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Source: BMW Group Premiere for the new BMW 4 Series Convertible. New standard for dynamic driving pleasure and exclusive open-air pleasure in the premium segment of the middle class. The latest generation of the open four-seater fascinates with its sporty, elegant design in the brand’s current design language, a new convertible top concept and significantly improved performance properties compared to the previous model. Differentiation from the BMW 3 Series Sedan in terms of design, vehicle concept and driving dynamics more than ever before in the 35-year history of BMW convertibles in this vehicle class. Global market launch begins in March 2021, the first extremely sporty, top-of-the-range BMW M440i xDrive convertible, powered by a 275 kW / 374 hp inline six-cylinder petrol engine (combined fuel consumption: 7.4 – 6.9 l / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 169 – 159 g / km) at the top of the model range. Two four-cylinder gasoline engines and a four-cylinder diesel drive will also be available at the start of sales, and two in-line six-cylinder diesels will follow in the course of 2021. The expressive front combines traditional and modern design features. Present, upright BMW kidney grille in the style of legendary sports cars of the brand and as an indication of the high cooling air requirement of the drive technology. Extremely flat headlights with LED technology as standard and optionally with BMW laser light. The newly developed flat bow roof combines the qualities of a retractable hardtop with the puristic aesthetics of a textile roof and thus the best of both worlds. The passenger cell of the new BMW 4 Series Convertible is spanned smoothly and in an elegant arc. Roof weight reduced by 40 percent compared to the previous model, acoustic and climate comfort significantly higher than with conventional soft tops. Soft top available as standard in black and optionally in anthracite silver effect. Significantly increased performance properties thanks to extremely rigid body structure with reinforced side sills as well as additional, convertible-specific struts and a new aluminum sliding panel in the front. Low center of gravity, balanced axle load distribution in a 50:50 ratio. Optimized aerodynamic properties, front track 28 millimeters and rear 18 millimeters larger than the predecessor model. Increased spontaneity in response and optimized efficiency thanks to mild hybrid technology for the in-line six-cylinder petrol engine and all diesel drives. 48-volt starter generator supports the combustion engine with an additional output of 8 kW / 11 PS. For the first time, all model variants meet the emission standard Euro 6d. 8-speed Steptronic transmission as standard for all model variants. Optional 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission with new sprint function for spontaneous and dynamic acceleration maneuvers. Most powerful petrol and diesel engine variants as standard with intelligent all-wheel drive BMW xDrive. More agility, precision and dynamism through specifically modified geometry, connection and coordination of the chassis. Stroke-dependent dampers with independent adjustment as standard. Even more tightly designed M sports suspension including variable sports steering as an option. Also optionally available: Adaptive M chassis with electronically controlled dampers, M sports brake system with either blue or red brake calipers, M sports differential with electronically controlled, fully variable locking effect in the rear axle differential. M Sport model as an alternative to the standard equipment. Also on offer: M Sport Package Pro including 19-inch M light alloy wheels and a sporty sound setting in the interior. M Carbon exterior package and M Performance Parts available immediately for the market launch of the new BMW 4 Series Convertible. Modern premium ambience and characteristic balance of sporty flair and high-quality elegance in the interior. Driver-oriented cockpit design, electrically adjustable sports seats with automatically extending and retracting seat belts for the driver and front passenger, Vernasca leather upholstery including seat heating and sports leather steering wheel as standard, knee pads on the center console as an option. Two rear seats with a distinctive individual seat character. Harmoniously designed surfaces on the dashboard, door trim and rear create an enveloping sense of space. The surrounding parapet is framed by a high-quality decorative strip, optimized functionality for everyday use and travel. The variable convertible top compartment enables the luggage compartment volume to be expanded from 300 to 385 liters with the convertible top closed. Storage volume is 80 or 15 liters higher than the previous model. Storage package as well as folding rear seat backrests and through-loading as standard. High-quality equipment features for even more enjoyment of open-top driving. Optional wind deflector can be stowed behind the rear seat backrest, optional neck warmer integrated into the front head restraints. 3-zone automatic air conditioning as standard, ambient light with Welcome Light Carpet, Harman Kardon surround sound system and auxiliary heating that can be controlled via smartphone or BMW display key as optional equipment. Extensive range of driver assistance systems compared to the previous model. Front collision warning with braking intervention, lane departure warning including lane return with steering assistance and Speed ​​Limit Info now as standard. The optional Driving Assistant Professional includes, among other things, the steering and lane guidance assistant with the new functions of active navigation guidance and emergency lane assistant. Innovative 3D environment visualization in the digital instrument cluster. Park Distance Control with sensors at the front and rear as standard. Optional Parking Assistant now including reversing assistant. The new generation of the BMW Head-Up Display and BMW Drive Recorder are also available as special equipment. BMW Operating System 7 enables individual and personalized displays on the up to 10.25-inch control display and the optional 12.3-inch, fully digital instrument cluster. Intuitive, multimodal operation via the touch function of the control display, iDrive controller, steering wheel buttons and voice control. BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant with new graphics on the Control Display. New, cloud-based BMW Maps navigation system as standard. Fast and precise calculation of routes and arrival times, updating of real-time traffic data at short intervals, free text input to select navigation destinations, standard smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and now also with Android Auto, wireless connection via WLAN, information display in the control display as well as in the instrument cluster and in the optional head-up display. Remote software upgrade enables the integration of improved vehicle functions and new digital services “over-the-air” in the vehicle.

