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Old 08-07-2017, 09:57 AM
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Factory tours back on?

Any confirmation on if the factory tours are back on? It was posted in another thread but the website still says otherwise.
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Old 08-08-2017, 10:10 AM
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Tours are still suspended according to the BMW Spartanburg website.
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Old 08-16-2017, 01:36 PM
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I was able to do a factory tour in May when I picked up my car.
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Old 08-17-2017, 01:36 PM
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I was able to do a factory tour in May when I picked up my car.
Seriously? I was there in February and no tours. Same for my last delivery back in May '14.
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Old 08-24-2017, 03:15 PM
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i pick up an M2 end of next week and i was told we would be able to go on factory tour...
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Old 08-25-2017, 10:37 AM
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i pick up an M2 end of next week and i was told we would be able to go on factory tour...
Really?
I was told no tours until at least 2018.
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Old 08-25-2017, 10:59 AM
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What I was told. Don't know if its for Performance Center customer pickup only.
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Old 08-26-2017, 07:10 AM
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i pick up an M2 end of next week and i was told we would be able to go on factory tour...
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Can confirm factory tour is still done for performance center deliveries. Public tours won't be back till 2018, Feb-Mar I think because of X7.
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Received walking factory tour on 12/1. Everyone was told to leave their cellphone behind. Inside the plant, employees were talking on their cell phones. My guess is BMW didnít want any photos leaked of a camouflaged mule that was on the factory floor. Geez, I wonder which X model that was?


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My understanding is the tour is now of the X3/X4 production hall? Leaving cell phones behind/turned off is standard procedure, apparently BMW claims that the radio frequency can affect the robots and shut down production- that's what they told me in Regensburg a few years ago on the tour.
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Old 12-15-2017, 10:17 PM
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Factory tours back on?

Had my 7th PCD this week, factory tour is of Hall 52 (X3/X4) as Hall 51 is closed for tours. BMW Manufacturing Plant Spartanburg has a new president who feels that BMW owners are entitled to a factory tour as Hall 51 is closed to the general public. However, the Hall 51 factory tour is more in depth. With expected new G02 (X4) this spring would expect Hall 52 to be closed in the near future. BTW, new X7 has its own factory, Hall 32.
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