New Convertible Bmw Will Lose The Roof For 20 Seconds
BMW is planning to organize a live debut of the 4 series convertible only through the month, at the motor show in Los Angeles. However, virtual Prime Minister has already taken place: the Bavarians spoke about his future almost all new, and the most interesting even showed.
New convertible from BMW got a folding hard top, which consists of three parts. To put it in the trunk, will take 20 seconds to turn the coupe into a convertible and back only at speeds up to 18 km/H. The officially stated that developers were able to increase the trunk novelties 20 liters compared to the previous convertible version of the 3 series. Now the cargo Bay has 370 liters of space. However, the folded roof "will consume" a fair part of it: in this case, the trunk will be reduced to 220 HP.
The manufacturer has taken care to make use of drop as comfortable in any weather. The front seats open BMW 4 series received its own ventilation vents in the area of the head. With their help it is possible to heat the interior of the cabriolet in the neck and head of the front passengers. In addition, the convertible is equipped with special wind-screen, which is supposed to be used when the roof is retracted into the trunk. According to the estimates of the manufacturer, the screen reduces the noise in the cabin by about 2 dB compared to the predecessor.
As suggested earlier, outdoor BMW 4 series will be offered with three engines - two petrol and diesel. In the US, the convertible will be available in versions with four-cylinder 428i 240-horsepower turbo and 435i, equipped with three-liter inline six power 306 HP Such convertible accelerates to 100 km/h in just 5.5 seconds. The European market will get the diesel version. BMW 420d has a 184-horsepower engine displacement of 2 liters, which can be equipped with 6-speed manual gearbox, while the petrol engines will be offered only with 8-band machine. By the way, officially announced that the all-wheel drive system xDrive will be available only for version 428i.
It is already known that in addition to traditional configurations, the cabriolet will receive and version of the M Sport. It will be different other aerodynamic body kit, special wheels (18 or 19 inches), different interior trim and sport suspension - the latter, however, is to be installed only on the rear-wheel modification. In addition, a version of the M Sport can be identified by more powerful brakes with bright blue calipers.
Sale new convertible in North America, the manufacturer is going to launch in the first quarter of next year. The base cost of the open BMW 4 series - 49 675 dollars for the BMW 428i and 55 825 $ version 436i.