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      08-07-2012, 03:13 AM   #90

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Originally Posted by cuiter23 View Post
I have nothing against Mexico or BMW building a plant there. It is just that since we are paying a premium price for a premium product, standards should be set. Whether it be in Germany or Mexico, the final product HAS to reflect the value we are paying for it, not some cheaply built economy vehicle. The only concern that I, and many other enthusiasts have about is whether Mexico is CAPABLE of producing such a product mainly due to their current economical and societal situation.

The legendary 3 series has always been an iconic sedan worldwide, I just don't want to see it go on a downward spiral once a new factory for it has been built.
You should read up on South Africa societal situation during Apartheid, where one of the oldest BMW's assembly plant outside of Germany is located.