BMW India has expanded the new BMW 6 Series GT’s appeal by introducing a diesel-powered variant. The company has also extended its Luxury Line trim to the existing BMW 630i GT (petrol) as well.
Locally produced, the BMW 6 Series GT shares its platform with the BMW 5 Series but offers a coupe-like sloping roofline and a large boot. The new variant, called the 630d Gran Turismo is powered by a 3-litre inline-six turbocharged diesel engine which makes 261 bhp and 63.26 kgm. The rear-wheel-drive car gets an eight-speed automatic gearbox, and is claimed to achieve 0-100 kph in 6.1 seconds.
Features like the fancy Display Key, wireless charging, Remote Control parking, Gesture Control, etc. are standard. So is the boot capacity of 610 litres, which can be further extended to a sound 1800 litres. And you won’t have to press a button to operate the boot from the outside, if your hands are occupied or you know, you like to show off. Because the 6 GT comes with the Comfort Access (foot-gesture operated) tailgate.
The 630d is available in both Luxury Line and M Sport trims, with the former priced at Rs 66.5 lakh and the latter at Rs 73.7 lakh. Both prices are ex-showroom. The new BMW 630i GT Luxury Line is priced at Rs 61.8 lakh.
BMW Group India’s President, Vikram Pawah said, “With the launch of the first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo, we created a new segment in the Indian luxury car market. The first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo immediately stands out from the crowd due to its striking presence and alluring coupe style. With the trademark BMW driving pleasure and long-distance comfort, it creates an unrivalled experience for both the driver and passengers. The success of the first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo will now be taken forward as we present it in a new diesel variant, broadening the range of choices for our discerning customers.”