The Truth About Cars » Gran Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:11:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 2016 Audi S7 Review – The Coupé With Too Many Doors [Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-audi-s7-review-coupe-many-doors-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-audi-s7-review-coupe-many-doors-video/#comments Mon, 30 Nov 2015 17:37:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1225561 Coupé-like styling is one of the biggest buzzwords at new car launch parties. Although this is more of a modern phenomenon, the root of the seemingly contradictory four-door coupé is older than you might think. In 1962, Rover dropped the rear roofline on its P5 sedan and dared to call it a four-door coupé. In 2004, Mercedes […]

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Coupé-like styling is one of the biggest buzzwords at new car launch parties. Although this is more of a modern phenomenon, the root of the seemingly contradictory four-door coupé is older than you might think. In 1962, Rover dropped the rear roofline on its P5 sedan and dared to call it a four-door coupé. In 2004, Mercedes […]

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And Then There Was Four http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/and-then-there-was-four/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/and-then-there-was-four/#comments Thu, 06 Dec 2012 20:06:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=469309 Now turn your hymnals, as the great man once said, to Number Four, and we’ll sing two choruses of Withering Contempt. There’s a point in many human endeavors where the original point of said endeavor is completely lost to history and what remains is either deconstruction or parody. Forty years ago, BMW decided to create […]

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Now turn your hymnals, as the great man once said, to Number Four, and we’ll sing two choruses of Withering Contempt. There’s a point in many human endeavors where the original point of said endeavor is completely lost to history and what remains is either deconstruction or parody. Forty years ago, BMW decided to create […]

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Review: 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/review-2013-bmw-640i-gran-coupe-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/review-2013-bmw-640i-gran-coupe-video/#comments Thu, 08 Nov 2012 14:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465269 What do you get when you add two doors to a 6-Series coupé? Last year the answer was: a 7-Series. Of course that was last year, now BMW has an all-new answer: the Gran Coupe. Of course, calling your latest sexy sedan a “coupé” is nothing new (Mercedes has done it since 2004), what is […]

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What do you get when you add two doors to a 6-Series coupé? Last year the answer was: a 7-Series. Of course that was last year, now BMW has an all-new answer: the Gran Coupe. Of course, calling your latest sexy sedan a “coupé” is nothing new (Mercedes has done it since 2004), what is […]

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Beijing Auto Show: BMW Chases The Four-Door Coupe Niche http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/beijing-auto-show-bmw-chases-the-four-door-coupe-niche/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/beijing-auto-show-bmw-chases-the-four-door-coupe-niche/#comments Fri, 23 Apr 2010 16:03:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=353889 While its German rivals pour into the burgeoning four-door premium coupe segment, BMW has been busy exploring the premium five-door GT segment. With its complement of GT variants complete, the Bavarians are making up for lost time with this Gran Coupe Concept, debuting at today’s Beijing Auto Show. Basically a lower, wider, more coupe-profiled 7-series, […]

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While its German rivals pour into the burgeoning four-door premium coupe segment, BMW has been busy exploring the premium five-door GT segment. With its complement of GT variants complete, the Bavarians are making up for lost time with this Gran Coupe Concept, debuting at today’s Beijing Auto Show. Basically a lower, wider, more coupe-profiled 7-series, […]

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