Thursday February 20, 2020

BMW's Gran Coupé exceeds sum of its parts

Not so long ago, it was a relatively easy task to tell someone where a new car fitted into the automotive landscape, writes Shane O'Donoghue.

12th May, 2012
BMW 640d SE Gran Coupé: if you're a diesel sceptic, take this car for a test drive.

Not so long ago, it was a relatively easy task to tell someone where a new car fitted into the automotive landscape. Everyone knows what a Ford Fiesta is, or a Volkswagen Golf, or a Toyota Avensis. We're also familiar with the likes of the Range Rover, people-carriers such as the Renault Espace, and even crossovers as defined by the Nissan Qashqai.

But the boundaries between categories have become blurred. The new BMW 6 Series...

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