BMW Motorrad plant in Brazil begins production

First motorcycle plant outside Germany and will manufacture nine models

Overdrive October 21, 2016 13:42:01 IST
BMW Motorrad plant in Brazil begins production

BMW Motorrad has commenced production at its Manaus plant in Brazil. This is the company’s first manufacturing plant located outside Germany. With a total investment of €10.5 million, the new facility will be manufacturing nine motorcycle models " the F 700 GS, F 800 GS, F 800 GS Adventure, F 800R, R 1200GS, R 1200 GS Adventure, S 1000R, S 1000 RR and the S 1000 XR.

Build on an area of 10,000 sq. metres, the facility has an initial annual manufacturing capacity of 10,000 units. Presently, the plant has a workforce of more than 175...

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