Watch How The New 2019 BMW 3-Series Comes To Life At Munich Plant

A video detailing the production process of the all-new BMW 3-Series has just been released. If you’re fascinated by how things come together, or more specifically how a car is manufactured, this is a clip you simply cannot miss.

The 38-minute video starts early on in the sedan’s production process when its body comes together and is expertly manufactured by advanced robots. Once the basic frame of the car is put in place, robots perform dozens of intricate welds to make the car strong. Watching the robots work is almost like seeing synchronized swimming in the Olympics.

Once the vehicle’s body is complete, it heads through to the paint shop where employees ensure all the surfaces are free of any inconsistencies that could ruin the paint work.

Once a lick of paint has been applied, employees analyze every millimeter of the body to ensure there are no bad spots. When the paint gets the tick of approval, the new 3-Series continues to move down the production line where it is soon outfitted with its complete drivetrain, including all suspension and braking components.

The final process of production is where staff fit the vehicle’s interior and all of its exterior panels.

BMW took the covers off the new 3-Series at the aris Auto Show. The car has been priced from $40,200 in the United States and will initially be sold exclusively in 330i guise, with rear- and all-wheel drive. Once deliveries of the vehicle ramp up, new variants will be introduced, including the M340i complete with a 382 hp straight-six engine. An all-new M3 is expected to be ready for the 2020 model year.



    Felt a sleep three times…

  • Enter Ranting

    Didn’t expect the video to be in real time. Editing, people…

    • pcurve

      surprisingly uninformative given the length.

    • Six_Tymes

      that’s not “real time.” but yes, it should have been edited

  • Six_Tymes

    So its glued together

Toyota Boss Suggests Lexus Could Take To The Skies, Start Making Jets

Akio Toyoda has suggested Lexus could join Honda in the world of exclusive jets.

Skoda Karoq Production Hits The 250,000-Mark In Just 2 Years

Finished in black and powered by the 1.0 TSI engine, the milestone car was manufactured at Skoda’s Mlada Boleslav plant.

VW And Porsche Recalling 227,000 Cars Over Seatbelt And Airbag Issues

VW and Porsche have airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners that may triggered incorrectly.

Tesla Says Model S Plaid Could Record 7:05 Nurburgring Lap Next Month

Tesla isn’t satisfied with the Model S Plaid prototype’s 7:20 ‘Ring time and thinks it can shave of a whole 15 seconds.

Robert Kubica Leaves Williams F1 After Just One Season

The Pole officially announced his departure from the British team, and most probably Formula 1, after struggling with performance.

Nanny No More: Simple Hack Lets You Do Donuts In A Tesla Model S

A bug in Tesla’s sofware lets owners disable stability control and regenerative braking, but without the electronic safety net, they’re out there on their own.

2017 Ford GT Comes With An Eye-Watering $1.3 Million Price Tag

Ford GTs are slowly entering the used car market after their two-year no-sale contracts are starting to expire.

2020 Toyota Granvia MPV Gets AUD $62,990 Starting Price

With space for the whole family, the Granvia will launch in Australia on October 14 in six- and eight-seat versions.

Jeep Cherokee Gets T-Boned After Running Through Red Light

According to the police, the driver of the Jeep was distracted and didn’t notice the red light; thankfully, no one was seriously hurt.

EPA Revokes California’s Emissions Waiver, Launches “One National Program Rule”

States will now longer be able to set their own fuel economy and emission standards.