BMW 630d Gran Turismo India Launch finally takes the battle against the diesel-equipped Mercedes E-Class
In terms of design Luxury Line uses extensive chrome styling in the BMW kidney grille, front bumper, rear apron and tailpipe to project more class. M Sport brings out the sporty character and powerful presence through M Aerodynamics package, which comprises items such as black fins for Air Breathers, a special design for side skirts and rear apron, large front air intakes and M Sport Brake. Exclusive ‘M’ designations on the side, ‘M’ door sill finishers, car key with ‘M’ logo and ‘M’ light alloy wheels reminisce the motorsport legacy of BMW.
A two-part panorama glass roof, electrically operated adjustable rear seats with comfort cushions for headrest and electrically operated sunblinds for rear side windows. Ambient Lighting with six selectable light designs creates an atmosphere for every mood. Exclusive fine wood interior trim with highlight trim finisher Pearl Chrome further accentuates exclusivity. M Sport uses exclusive ‘Nappa’ Leather upholstery in contrast stitching that imbues the interior with a sporty personality. Comfort Seats for driver and front passenger ensure a relaxed drive thanks to electrical-adjustment, memory-function and enhanced thigh-support. The 630d M Sport comes standard with soft close function as well. The soft-close function for the doors is the perfect.
The single-piece tailgate opens and closes electrically as standard, and with Comfort Access (standard on 630d), this process can be initiated hands-free with a movement of the foot under the rear apron. The luggage compartment has a capacity of up to 1,800 litres thanks to a 40/20/40 split. Even with rear seats fully occupied, the boot still offers 610 litres of space.
Hands do the talking with BMW Gesture Control, which is part of a rigorously thought-out operating concept that recognizes six pre-defined hand movements for control of a number of functions. The BMW Display Key allows drivers to keep in contact with their car round the clock. Besides fuel level and service-related information, the colour display can also indicate whether the car’s doors, windows and panoramic glass sunroof are closed or not. Further highlights include the Welcome Light Carpet, which is projected from the side sill to welcome passengers in glamorous style.
The first-ever BMW 630d Gran Turismo is equipped with an extensive range of BMW ConnectedDrive systems like the BMW iDrive multifunctional instrument display (with 10.25 inch touch screen and touch controller), BMW Navigation Professional, Wireless Apple Car Play, Park Distance Control, BMW Apps, Harman Kardon Surround Sound System and Connectivity through Bluetooth / USB. The Rear-Seat Entertainment system includes two 10.2 inch colour screens behind the front-seat backrests, a BluRay player, HDMI connection for mobiles, as well as various connections for MP3 players and game consoles. BMW Head-Up display in the M Sport variant, with full colour projection, leads to complete concentration on the road.
The three-litre six-cylinder diesel engine of BMW 630d Gran Turismo produces an output of 195 kW / 265 hp and a maximum torque of 620 Nm at 2,000 – 2,500 rpm. The car accelerates from 0-100 km / hr in just 6.1 seconds. The 8-speed Steptronic Sport Automatic Transmission performs smooth, almost imperceptible gearshifts. At any time, in any gear, the transmission collaborates perfectly with the engine, enabling it to develop its full power and efficiency.
The BMW Driving Experience Control enables the driver to choose between different driving modes to suit diverse driving conditions – Sport, Comfort, Comfort+, Eco Pro and Adaptive. The adaptive 2-axle air suspension with automatic self-levelling not only provides supreme ride comfort but also sharpens the car’s dynamics. Furthermore, the first-ever BMW 630d Gran Turismo comes with a Launch Control function as standard.
Car comes with six air bags, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with brake assist and Dynamic Braking lights, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Hill Descent Control (HDC), Side-impact Protection, Runflat tyres (RFT) with reinforced sidewalls, electronic vehicle immobiliser, crash sensor, emergency spare wheel, Active front seat headrests, Active Park Distance Control, rear, Attentiveness Assistant, BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent maintenance system), Tyre Pressure Indicator, ISOFIX child seat mounting and Warning triangle with first-aid kit.
With BMW EfficientDynamics, Aerodynamic excellence helps accompanying reduction in fuel consumption is enhanced by host of measures such as active air flap control for BMW kidney grill, air curtains, air breathers and an automatically extending rear spoiler. Additional features such as 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, aid these measures.
BMW Service Inclusive and BMW Service Inclusive Plus are optionally available with the first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo. These service packages cover all routine service and maintenance work with a choice of plans from 3 years / 40,000 kilometres to 10 years / 2,00,000 kilometres. These include original BMW parts required for routine service work irrespective of how many times the service is done. The first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo also comes with optional BMW Repair Inclusive that covers the car additionally from third year of operation to maximum sixth year, after the completion of the standard two-year warranty period. Thus, the car is covered for warrantable repairs for up to six years without any mileage limitations. Together, these packages provide complete peace of mind and freedom to enjoy unlimited driving pleasure.