2015 BMW 4-series Gran Coupe First Drive: Ultimate Styling Machine

2015 BMW 4-series Gran Coupe First Drive: Ultimate Styling Machine
In the 1970s and 1980s, several European carmakers offered premium hatchback sedans, but the traditionally conservative German brands were not among them. That situation began to change in recent years with the advent of Audi’s A5 Sportback and A7, and now BMW is joining the premium hatchback party with the 4-series Gran Coupe, a car that the brand’s head of exterior design Karim Habib calls “perhaps the most beautiful variation of this architecture.” By architecture, he means the F3x platform, which underpins no less than seven body styles: 3-series sedan and SportWagon, long-wheelbase China-only sedan, and Gran Turismo; the 4-series coupe and convertible; and now the 4-series Gran Coupe. READ MORE ››

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