With the unique BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé having loved vital success, a second-generation mannequin is now being added to the most recent 4 Collection vary. The brand new four-door coupé captures the creativeness with its noticeably enhanced driving dynamics, a sharper design following the BMW model’s new design language, a refined premium really feel for its inside and a number of improvements within the areas of operation and connectivity. Along with the driving pleasure and sporting magnificence for which BMW is famend, fashionable performance is central to this gran coupé idea for the premium midsize section. Comfy entry to the rear compartment, 5 full-size seats, a big tailgate and a variable-usage load compartment guarantee the brand new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé retains its model-specific skillset in on a regular basis driving and on longer journeys.
This time round, a efficiency model of the brand new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé courtesy of BMW M GmbH shall be accessible from the automotive’s market launch (attributable to get underway in November 2021) alongside 4 different mannequin variants. All shall be constructed underneath a versatile manufacturing course of at BMW Group Plant Munich on the identical line because the all-electric BMW i4 and the BMW 3 Collection Sedan and BMW 3 Collection Touring fashions.
Distinctive proportions, extremely versatile inside.
The standalone character of the brand new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé is clearly expressed in its exterior design. Measuring 4,783 millimetres in exterior size, 1,852 millimetres in width and 1,442 millimetres in top, it has distinctive proportions mixed with dynamically stretched coupé strains. It’s 143 millimetres longer, 27 millimetres wider and 53 millimetres taller than its predecessor, whereas the observe widths have additionally grown – to 1,595 millimetres on the entrance (+50 mm) and 1,623 millimetres on the rear (+29 mm). The wheelbase of two,856 millimetres is 46 millimetres longer than the predecessor’s and 5 millimetres greater than the determine for the three Collection Sedan.
The model-specific physique idea ends in a flexible inside providing beneficiant quantities of area within the rear. The brand new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé provides 470 litres of boot area, the first capability within the instantly viewable space of the boot having grown by 39 litres. Load capability could be expanded to a most of 1,290 litres by folding down the sections of the rear backrest, with its commonplace 40 : 20 : 40 cut up.
Expressive entrance finish, elegant silhouette, highly effective rear.
Daring strains and surfaces with a three-dimensional construction are the defining parts of the brand new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé’s expressive entrance finish. Dropping deep down at its centre is the massive and vertically distinguished BMW kidney grille that transmits a sense of assured presence. The slim full-LED headlights include U-shaped fibre-optic mild guides for the daytime driving lights. There may be additionally the choice of Adaptive LED Headlights with BMW Laserlight together with BMW Selective Beam non-dazzling excessive beam assistant.
Exact strains, doorways with frameless home windows and flush-fitting handles, and highly effective shoulders form the elegantly sporty silhouette of the brand new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé, whereas the roofline culminates in a pronounced spoiler lip on the tailgate. Horizontal strains are the dominant affect on the rear finish. And the low-slung, muscular stature of the automotive can also be accentuated by a rear apron with vertical aero lips at its outer edges and a Black end for its decrease edge. The stylishly darkened full-LED back lights prolong effectively into the flanks.
Bespoke design options add dynamic thrives to M Sport automobiles and the BMW M mannequin. An M Carbon exterior bundle could be specified as an possibility, and model-specific M Efficiency Components can be found as a part of the Real BMW Accent vary.
Inside: driving pleasure and spaciousness amid a premium atmosphere.
Inside the brand new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé, the excessive centre console and flowing floor construction working from the instrument panel into the door panels generate a cocooning really feel within the entrance seats. The Begin/Cease button for the engine is positioned in a classily designed management panel within the centre console, which additionally homes the BMW Controller and the buttons for the Driving Expertise Management unit and electromechanical parking brake alongside the model-specific gearshift lever. The rear seat bench with folding head restraints permits three little one seats to be fitted.
Sport seats and a Sport leather-based steering wheel come as commonplace. The dynamic type of the inside is accentuated within the BMW M440i xDrive Gran Coupé and in M Sport automobiles by options together with knee pads on the centre console. The checklist of non-obligatory tools supplies intensive scope for individualisation. Driving pleasure and luxury could be enhanced with gadgets akin to seat heating and air flow, Vernasca and BMW Particular person leather-based trim choices, Sensatec or leather-based coverings for the instrument panel, the M Sport bundle Professional, a big glass slide/tilt sunroof, ambient lighting and the Harman Kardon Encompass Sound System.
State-of-the-art four- and six-cylinder engines and 48V gentle hybrid know-how present clear increase for dynamism and effectivity.
The brand new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé underscores its vividly enhanced sporting credentials with a efficiency mannequin on the high quality. The BMW M440i xDrive Gran Coupé (gas consumption mixed: 8.5 – 8.0 l/100 km [33.2 – 35.3 mpg imp] within the WLTP check cycle; CO2 emissions mixed: 194 – 181 g/km within the WLTP check cycle) is powered by a 275 kW/374 hp six-cylinder in-line petrol engine. The BMW 430i Gran Coupé (gas consumption mixed: 7.6 – 6.8 l/100 km [37.2 – 41.5 mpg imp] in WLTP; CO2 emissions mixed: 173 – 156 g/km in WLTP) offers a debut to a brand new four-cylinder petrol engine which develops 180 kW/245 hp and has an exhaust manifold built-in into the cylinder head to additional scale back emissions ranges. The four-cylinder petrol engine within the BMW 420i Gran Coupé (gas consumption mixed: 7.3 – 6.6 l/100 km [38.7 – 42.8 mpg imp] in WLTP; CO2 emissions mixed: 166 – 150 g/km in WLTP) produces most output of 135 kW/184 hp. And a 140 kW/190 hp four-cylinder diesel engine could be discovered underneath the bonnet of the BMW 420d Gran Coupé (gas consumption mixed: 5.4 – 4.8 l/100 km [52.3 – 58.9 mpg imp] in WLTP; CO2 emissions mixed: 141 – 126 g/km in WLTP) and BMW 420d xDrive Gran Coupé (gas consumption mixed: 5.7 – 5.1 l/100 km [49.6 – 55.4 mpg imp] in WLTP; CO2 emissions mixed: 150 – 133 g/km in WLTP).
