German carmaker BMW launched the facelift 3 Series, ahead of the expected launch at the 2016 auto expo. The new BMW 320d has been launched with mild cosmetic changes. The car now features full LED headlamp clusters, LED fog lights and revised LED daytime running lights. The bumper gets subtle changes and the rear sports tweaked LED tail lamps to keep up with the new look. Also new are the 17-inch alloy wheels that now carry a different design. The interiors though witness more extensive changes and additional equipment as well.
The interior reflects the elegance of the new BMW 3 Series model range. The facelift is updated with a Heads Up Display (HUD) unit with 3D graphics; Park Assistant feature that allows the sedan to parallel park automatically and the new Navigation system Professional (integrated GPS) with an 8.8-inch high-resolution display available in Sports Line, Luxury Line and M Sport variants. eats in the new BMW 3 Series are electrically adjustable on both the driver and front seat passenger sides. The outstanding ergonomics have been improved further with carefully arranged chrome highlights, high-gloss surfaces and ambient lighting all of which build an even classier look.
The new BMW 320d does the 0-100 km/hr in 7.2 seconds and has a top speed of 230 km/hr; while features like Auto Start Stop, Eco Pro mode and Brake Energy Regeneration help achieve a decent fuel economy figure.It is available in alpine white, black sapphire, platinum silver, jatoba, imperial blue brilliant effect, melbourne red and mediterranean blue paint schemes. Besides these, the M Sport variant also comes in an exclusive estoril blue metallic colour.
The BMW 3 Series rivals other luxury sedans like the Audi A4 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The new BMW 3 Series will continue to lead this legacy with its sporty design, powerful performance and unmatched efficiency. Priced at Rs 35.9 lacs, the smallest luxury sedan only in the diesel trim, whereas the petrol variant will be launched later in the year.