The British automaker BMW has been around for decades now and can be considered as one of the original legends that have made their aura felt throughout the globe alongside big names like Mercedes Benz, Audi and Jaguar. BMW has had a good run in the Indian market and has been quite popular among metro city dwellers. Whether it is the critics or the popular audience poll, so far BMW has received great reviews. So let us take a look at some of the more popular BMW cars available in the country.
- BMW 7 Series
The BMW 7 Series is one of the most prolific cars in India and not to mention one of the most expensive ones. There are plenty of used BMW 7 Series in Delhi that are certainly more affordable than buying them new. The coupe has many variants available in both petrol and diesel forms while the transmission system is automatic for all of them. The diesel variant comes with the 3 litre 24V motor that has a displacement of 2993cc. The engine generates 265bhp at 4000rpm along with a torque of 620Nm at 2000 to 2500rpm. The engine uses 6 cylinders of four valves each. The engine is mated to an 8 speed automatic transmission system. The coupe can go from 0 to 100kmph in a span of 6.2 seconds while its top speed is 250kmph.
The petrol variant of the car uses the 4.4 litre 32V petrol engine that has a displacement of 4395cc behind it and works with 8 cylinders of four valves each. The engine gives away 450bhp power at 5500 to 6000rpm along with 650Nm torque at 1800 to 4500rpm. It takes the coupe 4.7 seconds to crack the 100kmph barrier from a standstill. The top speed for the car is 250kmph.
As far as design and comfort is concerned, the BMW 7 series makes sure that the passenger remains comfortable and cozy with a large cabin that has enough space for you to stretch your legs and relax. The materials used in the interior are also quite premium with chrome handles and leather seats that gives a quite plush feel to the entire environment. The exterior is quite compact and looks bold. The BMW 7 series is definitely a head turner with a masculine stance. As far as dimensions are concerned, the coupe has a length of 5219mm, a width of 2142mm and a height of 1481mm.
- BMW 5 Series
Next up we have the BMW 5 series that is a slightly toned down version of the 7 series. The Coupe looks beautiful with an elongated front fascia and a bold rear portion. Dimensionally the car comes with a length of 4907mm, a width of 2102mm and a height of 1464mm.
The coupe comes with both a diesel and a petrol variant. The diesel variant uses a 2 litre 16V diesel engine that has a displacement of 1995cc. The engine delivers an impressive 190bhp at 4000rpm along with twisting away a torque of 400Nm at 1750 to 2500rpm. Top speed for the car is 231kmph whereas it can reach the 100kmph mark from 0 in just 7.7 seconds. The petrol engine of the car has the same capacity of 2 litre and is backed by a displacement of 1997cc with four cylinders of four valves each. The power generated here is 184bhp at 5000rpm along with a torque of 270Nm at 1250 to 4500rpm. The coupe here can reach the 100kmph mark in 7.9 seconds and attain a top speed of 231kmph. The suspension system is strong and the safety system is compact making the BMW 5 Series a definite catch.