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      06-16-2013, 10:42 AM   #1
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We've put together a comparison between the physical specs, powerplants and performance of the new 4 Series Coupe and the Mercedes C Class Coupe, as well as the comparison photos.

The 4 Series has the C Class Coupe beat in the performance department, hands down. As for styling, well that's subjective, but the comparison photos below should help you form your own opinion.



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      06-16-2013, 02:05 PM   #2
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Looks like BMW wipes the floor with MB in the acceleration department.
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I like the pano roof that is standard on the C Coupe versus the no sunroof option on the 4
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The 4 is miles ahead of the C Class Coupe.

Perhaps the E Class Coupe is a fairer comparison?
(The C class gets replaced before the end of the year)

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The 4 is miles ahead of the C Class Coupe.

Perhaps the E Class Coupe is a fairer comparison?
(The C class gets replaced before the end of the year)

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Surely you're kidding. The E coupe is not even nearly in the same price range at about $10,000 more.
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The Merc is a four door c-class with 2 doors missing. Now with the 4 series BMW have done the same thing with the regular f series. Hate the front....will not be buying this one.
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I always thought the c class coupe looked like they cut off the back end of the sedan and called it a day it just kinda looked odd but maybe it's just me.
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It looks pretty good next to the C class coupe.

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what color is that on the BMW in the first pic? gray or a metallic black?
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Think there is only one winner and that's the 4 series
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what color is that on the BMW in the first pic? gray or a metallic black?
Believe that could be grey
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what color is that on the BMW? gray or metallic black?
Mineral grey metallic
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what color is that on the BMW in the first pic? gray or a metallic black?
Mineral grey metallic.
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2015 Audi A5 is goinn to have more than easy job to do. They just faild with this one.
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what color is that on the BMW in the first pic? gray or a metallic black?
Mineral grey metallic
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Mercedes looks like a dump can in comparison (no matter if C or E class Coupe version; both are based on the C class architecture).
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Whoa....the 4 makes the C class look ridiculously outdated! BMW wins again!
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Why is the 428i 0-60 time so much slower than the 328i? Times I've seen for 328i is 5.6sec while the 428 is listed at 6.2 above.
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Front of the c-class I great but the rear of the 4-series takes it
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Could that Mercedes emblem get any bigger? What is that an 8" diameter?!
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For me, BMW would be the way to go, but then I'm biased; I haven't liked MB since the '80s when MB built seriously solid cars that were unparalleled in the luxury car segment. (The one I have is an S class from 1986.) Also, I happen to think MB's sweet spot is their S, CL and SL class cars. The others are nice, but they aren't what I think of as being what MB does best. In contrast, small, sporty cars is what I think BMW does best, which is why I buy 3ers and would buy a 1, 2, or 4 series.

The A5 may be a closer competitor against which to compare. Of course, none of the three are shabby, so it's surely no major disaster to buy any of them.
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The 4 is miles ahead of the C Class Coupe.

Perhaps the E Class Coupe is a fairer comparison?
(The C class gets replaced before the end of the year)

Cheers,

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Based on the pricing, and that BMW are going to produce a 2 series coupe, I think you are right.
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