BMW Group Plant San Luis Potosí is the headquarters of production of the new BMW M2

By Elenne Castro

San Luis Potosi

April 18, 2022

The BMW Group revealed that it will start production of the second generation of the BMW M2 exclusively at its San Luis Potosí Plant for the global market at the end of 2022. 

The addition of this third model to be produced at the factory reaffirms the company's commitment to economic growth, as well as the great Mexican talent it has for manufacturing premium vehicles. 

The San Luis Potosí Plant has been manufacturing the iconic BMW 3 Series since 2019 and recently added the BMW 2 Series Coupé , thus becoming a strategic facility for the BMW Group Production Network . 

The manufacturing complex has maintained sustained growth, registering an increase in production close to 25% in 2021, compared to the previous year. By 2022, the plant will hire an additional 800 employees and start a second production shift.

In this regard, Harald Gottsche, president and CEO of BMW Group Plant San Luis Potosí expressed that they are very excited to be part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of M, now that the Mexican plant will build this model for the whole world. 

"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." 


The BMW M range takes BMW 's excellent dynamic performance even further , with advanced engineering that allows it to combine the capabilities of competition cars with the ease of use in everyday driving. 

The combination of typical BMW M chassis technology, high-performance powertrain based on motorsport technology, track-proven aerodynamics and cutting-edge design captivates customers and fans alike on the track and on the road. roads around the world.

The BMW M2 is the most compact and best-selling model in the BMW M range . Its second generation will continue the tradition of its successful predecessors, the BMW 1 M Coupé and the first generation of the BMW M 2, in addition to meeting the high demands of its most purist fans.

The start of production of this vehicle occurs within the framework of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of BMW M,  thus commemorating decades of success. With the arrival of the model, the San Luis Potosí Plant joins the select group of BMW M production sites, which includes the German production centers in Munich and Dingolfing, and the Spartanburg Plant in the United States.

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