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BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe on sale in June from $70,000

April 2, 2014

BMW Australia has announced local pricing and specification details for the sexy new 4 Series Gran Coupe. The new model, arriving in June, will become the smaller brother to the 6 Series Gran Coupe.

BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe-silver

Presented in the trendy four-door coupe shape, the 4 Series Gran Coupe will be available in Australia in four variant levels; the 420i, 420d, 428i, and the 435i. Each come with a TwinPower turbo engine and an eight-speed automatic transmission with rear-wheel drive.

The entry-level 420i uses the company’s relatively new 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder. It produces 135kW and 270Nm, offering 0-100km/h acceleration in a reasonably quick 7.6 seconds. It also offers an average fuel consumption of 6.1L/100km.

Next up is the 420d. It comes with a similar engine as the 420i only it’s a turbo-diesel unit. It produces 135kW as well but it delivers a surging 380Nm of torque. Accelerating from 0-100km/h takes 7.5 seconds, while the fuel economy average is just 4.6L/100km.

BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe-rear

Sitting at the higher end of the range is the 428i. It comes with a tweaked version of the 420i engine, developing 180kW and 350Nm. With the added power, 0-100km/h comes up in 6.0 seconds flat and fuel economy remains good at 6.4L/100km on the combined cycle.

Lastly, at the top of the range is the potent 435i. It uses BMW’s much-loved 3.0-litre turbo straight six engine producing 225kW and 400Nm. The average fuel economy is rated at 7.6L/100km.

All models showcase fine luxury inside, with leather upholstery, a comprehensive multimedia system with iDrive control, a 40:20:20 split fold rear seat, and an electric taillight with 480 litres of cargo capacity.

For the firs time in Australia, all Gran Coupe models will come with an in-built SIM card to enable a full suite of BMW ConnectedDrive features.

See below for the full price list (not including on-road costs):

BMW 420i Gran Coupe – $70,000
BMW 420d Gran Coupe – $72,300
BMW 428i Gran Coupe – $81,000
BMW 435i Gran Coupe – $109,000

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.