BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine Review

BMW is doubling down on its long-wheelbase sedan strategy in India, and it’s not surprising to see why. 

We are a largely chauffeur-driven lot after all, more so at the luxury end of the market. 

The pre-facelift look of this G20 3 Series felt like a momentary departure from the then-established design language of the 5, 6, and 7 Series 

It looked like it might have been the start of a new direction for BMW, but it was soon superseded by the even-more-radical cues of the X7.

This facelift does a good job of aligning itself with the new design, but also maintains a welcome amount of restraint. 

For instance, the kidney grille has been given a mild redesign, but it hasn’t mushroomed into the buck-toothed excess you’ll find on the front of a 4 Series. 

Also worth noting is, at the launch at least, both engines – 330Li petrol and 320Ld diesel – will only come in the more aggressive-looking M Sport trim. 

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