BMW 3 Series 2019 India Launch Highlights: Price in India, features, trims, specs, images

2019 BMW 3 Series India Launch Live Updates: The new 3 Series goes up against the likes of the Audi A4, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Volvo S40 in the premium sedan territory. Prices of the new 3 Series are expected to begin from Rs 50 lakh (ex-showroom).

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BMW 3 Series 2019 India Launch Live Highlights - Price and Specs: BMW has finally launched the awaited 2019 3 Series in India just now. With its global debut made at the Paris Motor Show last year, the new 2019 BMW 3 Series has improved in multiple ways compared to the previous model. The new 3 Series has not only grown in proportions compared to the outgoing model but it gets some additional features as well. The car has also gone through a weight reduction of 55 kg and its torsional rigidity has gone up by 25 percent as well and at certain areas, it is even 50 percent. The new 3 Series goes up against the likes of the Audi A4, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Volvo S40 in the premium sedan territory. Prices of the new 3 Series have begun at Rs 41.4 lakh (ex-showroom) for the base Diesel Sport Line.

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BMW 3 Series 2019 India Launch Highlights: BMW 3 Series Specs, Features, Price in India

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    14:55 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    Thanks for joining in!

    Thank you folks for joining in for the LIVE blog of the new 2019 BMW 3 Series India launch. Hope you enjoyed the proceedings as much as we did. Until next time, drive/ride safe and always wear a seat belt while driving.

    14:44 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    2019 BMW 3 Series lands on Indian soil!
    14:42 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    Over 15 million units of the BMW 3 Series sold so far

    BMW 3 Series has seen over 15 million unit sales till date and every third BMW sold has been a 3 Series. This indeed shows the popularity if the luxury sedan and one of the prime reasons why it speaks numbers that it only looks good but is also fun to drive.

    14:30 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    PRICES of the new 2019 BMW 3 Series are Out!

    The new 2019 BMW 3 Series has been launched in India in three trims. Prices for the Petrol M Sport are Rs  47.9 lakh while the Diesel Sport can be yours for Rs 41.40 lakh. Last but definitely not the least, the top of the line 2019 BMW 3 Series Diesel luxury line will set you back by Rs 46.9 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom.

    14:26 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    2019 BMW 3 Series is BS-VI compliant - HERE IT IS!

    The new 2019 BMW 3 Series gets three engine options with one petrol and two diesel engine options.All these engine options are mated to an eight speed Steptronic transmission system. Lets have a look at the car now.

     
     
    14:19 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    Features inside the 2019 BMW 3 Series

    The new 3 Series gets features like wireless charging along with Apple CarPlay compatibility. The car also gets gesture control and you can control music and navigation through the same. Not only this, this also enhances safety as the driver stays focussed on driving only. The 12-inch touchscreen infotainment further enhances the convenience. 

    14:13 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    BMW 3 Series' 13 years of journey in India
    14:11 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    BMW's world class facilities across the globe

    A total of 140 markets where BMW operates, there are only a few where the infrastructure is so deep. He adds that BMW has some world-class production facilities and dealerships and you need to see it to believe it. The company has over 80,000 customers and the company aims to create an ecosystem to offer a rich experience to the customers.

    14:08 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    Rudi says the whole brand is focussed on adding value to BMW

    He says that the BMW Group is truly special. The last 100 years that the BMW Group has in operation, has actually helped shaped mobility, from building world-class motorcycles and cars. He adds that he is excited for the next 100 years. Rudy says that the entire BMW Group holds some interesting brands like BMW Motorrad, MINI and more.

    14:05 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    Rudratej Singh, President, BMW Group India takes the stage

    Rudratej Singh, President, BMW Group India has taken the stage at the India launch of the new 2019 BMW 3 Series. he talks about how BMW used to attract millennials with its world-class products. Moreover, he adds that it is his first-ever BMW press conference and he is quite liking it so far. 

