At year’s Motor Show in Los Angeles BMW comes with convertible version of the popular 4- Series . The decision of the German giant to share the 3-Series sedan and the station wagon with the same name, as well as the coupe with the 4- Series label , for now gets variable reactions , and similar to the coupe and convertible will carry 4- Series badge.
2014 BMW 4 – Series Cabrio – engine and price
When it goes on sale next year , the cheapest 2014 BMW 4- series cabrio will cost 46,300 euros (about 63,300 U.S. dollars) , and there will be found two petrol and one diesel engine . The offer of 2014 BMW 4 – Series Cabrio starts with the 428i , which offers a 2.0L twin – turbo engine with 241 hp and 349 Nm of torque , enough to accelerate to 100 km / h in 6.4 seconds and a top speed of 250 km / h . Top of gas supply makes 435i model , which provides a 3.0L I6 twin – turbo engine with 302 hp and 400 Nm of torque. Identical 435i provides a maximum speed of 250 km / h , and 428i as well , but is substantially faster to 100 km / h with a time of only 5.6 seconds. The only diesel offers of 2014 BMW 4 – Series Cabrio 420d , with the famous 2.0L engine and 181 hp and 379 Nm of torque.
Although its key characteristic energy , which is five liters per 100 kilometers , 420d provides solid performance with acceleration to 100 km / h in 8.2 seconds and a top speed of 234 km / h . All models will transmit power to the rear wheels through a choice of six -speed manual and eight -speed automatic transmission and the start / stop system standard .
2014 BMW 4 – Series Cabrio – redesign
In size , convertible to 300 kg heavier than the coupe , and its measuring 4,638 mm long , 1,825 mm wide and 1,384 mm height . The buyer will be able to choose between five levels of equipment , from basic , through Sport , Luxury and Modern , and the M -Sport . For the time is not yet known if BMW plans and sports M version , if it ever comes to that will not happen in the next few years .
From the design is identical to the coupé, convertible with the exception of course of course the roof that lowers in 20 seconds . The 2014 BMW 4 – Series Cabrios is the first of two cars of German car manufacturer that received a name change , and it is expected that the new 2- Series replace the 1 – Series Coupe next year, while the 2- Series Convertible to arrive in 2015 .