The new BMW 330i was launched
in India in two design schemes: Sport Line and M Sport Edition. The new BMW
330i is locally produced at BMW Plant Chennai
The ex-showroom prices for the
new BMW 330i are as follows -
BMW 330i Sport Line: Rs 42, 40,000
BMW 330i M Sport Edition: Rs 44, 90,000
The BMW 3 Series is available
in four diesel variants – BMW 320d Prestige, BMW 320d Luxury Line, BMW 320d
Sport Line and BMW 320d M Sport and two petrol variants – BMW 330i Sport Line
and BMW 330i M Sport Edition.
The new BMW 330i is available
in Alpine White as non-metallic colour and Black Sapphire as metallic colour.
The exclusive Mediterranean Blue in metallic is available in Sport Line. The
range of fine upholstery combinations in Sport Line include Sensatec Black/Red
highlight | Black and Sensatec
Veneto Beige | Veneto Beige.
The M Sport features Leather Dakota Saddle Brown/Brown highlight with Bi-color
instrument panel | Black, Leather 'Dakota' Veneto Beige/Oyster dark highlight |
Veneto Beige/Black and Leather Dakota Black/contrast stitching Blue | Black.
The new BMW 330i with Sport
Line has striking design features in high-gloss black which reinforces its
sporty look. It has boldly designed kidney grille slats in high-gloss black. In
the interior there are contrasts between black and red, sporting chromo scaling
at console, red contrast stitching on the sport steering wheel and a basic
decorative trim strip in high-gloss black with coral red accentuated strip. As a
distinctive feature of the Sport Line, the vehicle key is designed in red
The M Sport Edition is fitted
with M aerodynamic package and 18-inch M star spoke alloy wheels along with M
badging on the front wings that further emphasise its dynamic character. As an
exclusive feature, the vehicle key is designed with M strip. The interior
features an extremely sporty cockpit design with M leather steering wheel. BMW
Head-Up display will result in even more relaxed driving with complete concentration
on the road ahead.
Powering the cars is the latest
generation BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engine. It is a 4-cylinder petrol engine
which produces an output of 252 hp and a maximum torque of 350 Nm at 1,450 –
4,800 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 -100 km / hr in just 5.8 seconds to a top
speed of 250 km / hr. Fuel efficiency is at 16.05 kmpl on average, equating to
CO2 emissions of 148.27 g/km. The engine is mated to an eight-speed Steptronic
Sport automatic transmission.
The BMW 330i comes with a
Launch Control function as standard. This easy-to-operate system paves the way
for ambitious drivers to achieve optimum acceleration under all conditions. The
car comes with six air bags, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with brake assist,
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC),
Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Side-impact Protection, ISOFIX child seat
mounting, Runflat tyres with reinforced sidewalls, emergency spare wheel,
electronic vehicle immobiliser and crash sensor.
Other features include Auto
Start-Stop, ECO PRO mode, Brake-Energy Regeneration, Intelligent Lightweight
Construction, Electronic Power Steering, 50:50 Weight Distribution and many
other innovative technologies. Using the Driving Experience Control switch, the
driver is able to choose between different driving modes to suit the driving
conditions. (Comfort, ECO PRO, Sport, Sport+)
TheBMW ConnectedDrive in the
car features such as iDrive touch controller with handwriting recognition and a
22.3 cms colour display, DVD drive and integrated hard drive (20GB), BMW
Navigation system Professional with 3D maps (integrated Global Positioning
System-GPS), BMW Apps, Connectivity through Bluetooth and USB/AUX IN
connectivity, Rear View Camera along with Park Distance Control (PDC) Rear (BMW
330i Sport Line) and PDC Rear and Front (BMW 330i M Sport Edition).