BMW today launched the seventh-generation 3 Series in India for a starting price of Rs 41.40 lakh (ex-showroom). The all-new BMW 3 Series is available in three design schemes — Sport, Luxury Line and M Sport. It comes in metallic (Black Sapphire, Mineral Grey and Mediterranean Blue) as well as non-metallic (Alpine White) paint schemes.BMW 3 Series is produced at the BMW Group’s plant in Chennai and is now available at all BMW dealerships across India. The car comes in three variants — two diesel (BMW 320d Sport and BMW 320d Luxury Line) and one petrol (BMW 330i M Sport). Below are their prices (ex-showroom).– BMW 320d Sport – Rs 41.40 lakh– BMW 320d Luxury Line – Rs 46.90 lakh– BMW 330i M Sport – Rs 47.90 lakhThe all-new 3 Series boasts of an impressive design with features like large BMW kidney grille, longer wheelbase, short overhangs, redesigned Hofmeister kink, distinctive spoiler, slim three-dimensional L-shaped taillights with LED technology and two tailpipes. The car is now lighter by 55 kilograms. The cabin is spacious and gets features like 12.3-inch digital instrument display, 10.25-inch control display, wireless charging, wireless Apple CarPlay, park assistant with rear view camera, automatic air conditioning with three-zone control, ambient lighting with six dimmable designs and glass sunroof. Besides, BMW 3 Series gets the voice recognition feature in the form of BMW Virtual Assistant.Powering the new 3 Series is the 2-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that makes 258 hp and 400 Nm of torque. The petrol variant can make 0-100 kmph in 5.8 seconds. Then, the 2-litre, 4-cylinder diesel engine delivers 190 hp and 400 Nm of torque. The diesel trim can make 0-100 kmph in 6.8 seconds. Both the engines are mated to an 8-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission.advertisementThe 2019 BMW 3 Series gets safety features like six airbags, attentiveness assistance, DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) including CBC (Cornering Brake Control), electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor, ISOFIX and integrated emergency spare wheel.ALSO READ | Maruti Suzuki XL6 launched in India, price starts at Rs 9.80 lakhALSO READ | Maruti Suzuki XL6 price, variants, features and everything elseALSO READ | Maruti Suzuki XL6 vs Maruti Suzuki Ertiga: How are both the MPVs different?