BMW for sale in Pakistan
BMW stands for Bavarian Motor Works (in English) or Bayerische Motoren Werke (in German) and is one of the most well known German automobile manufacturing companies in the world. BMW is headquarter in the city of Munich which is the capital of Bavaria state in the Federal Republic of Germany as well. BMW owns the Rolls Royce Motor Co. now which was once the pride of English Automobile Manufacturing industry. It also owns the “Mini” brand of the city cars in addition to producing high end race and leisure motorcycles. BMW was founded in 1916 and in the beginning manufactured aircraft engines as well. However, today the aircraft manufacturing activity is carried out solely by the Rolls Royce division of the BMW. Along with Mercedes-Benz and Audi, BMW is the part of the Big-three motor manufacturing consortium in Germany and a pillar of German industrial economy.
Performance and Technology of BMW
BMW has a diverse array of expertise in terms of fabrication. They manufacture aircraft engines as well as motorcycles apart from luxury cars. This lends BMW a very distinct advantage over its competitors such as Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari and Lexus. The number of technological innovations introduced to the automobile world by BMW is astounding. They include, among others, High Precision Injection, Adaptive Headlights, Dynamic Stability Control, Twin Turbo Diesel, Brake Energy Regeneration and many more. BMW vehicles are second to none in terms of performance and technology.
Popular Models of BMW
BMW models have a typical nomenclature which consists of a series of digits put together with a series of alphabets. Due to this reason, BMW models do not have names but digits and letters associated to them.The most popular BMW models available in Pakistan are the X5, the 320i, the z4, the 530i and the X3.
- X5: The X5 is one of the most popular BMW models. It is a Sports Utility Vehicle which is available in both petrol and diesel versions. Only automatic transmission models are available in Pakistan. BMW manufactured this model from 2007 to 2013.
- 320i: The 320i is a compact executive car produced by BMW. The production started for the first time in 1954 and continues to this date. This is a four door five seater with rear wheel drive which comes in petrol versions only.
- X3: Another very popular model in Pakistan is the X3. Like its sister X5, it is a Sports Utility Vehicle but is a little smaller than the X5. Its production started in 2003 and unlike the X5, it has not been discontinued and is still going strong.
- Z4: BMW Z4 was introduced as Roadster-series in autumn 2002, which replaced Z3. BMW z4 price in Pakistan is around PKR 3,000,000.The second generation of BMW z4 came with a retractable roof in early 2009. Sale of BMW z4 has recently gained popularity in Pakistani market.
Availability in Pakistan
The most popular BMW models such as the X5, the 530i and the 320i etc. are widely available in big Pakistani cities. As is the case with luxury cars, affluent industrial areas like Sialkot and Faisalabad and political power centers such as Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad have large concentrations of BMW vehicles available from authorized dealers as well as from private owners. Likewise the labor, parts and after sales services are also very easily available in major Pakistani urban centers.
Interesting Facts about BMW
BMW started out as an aircraft manufacturer but after the WWI limited itself to commercial vehicle production. In 2013, Forbes magazine declared BMW, the world’s most reputable brand. This means that the company has such goodwill in the market that people buy their products based solely on their reputation. This is a huge compliment for a motor company which faces fierce competition from two other very good automobile manufacturers, Audi and Mercedes-Benz, in their home country Germany.A huge collection of very reasonably priced BMW can be found here.