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BMW Factory Spartanburg USA

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by Ragtop, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. Ragtop

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    We were lucky enough to spend a day at the BMW Spartanburg factory today and we did a Factory Tour and watched some X3s and X4s being built. No photos allowed in the factory unfortunately. It was a great experience for only $10 each. We also, before the tour commenced, were shown the new I8 BMW Super Car. Wow! What a great car!
    Here are a few photos from the museum.
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    It's in the post!=))
     
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    Lucky boy Ron, a place I would like to visit. It's funny to think your Z was in that factory a decade or so ago.
     
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    Thanks for that video HT feels good that we were there a couple of days ago.

    Yes Brian I did feel lucky to be there, I had been looking forward to it for so long. Although robots help build the cars of today our Z3's were hand built. I was amazed how many workers there were in the factory with the robots. Every car being built on the production line has been ordered and was being built to the exact specification of the future owner. X3's were being built alongside X4's, left hand drive and right hand drive in the same line, amber lenses for cars for the USA and clear lenses for the rest of the world. If you get the chance to go Brian, you won't be disappointed.
     
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