Greater Noida, Feb 5 IANS | 6 months ago

Luxury automobile manufacturers Audi and BMW Wednesday unveiled various models, a day ahead of the biennial 12th Auto Expo being organised here.


German luxury manufacturer Audi unveiled its A3 sedan, and special versions of sports utility vehicle (SUVs) Q3, Q5 and Q7 and showcased its recent addition to its portfolio RS7 Sportback.

"We believe this (Indian) market has tremendous potential for further growth of brand Audi. Reaffirming our commitment to the Indian market, we are bringing the Audi S3 sedan. We expect the Indian market to continue to grow and to contribute substantially to Audi's global sales," said Terence Johnsson, vice-president, overseas sales, Audi AG.

BMW India presented the new generation of individual mobility by unveiling the i8, X5 and M6 Gran Coupe.

The company launched BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo which will be available at dealerships from in March in diesel variant with price of about Rs.42.75 lakh.

The company will also launch its M6 Gran Coupe by mid-2014 and its plug-in hybrid car i8 which uses both electric and petrol engine by the end of 2014.

"As a sign of our commitment to this market (India), we will bring our revolutionary BMW i8 to India later this year," said Philipp von Sahr, president, BMW Group India.

(Posted on 06-02-2014)