    13:54 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    Stage is set for the launch of 2019 BMW 3 Series in India

    The stage is all set for the launch of the new 2019 BMW 3 Series in India. Our colleague has reached the launch venue and the proceedings might begun anytime soon. Till then, sit back, relax and enjoy the proceedings from the India launch event of the new 3 Series as we will be updating all details here.

    13:44 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    A repeated look at the 2019 BMW 3 Series

    The new 2019 BMW 3 Series looks a lot different compared to its predecessing model. The vehicle gets a sharper design language and at the front along, there are some significant changes that make the new 3 Series a pure looker. The new model gets a bigger kidney grille along with optional laser lights and L-shaped LED DRLs that are distinctive to the 3 Series only. Here is a repeated look at the new 3 Series.

    13:37 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    BMW 3 Series 2019 power output

    The new BMW 3 Series 2019, as already mentioned gets two engine options to choose from. The 330i draws power from a 2.0-litre inline four-cylinder engine mated to an eight-speed steptronic transmission system.  The engine is good for shedding out respective power and torque outputs of 255hp and 400Nm. On the other hand, the 320d is powered by a 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine that produces 188 bhp of power and 400 Nm of torque.

    13:29 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    2019 BMW 3 Series variant details

    The new 2019 BMW 3 Series is expected to be launched in two variants in India. The new model is expected to see its two trims namely 330i and 320d. These two trims will be offered in three variants each namely Sport, Luxury Line and M Sport.  

    13:21 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    BMW 3 Series 2019 LIVE streaming

    The new BMW 3 Series India launch event will be starting in a few minutes from now. The launch event can be watched through live video streaming on the company's official Facebook account. For the convenience of our viewers, we are pasting the link of the live streaming below where you can watch all the proceedings live. The live streaming link will be active at 2 PM.

    13:17 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    2019 BMW 3 Series platform

    The new 2019 BMW 3 Series is based on the brand's CLAR platform all thanks to which the car is almost 55 kg lighter than before that should eventually result in a better performance. Moreover, the new 3 Series has also grown in proportions and gets an increased  wheelbase as well that should translate to better straight line stability.

    13:09 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    2019 BMW 3 Series engine and transmission options

    The new 2019 BMW 3 Series are expected to include a 2.0-litre petrol and a 3.0-litre diesel engine and both these are expected to come with an eight-speed steptronic transmission system. While BMW also retails the all-wheel drive version of its luxury sedan in the international markets, India is also expected to get the rear-wheel-drive version. 

    13:01 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    Lighter and bigger than predecessor!

    The new 2019 BMW 3 Series is lighter and bigger when compared to the outgoing model. Based on BMW's CLAR architecture, the new model is now 76 mm longer compared to the previous model. Moreover, the wheelbase of the new 3 Series has also grown when you compare with the outgoing model. Not only this, the new 3 Series should be a more fun to drive car than before, all thanks to its weight reduction of 55 kg.

    12:53 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    Some more on the appearance

    Apart from the style highlights mentioned in the previous update, the new 2019 BMW 3 Series gets self-levelling hub caps on the wheels that you will find in a Rolls Royce. The rear end of the new BMW 3 Series gets LED wraparound tail lamps that add to the visual appeal. Moreover, these look like those of the 5 Series and hence, look demanding than before.

    12:44 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    What all has changed on the outside!

    The new BMW 3 Series looks fresher compared to the previous model and there are some significant updates that make it more premium. The front end of the new 8 Series takes inspiration from the 8-series as it gets LED headlamps with L-shaped DRLs, bigger kidney grille while laser lights are also offered as optional. 

    12:40 (IST)21 Aug 2019
    Welcome to the 2019 BMW 3 Series Live blog!

    BMW India will be launching the new 3 Series in the country in just a few minutes from now. The car will continue to be a driver's car with a 50:50 weight distribution and the suspension spring rates have been increased by 25 percent as well. Sit back, relax and enjoy the proceedings of the new 3 Series in India.

    The new 2019 BMW 3 Series made its global debut made at the Paris Motor Show last year and has improved in multiple ways compared to the previous model. The new 3 Series not only grows in proportions compared to its predecessor but it gets some additional features too.

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