I have to give it up for BMW for having the chutzpah to launch models in the US that typically sell is paltry amounts. Like the BMW 5 GT. They look downright weird to American buyers! Especially this new 4 series that has 4 doors compared to all of the other vehicles underneath the 4 umbrella (including the sexy new M4) that just have two doors. It also has a lifted look that may do well in the snow but we’ll reserve full judgement until we can see it in person. Hatchbacks just do not carry Yankee sex appeal. On the other hand, if the tooling is there why not give it a shot- when it comes to practicality hatches rule over their sedan counterparts. Except if you are a mobster livery and you need typically have your fares in the trunk.
BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe to Make North American Debut in NY
The New York International Automobile Show is pleased to announce that the new BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe will make its US debut at the Show in April.
Adding a fresh dimension to one of the company’s newest model ranges, the 2015 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe arrives in the US in early summer of 2014.
The new model will debut with a choice of two engine choices. The 428i Gran Coupe will feature BMW’s award-winning 240hp TwinPower Turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder while the 435i Gran Coupe will be powered by the much-lauded 300hp TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter inline six. The 428i xDrive Gran Coupe will also be available at launch with BMW’s intelligent all-wheel drive system.
Prices in the US will start at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $41,225 (including $925 destination & handling) for the 428i Gran Coupe. The 428i xDrive Gran Coupe will have an MSRP of $43,225, including destination & handling while the top-of-the-line 435i Gran