The new BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine Iconic Edition
The all-new Iconic Edition the BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine was launched in India last week. Built at the BMW Groups Chennai Plant, especially for the Indian market. The vehicle shall be available in both petrol & diesel variants.
The recent addition to the BMW 3 Series family is the long-wheelbase ‘Gran Limousine’ Iconic Edition. Based on the buyers preference for long sedans BMW launched “Gran Limousine” in India. The BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine Iconic Edition is the most comfortable, longest and spacious car in its segment. Moreover, the vehicle sets yet another benchmark in the segment. Being thoughtful of the Indian market the Gran Limousine features comfort, innovation and sportiness.
The Iconic Edition of the Gran Limousine combines exceptionally precise design and a sporting aura of the BMW 3 Series.
The distinctive character in long-wheelbase pretence originates from a large 110mm wheelbase and the related expansion in seating solace and legroom in the back. Comprising the exterior length of 4,819mm and a 2,961mm wheelbase. The exterior components of the new BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine Iconic Edition overwhelm those of some other vehicle in its segment.
The gigantic BMW Iconic Glow Kidney Grille creates a striking front look.. The kidney grilles Iconic Glow offers the vehicle a novel brilliance. The LED lights solely place things for the BMW kidney grille. The model’s extended outline highlights its inborn polish and alludes to the fortunate roominess of the interiors. The sporty look is created by the lean 3 dimensional L-formed LED taillights alongside two enormous freestyle tailpipes.
The interior is crafted to highlight the spaciousness with sufficient legroom in the back. The Crystal Gear Shift Knob offers exclusivity to the cockpit, through a cutting edge look with an enlightened “3” model logo. Additionally, improving the rear seating is the Seat Headrest Cushion and Coat Hanger with base carrier. The massive 480 ltr boot ensures space for everyone’s baggage for a long-distance journey. The programmed rear end activity builds access comfort by empowering the boot cover by pressing a button to open & close.
A welcoming carpet light projected from the side ledge, welcomes in a glamorous style. Moreover, the vehicle accompanies illuminated door ledge plates. The front seats get an adjustable comfortable seats with sensatec door trim. The steering wheel comes with sporty leather finish with multifunctional options. Additionally, the instrument cluster in the cockpit gets the complete attention of the driver.
The cutting edge design of the centre console with galvanic embellisher enhances the cabins superiority. The large Panoramic sunroof further emphasises the spaciousness. The ambient light with 6 dimmable designs sets the atmosphere for every mood. Moreover, as a model-specific element, the ambient light includes an illuminated strip on the rear of the front seating.
The 3 zone auto climate control with dynamic carbon filters improved the air quality. The improved acoustic properties decrease noice levels and make the journey peaceful.
The BMW TwinPower Turbo technology melds max power with exemplary efficiency for both Petrol & Diesel engines. Offering spontaneous response even at low engine speeds. The BMW 330Li is powered by 2ltr 4 cylinder petrol engine. That generates 258 hp and max torque of 400 Nm at 1,550 to 4,400rpm. The petrol vehicle accelerates from 0 -100 km per hour in just 6.2 secs. The 2ltr 4 cylinder diesel engine generates 190 hp and a max torque of 400 Nm at 1,750 to 2,500rpm. The diesel vehicle accelerates from 0 -100 km per hour in just 7.6 secs.
Additionally, the 8 speed steptronic sport auto transmission is extremely smooth with an unnoticeable gearshifts. The transmission functions perfectly with the engine, empowering it to develop full efficiency and power. Moreover, enhancing the driving pleasure are the steering wheel paddle shifters and cruise control with braking functionality. Through launch control mode one can achieve max acceleration with increased traction from a standstill. The driving experience control mode offers the driver to select between ECO PRO,Sport, Sport+ and Comfort mode suiting the driving conditions.
Efficiency & Safety
BMW EfficientDynamics comprises elements like eight-speed Steptronic Sport Auto Transmission, Auto Start-Stop, Electronic Power Steering, Brake-Energy Regeneration, balanced Weight Distribution and ECO PRO mode in Driving Experience Control.
BMW Safety technologies comprise 6 airbags, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Attentiveness Assistance, electric parking brake with auto hold, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor, side-impact protection, ISOFIX child seat mount and integrated emergency spare wheel beneath the load floor.
The BMW 330Li Iconic Edition (petrol variant) is priced at INR 53.50 Lacs & the BMW 320Ld Iconic Edition (diesel variant) is priced at INR 54.90 Lacs.