BMW India launched SportX petrol variant of SUV X3

German luxury carmaker BMW launched the ‘SportX’ petrol variant of its SUV model X3 in India at an introductory price of Rs. 56.5 lakh (ex-showroom). Produced at the BMW Group plant in Chennai, X3 xDrive30i SportX comes packed with a host of features including six airbags, ISOFIX child seat mounting and integrated emergency spare wheel under the load floor, adaptive suspensions, electronically controlled ‘Automatic Differential Brakes/locks (ADB-X)’, extended Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), hill start assist and hill descent control helps to negotiate different terrains. Moreover, it comes equipped with the company’s xDrive, an intelligent all-wheel-drive system that monitors the driving situation constantly also distributing the engine’s power between the front and rear axle exactly to match the driving situation and the surface.

Commenting on the launch, BMW Group India President Vikram Pawah said, “BMW has pioneered the world of sports activity vehicles (SAV) with its ‘X’ range. For nearly two decades, the BMW X3 has been extremely successful in the luxury SAV segment as it strikes an ideal balance between on-road and off-road capabilities. Today, with the addition of the new ‘SportX’ variant, we are strategically expanding the range of BMW X3 offering and giving our customers the ‘Power of Choice’. This powerful and adventurous ‘X’ machine is the ideal companion for those who are on a mission to push the limits.”

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The SUV is powered by a two-litre four-cylinder petrol engine that churns out 252 hp power, mated with an eight-speed automatic transmission. It can accelerate from 0-100 km/hr in simply 6.3 seconds. This powerful and adventurous ‘X’ machine can be booked online before the mid-night of 28th February 2021 to avail early-bird benefits, including service package and exclusively curated accessories package, worth up to Rs 1.50 lakh.