BMW X4

BMW X4 Starts Production in Brazil

Brazil is one BMW`s largest production line in the world, with six high-end models to be produced locally, at Araquari plant, in Santa Catarina. Thus, every year, thousands of models are distributed throughout the entire North and South America.

The BMW X4 is one those models manufactured in Santa Catarina, being part of the company`s $288 million investment plan.

BMW is building the X4 xDrive28i X Line, the version being priced at $93,850 and is equipped with the latest technology inside, while under the hood, it comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged flat-four petrol engine, with 245 horsepower.

Carsten Stocker, local executive at BMW, stated that “The arrival of the bMW X4 to the Araquari production line is the result of our commitment to global quality standards of the BMW Group and are fully in line with the group`s factories in the United States, Egypt, Russia, Thailand and Malaysia, countries where the SAV is also produced.”

The carmaker`s decision of building the BMW X4 xDrive28i X Line in Brazil would be very beneficial for the entire area, since the new assembly line has made room for more than 1.5 million square meters and a capacity of assembling up to 32,000 cars each year. Let`s not forget that the carmaker is also expecting to sell around 45 vehicles each month in order to achieve an annual increase of more than 50 percent.

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