- The 320d Gran Turismo Sport is the third member and second diesel offering of the 3GT family.
- The Sport comes as the most affordable 3 GT in India.
BMW India has launched the 320d Gran Turismo Sport in India for the price of Rs 46.60 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The Sport trim is now the most affordable 3 Series GT model available in India which is positioned below the 320d Luxury Line and 330i M Sport.
The highlights of the 320d Sport is the gloss black treatment around the grille and front bumpers. At the rear too there are some black elements which lend the GT a sporty appeal. On the inside, there are sports seats, wooden trims on the dashboard, red contrast stitching on steering wheel, a 205Watt nine-speaker music system, and pearl chrome highlights all around the cabin.
Powering the 320d GT Sport is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged diesel motor producing 187bhp and 400Nm. The transmission is an eight-speed unit with paddle shifters. The GT can accelerate from 0-100kmph in around 7.7 seconds. The 320d Sport also comes with launch control as standard.
Commenting on the launch, Vikram Pawah, president, BMW Group India, said, “The new BMW 320d Gran Turismo exhibits striking sporty elements both inside as well as outside, and creates a perfect interplay of luxury and ‘Sheer Driving Pleasure’. With the introduction of this new sportier version, we are offering an attractive choice for our customers who want to elevate the feeling of dynamism and sporty aspirations in their vehicles.”.
At this price point, the 3 Series GT Sport comes as an alternative to the Jaguar XF Pure Diesel, Range Rover Evoque Pure which is an SUV, and for little extra cash, there are options of entry-level variants of the Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X3.