2018 BMW X3 Reviews Manufacturers Africa - That BMW factory Rosslyn in South Africa will soon build the mid-size SUV BMW X3 instead of the 3-series sedans. A recent report by automotive Produktion.de confirms what the BMW already had reported the Group last November. Therefore, the work within the framework of a $ 400 million investment should be expanded and retooled. New is that the X3 production should begin only in 2018, the expected to be even greater demand for the new BMW X faster use 3 G01, too. In Europe, the third generation of X3 is already 2017 come in trade, are the first copies so as usual built in Spartanburg. Automobile production is based on a report by the South African newspaper mercury, which was informed by plant Manager Tim Abbott over the planned realignment of the work and the time schedule.
2018 BMW X3 Reviews Manufacturers AfricaThe production of the current BMW 3-series F30 terminates 2018 not only in Rosslyn. But while the European works are then converted to the new 3-series generation G20, it has other plans in Rosslyn. Only about a quarter of the vehicles built in the vicinity of Pretoria remain in South Africa, the vast majority will be exported and ends up finally in particular in North and South America.
The conversion of 3 - on X3 production is also a sign for the world's increasingly growing demand for SUVs and off-road vehicles. Because more and more customers prefer the rusticated vehicles with off-road genes, even the core series like the 3 series family are gradually pushed back. The X models ever offered since 1999 for nearly one-third of all BMW sales were only in the last few years, and many observers assume that their share could continue to rise.
X models in the US plant in Spartanburg from the band that there is increased capacity at least 450,000 units a year but apparently already in the near future no longer sufficiently underway 1 with the exception of the X built in Regensburg all BMW. According to IHS automotive alone the production capacities of the mid-size SUV will reach the threshold of 182,000 vehicles per year in 2018.