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Old 03-22-2013, 02:22 PM   #1
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4-Series caught WITHOUT CAMO! And it is BEAUTIFUL!

BMW F32 4 series coupe

Although this isnt the first time we have spied the upcoming 2014 BMW 4 Series, its the first time weve seen the new car without any camouflage. These spy photos provide our clearest look yet at BMWs newest two-door, which was previewed as a concept at the Detroit auto show.

The BMW 4 Series is really just the two-door version of the 3 Series sedan, but BMW has moved to even numbers for coupes and convertibles, necessitating the name change. The car was previewed in January as the Concept 4 Series, and very little has changed from that show car.

F32 4-Series caught WITHOUT CAMO - it is BEAUTIFUL

The 4 Series coupe spied here wears the same kidney grille, squinty headlights, and brash taillights with LED strips as its sedan progenitor. The sharp crease that runs from the front to the rear fender and intersects the door handle, as well as the unique scallop vent behind the front wheel, carry over from the concept to this production model. (The vent is called the Air Breather and will improve aerodynamic performance.) The lower fascia of this 4 Series, however, has more pronounced and sportier openings for the foglights than on a standard 3 Series sedan.

A leaked order guide tells us that in the U.S., BMW will offer the new coupe in both 428i and 435i configurations. The former uses a 240-hp, 2.0-liter turbo-four engine, while the 435i gets a 300-hp twin-turbo 3.0-liter inline-six. Rear-wheel drive is standard but xDrive all-wheel-drive models are available. The BMW 4 Series coupe will go into production this July. BMW will also start building a 4 Series convertible in November, although the droptop will only be available with rear-wheel drive when it arrives in America next year.

BMW 435i spied without camo

BMW has yet to announce when it will officially introduce the 4 Series, but we should see it before production begins in July.[/QUOTE]

And for the full gallery: http://wot.motortrend.com/caught-201...#axzz2OIXHSPbn

More pictures at F30Driver.com - http://www.f30driver.com/bmw-f30-pho...eries-No-Camo/

I like this SO much better than the 3-Series. The body just flows better in my opinion.

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Old 03-22-2013, 03:29 PM   #2
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I'll wait for the 4 series 4 door
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I'll wait for the 4 series 4 door
It's called a 3-Series. Unless you mean the 4-Series Gran Coupe (which still puzzles me why they'd basically have two separate 3-Series).
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I'll wait for the 4 series 4 door
Or a 3 series 3 door...
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Looks very similar to the size of the last 6 series. So that's pretty disappointing. In 15 years cars will be the size of 45 foot boats
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It's called a 3-Series. Unless you mean the 4-Series Gran Coupe (which still puzzles me why they'd basically have two separate 3-Series).
They'll make one eventually. I'm sure BMW is planning some kind of bastard 5 series coupe, too, just like they made a six series sedan.
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They'll make one eventually. I'm sure BMW is planning some kind of bastard 5 series coupe, too, just like they made a six series sedan.
Back with the E28 5-Series, BMW did actually make an M5 convertible. Rumors have been being spread that rather than it just being a BMW showroon car, they might actually release them into public hands, like you're saying. I agree, BMW needs to stop making so many different versions of all of their cars, it's getting to be excessive. It needs to go back to just:

1-Series (Standard, Premium, M)(Coupe/Convertible)
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I'm disagreeing with the way BMW is going, and I hope they fix it before they destroy their market.
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calling them 4 series really throws me off, almost like slurping on audi's pen0r.
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The 6 series sedan makes NO sense at all. Might as well make a 5 door 7 series diesel with a roof rack.
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Not eventually, now. They're already testing it -

BMW 4 series gran coupe

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The 6 series sedan makes NO sense at all. Might as well make a 5 door 7 series diesel with a roof rack.
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It's called a 3-Series. Unless you mean the 4-Series Gran Coupe (which still puzzles me why they'd basically have two separate 3-Series).
It doesn't make sense if you think of the 5 series and the 6 series gran coupe as the same simply because they both have 4 doors. The 5 appeals to a certain type of buyer and on the flip side there are people that would never buy the 5 because it is a stogy business sedan. The same person wouldn't buy the 6 because they want a 4 door. The 6GC gives BMW the ability to make an aggressive 4 door without messing with their 5 series bread and butter. From a marketing perspective it is really smart, and the 6GC is a blast to drive!

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Refreshing! I wasn't a GC fan until my understanding of what BMW was trying to do was reframed. If you don't want to do that I totally understand the dislike because I was there. When you hear from people that they would never buy a 5er but would buy a 6GC then BMW did what they were aiming for.

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They got rid of the AWESOME door handles
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reminds me of something from the house of Pininfarina.
ergo.
i love it.

i mean, i love the 3er - But this is a different class of beautiful.
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