The world’s most successful premium sedan, BMW 3-Series is now in sixth model generation and has been honored as an icon of the modern sports sedan segment for 40 years. The new facelifted 3-Series range has been launched in India with prices starting from Rs. 35.90 lakh.
The smallest luxury sedan in the BMW’s line-up gets some external and internal updates which slightly differentiates it from the pre-facelifted model. It includes redesigned twin-circular headlamps, new L-shaped tail lights, as well as reshaped front and rear bumpers. It gets M package which is exclusively offered in an Estoril Blue metallic colour.
The interior of the 2016 model retains the overall layout from the outgoing model, additionally gets new upholstery with a host of chrome accents and high gloss surfaces besides ambient lighting. Further gets an updated version of the Navigational System Professional, and even a full-colour 8.8″ inch high resolution Head-Up display system.
For India the 3-Series facelift only comes powered by the familiar 2.0-litre diesel engine mated to an 8 speed ZF automatic transmission. It is the most upgraded engine in attendance, pushing-out 190 hp/400 Nm over the previous 320d’s 180 hp/380 Nm of torque, and is speedier over a 100 kmph dash by 0.2 seconds for a claimed 7.2 seconds, while having top-speed stands at 230 kmph.
Prices of the New 2016 BMW 3-Series (ex-showroom, India) –
- BMW 320d Prestige: Rs. 35.90 lakh
- BMW 320d Sport Line (Navigation): Rs. 41.50 lakh
- BMW 320d Luxury Line (Navigation): Rs. 41.50 lakh
- BMW 320d M Sport: Rs. 44.50 lakh
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