BMW India launches new 5-series car

Dec 08 2010, 16:46 IST
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SummaryBMW India has launched the new BMW 5-series priced at Rs 36.9 lakh (ex-showroom all India).

German luxury car maker BMW India has launched the new BMW 5-series priced at Rs 36.9 lakh (ex-showroom all India).

The new BMW 520d comes with a two-litre four cylinder turbo diesel engine with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Customers can order the new variant produced as completely knocked down unit from its Chennai plant. It would be available in all its dealerships across the country, BMW India said in a statement.

"The 5-series is the core model in our product portfolio. The new BMW 5 Series sedan, since its launch in April 2010, has successfully emerged as a leader in the luxury sedan segment in India.", BMW India President Andreas Schaaf said.

The auto maker said the vehicle would deliver an economy of 18.4 km per litre as tested by the Automotive Research Association of India.

The engine delivers a maximum output of 184 hp and reaches 0-100 km per hour in 8.1 seconds, it said.

The new BMW 520d would be available in a range of 10 colours including alpine white, black sapphire, cashmere silver, deep sea blue, havanna, milano beige, space grey, titanium silver, imperial blue brilliant effect and sophisto grey brilliant effect, the statement added.

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