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2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe

Large and Luxurious 4-Door Sports Car

A three-quarter front view of a 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe

In short: An elegant, smart and athletic 4-door sports coupe.

BMW 640i Gran Coupe Review

This long and luxurious 4-door sports car combines the deft handling and swift acceleration of a coupe with the elegance and extra space of a sedan. Fitted with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-6, the 640i Gran Coupe sprints from 0-60 in a quick 5.3 seconds — not bad for a car that tips the scale at over two tons. Handsome sheet metal is complemented by a stylish and unique interior decked out in Dakota leather and real wood trim. Standard features like a rear-view camera, navigation system with voice command and BMW assist with Bluetooth and USB allow the driver to be in control at all times, while extra add-ons like blind spot detection and side- and top-view cameras are available for even further support.

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Warranty/Service: 4-year/50,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; 4-year/50,000-mile full maintenance program; 12-year rust perforation limited warranty; 4-year/unlimited-mile BMW roadside assistance program

Base Price: $76,000 / As Tested: $106,095

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front engine, rear-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door coupe

Engine: 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged inline 6-cylinder engine with direct injection
Horsepower: 315 hp @ 5,800 rpm
Torque: 330 lb-ft @ 1,300 rpm
Transmission: 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode

Curb weight:
4,191 lbs
Wheelbase: 116.9 in
Length/Width/Height: 197.1/74.6/54.8 in

4-wheel ventilated disc brakes with ABS; dynamic brake control
Traction: dynamic stability control with traction control

Top Speed: 130 mph (governor limited)
0-60 mph: 5.4 seconds

EPA City:
20 mpg
EPA Highway: 30 mpg

driver and front passenger dual-stage front airbags; front seat side-impact airbags

Likes: it's a BMW; performance; quality

Dislikes: price...if you have to ask; little interior space for such a large car

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PNW031413 (Updated: 03/15/13 NW)