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BMW launches 7 series, X1 in Indian market

BMW launches 7 series, X1 in Indian market

The new BMW 7 Series is priced from Rs 1.11 crore to Rs 1.55 crore (ex-showroom Delhi) while the all new BMW X1 ranges between Rs 29.90 lakh and Rs 39.90 lakh.

Both the cars were launched by legendary cricketer and Member of Parliament Sachin Tendulkar at the 13th Auto Expo here today.

The luxury limousine and the premium compact sports activity vehicle are ready for orders at all BMW dealerships from today.

However, the deliveries of BMW X1 would start from April 2016, the company said.

The BMW 7 Series is available in two diesel variants which are locally produced. The limousine is also available in two petrol variants which have been imported as completely built-up unit (CBU). BMW X1 is available in diesel variant.

“BMW India will bring ‘Sheer Driving Pleasure’ in 2016 with power packed launches across our entire portfolio.

“Starting with the launch of the BMW 7 Series and the BMW X1 here at Auto Expo, we are poised to kick-off an exciting product offensive for the year,” BMW Group India President Philipp von Sahr said.

Referring to the domestic production of BMW 7 Series, he said that with the local production of the BMW 7 Series at the Chennai plant, “our commitment to ‘Make In India’ will continue successfully in future.”