The Brand BMW has released through a confirmation that the fastback design would now won’t continue in the next-gen 3-series (G20).
Recently, during an investor presentation, the Brand came up with the news as a confirmation that its 3-series Gran Turismo would be discontinued from the production list and there would be no existence of this body style in the market from this brand henceforth. It would not be continued on the next-gen BMW 3-series (G20). Following the reports, BMW 3-series GT would be out of the market by early next year. The German Carmaker has made its one of the best selling automobile knocked out of the market. It has been the German Carmaker’s one of the best-selling models in India. The life of this model has been short-lived and would be out of scenes early next year. The Company was ought to take such a decision based on the sales of this model which reported a continuous decline in the European market.
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Reduced portfolio complexity and elimination of some model derivatives are the two reasons which have been stated in the official announcement made by the Brand BMW. Looking at the complete life of this model, the F30 3-series platform based BMW 3-series GT came out for sales in 2013 in the International markets. Its facelifted version came out in 2016. In the Indian market, the BMW India introduced the model in two slots, viz. the 3-series and 5-series. These new series had been introduced in 2014 Auto Expo later the facelift of the model came into scenes in October 2016.
The Price range for this model in India ranges from Rs 47.70 lakh to Rs 51.90 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). There are three variants of the models available in the market and they are the 320d GT Sport, the 320d Luxury Line and the 330i M Sport. Indian counterpart of the brand has plans to bring all the three new series in the Indian market by the middle of 2019 which would give a tough competition to its Rival the Mercedes C-class and Audi A4.
Plans are also there to make the small luxury sedan available featuring 258hp, 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine in the 330i and also the 190hp, 2.0-litre diesel motor in the 320d.