According to Automotive News
, the BMW X7 will be one of the significant announcements at the Spartanburg press event
scheduled for March 28.
The Wall Street Journal
, citing sources, reported late yesterday that BMW will spend several hundred million dollars to expand the plant to build the three-row seven-seat X7.
Construction at the plant would boost production levels to 400,000 vehicles annually, says Automotive News
. It is currently being expanded to build 350,000 a year.
After the X4 goes into production, the X7 will represent the fifth vehicle to be built at Spartanburg (joining the X3, X4, X5 ad X6). Roughly half of the X models currently built are exported to more than 130 countries.