BMW has expanded its 3 Series Gran Turismo lineup in India with the launch of Sport Line variant at ₹39.90 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi).

BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Sport Line
BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Sport

The new 3 Series Gran Turismo Sport Line variant is about ₹4.5 lakh cheaper than the BMW 320d GT Luxury Line variant, which is already in the Indian market. From a visual standpoint, Luxury Line variant shows high-gloss black finished kidney-shaped grille and the air dam. The cabin includes car key with sporty red trim and leather-wrapped steering wheel and seats.

Under the hood, BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Sport Line gets the same 2.0-litre diesel engine of the Luxury Line that can churn out 184bhp at 4,000rpm and a peak torque 380Nm at 1,750 - 2,750rpm.The transmission is taken care of by 8-speed Steptronic Automatic gearbox.

The Sport Line variant will also be assembled at the company's plant in Chennai and the model will be available in non-metallic (Alpine White) and metallic paints, including Black Sapphire, Imperial Blue Brilliant Effect and Midnight Blue. The model is currently available for purchase at the company's showrooms across the country.

"It's not just the striking look or generous interior that makes the new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo so fascinating. It offers a wealth of characteristic features and just as many ways of bringing them to the fore. The new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Sport Line, featuring a series of striking exterior and interior design elements, promises unbridled dynamics and sets clear visual accents. Its striking design features in high-gloss Black portray a vigorous look, further reinforcing the unmistakable sporting character," said Philipp von Sahr, President of BMW Group India, NDTV Auto reports.