The German automaker BMW will exclusively produce the new M2 2022 model for the global market at its plant in San Luis Potosí . The sports model, whose production will start at the end of 2022, will be the third car assigned to the Mexican plant, in addition to the Series 3 and Series 2 Coupé.
"The addition of this third model to be produced at the Plant reaffirms both the company's commitment to the state's economic growth, as well as the great Mexican talent it has for manufacturing premium vehicles," BMW said in a statement. a statement.
The start of production of the M2 will involve the hiring of 800 additional employees and a second production shift.
The San Luis Potosí plant has maintained sustained growth since its inauguration in 2019, registering a production increase of close to 25% in 2021, compared to the previous year.
"By producing the second generation of the BMW M2 exclusively for the global market, the high capacity of human talent in San Luis Potosí is once again demonstrated and our commitment to the growth and development of the state is renewed," he said.
Harald Gottsche, President and CEO of BMW Group Plant San Luis Potosí.
The BMW M2 is the most compact and best-selling model in the BMW M range.