We laud it for the peace of mind. The car is quiet and feels very smooth. The fresh nomenclature sets the 4 Series coupe and hardtop convertible apart from the growing variety of 3 Series models, though for 2015, the 4 Series itself is expanding with the introduction of the Gran Coupe, a 4-door meant to look sleeker than a traditional sedan. We offer special incentives to all credit union members, State, and City employees and their affiliates. The Gran Coupe adds a handy power-operated tailgate.
Is the 428i xDrive a luxury coupe or a performance coupe? The cars betray no more difference on the road. The launch models were the petrol-engined 420i, 428i and 435i, and the diesel 418d and 420d. However, the powertrain is hard to criticize; particularly if you like a smooth revving turbocharged engine and a fuel efficient eight-speed transmission. Squint a bit and you can see the. The models were introduced in early 2014. Leo made sure he was transparent and honest. Though the Gran Coupe's exterior footprint is the same as 2-door models, this 4-door has better rear-passenger access and over 45 cubic feet of cargo space with rear seats folded.
I drove the 435i as I thought it would be much faster and more refined. Did not felt pressured to make the purchase, but I am glad that I did got a great deal and Benny helped us out with a great apr. It looks sporty and has a lower center of gravity compared to the outgoing model. Compared with the sedan, the F36 has 13 mm 0. Most 4 Series models come with a smooth-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission. The roomier Gran Coupe excels at grand touring thanks to its lively yet smooth road manners and extra cargo capacity. Restarts tend to be jarring, however, and thankfully the feature can be disabled.
Note that these premium engines require premium gasoline. The front track width is 1,545 mm 60. The truth is that their differences are outweighed by their similarities, the most prominent being that no 3- or 4-series is as engaging as in years past. Price excludes tax, title and registration fees. That makes the convertible a little more than 500 lbs. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder.
Saw the car online came in and Sebastian helped us out and was very knowledgeable about the cars and offered us different options. New for 2015 An all-wheel-drive version of the 435i convertible joins the lineup. I definitely recommend this dealer to all my friends and family. Our tester features a number of high-tech additions and comfort features, including neck warmers that blow hot air onto your neck as part of the cold weather package. The formerly G37 coupe, meanwhile, has nearly the same base price as a 4 Series and comes with a 330-horsepower V6. Tradeoffs are noticeable road noise and a stiff ride on rough pavement.
Roof Lost, Weight Gained The slick-looking 4 Series loses little in the transformation to a hard-top convertible. Our tester featured red leather upholstery. Instead of a trunk door, it has a power tailgate that opens high for easy loading. M4 performance models look meaner with larger front air intakes, power-dome hood and quad exhaust outlets. The power is delivered to the wheels via an 8 speed automatic gearbox. All advertised prices exclude government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer document processing charge, any electronic filing charge, and any emission testing charge. Archived from on 5 February 2016.
Compared with its predecessor, the F32's is 50 mm 2. Further detracting from the tight feeling of the car is the soft suspension, which seems more in character with the brands bigger sedans, than its coupes. Longer, lower, and wider than its sibling, the two-door coupe features the same lightweight chassis, excellent weight balance, and pinpoint body control. This removes some of the lightness at the helm and improves body control to levels. New for 2015 An all-wheel-drive version of the 435i convertible joins the lineup.
That means oil changes, brake pad and disc replacement, drive-belt maintenance and more are covered. This can only escalate expectations: With so many cars, surely one of them has to be perfect! The rear seats can accommodate children or smaller adults, while a foldable wind deflector can be placed back there when there are no passengers to reduce buffeting. The available upgrades included exhausts, power upgrades, bodykit, limited slip differential, steering wheels and interior trims. Topless and Expensive Top down motoring is top-notch. Okay, we see the twin kidneys in the grille and the blue-and-white propeller badge, but as for everything else? Indeed, that benign sedan has now sired a ; a long-wheelbase five-door; and the 4-series trio of , , and this —which, despite its name, is not a coupe.
M4 models can further their performance potential with carbon-ceramic brakes and driver-selectable Adaptive M Suspension. But few would have looked at that bolt-upright, seminal 1968 offering and predicted that it would evolve into the slinky, sexy 2015 428i xDrive. As others have noted, bumpy roads are felt but no more than other comparable cars. It is the consumer responsibility to verify all vehicle options and packages. Furthermore, it fires off some very satisfying rev-matched downshifts in S mode. Between usefulness, handling, power and looks, I couldn't be happier!! Our all-wheel drive tester left the factory almost fully loaded save the active handling and technology packages. Compared to the 3 Series Convertible it follows, the 4 Series features a longer wheelbase, wider track and lower ride height.
Background image courtesy of Thibaut Nagorny, via unsplash. A wind deflector and neck warmers were available as options. Beyond its impressive specs — 240 horsepower, 255 lb-ft of torque, up to 35 mpg on the highway — is its immediate responsiveness. By Oct 15, 2014 Photos by Sami Haj-Assaad Should modern cars really try to juggle so many different traits? Slushbox or not, the 428i xDrive is no laggard in the acceleration department; even with an extra 150 or so pounds of xDrive gear, the 428i banged off a solid 5. He explained everything and answered all my questions. In its debut , won the Drivers' Championship in the M4 and won the Teams' Championship. Put one of these in your driveway and few will question your purchase decision.