German luxury carmaker BMW on Thursday launched 530i M Sport in India, priced at Rs 59.2 lakh (ex-showroom). The model now comes with a petrol engine, is locally produced at Chennai and is BS-VI compliant, BMW said in a statement. The brand new BMW 530i is currently available in four colour options which are Alpine White, Black Sapphire, Mediterranean Blue and Bluestone Metallic. The company already sells a diesel variant of the model in the country.
Available in M Sport Package, the 530i M Sport has technologies such as display key which allows drivers to keep round the clock contact with the car. It also has a gesture-control feature that recognises six pre-defined hand movements for control of a number of functions.
The M Sport package, which adds to the sporty credentials of the car, comprises of a front apron with larger air intakes, side skirt trim and a diffusor-style rear apron in metallic dark shadow.
The two-litre four-cylinder petrol engine in the BMW 530i produces an output of 185kW or 252 hp, allowing it to accelerate from 0-100 km/hr in just 6.2 seconds. Talking about the exclusive features, the luxury car is designed with M strip along with an M leather steering wheel and an illuminated M door sill finishers to the M Sport brake with blue callipers bearing the M logo.
The new BMW 530i M Sport sports a wide range of BMW ConnectedDrive systems such as the Multifunctional Instrument Display which visualises driving-related cockpit information in a style that reflects the selected driving mode. Other mouth-watering features include - BMW iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition, a 10.25-inch BMW Navigation System Professional with touch functionality, 16 loudspeakers with 600 Watts high-end Surround Sound system from Harman Kardon, BMW Apps, Wireless Apple CarPlay and connectivity through Bluetooth and USB.
In addition, the BMW 530i M Sport comes with a launch control function as standard and allow the driver to choose between different driving modes too which include Comfort, Sport, Sport+, ECO PRO and Adaptive.
The model is also loaded with various safety features including six airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS) with brake assist, dynamic stability control (DSC), including dynamic traction control (DTC), cornering brake control (CBC), Hill Descent Control (HDC), Side-impact Protection, Run-flat tyres (RFT) with reinforced sidewalls, electronic vehicle immobiliser, crash sensor and integrated emergency spare wheel.
(With inputs from agencies)