Friday, November 27, 2009

BMW 750Li Bags Prestigious Awards As Best Big Luxury Sedan



Bandar Seri Begawan - In A span of only two weeks, the new BMW 750Li has received two prestigious car awards, notably as the `Best Big Luxury Sedan' in the Autobild Indonesia Award 2009, and the `Best Exclusive Luxury Sedan' in Mobilmotor Car of the Year 2009.

The new BMW M3 is also Autobild Indonesia Award 2009's top pick in the `Best Sports Car,"Best Acceleration' and `Best Handling' categories.

The awards were yesterday presented to BMW (Indonesia) President Director Ramesh Divyanathan, who said, "It's clear that 2009 is the year of the 7 Series.

"This luxury performance car has not only won the hearts of our clientele, but also numerous global awards from Europe to Asia, including Indonesia," said Mr Divyanathan.

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank our valued customers for their support and also to congratulate them on making the right choice of vehicle," he added.

The award for Best Exclusive Luxury Sedan from Mobilmotor Car of the Year 2009 was presented on November 3, 2009.

The new BMW 7 Series led to the growth of BMW sales in Indonesia this year, with 43 units sold up to October 2009, including 38 units of the BMW 750Li and 740Li.

These sales results position the model as the bestselling luxury limousine priced above 2 billion rupiah in Indonesia.

The recently launched BMW 730Li is another attractive option for corporate and business leaders who opt for a limousine below the 2 billion rupiah price range.

Due to its outstanding attributes, the BMW 7 Series is the choice of corporate and government leaders. The limousines were used to transport the heads of states .attending the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting in Singapore two weeks ago.

The Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry has also purchased 132 units of the BMW 7 Series for use at its embassies around the world.

"The BMW M3 is another success story for BMW in Indonesia. From the launch of this high performance sports car in early 2009, it has gained overwhelming praise from customers and the media," Mr Divyanathan told.

The BMW M3 is equipped with an all new V8 power unit displacing 4.0 litres and developing maximum output of 420 hp plus peak torque of 400 Nm at 3,900 rpm, maximum engine speed of 8,400 rpm, optimum power and torque throughout the entirer engine speed range. It needs only 4.8 seconds to reach 100 km/hour. -- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

source: brudirect