first_imgGerman carmaker BMW has launched the 2016 BMW 3 series Gran Turismo in India at a base price of Rs 43.30 lakh. The new car will be available in three trims, the Sport Line diesel (320d) variant which is the base model, the Luxury Line diesel (Rs 46.50 lakh) and the Luxury Line petrol (330i) for Rs 47.50 lakh. All prices are Ex-showroom Delhi. The new car receives subtle tweaks in the styling department over its predecessor and a petrol motor has been added to the list of trims sold in India. On the outside, the new 3 series GT car a new headlight which also gets adaptive LEDs as an optional feature. Fog lamps LEDs come as standard now. It gets larger air vents on the front and rear bumper, and runs on 17-inch alloys with 225/55 R17 tyres as standard. It measures 4,824mm in length, 1,828millimetres in width and 1,508mm in height, making it longer by 190mm, wider by 17mm and taller by 79mm compared to the regular 3 Series sedan. BMW has also added two new body colours: Arctic Grey and Jatoba Metallic.The interiors have also been spruced up slightly with a little more chrome and wood make its way into the cabin. Your smartphone can even be connected to the car’s external aerial through an inductive tray. In the global arena, the new 2016 BMW 3GT is offered with three new petrol engines and five diesel engines. In India, the new car will be offered with one petrol and one diesel option. The petrol mill is a 2-litre motor that develops 252bhp at 5,200rpm and 350Nm between 1,450-4,800rpm. The diesel mill is also a 2-litre motor that churns 190PS at 4,000rpm and makes 400Nm at 1,750-2,500rpm. The motors will be mated to a eight-speed automatic transmission.advertisementSee Pictures: The new 2016 BMW 3 series Gran Turismolast_img

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