The open four of the new generation enters the Czech market. So far, it offers a choice between four-cylinder petrol, one turbodiesel and a three-liter six-cylinder.
BMW is launching the second generation of the four series this year. After coupe followed by a convertible, which in the future will be complemented by a Gran Coupé with two pairs of side doors. Shortly after its unveiling, the new BMW 4 Convertible also revealed Czech prices. They start at 1,319,500 crowns.
This means that the open variant is much more expensive than the coupe, specifically by 172,900 crowns. However, this is not unusual in the premium convertible segment. In both cases, we are talking about the price tag for the basic two-liter 420i petrol tuned to 135 kW, paired with rear-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic.
Within the competition, the basic BMW 4 Cabrio ranked among its competitors. Mercedes-Benz C kabriolet with a mildhybrid fifteen-hundred-meter 200 with an output of 135 kW and a nine-speed automatic machine costs 1,289,860 crowns, Audi A5 Cabriolet then with a two-liter 40 TFSI (150 kW) and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission it will cost 1,394,900 crowns.
|BMW 4 Cabrio – price comparison with the competition|
|Model||BMW 4 Convertible||Audi A5 Cabriolet||Mercedes-Benz C kabriolet|
|Cylinders / valves||4/4||4/4||4/4|
|Greatest performance [kW/min]||135/5000-6500||150/4475-6000||135/5800-6100|
|Max. speed [km/h]||236||237||239|
|Acceleration 0-100 km / h [s]||8,2||7,5||7,9|
|Comb. consumption [l/100 km]||5,7||6,1||6,1|
|Base price [Kč]||1.319.500||1.394.900||1.289.860|
If the initial power would not be enough, you can order a stronger four-cylinder 430i with 190 kW, for 1,432,600 crowns. The increase in power by 55 kW will come to 113,100 crowns. Who would then look for diesel, so far has the option only in the form of a mildhybrid four-cylinder 420d with 140 kW for 1,378,000 crowns. The 430d (210 kW) and M440d xDrive six-cylinder diesel will arrive later. The top is currently the M440i xDrive with a 275 kW six-cylinder petrol engine, for which you pay CZK 1,843,400.
The standard equipment of the 420i includes 17-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, upholstery combining fabric with artificial leather, parking sensors, sports leather steering wheel, automatic air conditioning, cruise control or navigation controlled through a screen with a diagonal of 8.8 “.
You can pay extra for a canvas roof in anthracite color (+ 8.138, -), windshield (+ 9.750, -), heated steering wheel (+ 6.786, -) or the so-called air collar, a system heating the area of the shoulders and neck of the crew in front (+14.898 , -). However, there is also a need for an electrically operated towing device (+ CZK 29,796) or laser headlights (+ CZK 40,638).
The BMW 4 Series Convertible will be launched in March next year. Compared to a coupe, it logically differs by a retractable roof. Unlike its predecessor, it is canvas, folded behind the crew in 18 seconds, and this process can be performed up to a speed of 50 km / h. The 4 series continues to share the platform with the default 3 series, but it is further adapted to the sports focus of this series, which this time also differed significantly in style from the three.
|BMW 4 Cabrio – technical data of offered engines|
|Cylinders / valves||4/4||4/4||6/4||4/4|
|Greatest performance [kW/min]||135/5000-6500||190/5000-6500||275/5500-6500||140/4000|
|Max. speed [km/h]||236||250||250||236|
|Acceleration 0-100 km / h [s]||8,2||6,2||4,9||7,6|
|Comb. consumption [l/100 km]||5,7||6,0||6,9||4,2|
|Base price [Kč]||1.319.500||1.432.600||1.843.400||1.378.000|