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scooter 03-27-2011 11:40 PM

Rumormill: BMW 3 Series GT could actually be new 4 Series
 
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We've heard a few times that BMW is working on a 3 Series Gran Turismo, but a rumor floated at Germany's Auto Motor und Sport claims the GT may instead be an all-new 4 Series. If true, BMW Blog says that a 4 Series could be offered as a four-door coupe that would help BMW compete with offerings like the A5 Sportback. The move would also enable BMW to offer a more stylish vehicle that slots well below the 6 Series in price while still demanding a premium over the 3 Series. And keep in mind that BMW has already green-lit the 6 Series Gran Coupe, which will feature two-door styling and four physical doors when it arrives in 2012.

Given that Audi has feverishly expanded its lineup the past few years, we wouldn't blame BMW for countering with a 4 Series, but this is the first we've heard of it, so we'll keep this one squarely in the rumormill category for now.

[Source: BMW Blog]Rumormill: BMW 3 Series GT could actually be new 4 Series originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 27 Mar 2011 15:35:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.



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