BMW has saliently added a new variant to the X3 line up in Indian market as X3 xdrive30d M sport trim. The BMW X3 xdrive30d M sport comes with M package and a new engine along with an array of cosmetic changes. The car will be locally produced at company’s Indian facility at Chennai and it is available to buy at all BMW dealerships across India, from today. The BMW X3 is now available with a choice of 2 engine options: BMW X3 xDrive 30d and BMW X3 xDrive 20d.
The BMW X3 xdrive30d M sport is priced at Rs. 59.90 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) which is around 12 lakh costlier than the expedition variant and Rs. 7 lakh dearer than the 20d x-Line variant.
The most important update of the new variant lies in its heart as it is powered by a 3.0L six cylinder in-line diesel engine which is capable of producing 258bhp power and massive 560Nm of torque. The engine is linked to an 8-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters which send powers to al wheels via xDrive all wheel drive system.
The engine helps car to reach 0-100 km mark in just 5.9 seconds before hitting the top speed of 232 km/hr. The car also comes with BMW driving experience control which enables the driver to choose from different driving modes such as Comfort, ECO, PRO, Sport and Sport+.
The X3 xdrive30d M sport is available in six graceful colors– Alpine white, Black Sapphire, Glacier silver, Space Grey, Carbon black and Melbourne red.
Exterior and Interior:
The BMW X3 xdrive30d M sport gets distinct changes which differentiate it from the other variants of X3 such as M aerodynamic package with front and rear bumper, M alloy wheels, M logo on sides and BMW high gloss shadow package with trim strips, side frames, ORVMs base and window recess finished in high gloss black shade. In addition, it also features wheel arch trim, door trim and sill covers in body color and diffuser in dark shadow metallic color to enhance the sporty appeal of the new variant.
Open the door and you will get the dominance of M sport package in the form of M door sills, multi function M steering wheel, sporty seats finished with a combo of cloth/leather pearl point anthracite upholstery in three color options and BMW individual headliner anthracite. The cabin is finished in wood trim with black and chrome inserts. The BMW X3 xdrive30d M sport also comes with iDrive infotainment system with 25.9cm display, touch controller, navigation with 3D maps and handwriting recognition.
Other features include a 16 speaker Harman Kardon Surround sound system and parking distance control along with front and rear view camera.
Mr. Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India during the launch said, “The BMW X3 is built for both the small and big challenges that each day brings. The new BMW X3 xDrive 30d M Sport with a perfect blend of sporting character, impressive performance and appealing design makes every journey an unforgettable experience. Whether on the way to work or on the weekend, with family or for some quality time alone. Live life to the fullest and look forward to adventures everyday with the new BMW X3 xDrive 30d M Sport.”
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