BMW Group India launched the new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo ‘Shadow Edition’ today. The luxury tourer seamlessly unites elements of sports and comfort for customers who look for both adventure and extravagance. The BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo ‘Shadow Edition’ is locally produced at the BMW Plant Chennai. It is available in a petrol variant at all BMW dealerships across India from today onwards. The BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo ‘Shadow Edition’ will be available in M Sport design scheme. However, it costs Rs 42,50,000.
Mr Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “The BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo is a unique vehicle concept in the segment and has become a trailblazer with its distinctive and modern character. The new ‘Shadow Edition’ is an amalgamation of luxurious elegance and sportiness in even more sophisticated form. Available in limited units, the ‘Shadow Edition’ offers our discerning customer one last opportunity to own this legendary icon of the successful model. It combines the best of both worlds – an embodiment of pure dynamism and a sense of spaciousness. Its emotional appeal and pronounced driving pleasure are designed to offer sheer driving pleasure.”
The BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo ‘Shadow Edition’ with M Sport impresses with its sporty and elegant design. The striking lines, muscular surfaces and discreet design elements made of black high-gloss unit bring exclusivity to the exterior and are characteristic of the vehicle. The boldly designed kidney grille with nine slats in high-gloss black produce an especially athletic effect for the front end. The dark shadow elements further extend to the LED headlights and taillights. The 18-inch star-spoke alloy wheels in jet black along with exhaust tailpipe in black chrome further enhance its distinctive looks.
BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo ‘Shadow Edition’ interior design create an exclusive experience. The aluminium door sill plates, key with M logo and M sports leather steering wheel. In addition, mood-lifting colours of ambient lighting and chrome edging of air vents all catch the eye. Furthermore, the driver-oriented BMW cockpit offers easy access to all controls. The raised seating position and generous space allow remarkable freedom of movement. The Panorama Glass Roof fills up the cabin with natural light. Therefore, brings in a sense of spaciousness. The model comes equipped with universal wireless charging as a complimentary accessory.
The innovative petrol-powered engine from the BMW EfficientDynamics family offer considerably more spirited power delivery. In addition to, spontaneous responsiveness even at low engine speeds, thanks to BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology. The two- litre four-cylinder petrol engine of BMW 330i Gran Turismo ‘Shadow Edition’ produces an output of 185 kW / 252 hp and maximum torque of 350 Nm at 1,450 – 4,800 rpm. Furthermore, the car accelerates from 0 -100 km / hr in just 6.1 seconds.
The eight-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission performs smooth, almost imperceptible gear shifts. At any time, in any gear, the transmission collaborates perfectly with the engine. Thus enabling it to develop its full power and efficiency. For even greater driving pleasure, the eight-speed Steptronic transmission is also available with steering wheel paddle shifters.
The BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo ‘Shadow Edition’ provides unparalleled performance coupled with cutting-edge safety technologies. The BMW ConnectedDrive also features
- BMW iDrive (the on-board Driver Information system) with 22.3 cms display,
- touch functionality based BMW Navigation system Professional with 3D maps (integrated Global Positioning System-GPS),
- BMW Apps,
- Park Distance Control (PDC),
- Rear View Camera,
- Apple CarPlay®, Connectivity through Bluetooth and
- USB/AUX IN connectivity.
The BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo ‘Shadow Edition’ can also be booked online by customers from the comfort of their home. Once they login to site, they can explore a 360° view of vehicle exterior and interior along-with all features and personalisation options at the click of a button. All queries on product, service packages and finance options can be addressed in by interacting with a dealer representative online. In addition, customer can pay online in a secure way.
BMW’s exemplary safety provides optimal support in any situation with
- six air bags,
- Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with brake assist,
- Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC),
- Cornering Brake Control (CBC),
- Side-impact Protection,
- Runflat tyres with reinforced sidewalls,
- emergency spare wheel,
- electronic vehicle immobiliser,
- a fully automated and
- chargeable key with a crash sensor.
Customers will receive their new car at the place of their choice after a thorough sanitisation process. In addition to, handover of all vehicle documents in a sanitised envelope. Deliveries will be initiated adhering to all local government directives post the lockdown period.
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