BMW starts production of new 5-Series in India

BMW started rolling out (local assembly ) the new 5-Series sedans from its Chennai facility in India. The company had unveiled the new 5-Series sedans with petrol and diesel options in April. The company will start the deliveries of the cars by end of July.

The company launched 4 versions of the new 5 Series in India: 523i, 535i, 530d and 525d.

While the 523i, 530d and 525d will be produced as completely-knocked-down units at the Chennai facility, the 535i will be imported as a completely-built-unit.

Speaking on the occasion, Juergen Eder, managing director, BMW Plant Chennai said, “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. The team at BMW Plant Chennai is proud to roll out the new 5 Series with highest standards of quality, distinguished workmanship and uncompromising engineering. We are confident that the new BMW 5 Series produced in Chennai will further increase our momentum in the Indian luxury car segment.”

BMW India has sold over 3,700 units of the 5 Series in India since 2007.

Prices of the New 5 series

BMW 523i:  Rs. 38,90,000

BMW 525d: Rs. 39,90,000

BMW 530d: Rs. 45,90,000

BMW 535i: Rs. 58,00,000.

All prices are ex-showroom Delhi