2018 BMW 3 Series GranTurismo 320d Sport comes with cosmetic changes and continues to be the same car as before with brief changes in the features list
The new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Sport was launched in India today. Locally-produced at BMW Group Plant Chennai and now available at BMW dealerships across India, the new BMW 320d Gran Turismo Sport further diversifies the model’s diesel portfolio. The new BMW 320d Gran Turismo Sport is available in Alpine White as non-metallic color and Black Sapphire and Imperial Blue Brilliant Effect as metallic color. The range of fine upholstery combinations in BMW 320d Gran Turismo Sport Sport include Sensatec Black/Red highlight, Black and Sensatec Veneto Beige and Veneto Beige.
The exterior of the new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Sport is typical BMW proportions, four doors with frameless windows, a coupe-style, gently downward-sloping roofline and a large automatically opening and closing tailgate define the distinctive exterior character of the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Sport while the L-shaped lights at the rear underline the shape of the vehicle.
The interior gets Sports Seat. Interior trim in Fine-wood trim Ash Grain and highlight trim finisher in Pearl Chrome provide a sophisticated flair. Red contrast stitching on the Sport Steering Wheel and Gear Shift Paddles expresses the typical BMW athleticism. The 205 Watt, 9 speaker Hi-Fi loudspeaker system offers good quality.
The panoramic glass sunroof bringing in a sense of airy-ness. The space argument is particularly persuasive in the rear compartment, where three full-size seats and legroom more familiar from a luxury sedan – courtesy of a wheelbase of 2,920 millimetres. Practical standard features – such as the 40:20:40 split/folding rear seat bench with folding head restraints and tilt-adjustable backrests (cargo function), and the two-piece parcel shelf are on offer.
The two-litre four cylinder diesel engine of the BMW 320d Gran Turismo produces an output of 190 hp and produces a maximum torque of 400 Nm at 1,750-2,500 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 -100 km / hr in just 7.7 seconds. Furthermore, the BMW 320d Edition Sport comes with a Launch Control function as standard which can be used through the ZF 8-Speed gearbox that has paddle shifters.
The new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo comes 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 and crash sensor.
BMW EfficientDynamics are guaranteed by details such as the side air blades on the tailgate and the air curtain integrated into the air inlets at the front. These measures are aided by additional features such as the 50:50 weight distribution, low centre of gravity, intelligent lightweight construction, automatic start/stop function, ECO PRO mode, brake energy regeneration, electric power steering and more.
The new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Sport comes with BMW ConnectedDrive features such as BMW Navigation System Professional with 3D maps (integrated Global Positioning System-GPS), BMW Apps, Connectivity through Bluetooth and USB connectivity, Rear View Camera along with PDC Rear and Front. The Control Display depicts the menu in a tile arrangement with animated graphics. The iDrive touch controller with handwriting recognition and a 22.3 cms colour display, DVD drive and integrated hard drive (20GB) features in the Sport variant. In the new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Sport, the control display in conjunction with the Navigation system Professional now also has touch functionality and Apple Car Play with wireless integration.
BMW 320d Gran Turismo Sport: INR 46,60,000
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