BMW has begun the production of the All New X3 at its Chennai plant starting today. BMW will launch the All New X3 on the 19th of April 2018. This is the 3rd generation for the BMW X3.
Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “The all-new BMW X3 is now set to continue the success story, with even more striking and dynamic styling and a luxurious interior. Like all members of the successful X family, it combines outstanding ride quality inall terrains with unlimited everyday practicality. I would like to congratulate BMW Group Plant Chennai team for achieving this important milestone and we are extremely proud for the smooth start of production of the all-new BMW X3.”
Dr. Jochen Stallkamp, Managing Director, BMW Group Plant Chennai said, “We are excited to start local production of the much-awaited third generation BMW X3. The all-new BMW X3 offers advanced design language, innovative technologies and top-of-the-line equipment.BMW Group Plant Chennai is proud to locally-produce the latest and one of the most diverse product portfolios that has the highest standards of quality, distinguished workmanship and uncompromising engineering. We are confident that the all-new BMW X3 produced in Chennai will further increase our momentum in the Indian luxury car segment.”
BMW had unveiled the All New X3 at the 2018 Auto Expo in Feb this year.
BMW Group Plant Chennai locally produces the BMW 3 Series, the BMW 3 Series GranTurismo, the BMW 5 Series, the BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo, the BMW 7 Series, the BMW X1, the BMW X3 and the BMW X5. BMW Plant Chennai will start the local production of MINI Countryman in 2018
.BMW X3 will be available as xDrive 20d and the xDrive 30d. The 20d will come powered by a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, twin-turbo diesel delivering 190PS of maximum power and 400Nm of peak torque. The 30d, comes powered with a 3.0-litre, twin-turbo petrol, straight-six diesel motor hitting out 257PS of power and 620Nm of torque. Both the versions come with an 8-speed ZF sourced Automatic transmission.
Watch this space for more info as we visit the BMW Plant at Chennai in two days time.