Within the BMW M440i xDrive Gran Coupé and the diesel variants of the brand new automotive, gentle hybrid know-how additional will increase dynamism and effectivity. The 48V starter-generator places an additional 8 kW/11 hp on faucet when accelerating off the road or placing in a fast burst of pace. An extra battery helps to additional develop the scope for regenerating and storing brake power.
All of the engines group up with an eight-speed Steptronic transmission as commonplace. In the meantime, the non-obligatory eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission (commonplace within the BMW M440i xDrive Gran Coupé) enhances its sharper shift dynamics and shift paddles on the steering wheel with a Dash perform. This prompts the powertrain and shift traits to maximise dynamic efficiency when placing in a sudden burst of pace or overtaking.
Excessive physique rigidity, optimised aerodynamic attributes.
The sporting traits of the brand new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé are additionally effectively served by a low centre of gravity and nearly 50 : 50 weight distribution. An clever materials combine has been employed to optimise the load of each the physique and chassis know-how. And the bespoke physique struts on the entrance finish and within the rear axle space may take credit score for the automotive’s very good dealing with agility and precision.
An energetic air flap management system comprising flaps on the prime and backside, plus air curtains and an nearly utterly sealed underbody optimise the automotive’s aerodynamics. The drag coefficient (Cd) of 0.26 measured for the BMW 420d Gran Coupé, for instance, represents a discount of 0.02 over its predecessor.
Subtle chassis know-how with model-specific tuning.
Mannequin-specific geometry, mounting and tuning for the delicate chassis know-how within the new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé imbue it with distinctive dynamic assurance. The 2-joint spring strut entrance axle and five-link rear axle have likewise been engineered to scale back weight whereas rising rigidity. Customary-fitted lift-related dampers improve each sports activities efficiency and trip consolation. Relying on the spring journey, these present further damping to manage physique motion when driving over massive bumps, in addition to stopping extreme dive. The system reacts to minor imperfections within the street floor with low damping forces that produce excessive ranges of consolation.
The lift-related dampers are notably agency in nature on the BMW M440i xDrive Gran Coupé and on automobiles with the non-obligatory M Sport suspension specified. The adaptive M suspension accessible as an possibility combines the traits of M Sport suspension with electronically managed dampers, and due to this fact provides the widest attainable vary of driving experiences on the sporty-to-comfortable spectrum. Variable sport steering is included with each non-obligatory suspension variants. Additionally accessible as an possibility are M Sport brakes (commonplace on the BMW M440i xDrive Gran Coupé).
The brand new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé comes as commonplace with 17-inch light-alloy wheels. Customary specification for the brand new BMW M440i xDrive Gran Coupé contains 18-inch M light-alloy wheels and an M Sport differential with electronically managed, totally variable locking perform within the rear differential. That is additionally accessible as an possibility for the BMW 430i Gran Coupé if M Sport suspension or adaptive M suspension is specified.
Big selection of driver help techniques.
Some 40 help features designed to allow snug and protected driving and parking can be found as commonplace or choices for the brand new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé. Highlights embrace Energetic Cruise Management with automated Pace Restrict Help, route monitoring and site visitors mild recognition (in Germany), plus Steering and Lane Management Assistant.
Customary specification includes entrance collision warning, Pace Restrict Data, Lane Departure Warning, Park Distance Management, the Reversing Help Digital camera and Parking Assistant with Reversing Assistant. Parking Assistant Plus with Encompass View and Distant 3D View will also be ordered as an possibility.
Superior connectivity and new digital companies.
The motive force and passengers within the new BMW 4 Collection Gran Coupé profit from the prolonged prospects supplied by BMW Working System 7 as commonplace. Clients can take their choose of management interface for the scenario at hand: management show touchscreen, acquainted BMW Controller, multifunction buttons on the steering wheel, voice management or non-obligatory BMW gesture management. There may be additionally entry to a variety of extremely superior digital companies, together with the BMW Clever Private Assistant, BMW Digital Key, Related Music and Distant Software program Upgrades.
The usual-fitted BMW Dwell Cockpit Plus includes the iDrive working system with 8.8-inch management show and a 5.1-inch color show within the instrument cluster. The non-obligatory BMW Dwell Cockpit Skilled encompasses a totally digital display screen grouping together with a high-resolution instrument cluster with a display screen diagonal of 12.3 inches behind the steering wheel and a ten.25-inch management show.
The cloud-based BMW Maps navigation system provides extraordinarily quick and exact route calculation and arrival instances, real-time site visitors information updates at brief intervals and the flexibility to enter any phrase when trying to find a vacation spot. With smartphone integration fitted as commonplace, clients can use Apple CarPlay and Android Auto through the automotive’s working system. And the Distant Software program Upgrades perform permits improved car features and extra digital companies to be imported into the automotive over the air.