The flagship model of BMW i.e. 7 Series was slated to be made in India since the launch of facelift version. And truthfully BMW also kept its promise, as today it rolled out the first batch of India made 7 Series from the Chennai facility. Lastly, we were informed that Mini Cooper had also started getting the sort of localization that too from the same Chennai facility and now it was the turn of (BMW) flagship in 730 Ld avatar to do the same.
The picture that one can see in this image is the facelift version of 730 Ld that was recently introduced to us, and the rest of the badges in series are said to be still following the existing CBU routes. The locally produced BMW model is in the diesel form while the rest of them are driven by petrol. The bespoken badge gives in a tough competition to the Mercedes Benz S Class, and the Audi A8L, but speaking frankly we came to know, BMW is the best amongst all. It stands frugal on rigidity, efficiency, maintenance cost, and also the exclusivity, which is a bit more than that of the rest of them.
Priced at Rs. 92.9 lakh ex showroom Mumbai, 730 Ld bolts down TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder-in-line diesel engine in the bay assimilated with eight speed automatic transmission, prowling out 258 bhp, and the 560 Nm of peak torque @ 1500 RPM. The 0-100 kmph run is just reached in just 6.2 seconds whilst of the top whack slotted at 250 kmph. However, one can also have a sneak peek into the prices of remaining three CBU models below:
- BMW 740Li: INR 1,12,70,000
- BMW 750Li: INR 1,29,10,000
- BMW 760Li: INR 1,73,00,000