BMW Thailand and Airports of Thailand offer premium automotive experiences with BMW 730Ld Pure Excellence
Photo Release | 2018.11.21

BMW Thailand and Airports of Thailand offer premium automotive experiences with BMW 730Ld Pure Excellence

Photograph shows from left;
1. Khun Visit Dusadeepraves, Corporate Sales Manager, BMW Thailand
2. Khun Kamol Wongsomboon, Executive Vice President, Deputy General Manager of Suvarnabhumi Airport (Operation Group2)
3. Khun Sutas Suwanpongsai, Executive Vice President, Deputy General Manager of Suvarnabhumi Airport (Commercial Operations Group)
4. Khun Sirote Duangratana, General Manger, Don Mueang International Airport
5. Mr. Christian Wiedmann, President, BMW Group Thailand
6. Mr. Lars Nielsen, Sales and Marketing Director, BMW Thailand
7. Khun Prapatsara Aramvongsamut, General Manager Sales, BMW Thailand
8. Khun Dalad Asaves, Executive Vice President, Deputy General Manager of Suvarnabhumi Airport (Business Support Group)

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Bangkok. BMW Thailand is continuing to offer superior experience and the very best in comfort on every journey with the delivery of 22 BMW 730Ld Pure Excellence limousines to Airports of Thailand to offer customers best-in-class premium limousine services from Suvarnabhumi Airport under operation by Siam Car Rents. For more than 10 years, Airports of Thailand has placed its trust in BMW in building a fleet of world-class shuttle vehicles for tourists and travelers.

 

The BMW 730Ld Pure Excellence is powered by a 3.0-liter straight six diesel plant with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, the BMW 730Ld Pure Excellence is capable of delivering up to 265hp and 620Nm torque to its wheels via an eight-speed automatic gearbox, allowing it to reach 100 km/h from a standstill in 6.2 seconds while still offering passengers genuine, relaxing pleasure on the road.

 

The exterior of the BMW 730Ld Pure Excellence offers agility and safety thanks to the Carbon Core body structure, an inheritance from the development of the revolutionary BMW i8 hybrid sports car. BMW 730Ld Pure Excellence combines ultra-lightweight Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) with steel and aluminum in an intelligent body concept that vastly improves the strength and rigidity of the passenger cell while at the same time significantly reducing vehicle weight.

 

The interior design boasts luxury and state-of-the-art technology ranging from an iDrive operating system with a touchscreen function for the Control Display to BMW gesture control feature. Both the front and rear seats come with comfort seats and active seat ventilation as well as massage and seat heating functions. Maximizing personal wellbeing in the rear compartment, meanwhile, are the Executive Lounge Seating and the Sky Lounge Panorama glass roof.

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BMW 730Ld Pure Excellence Fleet

The BMW Group

 

With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. The BMW Group production network comprises 30 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries; the company has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.

 

In 2017, the BMW Group sold over 2,463,500 passenger vehicles and more than 164,000 motorcycles worldwide. As of 31 December 2016, the BMW Group had a workforce of 124,729 employees.

 

The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy.

 

 

BMW Group Thailand

 

BMW Group Thailand, a subsidiary of BMW AG, Germany, was established on the 3rd October 1998. The three entities of BMW Group Thailand include BMW (Thailand) Co., Ltd. with responsibility for wholesales & marketing of BMW Group products, BMW Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. with responsibility for BMW and BMW Motorrad local production, and BMW Leasing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. with responsibility for financial services offerings to both wholesale and retail customers.

 

Within the first 9 months of 2018, BMW Group Thailand achieved a historic sales record with 8,903 BMW and MINI vehicles delivered to customers, an increase of 15.6% year-on-year. BMW Motorrad Thailand also enjoyed strong year-to-date performance with 1,425 motorcycles delivered for an increase of 9.4% year-on-year.

 

On the production side, the BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand plant was founded on BMW Group’s strong belief in the growth potential of Asian markets and Thailand in particular with its unique location, strong manufacturing base, and ready supply of skilled automotive labor, being an automotive hub for ASEAN.

 

On-going investment has been put into the expansion of plant Rayong in terms of assembling processes, aiming to meet growing customer demand. In addition, with approximately 4 billion Thai Baht representing the amount of annual purchasing in Thailand, the BMW Global Purchasing office has been established in Thailand. This is to source various components from local suppliers in Thailand and the broader ASEAN region, in order to supply the entire BMW production network of 30 production and assembly facilities, located in 14 countries worldwide.

 

As of October 2018, BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand produces the following 15 models: BMW 1 Series, BMW 3 Series, BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo, BMW 5 Series, BMW 7 Series, BMW X1 and BMW X5. For BMW Motorrad the BMW F 800 R, BMW F 750 GS, BMW F 850 GS, BMW R 1200 GS, BMW R 1200 GS Adventure, BMW S 1000 R, BMW S 1000 RR and BMW S 1000 XR are also locally assembled at the plant. In addition, BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand now assembles four BMW plug-in hybrid models; BMW 330e, BMW 530e, BMW X5 xDrive40e and BMW 740Le.

 

 

For further information, please contact:
BMW Group Thailand
1-800-269-269

www.bmw.co.th
www.mini.co.th
www.bmw-motorrad.co.th

 

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