H BMW presented her new 4 Seriesboth in bodywork Coupe as well as Convertibleupgrading its proposals to premium middle class. As the company itself states, the 4 Series represents the perfect combination of driving pleasure and elegant, sporty design.
The exterior changes of the two-door, four-seater, sports models compared to the outgoing ones are mainly focused on redesigned frontwhich acquires a sharper image with them slim LED headlights and the vertical kidney mask. The air intakes they have a mesh structure, while their housing is in matte chrome.
The flowing lines and the “stretched” proportions help differentiate it from the 3 Series, with the body having appropriate refinements that ensure ease of handling and excellent torsional rigidity. As for the back, it has new Laserlight fixtureswhich utilize technology that first appeared in BMW M4 CSL.
The body is available in 10 colorswith the metallic ones Cape York Green και Fire Red to be new options in the range, along with a number of specialized features for prospective buyers. On top of that, there are available newly designed 19-inch light alloy wheelsbut also M double spokes.
Upgrades continue on interiorwith the redesigned steering wheel which now has as standard shift paddles and multifunction switches with illumination. The materials are of excellent quality, while the curved screen incorporates its latest generation BMW iDrive with QuickSelect and the operating system BMW Operating System 8.5which gives the possibility of adding a augmented view screen for the navigation system.
The sports seats they have new covers, there are new investments in various places and a new operating philosophy for the ventilation and air conditioning control systemswhile the standard equipment now includes ambient lighting and electrically folding mirrors.
In both Coupe and Convertible, the rear seat arrangement are such that essentially creates two independent positions for (two) passengers, as a result, according to BMW, to ensure that they too enjoy an intense driving experience.
The powertrains of the new BMW 4 Series Coupe and Convertible include gasoline engines and diesel with technology TwinPower Turbo and 48V mild hybrid technology. All of them combine with 8-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission.
The range includes two four-cylinder gasoline engines with power 184 PS and 245 PSone four-cylinder diesel 190 PSwith rear wheel drive and four-wheel drive publications. At the top are the 6 cylindersin series, engines of the editions M Performancebut also of 430d xDrive Coupe and 430d Convertiblewhich yield 286 PS. In publications M PerformanceThe 3 liter 6 cylinder engine of gasoline yields 374 PS and 500 Nm at M440i xDrive of the two bodies, while the corresponding diesel versions M440d xDrive they perform 340 PS and 700 Nm.
The new M4 Coupe and Convertible
Of course, BMW could not but present them as well new M4 Coupe and M4 Convertiblewhich feature a range of “accented”, exclusive, design featureslots of customization options and, of course, more power – up to vs 20 PS compared to outgoing models.
THE 6-cylinder, in-line, 3-liter engine with technology M TwinPower Turbowill be available at three power versions. THE M4 Cup shows 480 PS and supplied with 6-speed manual transmission. In M4 Competition Coupe power goes up to 510 PS and combined with 8-speed M Steptronic automatic transmissionwhile on xDrive all-wheel drive versions for Coupe and Convertiblethe performance reaches them 530 PS and the torque ta 650 Nm.
Thus, the 0-100 km/h for stronger version come to 3,5 sec. for the Coupe and 3,7 sec. for the Convertible, while the top speed for all its models M4 electronically limited to 250 km/hbut can be upgraded with the optional package M Driver’s Package at 280 km/h for the M4 Competition xDrive Convertible and 290 km/h for the corresponding Coupe.
THE production of the new BMW 4 Series Coupe and Convertible will remain at the BMW Group factory in Dingolfing. The their global launch in the market will start on March 2024.
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