BMW M760Li launches in India, while also revising other variants in the Indian line-up
BMW M760Li has been launched in the Indian market with a 6.6-litre Biturbo V12 petrol engine and BMW’s xDrive all-wheel-drive system producing 610 BHP power output with 800 Nm of torque, making it the most powerful 7-Series currently available in the Indian market.
The behemoth Bavarian, gets all the M treatment with sportier body kit, 20-inch M alloy wheels and a new exhaust system. The new 7-series comes in two variants, the M760Li focussed to provide a sportier driving experience while the M760Li Excellence is focussed on luxury. BMW claims that the new car rivals even some of the supercars with a 0-100kmph in under 3.7sec with a top speed limited to 250kmph. The all new BMW M760Li will is available in the Indian market priced at Rs. 2.27 Crores (Ex-showroom, Delhi).
Apart from the M760Li, BMW has also revised other variants in the Indian market including the 3-series, 5-series and the X1 SUV range. The old 320i has been replaced with the 330i from the 3-series GT. Though the 2.0-litre engine has been carried forward, the power output has been increased to 252 BHP and 350 Nm of torque. The new 3-series will again get two trim levels the Sport Line and the M Sport Edition, each priced at Rs. 42.4 Lakhs and Rs. 44.9 Lakhs respectively (Ex-Showroom, Delhi).
Another revision includes the launch of the much-awaited BMW sDrive20i which is the petrol variant of the SUV. The new X1 will get a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine producing 191 BHP mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. All other features on the petrol variant will be similar to its diesel equivalent including the price at Rs. 35.7 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom, Delhi). The petrol variant will come in a single mid-level xLine trim again similar to BMW’s diesel X1 variant.
The BMW 5-series also will see a new update in the near future, as the present petrol variant and the entry-level diesel variant have been discontinued. The final revision comes in the form of discontinuation of the 6-cylinder diesel X3, which now gives way to 4-cylinder petrol and diesel options along with a M-sport variant.