Model variants: BMW 420i convertible: in-line four-cylinder petrol engine, 8-speed Steptronic transmission, displacement: 1 998 cm3, output: 135 kW / 184 hp at 5 000 – 6 500 rpm, max. Torque: 300 Nm at 1,350 – 4,000 rpm, acceleration [0 – 100 km / h]: 8.2 seconds, top speed: 236 km / h, combined consumption: 6.1 – 5.7 l / 100 km , CO2 emissions combined: 140 – 131 g / km, emissions standard: Euro 6d. BMW 430i Cabrio: in-line four-cylinder petrol engine, 8-speed Steptronic transmission, displacement: 1 998 cm3, output: 190 kW / 258 hp at 5 000 – 6 500 rpm, max. Torque: 400 Nm at 1,550 – 4,400 min-1, acceleration [0 – 100 km / h]: 6.2 seconds, top speed: 250 km / h, combined consumption: 6.4 – 6.0 l / 100 km , CO2 emissions combined: 147 – 138 g / km, emissions standard: Euro 6d. BMW M440i xDrive Convertible: in-line six-cylinder petrol engine, 48-volt mild hybrid technology (8 kW / 11 PS), 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission, BMW xDrive, displacement: 2,998 cc, output: 275 kW / 374 PS at 5 500 – 6 500 min-1, max. Torque: 500 Nm at 1,900 – 5,000 min-1, acceleration [0 – 100 km / h]: 4.9 seconds, top speed: 250 km / h, combined consumption: 7.4 – 6.9 l / 100 km , CO2 emissions combined: 169 – 159 g / km, emissions standard: Euro 6d. BMW 420d Cabrio: in-line four-cylinder diesel engine, 48-volt mild hybrid technology (8 kW / 11 PS), 8-speed Steptronic transmission, displacement : 1,995 cm3, output: 140 kW / 190 hp at 4,000 rpm, max. Torque: 400 Nm at 1,750 – 2,500 min-1, acceleration [0 – 100 km / h]: 7.6 seconds, top speed: 236 km / h, combined consumption: 4.5 – 4.2 l / 100 km , CO2 emissions combined: 119 – 111 g / km, emissions standard: Euro 6d. BMW 430d Cabrio (expected to be available from July 2021): in-line six-cylinder diesel engine, 48-volt mild hybrid technology (8 kW / 11 PS), 8-speed Steptronic transmission, displacement: 2,993 cm3, output: 210 kW / 286 hp at 4,000 rpm, max. Torque: 650 Nm at 1 500 – 2 500 min-1, acceleration [0 – 100 km / h]: 5.9 seconds, top speed: 250 km / h, combined consumption: 5.6 l / 100 km *, CO2 Combined emissions: 147 g / km *, emission standard: Euro 6d. BMW M440d xDrive Cabrio (expected to be available from November 2021): in-line six-cylinder diesel engine, 48-volt mild hybrid technology (8 kW / 11 PS), 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission, BMW xDrive, displacement: 2 993 cm3, output: 250 kW / 340 hp at 4 400 rpm, max. Torque: 700 Nm at 1,750 – 2,250 min-1, acceleration [0 – 100 km / h]: 5.1 seconds, top speed: 250 km / h, combined consumption: 6.3 l / 100 km *, CO2 Combined emissions: 165 g / km *, emissions standard: Euro 6d. All performance, fuel consumption and emissions figures are provisional figures. All described model variants, equipment levels, technical data, fuel consumption and emissions figures correspond to what is available on the automotive market in Germany. The information on the dimensions refer to a vehicle with basic equipment in Germany, depending on the selected wheel and tire size as well as the selected special equipment, these can change according to the configuration.

The information on fuel consumption, CO2 emissions, power consumption and range are determined in accordance with the prescribed measuring method VO (EU) 2007/715 in the currently applicable version. The information relates to a vehicle with basic equipment in Germany, the ranges take into account differences in the selected wheel and tire size and the optional special equipment and can change during configuration. The information has already been determined on the basis of the new WLTP test cycle and for comparability calculated back to NEDC. For these vehicles, other values ​​than those specified here may apply for the assessment of taxes and other vehicle-related charges that are (also) based on CO2 emissions. * Forecast values ​​according to the WLTP test cycle.

Further information on the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the ‘Guide to fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and power consumption of new passenger cars’, which is available at all sales outlets at Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH (DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, and is available free of charge at https://www.dat.de/co2/

The new BMW 420i Convertible: Combined fuel consumption: 6.1-5.7 l / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 140-131 g / km. The new BMW 430i Convertible: Combined fuel consumption: 6.4-6.0 l / 100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 147-138 g / km. The new BMW M440i xDrive Cabrio:: Fuel consumption combined: 7.4-6.9 l / 100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 169-159 g / km. The new BMW 420d Cabrio: Fuel consumption combined: 4.5-4.2 l / 100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 119-111 g / km. The new BMW 430d Cabrio: Fuel consumption combined: 5.6 l / 100 km; Combined CO2 emissions: 147 g / km. * The new BMW M440d xDrive Cabrio: Combined fuel consumption: 6.3 l / 100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 165 g / km. *

The information has already been determined on the basis of the new WLTP test cycle and converted back to the NEDC for comparability. For these vehicles, other values ​​than those given here may apply to the assessment of taxes and other vehicle-related charges that are (also) based on CO2 emissions.

* Forecast values ​​according to the WLTP test cycle

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