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BMW Concept Gran Coupe

By SYF77 on 28 Apr 2010

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The world has just witnessed the premiere of the Concept Gran Coupe by BMW Group. The Bavarian automaker calls it a four-door coupe, which is fancy marketing talk for a saloon with sportier body proportions.

The car looks extremely production ready and it could very well enter the market within a year or two offering, offering competition to the Porsche Panamera, the next Mercedes-Benz CLS and the upcoming Audi A7. It could possibly carry the 8-Series badge on the boot.

The five-meter long Gran Coupé, which is a follow up to BMW's much more aggressive and unique 2007 Concept CS, comes with a very low body height of just under 1,400mm making it up to 100mm flatter than the 5 Series or the 7 Series sedans.

BMW also talks about "striking dynamic proportions", "sporty, flat silhouette" and "sculptural shaping" that fuse "the exclusivity of a Gran Turismo with the fascination of a high-performance sports car".

To me, the car looks like a “guitar duck” version of the 2010 5-Series / 7 Series.

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SYF77
Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



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Dzeisn May 02 2010 08:03 AM
if u ask me...they all looks the same
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