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The Top Gear car review:BMW 4 Series Convertible
For:Roof-up refinement, tidy handling
Against:In light colours, the cut lines in the roof are a trifle obvious
What is it?
The car formerly known as the 3-Series Convertible. In 2013, BMW rebranded its two-door C-Class coupe rival as 4-Series, and now the similarly two-door’d convertible has followed suit. Like its predecessor, the 4-Series uses a three-piece folding hard-top instead of a simpler though less secure fabric roof. That’s bad news for weight – the 4-Series convertible tips the scale a couple of hundred kilos heavier than its equivalent coupe – but good news for raised-roof refinement, rigidity and a lighter, brighter cabin. Usual comprehensive range of engines, driving either rear or all four wheels.
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