BMW showed off the 4-Series Gran Coupe ahead of its debut in Europe, showing off a more expensive and stylish alternative to the 3-Series Sedan. It is offered with three special equipment packages - the M Sport package and the BMW Individual program.
The BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe is offered with five engines in Europe: three petrol units and two diesels. The top of the line is the 435i and is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0 liter six-cylinder in-line petrol engine producing 302hp.
The next is the 428i powered by a 245PS (242hp) turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit and the 420i motivated by an 184PS (182hp) turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder.
As for the diesel models, they will be in the 418d, powered by a 141hp, 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine and the 420d powered by a 182hp 2.0 liter four cylinder unit.
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