2014 BMW 428i review: BMW 4-Series price, specs, and features

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Weeks after German automobile giant BMW released its 4-Series coupe, now is the turn of 4-Series to be released as the car will be rolled out at a price starting at $41,425 with destination for the base 428i model.

That’s $3,650 more expensive than the equivalent 328i sedan which starts at $37,775 with destination.

The 2014 BMW 4 Series is essentially a coupe version of the much revered 3 Series and introduces BMW’s new naming strategy for this model, which splits the sedan and coupe lines with separate number designations.

A kaleidoscope of packages are at the disposal on all 4 Series models, including a Premium Package that includes a keyless entry and satellite radio, apart from a Dynamic Handling packag, and a Technology Package that includes smartphone integration, navigation, BMW app support, and traffic information which all in all push the price of these mean machines to almost $70,000.

The 4 Series is available in four different models: the 428i Coupe, the 428i xDrive Coupe, the 435i Coupe, and the 435i xDrive Coupe. 428 models are equipped with a 240-hp, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, and 435 models are equipped with a 300-hp, 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder. As with other BMW models, the xDrive nomenclature signifies the addition of all-wheel drive.

The much anticpated 4 Series Coupe comes in four different model lines: the standard 4 Series, the Sports Line, the Luxury Line, or the M Sport.

The Sport Line adds 18-inch double-spoke wheels, sport seats, and a unique grille design and costs $1,700; the Luxury Line adds 18-inch multi-spoke wheels, wood trim, and chrome exterior trim for $1,400; and the M Sport line offers a body kit, an M Sport steering wheel, M sport wheels, and sport seats for $3,100.

All of 4 Series variants sport either an eight-speed automatic or a six-speed manual transmission, except the 428i xDrive that is only available with the automatic.