More Details Of The New BMW 4 Series Finally Confirmed

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Let the countdown begin.

This week, BMW will lift the wraps off the new 5 Series facelift. Specifically, the updated BMW 5 Series will be presented in a livestream event on BMW's website on May 27th 2020 at 08:00 am CEST (2:00 AM EST). But BMW's product onslaught won't stop there, because another new model is being revealed just one week later. We already knew the new BMW 4 Series Coupe is breaking cover in June, but we now have an exact date. Mark your calendars everyone, because BMW will unveil the all-new 4 Series Coupe on June 2.

An accompanying teaser image also gives us our first official look at the new production 4 Series Coupe undisguised, which was previewed last year by the polarizing 4 Series Concept.

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The design is cast in shadows, but we still get a glimpse of the new 4 Series' gigantic grille that extends across almost the full height of the front fascia. Love it or hate it, the larger grille will dominate the front of the new 4 Series, M4, and M3 despite mixed reactions. This is a deliberate design decision to help distinguish the new 4 Series from its 3 Series sibling.

Unfortunately for BMW, the covers have already come off the new 4 Series Coupe early, as leaked photos have already shown the car partially uncovered revealing its enlarged grille in all its glory, as well as the redesigned headlights and taillights.

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Compared to the 3 Series, the new 4 Series Coupe will sit 2.24 inches lower to the ground and have a 0.9-inch wider rear track. The chassis has also been tweaked for a sportier drive.

Until the new M4 arrives, the range-topper will be the new BMW M440i xDrive Coupe, which will be powered by a 3.0-liter straight-six engine producing 382 hp in the US to match the M340i, while the base model is expected to use a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder producing 255 hp. Power will be sent to all four wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission.

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