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      06-13-2014, 03:04 PM   #1
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Here are some pictures I took today after I test drove the 435 gran coupe this morning. It was a fantastic drive. I am about 5'7" in one of the pictures you can see I'm sitting in the backseat and I have an entire hand length between my knee and the front seat, so plenty of room in the backseat for most.
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Nice pictures!!! Thanks for posting!!
I was just told that the 18" wheels that come with the M Sport Line are on Back order.
The wait keeps getting longer!!!
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My dealership just got a white one in today for a customer.
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I was told WEST COAST Dealers will start receiving their floor models in the next week or so.
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      06-13-2014, 04:33 PM   #5
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after seeing how dark the carbon black is, not at all like the show car pictures, thinking maybe going back to EB instead ... dang it, i need to make up my mind ....
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      06-13-2014, 04:50 PM   #6
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so... what do you guys think? will these sell like hotcakes? I'm getting my first BMW this summer, 435i cvt ED. I think it'll only be practical for a few years, then maybe I can trade it in for a CPO 435 GC
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      06-13-2014, 04:59 PM   #7
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that looks fantastic! love the lines
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      06-13-2014, 05:15 PM   #8
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Not a big fan of hatchbacks.
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after seeing how dark the carbon black is, not at all like the show car pictures, thinking maybe going back to EB instead ... dang it, i need to make up my mind ....
If the sun doesn't shine on it, it's black.
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      06-13-2014, 05:40 PM   #10
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It's probably the best looking sedan in the lineup right now. Thanks for the pics.
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      06-13-2014, 05:48 PM   #11
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you really got the "carbon" black in the pic with the doors open
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congrats - she is a beauty
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Here are some pictures I took today after I test drove the 435 grand coupe this morning. It was a fantastic drive. I am about 5'7" in one of the pictures you can see I'm sitting in the backseat and I have an entire hand length between my knee and the front seat, so plenty of room in the backseat for most.
5'7" which means you would eat your knees and head if I sat in the front seat at 6'6", you're not in Asia
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i'm 5'10", sat in a CLA, an A3, an A5, and a 428i, the 428i had the biggest back space of all four, but partly due to my short torso and that the bmw had flatter back seats as opposed to bucket seats like the CLA. the seats feel thinner, but also because of that, they feel cheaper, less plush, but probably are lighter.
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No manual still makes this a no-go for me. And I will be sure to call it a chicks car so anyone who gets one will suffer the wrath of my jealousy.
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      06-13-2014, 07:28 PM   #16
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Carbon Black is hard to capture in pics... But trust me it's stunning. My E46 M3 is CB... Wish I could have got my F30 in it.
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Nicee!! Please post more pics of the doors both front and rear. I'm loving the 4GC!! Maybe my next car will be a 435i GC.
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Nicee!! Please post more pics of the doors both front and rear. I'm loving the 4GC!! Maybe my next car will be a 435i GC.
Sorry my bad - your photos hadnt fully loaded when I posted this reply.
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      06-13-2014, 09:43 PM   #21
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Best. 3/4 series design. Ever! Un-freakin-believable.


No manual still makes this a no-go for me. And I will be sure to call it a chicks car so anyone who gets one will suffer the wrath of my jealousy.


+1, the 4 Coupe and the Gran Coupe both look great.. I think I would have gone Gran Coupe had it been available with a MT. Such a sweet car and I actually love the hatch.
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sexiest gc of the lineup. any plans on offering v8tt version of this gc?, 450i, assuming it weighs more.
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