An ugly duckling from BMW?

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BMW X4: handsome looks and a high-quality interior

The often maligned coupé-SUV has had difficulty finding wide acceptance, but the second generation might just change that, writes Matt Robinson

BMW will not be ousted from its self-generated niche of the coupé-SUV. With the launch of this new, second-generation X4 (itself based on the platform of the third-generation X3 mid-sized SUV), it brings the German company’s tally for coupé-SUVs to four: the original X6 (2008), the first X4 (2014) and then the second-generation X6 (2015).

And there’s no reason for BMW to abandon this sometimes-questionable formula, because the sales numbers speak for themselves. Worldwide, the...

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