BMW launches X6 Sports Activity Coupe at Rs 1.15 cr

  • PTI, Bengaluru
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2015 19:08 IST
Philipp Von Sahr, President BMW Group India speaks during the launch of BMW X6 in Bengaluru on Thursday. Photo: PTI

The battle for sports coupes on Indian roads just got interesting, with BMW, the world's third largest luxury carmaker, launching a souped-up version of its premium sports activity car, X6 coupe. It will be priced at Rs 1.15 crore ex-showroom.

The 6-litre, 8-speed machine is the second generation of the X6 Series and is being sold as a completely built unit and will be available for sale across the BMW showrooms, BMW India Group president Philipp von Sahr told reporters here.

He said the X6 coupe is the only sports activity coupe in the world, adding "BMW established the sports activity coupe segment with the introduction of X6 series."

Launching the high-end version, Sahr said, "Luxury has always been written with an X. To the very last detail, the new X6 offers a unique synthesis of luxury, sporting dynamics and powerful style creating an excitingly different driving experience for our customers.

"The car sports a 313 hp diesel engine and attain the top speed of 240 kmph in 4.8 seconds and can easily speed through both on-road and off-road conditions," he added.

The superior handling characteristics and thrilling driving dynamics bends the laws of physics, instantly propelling this exceptional vehicle to its rightful position as the king of the road, Sahr said.

A coupe car offers the motorist the combined experience of a sports SUV as well as the comfort of a luxe sedan, he added.

Sahr reiterated his company's plan to launch 10 more models this year having already launched five and take the number of dealers to 50 from 39 now. But he refused to put a number to sales target or market share.

The car also offers a comprehensive range of BMW ConnectedDrive features with numerous optional driver assistance systems, pioneering infotainment and unique connectivity.

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