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      04-25-2012, 11:05 AM   #52

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Originally Posted by hks786 View Post
I totally get that. The only difference with the A5 is that is was a completely new model. The 4er will be rebranding the 3er coupe which has so much heritage. Plus 3 sounds much better. I think M4 sounds awful.

I guess the way BMW are looking at it is existing 3er customers won't stop buying the 4er just because of the name change and they can now attract new sales with the image change.
True, Audi didn't have a real coupe for a long time until the A5 arrived. I guess this is more of a rebrand, rebadge deal for BMW.
2014 335i RWD: ZMM, ZDA, ZDH, ZPP, ZTP, 2NH, 2TB, 5DL; Z4A MPPK; AW ext / VB int

2014 ML350: P01, R33, 297, 319, 846, 864, 889, 996; LB ext / AB int