This model is BMW’s first Indian venture in the heavy-performance M segment. The model is a mid-sized Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) offering exceptional performance coupled with luxurious comfort.
BMW X3 M offers premium class motor sport character while keeping up with its high-performance expectations of a functional SAV. Interested customers can now purchase the car in the form of a completely built-up unit (CBU) from their nearest dealers everywhere across the country. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India conveyed the company’s vision about establishing a concrete presence in this segment and labelled the launch as a ‘testament to a remarkable success story’. He also said, “Uniqueness of the first-ever BMW X3 M lies in a newly developed powerful engine & sophisticated chassis technology.
This vehicle, to the very last detail, offers a unique combination of luxury & sporting dynamics, providing an exciting, safe & novel driving experience to our customers. The new SAV is equipped with world-class features, evidently distinguishing it from others in the segment.” The maximum performance characteristics of this car are further emboldened by its daily usage potential and it gains its motor sport temperament from the exclusive M features on the inside and the outside. Carrying a price tag of INR 99,90,000, the total cost is inclusive of GST, however, it excludes factors like Road Tax, TCS, RTO taxes/fees and other local tax cess levies and insurance.
For the exterior, it comes with six paint options of Donington Grey, Toronto Red, Phytonic Blue, Sohipsto Grey, Black Sapphire and Alpine White. On the interior, it has Leather ‘Vernasca’ Design upholstery in Black and Oyster colours. BMW Excellence Club together with Isprava luxury villas have also planned a private hospitality benefit for customers who book their X3 Ms online at shop.bmw.in before December 31, 2020. The website also offers a full-circle view of the car, along with features and financing specifications, as well as other queries.
The purchase will also come with a membership to the BMW Excellence club which offers for main features: Bespoke Travel, The High Life, Grandstand and BMW Privileges. Its exclusive exterior designing is an example of BMW’s trademark muscular structure of the X line-up. It has noticeable M features like the kidney grille with black double bars which have been combined with the front flanked Air Breathers.
It has also been equipped with 20 inch M light-alloy wheels. The interior M-style cockpit has been designed to reflect its sporty luxury with electrically regulated sports seats and high-grade upholstery. Panorama Sunroof increases its cabin space and the 40 20:40 split-folding rear backseat increases the baggage capacity to 1,600 litres. Its six-cylinder in-line engine is known for its high-revs, M TwinPower Turbo update as well as cooling and oil supply systems. The engine’s 353 kW/ 480 hp output accelerates the vehicle from 0 to 100 km/h in only 4.2 seconds and gains a maximum velocity of 250 km/h. The eight-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic and engine use the M xDrive (4WD system) to smoothly distribute the power.
Its chassis tech and M-specific suspension assist the engine and help in achieving greater control and stability. Vehicle control is also bolstered with the combination of chassis, M-specific steering and M compound brakes. Passenger and driver safety is also ensured with a host of BMW Safety technologies in the car. The X3 M also carries a number of assistive and connective technologies like 12.3 inch Multifunction Display touchscreen, BMW Virtual Assistant and iDrive Touch Controller etc.
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