And here it is ladies and gentlemen, the first footage of the newly released BMW Concept Gran Coupe. The BMW Concept Gran Coupe concentrates the fundamental values of the brand, including the famous Hofmeister Kink and kidney grille.

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As with the Concept CS 2007, BMW reveals a of 4-door coupe type of vehicle with a distinctive sporty character. This very same model constitutes a preview of the upcoming, redesigned 6 Series and the Munich-based automaker confirmed that some of the design elements from the Gran Coupe Concept will transpose in the 6er Coupe and Convertible.

The production ready model will be launched in 2012 and the Gran Coupe Concept will make its European debut at the Paris Motor Show this fall. Underneath it will use the same ‘backbone’ platform that underpins the current 5-series, 7-series and 5 GT.