioned conditions.

Knudt Flor, conduct of a BMW Group Spartanburg plant: “We are unapproachable to
furnish a BMW X7 here in Spartanburg, a home of a X models. This
is a really special car and a employees are looking brazen to yet
a serve member of a X family. Together with a BMW X7, a sum of
5 BMW X models will be exported from Spartanburg to all four
corners of a globe.”

Camouflage hang conceals final look.
At a plant, the
prolongation of pre-series models serves to secure and optimise future
array production. Consequently, BMW X7 pre-production models already
use a same public line as a BMW X5 and BMW X6 prolongation models.
An generally lerned group realises a array prolongation routine for
new car models during a plant and qualifies employees for future
array production. 

The pre-production models built during a BMW Group Spartanburg plant
are handed over to growth dialect specialists, who require
them for homologation, registration as good as for different testing
functions such as continuation tests and exam drives underneath extreme
conditions in a dried regions of Death Valley or on a ice and
sleet lonesome slopes of Scandinavia.

The pre-production indication is propitious with a deception hang while
still during a plant. The celebrated striped patterns are designed to
assistance disguise a new SAV’s final demeanour as distant as possible.

Fifth array from a BMW Group Spartanburg plant.

In Spartanburg, a BMW Group produces BMW X models for
a USA and a tellurian market.
With record prolongation total of
some-more than 411,000 units in 2016, Spartanburg is now a BMW
Group’s largest plant worldwide. Around 70 percent of a vehicles
constructed in Spartanburg are exported to 140 countries via the
world. According to a US Ministry of Trade, a BMW Group is
therefore a largest car exporter in a USA totalled in export
value. Maximum annual prolongation ability stands during around 450,000 vehicles.

The BMW Group Spartanburg plant employs some-more than 9,000 people; a
serve 1,000 jobs are to be combined by a year 2021. Each day, 1,400
BMW X3, X4, X5 and X6 models come off a public line during the
Spartanburg plant; these will be complemented by a fifth series, the
BMW X7, for that a Spartanburg plant is now preparing.

To date, a BMW Group has invested 8 billion US dollars in the
prolongation plcae and has built around 3.9 million vehicles since
being taken into operation on 8 Sep 1994.


*Due to a pre-series car status, technical sum like fuel
consumption, CO2 emissions, etc. will be communicated after subsequent year.


In a eventuality of enquiries greatfully contact:


Christophe Koenig, Media Relations Manager BMW X Models






Sandra Schillmoeller, Communications BMW Group Production Network









The BMW Group


With a 4 brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, a BMW
Group is a world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and
motorcycles and also provides reward financial and mobility services.
As a tellurian company, a BMW Group operates 31 prolongation and assembly
comforts in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than
140 countries.


In 2016, a BMW Group sole approximately 2.367 million cars and
145,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation was approximately
€ 9.67 billion on revenues amounting to € 94.16 billion. As of 31
Dec 2016, a BMW Group had a workforce of 124,729 employees.


The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to
conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.






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