BMW India launched the new BMW X3 at Deutsche Motoren, the BMW dealership in Noida with prices starting from Rs 44.90 lakh (ex-showroon, India). The new BMW X3 is locally produced at the BMW Plant Chennai in a diesel variant and is now available at BMW dealerships across India.
The new BMW X3 features modified twin circular headlights, a redesigned kidney grille, new front and rear bumpers and exterior mirrors with integrated side indicators. The centre console in high-gloss black-panel look and wood panelling with pearl-effect chrome highlights, round off the redesigned interior of the new BMW X3.
The BMW X3 xDrive 20d is the first model to feature the latest-generation diesel engine. The new generation of all-aluminium 2.0-litre diesel engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology uses common rail direct injection with solenoid valve injectors and works with increased injection pressure. This pushes the engine output to 193 PS with the maximum torque of 400 Nm. The increase in performance cuts the vehicle’s 0 to 100 kmph acceleration to just 8.1 seconds with a top speed of 210 kmph.
The 8-speed automatic transmissionwith cruise control provides higher shifting and driving comfort through finely tuned gearing and seamless gear changes.
Driving Experience Control switch fitted as standard in the new BMW X3 lets the driver choose between different driving modes to suit the driving conditions (ECO PRO, Comfort and Sport). In the ECO PRO mode, all the on-board systems are set to maximum efficiency to minimise fuel consumption and CO2 emissions while the Sport mode enables greater driving pleasure.
The BMW xLine equipment package features matt aluminium inserts in the bumpers, individual kidney, individual xLine grill, side window design, exhaust pipes in matt aluminium, door sill finishers with ‘BMW xLine’ designation, sport leather steering wheel, new upholstery colours with lasering / X embossment, new interior trims, two new wheels designs and exclusive 18-inch light-alloy wheels.
The new BMW X3 is equipped with safety features such as air bags, BMW restraint system, passenger cell system with defined deformation zones, impact absorbing front and rear bumpers and Run-Flat tyres.
The new features from BMW ConnectedDriveon board the new BMW X3 include the latest generation BMW iDrive (the on-board Driver Information System), Connectivity through Bluetooth and USB devices and Radio BMW Professional. Park Distance Control (PDC) comes as a standard feature.
The new BMW X3 is available in Alpine White as non-metallic paintwork and in the following seven metallic paintworks: Black Sapphire, Deep Sea Blue, Glacier Silver, Sparkling Brown, Space Grey, Mineral Silver and Melbourne Red.
The standard Nevada leather upholstery is available in Black, Beige, Oyster, Saddle Brown and Mocha colour combinations. Interior trims offered are Fine-wood Trim Burled Walnut with highlight trim finishers in Pearl Chrome.
Philipp Von Sahr, President, BMW Group India said, “The new BMW X3 is the embodiment of independence. Whether it’s on the way to work, or on a weekend. With family or for some quality time alone. It is built for both the small and big challenges that each day brings. Its sporting character is revealed in an extremely dynamic driving experience with impressive efficiency and fascinating design that emphasises the athletic character of the new BMW X3.”
The all India ex-showroom prices of the new BMW X3 are as follows:
BMW X3 xDrive 20d Expedition : Rs 44,90,000
BMW X3 xDrive 20d xLine : Rs 49,90,000
By Joydip Sur
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