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The five millionth BMW built in the U.S.A has rolled off the production line at the Spartanburg plant in South Carolina.

14 Jun 2020 | International News : U.S.A

BMW Manufacturing has achieved another milestone with production of the five millionth BMW built in the U.S.A.

The historic vehicle is a Toronto Red Metallic BMW X5 M Competition equipped with a 617bhp M TwinPower Turbo V8 engine, as well as a Silverstone Full Merino Leather interior and 21/22-inch M Star-spoke bi-colour wheels. Due to its historic significance, this X5 M Competition will remain at the factory and become part of the BMW historic collection.

The five millionth BMW X5 M Competition will stay at the Spartanburg factory as part of the BMW historic collection
The South Carolina plant also celebrated two important milestones last year - 25 years of production and a record year of 411,620 vehicles built.

In 2019, Plant Spartanburg led the nation in automotive exports by value for the sixth consecutive year, with a total export value of approximately $13.3 billion. Nearly 70% of the plant's total production was exported from 2010 to 2019.

BMW Manufacturing is the global centre of competence for BMW Sports Activity Vehicles and Coupes.

Over the years, through continuous investment which now totals more than $14.7 billion, the factory has been expanded six times to more than 650,000sqm. The plant employs more than 11,000 people who build the BMW X3, X4, X5, X6 and X7 models for the U.S.A and the world.

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