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Make: BMW

Model: BMW 4 Series Convertible / BMW 428i Convertible

Production: 2013 –

Body type: coupe cabriolet, electric powered hardtop, 4 seats

VIN:

Price without VAT: 58,644 Euro

Engine: 2.0-litre (1,997 cc) four-cylinder turbocharged engine, including High Precision Direct Injection, twin-scroll turbocharging, Double-Vanos variable camshaft control and Valvetronic fully variable valve control. The maximum output is 180 kW / 245 PS/hp at 5,000 – 6,500 rpm and peak torque is 350 Nm (approx. 250 ft-lbs), available between 1,250 and 4,800 rpm.

Gearbox: 8-speed automatic (optional)

Tyres: Bridgestone Potenza 225/40 R19 89Y (front) and 255/35 R19 92Y (rear)

Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 6.4 seconds

Top speed: 250 km/h (electronically limited)

Declared average fuel consumption: 6.8 – 7.0 liters of gasoline per 100 km (depending on tyre format)

Emissions: EU6, 154 – 158 g CO2/km (depending on tyre format)

Fuel tank (l): 60

Dimensions (mm): L 4,638 / w 1,825 / h 1,384

Luggage compartment capacity (l): 220 – 370

Wheelbase (mm): 2,810

Weight: 1,680 kg

Cd: 0.30

Front suspension: Aluminium double-joint spring strut axle with displaced camber.

Rear suspension: Five-link axle in lightweight construction.

Main standard equipment:

Airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, head airbags for front and rear seats, three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats with belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter at the front, crash-activated head restraints at the front, roll-over protection system, crash sensors, Tyre Defect Indicator. Als DSC, including ABS and DTC (Dynamic Traction Control), CBC (Cornering Brake Control), DBC (Dynamic Brake Control), Dry Braking function, Fading Compensation, Start-Off Assistant.

Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT):

Sport Automatic Transmission (1,994), Mineral White Metalic Paint (713), Adaptive M Suspension (934), Variable Sport Steering (255), M Leather Steering Wheel (169), Wind Deflector (306), Professional Infotainment System (2,114), Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go function (756), Air Collar (340).

 

Comments:

+ very good soundproofing
+ very good torsional rigidity and no torsion/roof noise
+ stiff suspension
+ precise steering
+ nice engine sound
+ very good engine performance
+ fast transmission
+ good fuel economy

– poor (standard) seats ergonomy
– small luggage capacity with roof down
– no backlight for instrument cluster during daytime (poor readability)

Driven by Adrian M. for 300 km, 11.1 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 1,401 km total mileage of the car.

Filmed at West Gate Studios

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