BMW’s Spartanburg South Carolina celebrated a major milestone when the 5 millionth vehicle built at the plant rolled off the line. The record setting vehicle is a Toronto Red Metallic BMW X5 M Competition equipped with a M TwinPower Turbo V-8 engine producing 617 horsepower. “You cannot be successful in business if you do not have great products and great people. This BMW X5 M Competition is a symbol of the success of our products and the commitment and dedication of our associates and supplier network,” said Knudt Flor, president and CEO of BMW Manufacturing. “Every BMW X5 in the world comes from Plant Spartanburg. We are proud to call South Carolina home!”
The plant produces the X3, X4, X5, X6 and X7. The site encompasses more than 7 million square feet of space and in 2019 produced more than 411,000 vehicles. The milestone vehicle will be keep at the plant along with the first vehicle produced there, a white 318i.