One of the upcoming BMWs we’re most excited about is the second-gen 4 Series Gran Coupe. During its time, the first-gen 4 Series GC was a surprisingly great car and one that seems a bit underappreciated. Its styling was equal to, or better, than its two-door sibling and it boasted two more doors and far more practicality. So it was a great all-around vehicle. Now, it’s going to be getting a second generation and we’re pretty excited about it.
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Some new spy photos have recently been released (which we don’t own but you can see here) and in them we get to see then next-gen 4 Series Gran Coupe up close and personal. Admittedly, it’s fully wrapped in camouflage at this point, so it’s not exactly a smorgasbord of visual information. However, we still get to see its overall shape, headlights, some of its taillights and some other little bits of styling.
For instance, the 4 Series Gran Coupe seems to have a much more traditional Hofmeister Kink than the arrow-like one found on the new G20 3 Series. Although, it seems as if there’s a bit of fake body paneling covering where the Hofmesiter Kink resides, so BMW might be concealing something interesting there. It also seems to be getting taillights more reminiscent of the 8 Series, rather than the 3 Series.
Aside from that, this test mule isn’t really much more revealing than any other we’ve see before. It looks like it’s shaping up to be a handsome car and it should be. The new G20 3 Series is a good looking car and, from what we’ve seen of the 4 Series Coupe, we expect the 4 Series Gran Coupe to be as well.
From what we’ve learned, the next-gen BMW 4 Series Coupe will look a lot like the Concept 4 we just saw in Frankfurt. If that’s the case, expect the 4 Series Gran Coupe to have some similar styling elements, such as the positively enormous grilles. For better or worse.
[Source: Car Scoops]