BMW has launched its all-new 3 Series in India. Priced at Rs 28.90 lakh for the base diesel and Rs 37.90 for the petrol , ex-Mumbai, the company is offering the new 3 Series with a diesel and petrol engine.
The all-new BMW 3 Series is produced (CKD - Completely Knocked Down) at BMW Plant Chennai and the deliveries start at BMW dealerships across India from July 2012 onwards.
The all-new BMW 3 Series is available in two exclusive design schemes - Sport Line and Luxury Line.
The Sport Line celebrates the rush of adrenaline with sporty styling and
interiors while Luxury Line indulges the user to move in style with elegant contours and luxurious features.
The all-new BMW 3 Series is available in a diesel (BMW 320d) and petrol variant (BMW 328i).
It will be available in Alpine White and Melbourne Red as non-metallic colours and Black Sapphire, Glacier Silver, Havanna, Imperial Blue Brilliant Effect and Mineral Grey as metallic colours.
It has also grown in length, width and height than its predecessor, which will translate to better space inside the cabin.
The 245PS 2.0-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine boasts of twin-scroll turbocharging and variable camshaft timing.
The diesel engine meanwhile has the same 2.0-litre turbocharged motor from the outgoing model and puts out 184PS of maximum power and 380Nm of torque.
BMW claims 14.79 kmpl for the petrol and 18.88kmpl for the diesel engines.
Seats in the all-new BMW 3 Series are electrically adjustable on both the driver and front seat passenger sides.
Both the engines are mated to a new 8-speed automatic transmission.
All models of the all-new BMW 3 Series also feature the new ECO PRO mode as standard, enabling efficient driving and reduced fuel consumption.
The new 3 Series is all set to heat up the battle against the new Audi A4 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.