The New BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe
This upward mobility is in no small part a response to the success of Audi’s A5 range and, indeed, The New BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe – with its five-door, five-seat layout finessed into a coupé-like silhouette – aims to swipe market share from the similarly configured A5 Sportback. The release of a second generation Audi A5 prompted BMW to act and subject The New BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe to a much needed facelift, and the Munich manufacturer weren’t content on merely making cosmetic changes. Besides the light changes to the face and the rump, BMW has fitted LED headlights, rear and fog lights to the range, while inside there are light changes to the dashboard, a new steering wheel and the latest version of BMW’s iDrive infotainment system. But where the engineers have been busy is tweaking the handling characteristics by lowering the car’s centre of gravity by 30mm, widening the front and rear tracks and software alterations to the traction control.
Top-spec M Sport models get a stiffer suspension set-up, although these firmer springs can be removed as a no-cost option. M Sport also features an aerodynamic bodykit although we’d say you’re better off spending your money on options on a lower trim.
Reliability is OK rather than great although you do at least get a three-year unlimited mileage warranty. Standard safety equipment includes six airbags there’s plenty of high-tech optional kit, too, including a system that warns you if you unintentionally move out of your lane. Adaptive cruise control with automatic braking is another option for stress-free motorway journeys.
While the The New BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe hasn’t been crash-tested by Euro NCAP, we’d expect it to match the five-star rating of the 3 Series saloon on which it’s based. An alarm system is standard across the range, and it scores highly in the Thatcham security tests, so it’s a difficult car to break into.
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