The BMW 4 series - series GranCoupé series have been revealed, and will make its public debut at the Geneva motor show in March 2014.
Is set to go on sale in the UK in June with a price range starting from £ 29,420, the five-door liftback 4-series expands line-up of three different body styles. It joined the 4-series Coupé and Convertible ranges Makes intended to rival that of the AudiA5.
The new car is similar in appeal to GranCoupé 6-series. However, BMW has turned away from that model using a conventional boot, instead of giving the 4-series GranCoupé more flexible five-door liftback arrangement, like that of the larger, higher 3-series GranTurismo. BMW officials said the format would make the 4-series GranCoupé more appealing to younger buyers.
The result is a car similar in layout to the A5 Sportback, with a shallow glass, two short rear doors (frameless all of them), like the Coupé roof line and large liftback style Opening Tailgate automatically, via the key fob Whether or optional foot-operated sensor inserted to the rear bumper.
The 4-series GranCoupé is 4638mm long, 1825mm wide and 1389mm high. It is 14mm longer, 14mm wider and 40mm lower than the 3-series sedan. Despite its sleek appearance, the drag coefficient is only average by class standards, with a best of 0.27 at 418d guises, increased to 0.30 in the model all-wheel-drive.
This new series cars have the same chassis as that of the 4 series Coupé and Convertible, resulting in less extensive than - the long wheelbase 3GT. Its wheelbase is 2810mm, 1545mm and with a track width of 1594mm at the front and rear. Load bay has a capacity of 480 liters with rear seats and 1,300 liters with them folded down.
The back door and the 4-series GranCoupé Tailgate add 50kg to the weight of the model Kerb Coupé equivalent. The lightest of the launch model, the 420i, hits the scales and 1480kg, is more of a priority is 80kg 320i sedan.
The 4-series GranCoupé will be launched with a choice of five engines and Either a standard six-speed manual or optional eight-speed automatic gearbox . A Further two diesel engines are planned to follow this year.
Rear - wheel drive is standard. Optional four - wheel drive will be available from the launch of the UK at £ 33.815 420D xDrive, with other variants possibility to follow. Contrary to previous rumors, there are no plans for M4 variants, but officials did not rule out BMW M Performance models.
Heading initial line-up will be the 435i, is initiated and £ 41,155 priority. It is powered by a turbocharged 3.0 - liter straight six petrol engine. With 302bhp and 295 pounds feet of torque, 0 - 62mph in 5.2sec Covers in automatic guises, while returning a combined fuel economy of 39.8mpg and a CO2 output of 189g/km.
428i sits at a more affordable end of the range of gasoline, the price of £ 32.815. Its turbocharged 2.0 - liter four-cylinder engine has 242bhp and 258 pounds ft. This same engine is also used in the 420i, where he gave 181bhp and 199 pounds ft
A 2.0 - liter turbo diesel in the 418d features (from £ 30,995) and 420D (£ 31,795). It delivers 141bhp and 236 pounds ft in the 418d, while the 420D produces 181bhp and 280 pounds ft 418d has a 0 - 62mph of 9.2sec, with 62.8mpg combined economy and 119g/km of CO2 in the Guise of the manual.
After the launch, the BMW 430D and is expected to increase the 435d models to the line-up. The 435d xDrive will be available exclusively with four - wheel drive and an automatic gearbox. Both use the BMW 3.0 - liter, six-cylinder turbodiesel. It has 255bhp and 413 pounds ft at 430D, while the 435d output to 309bhp and 465 pounds ft swell
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