Formally unveiled by Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar last month at the Auto Expo in New Delhi, the 6 Series Gran Turismo from German luxury car major BMW has been launched in Chennai. BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo will be available at a price of Rs 58.90 lakh (ex-showroom).
The Gran Turismo is produced at the company's factory at nearby Singaperumal Koil. The company said in a statement that the diesel variant would be launched later in the year. “The first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo is available in a locally-produced petrol variant – BMW 630i Gran Turismo Sport Line and can be booked at KUN Exclusive, Chennai”, said company in a statement.
“The truly distinctive first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo demonstrates an exclusive stand-alone concept invented by BMW that makes a striking statement wherever it goes. It combines an exceptionally spacious interior with maximum comfort”, BMW Group India, President, Vikram Pawah stated.
Vasanthi Bhupati said they were confident that the BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo would create a new segment and allow KUN to further tap the growing luxury car mraket potential in Chennai.
The 250 HP car can accelerate from 0 to 100 km per hour in 6.3 seconds. It comes with six air bags, anti-lock braking system, dynamic stability control and electronic vehicle immobiliser among others, the release added.
BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo is a global replacement for the 5-series GT. It comes with a large liftback, long wheelbase and enhanced rear seat space and has lot of tech inside – including the touch-and-gesture-operated sixth-generation iDrive infotainment system and a head-up display. Other kit includes four-zone automatic climate control, LED mood lighting and a Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System with a 10-channel amplifier with an output of 1,400 watts and 16 partially illuminated speakers.
BMW Group, Plant Chennai, Managing Director, Dr Jochen Stallkamp, KUN Exclusive, Dealer Principal, Vasanthi Bhupathi were present during the at an event in Chennai.