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Cars in India: BMW: BMW GT 530d

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BMW GT 530d

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BMW GT (Gran Turismo) 530d is one of the stylish cars which gives you a comfortable and a royal drive. This follows the classic concept of BMW cars with many new specifications adding to the versatility of the vehicle. The car is very powerful but still efficient for the specified range. The luxurious design of the vehicle both in the interior and exterior adds the feel of stylish sedan and at the same time the vast spacing gives flexibility and ease of an SUV. Even the outer body of BMW GT is made with quality material thereby seeking the attention of all. Although this is an expensive option, the sophisticated elegance and rigid body of the car makes it worth paying.

Engine
The six cylinder inline diesel engine of this car is known for the acceleration level one can obtain from it. The engine is constructed from aluminum and makes use of a variable geometry turbocharger. The Common Rail Direct Injection technique is adopted here and the injectors to this engine come from Bosch. The torque delivery from this engine is phenomenal with a maximum of 540 Nm of torque at 1750 to 2000 rpm. The 0-100 km/hr sprint can be struck in 7 seconds with such torque. The maximum power from this engine is 245 bhp at 4000 rpm. The top speed of this car with this diesel engine is 230 to 240 km/hr mark.

Design And Comfort
The first aspect that is noticed when the car is looked at from the front is the vertical grill that is fit in a kidney like model. With chrome edges this unit gives a shiny face to the car. The body of this car is large and the wheels take a lot of space in the front. A strong shoulder line runs from headlamp to tail lamp. The rectangular exhaust mufflers on either side of the rear give it a sporty look. The rear has two large tail lamps split between the boot lid and body. The roof line tends to slope down right from the front door tips till the rear. While LED lights to surround headlamps comes as a standard in this model other light accessories like Xenon headlights come as optional. Cruise control is adopted in this model which also has the advantage of automatic braking when an obstacle is sensed. The parking assist system in this car gives a visual sensing of rear to help the driver. Many other drive support systems come as an optional choice in this model.

Interiors
The seats at front and rear are huge and luxurious with enough space for resting arms. The rear seats can be folded down to make the boot space larger. The inclination on the back support of rear seat can be adjusted to suit the comfort of the passenger. The steering wheel has buttons to control the audio system on two of its spokes and the leather cover on this wheel gives some richness to the drive. The front armrest has space for storage which is lockable. The air conditioner adopted in the car is of automatic type. The front dashboard and center console has a splendid design and the interior gives a classy feel.

Ride And Handling
Riding BMW Series is a royal feel has it is stuffed with many technological and dynamical features for the luxurious ride. The smooth drive of this car is made further easy by adding two front cameras at the bumper and two more at the wing mirrors so that driver can see the cross roads and traffic with bird's view. This camera system of the car is a great help to find the perfect space while parking the car. Further riding BMW GT at night is a great fun asspecially designed head lights adjust its intensity as per the outside light and the vehicle speed, thereby giving stress-free driving experience. Thus when it comes to adaptability and excellent driving BMW GT is a great car.
BMW GT 530d Photos

Safety
BMW GT is a very well designed car stuffed with number of safety features. This car has a good braking and suspension system there by providing the smooth and carefree drive. The broad tires and a group of electronic sensors help to keep the car safely on track, even on the most risky situation. The flat and broad tires of BMW GT can be driven for atleast 250 km even after puncture thereby giving maximum control to the driver. The airbags and crash activated headrests are other noted safety features of this car. In addition to all the noted safety features the body of the car constructed with high quality steel which absorbs energy from faulty zone and distributes it in such a way that there will be no harm for the passenger.

BMW GT 530d Price, Variants And Color
BMW GT 530d is available in Deep Sea Blue, Havana, Alpine White, Milano Beige, Space Grey, Imperial Blue, Sophisto grey Brilliant effect, Black Sapphire and Brilliant Silver colors. It priced at Rs. 75,87,533 base but on road it might cost you more on road.

BMW GT 530d Mileage
BMW GT 530d with a high torque engine gives a mileage of approximately 6 to 8 kms for a litre of diesel.

Technical Specifications of BMW GT 530d
Overview
Model BMW GT 530d
Body Type Sedan
Number Of Doors 4
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Capacity 70 litres
Dimensions
Length 4998 mm
Width 1901 mm
Height 1559 mm
Wheelbase 3070 mm
Ground Clearance NA
Minimum Turning Radius NA
Weight
Kerb Weight 2035 kg
Engine
Type 3.0L In-line 6 cylinder engine
Number Of Cylinders 6
Displacement 2993 cc
Transmission Eight speed automatic
Max. Power 245 bhp @ 4000 rpm
Max. Torque 540 Nm @ 1750-3000 rpm
Suspension
Front Suspension Double Joint Spring Strut Axle
Rear Suspension Aluminum Integral Axle
Brake
Front Ventilated discs
Rear Ventilated discs
Steering Type Power steering
Tyre Size 245/50 R18 Y

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