The new BMW 330i was launched today in India in two exclusive design schemes: Sport Line and M Sport Edition. With its outstanding sporting characteristics and elegant design, the BMW 330i diversifies the engine portfolio of the BMW 3 Series in India. The new BMW 330i is locally produced at BMW Plant Chennai and can be ordered from BMW dealerships from today onwards.
The new BMW 330i with Sport Line sets clear visual accents. Its striking design features in high-gloss black reinforce its sporty look. The boldly designed kidney grille slats in high-gloss black produce an especially athletic effect for the front end. In the interior, contrasts between black and red express the typical BMW athleticism: sporting chromo scaling at console, red contrast stitching on the sport steering wheel and a basic decorative trim strip in high-gloss black with coral red accentuated strip. As a distinctive feature of the Sport Line, the vehicle key is designed in red decorative trim.
In the M Sport package, the passion for dynamism is clearly at the forefront. It is fitted with M aerodynamic package and 18-inch M star spoke alloy wheels along with M badging on the front wings that further emphasise its dynamic character. As an exclusive feature, the vehicle key is designed with M strip.The interior features an extremely sporty cockpit design with M leather steering wheel. BMW Head-Up display will result in even more relaxed driving with complete concentration on the road ahead.
The latest generation BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engine features remarkably agile power delivery and excellent responsiveness, even at low engine speeds. The 4-cylinder petrol engines in the BMW 3 Series boast high dynamics and guarantee the highest possible efficiency – for maximum performance with lower fuel consumption. It produces an output of 185 kW / 252 hp and a maximum torque of 350 Nm at 1,450 – 4,800 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 -100 km / hr in just 5.8 seconds to a top speed of 250 km / hr. The new BMW 330i gives impressive efficiency of 16.05 kmpl on average, equating to CO2 emissions of 148.27 g/km.
The eight-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission performs smooth, almost imperceptible gear shifts. For even greater driving pleasure, the eight-speed Steptronic transmission is available with steering wheel paddle shifters. At any time, in any gear, the transmission collaborates perfectly with the engine, enabling it to develop its full power and efficiency. Furthermore, the BMW 330i comes with a Launch Control function as standard. This easy-to-operate system paves the way for ambitious drivers to achieve optimum acceleration under all conditions.
The new BMW 330i provides unparalleled performance coupled with cutting-edge safety technologies. 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, ISOFIX child seat mounting, Runflat tyres with reinforced sidewalls, emergency spare wheel, electronic vehicle immobiliser and crash sensor.
EfficientDynamics doubles the Sheer Driving Pleasure of the new BMW 3 Series with features such as Auto Start-Stop, ECO PRO mode, Brake-Energy Regeneration, Intelligent Lightweight Construction, Electronic Power Steering, 50:50 Weight Distribution and many other innovative technologies. Using the Driving Experience Control switch, the driver is able to choose between different driving modes to suit the driving conditions. (Comfort, ECO PRO, Sport, Sport+).
BMW has been setting the standard for connectivity between human, car and the outside world for many years now. The New BMW 330i variants comes standard with BMW ConnectedDrive features such as iDrive touch controller with handwriting recognition and a 22.3 cms colour display, DVD drive and integrated hard drive (20GB),BMW Navigation system Professional with 3D maps (integrated Global Positioning System-GPS), BMW Apps, Connectivity through Bluetooth and USB/AUX IN connectivity, Rear View Camera along with Park Distance Control (PDC) Rear (BMW 330i Sport Line) and PDC Rear and Front (BMW 330i M Sport Edition).
The ex-showroom prices for the new BMW 330i are as follows -
BMW 330i Sport Line : INR 42, 40,000
BMW 330i M Sport Edition : INR 44, 90,000