BMW simultaneously canceled the 3 Series coupe and launched this new 4 Series, which only comes as a coupe or convertible.
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The 428i balances its weight 50 percent in front and 50 percent in back.
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An adaptive suspension is available as an option.
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The 428i is a rear-wheel-drive car.
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This 2-liter four-cylinder engine uses direct injection and a twin-scroll turbo to achieve 240 horsepower.
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LED headlights, not shown here, are optionally available.
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The sunroof comes as standard equipment.
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These vents add an excellent accent to the car's style.
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M Performance brakes are a $650 option.
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The trunk space is reasonably large, and the rear seats fold down.
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These bolstered sport seats come as part of the M Sport package.
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The rear bench is only designed for two people, and headroom is limited.
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BMW sticks with analog gauges, despite the fact that many automakers offer virtual gauges on an LCD panel.
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This shifter controls an eight-speed automatic transmission, standard on the 428i.
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Owners can configure the Eco Pro mode to be more or less efficient.
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The Bluetooth hands-free phone system comes standard, although voice command is optional.
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The 428i also comes standard with a USB port for USB drive or iOS device integration.
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This backup camera comes as a roughly $1,000 option.
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