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New BMW 4 Series Convertible

Prices start from £36,675

The new BMW 4 Series Convertible goes on sale 8 March 2014 prices start at £36,675 for the 420d SE Convertible. There are five different trim levels for the new BMW 4 Series Convertible. The standard SE trim level can be built upon with the Sport, Modern, Luxury and M Sport trims, which all embody different takes on the car’s character and offer 18-inch alloy wheels and sports seats as standard.

The new BMW 4 Series Convertible offers a higher standard specification than the model it replaces. Standard specification includes front and rear parking sensors, heated electric front seats, Servotronic steering, a Sport-multi-function leather steering wheel and Xenon headlights.  Plus DAB radio, Dakota leather upholstery with Sun Reflective technology, Two-zone air conditioning, Cruise control, Bluetooth, USB, Comfort Go, Drive Performance Control, iDrive Controller and 6.5-inch colour screen complete the standard specification of all models across the range.

When the new BMW 4 Series Convertible range is launched there will a choice of two petrol engines and one diesel engine offered across the five different trim levels. The diesel choice is the latest-generation four-cylinder engine with composite aluminium crankcase and latest-generation common-rail direct injection technology. This version is capable of 0 to 62mph in just 8.2 seconds and accelerates up to 146mph if required. Average fuel consumption is approximately 55.4mpg and CO2 emissions of 133g/km. With the optional eight-speed Sport automatic gearbox combined fuel consumption falls to 58.9mpg and CO2 emissions to 127g/km.

New Air Collar System

The car is lower, wider and longer than the old BMW 3 Series Convertible and boasts an elegant yet sporty look. The folding metal roof can be raised or lowered in just twenty seconds and at speeds of up to eight miles per hour. The optional wind deflector can now be stored behind the seats when not in use, and a new Air Collar system blows warm air around the necks of front seat occupants for open-air driving on cooler days. The interior also has the sporty feel; the controls are arranged ergonomically around the driver to provide optimum access to all functions. There is a sports steering wheel, circular instruments in black panel look and the freestanding flat screen iDrive monitor, controlled by the iDrive Touch Controller when the Professional Media package is specified. The new design is completed with electrically adjustable front seats with integrated retractable seat belts plus Dakota leather upholstery with Sun Reflective technology.