1. BMW announced that its X7 SUV will be built in its Spartanburg plant in South Carolina.
2. Rumored to be a seven-seater family-friendly SUV, the X7 will face off against the Audi Q7 and Mercedes GL Class.
3. The X7 is rumored to use the same platform as the next generation 7 series, while being wider and longer than the current X5.
4.With the use of aluminum and carbon fiber, it is also likely that BMW could keep the weight of the X7 to near X5 figures.
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