German luxury car major BMW launched the 6 Series Gran Turismo here today at a price of Rs 58.90 lakh (ex-showroom). Also Read - Motorola-branded Smart Refrigerators with Wi-Fi tipped to launch soon in India
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BMW Group, Plant Chennai, Managing Director, Dr Jochen Stallkamp, KUN Exclusive, Dealer Principal, Vasanthi Bhupathi formally launched the car at an event here. Also Read - Realme Narzo 20 series full specifications leaked ahead of September 21 launch
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”, it said.
“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 said.
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.
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