100,000th Z4 rolls off the line

Spartanburg, SC - 11/10/2004

As BMW Manufacturing Co. nears the 10th anniversary of its grand opening, the plant celebrates another milestone as the 100,000th Z4 roadster rolls off the line just two years after production began on the vehicle.

The Phoenix Yellow Z4 was completed on November 8, 2004, and will be on display in the plant before being shipped to a BMW customer in Jena, Germany, near Leipzig. The vehicle also has matching Phoenix Yellow/Anthracite leather interior, 18 inch lightweight alloy wheels and aluminum silver interior trim.

BMW launched the Z4 roadster on October 22, 2002, to replace the Z3 roadster.

BMW Manufacturing Co. is a BMW Group company. Its website address is www.bmwusfactory.com . In addition to the South Carolina manufacturing facility, BMW’s North American companies include sales, marketing, design and financial services operations in the United States, Mexico and Canada, as well as throughout Latin America.

Production Figures

  • 2013 Annual Production
    Total 2013 Production: 297,326
  • 2014 Production - February
    X3 Units: 12,892
    X5 Units: 12,200
    X6 Units: 2,089
  • Number of jobs – 8,000
  • North American suppliers –
    170
  • South Carolina suppliers –
    40

Media Contacts

Sky Foster
MANAGER, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

BMW Manufacturing Co.
P. O. Box 11000
Spartanburg, SC 29304
864-989-5546
Sky.foster@bmwmc.com

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