The iconic style and luxury of the BMW 740Le xDrive, BMW X5 xDrive 40e and BMW 330e Hybrid with eDrive Technology to play pivotal role as official vehicles for the professional golf tournament held in Kuala Lumpur from 12 to 15 October.
Kuala Lumpur, 9th October 2017 – BMW Malaysia is once again the Official Automotive Partner of CIMB Classic. The premium automaker today officially handed over the keys to a fleet of its industry leading BMW iPerformance vehicles comprising of the BMW 740Le xDrive, BMW X5 xDrive 40e and BMW 330e Hybrid with eDrive technology vehicles, marking their significance as the official cars for all players, officials, as well as VIPs at the upcoming CIMB Classic 2017 held at TPC Kuala Lumpur this week.
At the hand-over ceremony, Mr. Han Sang Yun, Managing Director and CEO of BMW Group Malaysia said, “In the last seven years, our fleet of premium and luxurious vehicles have been synonymous with the most prominent and prestigious lifestyle events in the country. The CIMB Classic is the most prestigious golfing tournament in the country and BMW Malaysia are pleased to have been premium partners of the tournament from the very beginning, working in tandem with the team to grow from strength to strength.”
The CIMB Classic 2017 this year will include nine Major champions, 10 Presidents Cup team members, 15 players from the top-50 of the Official World Golf Ranking and 18 winners from the recent PGA TOUR’s 2016-17 season.
The major winners who have confirmed their participation at the CIMB Classic 2017 are Keegan Bradley, Stewart Cink, Jason Dufner, Lucas Glover, Davis Love III as well as South African stars Ernie Els, Louis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel and Justin Thomas who have all had an outstanding season with five victories amongst them, including a first major win at the PGA Championship and the FedExCup, both which took place in August.
Other famous names heading to Kuala Lumpur are world number 15 Paul Casey of England; world 19th-ranked Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain; Europe’s Ryder Cup stalwart Ian Poulter; South African star Branden Grace and this season’s THE PLAYERS Championship winner Si Woo Kim of South Korea.
Throughout the tournament, BMW Malaysia will also feature the BMW 430i M Sport, the BMW X1 sDrive20i, BMW X5 xDrive40e, BMW 740Le xDrive and the BMW 330e across the greens of TPC Kuala Lumpur. Consequently, the all-new BMW 740Le xDrive Hybrid Vehicle with eDrive Technology which retails at RM598,800.00 is the hole-in-one prize at the tournament.
Mr. Han Sang Yun, Managing Director & CEO, BMW Group Malaysia officially handed over the keys to the fleet of the BMW iPerformance to Mr. Effendy Shahul Hamid, Chief Executive Officer, Group Asset Management and Investments, CIMB Group.
For more information about the CIMB Classic 2017, please visit www.cimbclassic.com. To find out more about BMW Group Malaysia, please click www.bmw.com.my.