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      02-02-2014, 03:18 PM   #45
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4GC looks nicer than coupe. Why is there not going to be a M4GC?
Agreed.
It's the best looking of all the new 3/4 series but the M3!
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I wish they segregated it more inside, made it more premium!
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4gc is a grand slam!! Love it. It looks better than the 3 or the 4 coupe. My next car will either be the 2 series or the 4gc.
+1 I am sure if the 4GC is a grand slam we will all get it. More options is never a bad thing
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Sorry, in comparison, the 4GC just looks like a bloated F30, not as bad as the GT, but they should've stretched the GC, not just made it half an inch longer than the F30, with a different roof line. Looks good, don't get me wrong, but the sedan is more sleek than the "gran coupe," so what's the point. Should be the other way around.

Should've stretched it out like the 6GC. Shame.
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Sorry, in comparison, the 4GC just looks like a bloated F30, not as bad as the GT, but they should've stretched the GC, not just made it half an inch longer than the F30, with a different roof line. Looks good, don't get me wrong, but the sedan is more sleek than the "gran coupe," so what's the point. Should be the other way around.

Should've stretched it out like the 6GC. Shame.
+1

I don't really think the F30 has been left in the dust to the extent that one would say the F30 is now a piece of garbage as one had implied earlier. JV and I had some light hearted humor about it just now.

It's just more options for everyone, each with its merits
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It looks nice, but why are the C pillars so wide? It looks like rearward visibility is way worse than the 3-sedan as well as the 4-coupe.

The rear pillars are larger than on the F30 because of the hatch's inherent lack of stiffness compared to a conventional body. Engineers needed to add additional structure to get some stiffness back.
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Sign me up if they make a M4GC
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Well, I personally think it is the best looking F3x.

FWIW I have a 2014 335d m sport, and I would have one.
So jealous...
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I prefere the 3er, it has a sportier look and a better back.

Even the Coupe looks better to me...
I didn't think I would, but based on this, I too like both the 3 and 4 better.
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That 4GC is very nice indeed.

However I've always loved coupe's long doors. This and the roofline give the coupe that class and elegance i like. Exactly the same difference between A5 and A5sportback.

The visibility will also certainly be better on the coupe.

If the f32 and f36 were both available right now i would hesitate a lot between them and couldnt sleep veeeery loooong nights !!!!
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I never thought I'd say this but the gc looks wayyyyyy better than the f30. Wow
Maybe until you look at the rear window or better yet try and use it.

I CANNOT believe this is the finished product.
Compromise
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I like what i see ... 4GC is looking good. 5 passengers in the rear is good move from BMW.
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To be honest, all new BMWs look the same recently ... For an average person, nowadays they cannot tell the difference ... My neighbor always tells me I like your AW 3 series ... So, does not make me feel good about my F10 ... Nonetheless, if you have the same engine under the hood, picking and choosing between 2, 3, 4, 5 or GCs or GTs is a personal choice.
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Holy humpback on the 4 GC.
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3 sedan <GC <coupe . Coupe will always look better in person compared to GC .
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Totally right.

I hate going out to my ugly car in the morning.
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I think the 4 GC looks good but replace the 3 series? It's a hatchback. It cannot be a true 3 series sedan by that virtue.
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Not in the market but glad to hear there isn't a ridiculous price premium on this over the sedan


Hmmm M4 GC??
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Totally right.

I hate going out to my ugly car in the morning.
Your car looks great but 80% of F30s i see on the streets are Base - no line cars in white or black which look like crap.

I like the 4GC but not sure about the liftback.

Hows the rear legroom compared to F30?
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Id probably pursue a used 6 series gc. Im not liking this design. coupe and sedan looks better.
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Your car looks great but 80% of F30s i see on the streets are Base - no line cars in white or black which look like crap.

I like the 4GC but not sure about the liftback.

Hows the rear legroom compared to F30?
Its been that way for years due to leasing. Dealers equip the cars the same to get the low $40k MSRP.

The legroom should be nearly identical, wheelbase is unchanged.
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