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Next-gen CLS coupe: 9-speed auto in SA

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BMW's X5 production passes 1m

2010-06-09 07:22
BMW’s trendsetting X5 has broached the one million unit production mark. A special sapphire black xDrive35i rolled off the Spartenburg plant’s production line on Tuesday to celebrate the achievement.

In the 11 years since its launch in 1999, the X5 has proven boundlessly successful. Offering the keen dynamics BMW’s products are well known for in a SUV package, the X5 perfectly exploited the premium raised body all-wheel drive market.

Passing the one million unit production mark in not only a landmark achievement for the X5 as a model range but for the Spartenburg plant too.

The South Carolina facility exports both the X5 and X6 to 120 markets globally and will soon, with the new X3 joining production before the end of this year, be the production base for all BMW’s sports activity vehicles. Quite some going in only 11 years.




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Style upgrade for rugged Pajero in SA

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