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2014 BMW 4-Series Convertible spied with less disguise

 2014 BMW 4-Series Convertible spied with less disguise
2014 BMW 4-Series Convertible spy photo 01.7.2013 / S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Should debut later this year

Our spy photographers have hit the motherload as they've managed to capture a handful of BMWs at a testing facility in Germany.

While we can see several different models in the parking lot, we're primarily interested in the 4-Series Convertible which is inching closer to production.

Set to go on sale later this year, the convertible closely echoes the 4-Series Coupe but is distinguished by a lower beltline, a flatter trunk and a three-piece folding hardtop. The roof continues to be aesthetically challenged but should appeal to buyers in colder climates.

Engine options will carryover from the coupe so expect choices to include a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 240 bhp (179 kW) and 255 lb-ft (345 Nm) of torque as well as a 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine with 300 bhp (224 kW) and 300 lb-ft (406 Nm) of torque. Regardless of which engine is selected, it can be paired to a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic.

The BMW 4-Series Convertible is expected to go into production in November, so expect an official unveiling in the coming months.

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Comments (9)

 e36mmm e36mmm
e93 is so much more prettier. this is upsetting to look at.
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July 2, 2013 8:07 am
 JMac JMac
Just not getting the new shape 4 coupe/convertible. I'd have to say the A5 is a better looking car despite nearly being due replacement itself. Maybe it'll look better in the metal when I see one.
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July 2, 2013 4:27 am
 PAA PAA
although weird looking, I like the shark jaws like front.
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July 2, 2013 1:56 am
 benzboy benzboy
yawn, boring looks like a toyota camry rental unit.
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July 2, 2013 1:45 am
 Han Solo Han Solo
Wooouuuhh!! Neo, You scared the b'Jesus out of me...Looks almost as ugly as the VW Jetta Convertible...
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July 1, 2013 8:31 pm
 peterjames7 peterjames7
Notice the 2 series in the back ground as well
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July 1, 2013 6:02 pm
 emetpl emetpl
It looks.. bad.. blah. Coupe looks 10,000 times better.
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July 1, 2013 3:59 pm
 RomanKadler RomanKadler
what the heck is going on with bmw, this doesn't look right.
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July 1, 2013 3:51 pm
 DTM DTM
Coupe please.
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July 1, 2013 3:47 pm