2021 BMW 2 Series Exterior – 2021 BMW 2 Series
The approaching of the 2021 BMW 2 Series ambit is absolutely complicated, to put it mildly. The Convertible was annulled and the artefact calendar was divided. While the 2 Series Coupe will absorb the rear-wheel drive architecture, the afresh apparent BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe confused to a front-wheel drive platform. but the second-generation 2 Series Active Tourer will additionally accelerate ability to the avant-garde wheels. Yet, this is aloof allotment of the 2 Series saga. In backward 2018, we abstruse that the 2021 BMW 2 Series Coupe will best acceptable no best be fabricated at one of BMW’s European plants for the US market. There’s a aerial anticipation that the 2 Series Coupe will be fabricated at the new San Luis Potosi bulb in Mexico, on the aforementioned accumulation band as the G20 Series.
Of course, BMW has yet to affirm these rumors, but this week, some new affirmation emerged. Panjiva, a belvedere that focuses on Supply Chain Intelligence, appear some burden shipments landing aboriginal in the United States. The U.S. custom apparent lists several accumulation curve for car genitalia for the G42 and G87 BMW platforms. For those of you not accustomed with the codenames, G42 is aloof for the 2021 BMW 2 Series while G87 is the belvedere name for the next-generation M2.
The sample bill of landings lists Bremerhaven, Germany as the anchorage of agent and Anchorage of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina as the destination. It gets alike added absorbing if you dig in. The beneficiary name is listed as “San Luis Metal Forming, S.A. De C.” which is a new accomplishment bulb in San Luis Potosi endemic by Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc., through its Cosma International subsidiary.
Here are some of the accommodation on the Bill of Landing:
OTHER ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL- OTHER- – – O T – -STC- ALL NEW ASSEMBLY LINES FOR DOORS, D ECKLID, FENDERS – BMW G42 / G87 IMPORT PARTS -4TH PARTIAL SHIPMENT OTHER ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL- OTHER- – – O T – -STC- ALL NEW ASSEMBLY LINES FOR DOORS, D ECKLID, FENDERS – BMW G42 / G87 IMPORT PARTS -4TH PARTIAL SHIPMENT OTHER ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL- OTHER- – – O T – -STC- ALL NEW ASSEMBLY LINES FOR DOORS, D ECKLID, FENDERS – BMW G42 / G87 IMPORT PARTS -4TH PARTIAL SHIPMENT
Arguably, this is not absolute affidavit that absolutely BMW is planning the assembly of the 2 Series and M2 in Mexico, but it makes faculty from a accomplishment perspective. Both the 2021 BMW 2 Series and the abutting M2 are congenital aloft the CLAR architecture, aforementioned as the G20 3 Series, so accepting them on a agnate band will action greater flexibility.
This would additionally accomplish faculty as the barter war we’re experiencing these canicule ability accomplish it added assisting for BMW to accumulate the 2 Series in the Americas rather than the EU, abnormally back it comes to the US market.
Last, but not atomic important, is the actuality that the new San Luis Potosi bulb is advised one of the best technologically avant-garde BMW accomplishment facilities. It is additionally the best able bulb in the BMW portfolio. The site, with the assembly network’s everyman baptize burning per agent produced, will be the BMW Group’s aboriginal acrylic boutique to accomplish no action wastewater at all. The baptize bare for the painting action is reconditioned and reused.
BMW Bulb in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Officially Opens
So far over $1 billion was invested in the bulb with over 2,500 jobs created. Once it alcove aiguille assembly capacity, the San Luis Potosi bulb will accept an achievement of 175,000 units per year.