Thursday, September 26, 2013

BMW 4 Series coupe 2013 Review

The new BMW 4 Series coupe 2013 is the successor of the 3 Series Coupé even more exclusive and sporty, which is why BMW has a number queued up and so launched the 4 series to life.

BMW 4 Series coupe 2013

Although it is heavily based on the design of the 3 Series, the new 4 coupe but also can clearly stand out from the 3-series and brings a unique design line. In particular, the modified front end and sleek styling that is both elegant and sporty, giving the new BMW Coupé a distinctive shape.

Compared to last, the new 3 Series coupe with 4-Coupe is longer by 26 mm by 43 mm wider, but lower by 16 mm. As a result, the new coupe looks more dynamic and more muscular than its predecessor, but, thanks to the extended wheelbase by 50 mm provide more space for passengers.

BMW 4 Series coupe 2013 interior

By the body lowered by 10 mm and the center of gravity was lowered further, and the 4-Coupe now has the lowest current focus of all BMW models. The same time, the technicians were able to increase the stiffness by 60%, while the new coupe has become easier than its predecessor to 25 kg.

To start, there the 4 series with three different engine as 420d xDrive with 184 hp (135 kW), a 428i with 245 hp (180 kW) and a 435i with 306 hp (225 kW). The gasoline engines are now available with the xDrive all-wheel drive, diesel then from November.

In a first exit we were able to learn the 435i xDrive coupe with all wheel drive and the basic version, the 420d Coupe, better acquainted. Even the basic version sprints in combination with the 8-speed automatic fine in just 7.3 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h, and is up to 232 km / h.

The coupe is 463.8 inches long it very well on the street and can also be high cornering speeds. The wider track and low center of gravity are very noticeable here and help the coupe to a perfect dynamics.

BMW 4 Series coupe 2013

This will improve as the 435i xDrive. Thanks to the all-wheel drive 306 hp also be placed on a wet road skillfully on the road, and the coupe behaves very good-natured in every situation. In just 4.9 seconds, the four-wheel drive accelerates from a standstill to 100 km / h, making it 0.2 seconds faster than the version without all-wheel drive.

Apart from the excellent driving dynamics, the 4-Coupe but can also come up with a perfect sound insulation and comfort. The towards the driver-oriented dashboard precipitated by its clarity and ease of use. New in 4 Coupe is also an improved version of the iDrive system, which is now equipped with a touch pad for even easier entry of numbers and letters.

This space is for a coupe also very good, very practical is the automatic seat belt extenders for the front seats and the through-loading feature with a 40:20:40 split rear seats, making the 445-liter luggage compartment can be enlarged again.

BMW 4 Series coupe 2013

On request there is the 4-Coupe in different "lines", customers can choose between Sport, Modern and Luxury Line, is also still an M-Sport package.

If you want even more sporty driving dynamics, can choose the optional M Sports suspension or the adaptive M suspension. Also on board is of course also the driving experience switch, can be activated via the various driving modes. In addition to the Normal mode is also a sport mode for an even sportier design of suspension, accelerator response, steering and gear ratios available.

For absolute economy of new Eco-Pro mode, the function now has a sail and a preview wizard provides features, which makes a recommendation as to when it makes sense to take the foot off the gas - eg if a roundabout with a higher speed is approached.

BMW 4 Series coupe 2013

BMW 4 Series coupe 2013

Optimized aerodynamics also ensures a more in thrift. The 184-hp diesel is so with only 4.7 liters per 100 kilometers find the long off, the 306 hp 7.6 liter petrol engine is supposed to be moving but also very economical. You should not miss out on the 8-speed automatic, which serves fast and smooth gearshifts and improves ride comfort.

In 2014, M version will still be at the start, and also a 4-Cabriolet will be ready for the first days of summer 2014.

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