BMW has launched the 3 Series Gran Limousine in India, with prices starting at INR 51.50 lakh, ex-showroom, Pan India. As the name suggests, the Gran Limousine is essentially a long-wheelbase version of the 3 Series sedan.
|330Li Luxury Line||INR 51,50,000|
|320Ld Luxury Line||INR 52,50,000|
|330Li M Sport First Edition||INR 53,90,000|
So then, how much extra long it is? Well, the Gran Limousine is 110 mm longer (4,819 mm) with 110 mm more wheelbase (2,961 mm) compared to the standard wheelbase 3 Series.
The rest of the features and equipment are pretty much the same. On the exterior, you get LED headlights, acoustic glazing on the front windscreen, and 17-inch V-Spoke alloy wheels. The M Sport variant gets some sporty bits such as bumper trim insert in Dark Shadow metallic; vertical slats of the Kidney Grille in Black High-Gloss; window guide-rail and mirror frames in Black High-Gloss; and 18-inch Double-Spoke alloy wheels.
Features in the cabin include BMW Live Cockpit Professional, 16-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, 3-zone climate control, and safety features such as airbags, ABS, Cornering Brake Control and so on. The M Sport gets few more features such as surround view cameras with 360-degree view and 3D view; HUD, Gesture Control, M Leather steering wheel, and Comfort Access.
The powertrains continue to be the same as offered in the regular model: 258 hp 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine and a 190 hp 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. Both engines are paired with an 8-speed automatic gearbox that drives the rear wheels. The petrol model is claimed to accelerate from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 6.2 seconds while the diesel variant takes 1.4 seconds more.