BMW India on Thursday launched the 3 Series Gran Limousine at ₹51.50 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. The 3 Series Gran Limousine is the long-wheelbase version of the popular 3 Series, which is quite popular in the country. The main selling points of the car is the promise of more space and comfort.
The 3 Series Gran Limousine has a wheelbase of 2,961 mm, 110 mm longer than that of the regular 3 Series car. The sedan is also 120 mm longer overall which helps in opening up more leg space for passengers at the rear, 43 mm more, to be exact. There is also a marginal bump up in height.
BMW is putting emphasis on the added space on the inside to find favour among a special segment of luxury car buyers. “With its elongated design, enhanced space, luxurious comfort and dynamic performance, the new BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine has a unique and captivating character,” explains Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India.
“It delivers sheer driving pleasure and indulges in superlative luxury, making it a perfect choice for individuals as well as the family.”
The 3 Series Gran Limousine is available in two design schemes – Luxury Line and the exclusive M Sport ‘First Edition’ which is limited to launch phase. Here are the prices for the same.
|3 Series Gran Limo Models||Price (ex-showroom)|
|BMW 330Li Luxury Line||₹51.50 lakh|
|BMW 320Ld Luxury Line||₹52.50 lakh|
|BMW 330Li M Sport ‘First Edition’||₹53.90 lakh|
In terms of the engine, under the hood are a 2.0-litre turbo petrol and a 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine options. The petrol unit offers 258 PS of max power and 400 Nm of torque while the diesel unit can put out 190 PS and 400 Nm. Because of the engine, despite the increase in weight, it manages to hit 100 kmph in 7.6 seconds. There are three drive modes to choose from Eco, City and Sport. As for the transmission, there is an 8-speed automatic.
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