The sporting dynamics, trim proportions, and reasonably affordable prices set the stage for the latest version of BMW 3 Series Sedan to become a popular choice amongst luxury vehicle owners. Launched as the fifth generation of a lineup dating back to the late 1970s, this refined and sophisticated car has become a legend in its own right. While the redefined styling, power, and an available iDrive control system make driving pleasurable, the physical dimensions and cutting-edge interiors of this muscular and perfectly toned chassis add to the driving experience. With the stress test being carried out in one of the world’s most inhospitable terrains, the Death Valley in Arizona, this Baby Beemer is likely to rush through the summertime temperatures of 53 degrees Celsius smoothly and efficiently. The BMW 3 Series Sedan is all set to meet tough competition in the luxury sedan car market from Audi A4, Lexus IS, Volvo S60, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
Design & Comfort
While looking for this latest trendy baby in the market, you can expect an evolution of the current design perfectly blended with styling cues of the latest BMWs, giving you an edgy and astonishing vehicle in hand. The wide front, athletic kidneys, and prominent shoulder lines add to the embodiment of its sports sedan concept. The two poignant character lines tapering towards the BMW logo embrace the overall sporting appeal of this magnificent beauty. The athletic, sculpted wheel arches add to this concept and give you the most suitable sedan in its class. The front framework is crafted with a wider and more dynamic feel with the convex and concave surfaces blending into each other flawlessly. In short, it has stuck to the simple, buttoned-down appearance of its previous variants.
While the exteriors are neat, classy, and impressive, the interiors are an added advantage to leave its occupants spellbound. They meet about every driver’s needs with the cabin focusing on the high-quality feel coupled with a modern and trendy look. As you run your hand over the surfaces, you can feel the supreme quality, refined precision, and absolute comfort. The extraordinary Dakota leather upholstery, coupled with firm gripping of the steering wheel and high-quality chrome trim, offer you utter comforts of driving a luxurious sports sedan. Tinted window glasses, height adjustable driver’s seat, cup holders, tachometer, sunroof/moonroof, folding rear-seat, and active front headrests further add to the classy and stylish interiors of this charming beauty.
The vehicle attempts to spoil you with its comfort, setting a style statement on Indian roads. The BMW 3 Series Sedan has been designed with 4-cylinder 3.0L engine, offered in both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol variant is further classified into two trims - 320i and 330i Sport, offering a maximum power output of 156 PS and 258 PS, and crossing the speed of 100 kmph in just 9.8 seconds and 6.6 seconds respectively. The diesel variant, on the other hand offers 184 PS as maximum power output and capability of reaching 100 kmph within 7.6 seconds. The vehicle can be driven at the top speed of 218-250 kmph.
This luxurious and elegant beauty is all prepared to set new standards for brilliant styling and phenomenal performance, not to forget the high-quality safety features. The vehicle is equipped with four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, standard stability control, frontal airbags, front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, and run-flat tires to ensure full safety of the driver and front passenger. The brake stand-by for reduced stopping distance in case of emergency, brake drying for enhancing brake response during wet conditions, hill-start for driving uphill with no worries, fading compensation for consistency even in cases of heated brakes, and soft stop for smooth stops and reduced brake drive are some enhanced functions constituted in the dynamic stability control (DSC). Other safety features include tyre pressure indicator (TPI), park distance control (PDC), intelligent vehicle key, automatic climate control, anti-lock braking system (ABS), comering braking control (CBC), dynamic traction control (DTC), safety battery terminal clamp, child safety door locks, anti-theft alarm, engine immobilizer, and central locking.
Variants & Price
The BMW 3 Series Sedan is a perfect example of sportiness, practicality, and luxury, all amalgamated in a nice and trim package. The vehicle has been launched in four different stunning colors to pick from, namely, Monaco Blue, Sparkling Graphite, Black Sapphire, and Titanium Silver. The vehicle is offered in four different trims of 320i Sedan, 330i Sport Sedan, 320d Sedan, and 320d Exclusive, priced at Rs. 27,30,687, Rs. 34,39,184, Rs. 25,58,028, and Rs. 31,71,011 respectively.