BMW 3 Series GT Facelift Launched In India


After the global revelation of updated BMW 5 Series, the German automaker has introduced the facelifted version of the BMW 3 Series GT in India. The 3 Series GT is launched at a base price of INR 43.30 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The changes in the BMW 3 Series GT facelift include a refreshed exterior styling, introduction of new equipment in the cabin and a petrol engine option under the hood. There are three trims available for the 3 Series GT, which include diesel Sport Line, diesel luxury line and petrol luxury line.

BMW 3 Series GT
BMW 3 Series GT

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For both the fuel options, the BMW 3 Series GT is powered by a 2.0-litre engine which is further mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The odd shape of the body is still intact while the front bumper has been restyled to give a distinct appeal. Even the front headlights and taillights are reprofiled. The wheels are now upgraded to 17-inch which further improves the grip of the GT on road. The cabin is somewhat identical to the 3 Series but, with an additional legroom at the back due to large wheelbase. The minor changes in the cabin include more usage of chrome, and wood around the controls.

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BMW 3 Series GT
BMW 3 Series GT Interior

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The new 3 Series GT is available in Arctic Grey and Jatoba Metallic color option and is a more practical version of the standard 3 Series due to more ground clearance and boot space. The direct competitor of BMW 3 Series GT is Audi A5 Sportback but, in India Audi is not offering A5 series. Therefore, the Grand Touring is in a market segment which has no other player to challenge. The previous version of BMW 3 Series GT had a significant response from the customers and with some significant changes in the styling and new power option, more customers might get attracted towards this BMW’s offering in an effective manner.