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BMW Starts Production of New 5-Series At Its Chennai Facility

By Motortrend India Staff   |   13 July,2010

BMW has started the production of new 5-Series sedans at its Chennai facility in India. The new BMW 5 Series is priced of the new BMW 5 between Rs 38.9 lakh and Rs 58 lakh (ex-showroom). The German car maker has unveiled the new 5-Series sedans with petrol and diesel options in April this year.

“The BMW 5 Series is the core product in our model range and has significantly contributed to the image and success of BMW in India. We are confident that the new BMW 5 Series produced in Chennai will further increase our momentum in the Indian luxury car segment,” BMW Plant Managing Director Juergen Eder said in a statement.

BMW India would commence the deliveries of the new car by the end of this month, the statement added. While the 523i, 530d and 525d will be produced as Completely Knocked Down units at the Chennai facility, the 535i will be imported as CBUs.

The German luxury car maker has managed to sell more than 3,700 units of the 5-Series sedans in India since 2007. The 5 Series contributes to more than 50 per cent global sales of the company.

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