BMW 6 Series rolls out of Chennai plant
The first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo has rolled-out of BMW Group Plant Chennai. Jochen Stallkamp, Managing Director, BMW Group Plant Chennai, said “BMW Group Plant Chennai is proud to roll-out the first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo in India. The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo is not only a unique concept but also makes a significant mark through its advanced engineering, technology and innovations. Now locallyproduced in India, it will create a novel segment and set new benchmarks in the Indian luxury car segment. As always, BMW Group Plant Chennai is committed to deliver the bestin-class products for discerning customers who value the highest level of quality in every detail.”
BMW Group Chennai plant locally produces the BMW 3 Series, the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo, the BMW 5 Series, the BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo, the BMW 7 Series, the BMW X1, the BMW X3 and the BMW X5. BMW Plant Chennai will start the local production of MINI Countryman this year. Following the approach, ‘Production follows the market’, BMW Group India has systematically accelerated its localisation programme in India. It has already strengthened its longterm commitment to the Indian market by increasing the level of localistion at BMW Group Plant Chennai up to 50%.
Recently launched at Auto Expo 2018, the first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo has been rolled-out in a locallyproduced petrol variant, the BMW 630i Gran Turismo Sport Line. The diesel variant will be launched later this year.