BMW sacks off the M4 Gran Coupe, says 'M' boss

It just doesn't look like there's a market for it with the new M3

3w ago

Since the announcement of the new BMW M4 and M3, there has been no news regarding the M4 Gran Coupe which is the four-door variant of the two-door sporty version of a four-door saloon...if that makes any sense.

However BMW M project manager Robert Pilsl said, "We'll stick with the well-known core models for the time being, then go one better with the Touring and believe overall that we are offering a very good mix," he said. "We don't see the need for an M4 Gran Coupe at the moment."

It makes sense to sack off the M4 Gran Coupe, mostly because its M3 is such a capable and historicaly important sporty four-door, that there really is no need for an M4 version.

If you are sad by this news, then look on the bright side. BMW now has more time and resources to focus on the M4 in its upcoming 'touring' form and don't forget, BMW is also working on the i4 which is an all-electric 4 Series with 'M' like capabilities.

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Comments (9)

  • One less car for me to worry about having to see one day. Thank you BMW!

      25 days ago
    • Conceptually too similar to an M3 just with extra bling bits like frameless windows. The M3 even has the M4 headlights so from the front there would be no difference whatsoever.

      Agreed on the looks, one less hideous monstrosity to look at.

        24 days ago
  • Gran Coupés always seem pointless to me; usually uglier than the coupé and the normal saloon

      25 days ago
    • 2 Series, yes. 6 Series, definitely no!

        24 days ago
    • Fair enough the 6 series gran coupé looks better than the coupé, it is still go for the 5 series over both

        24 days ago
  • I never understoof the point of the Grand Coupe versions. Who wants a 4 door version of a 2 door version of a 4 door car. Just get the original 4 door car. I personally think the 3 series looks better than the 4 series and has more usable space too.

      24 days ago
  • Good.

      24 days ago
  • Because they're fucking pointless

      24 days ago