The BMW X3 began to be produced in Brazil, together with the 3 Series is produced there since October last year. They will also locally to the X1 and MINI Countryman
B MW Group Brazil announced the start of production BMW X3 at its plant in Santa Catarina Araquari. That line will mount three different versions of the SUV segment D xDrive20i, xDrive20i and xDrive35i X Line M Sport
This is the fourth model that BMW produced in Brazil as the X3 add X1, the Series 1 and 3 Series, while also expect the MINI Countryman is produced locally.
The X3 joins the BMW assembly lines in Brazil.
Back in October last year BMW had shown us the first unit to leave the plant Araquari. It was a BMW 328i ActiveFlex , the first product to be produced in Brazil after an investment of 200 million Euros.
When the Brazilian BMW plant reaches full operation, they hope he can directly provide jobs to 1,300 people, plus 2,500 additional jobs indirectly, taking into account the business partners, suppliers and distributors.
The German manufacturer has undertaken to ensure that products leaving the plant reach the same quality standards the rest of the production units of the BMW Group. Thanks the training of personnel and the latest technology used for plant equipment, aspire to Brazilian products do not differ from those produced in Germany.
The Brazilian plant continues planned schedule and slowly go by operating all areas previews. Is expected to reach full operation by the end of this year.