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2014 BMW 4 Series Convertible Starts From £36,675 | Coming In March

For a while now a lot of spy shots of BMW’s 4 Series Convertible which is based on the 4 Series coupe, have been emerging from time to time and with every spy shot there was something new to be known about the car. Obviously, this generated a lot of curiosity among BMW fans and BMW, bringing an end to the never ending curiosity, has released the official images and specifications recently. The 2014 BMW 4 Series Convertible is all set to make its debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show and is essentially a topless version of the 4 Series coupe.

The car will be available in the US in the same 428i, 435i and a new 420d guises as the Coupe model, which means it will have the same performance figures as the latter. The 428i Convertible will be powered by BMW’s 2.0 litre turbocharged inline four

Lexus GS 450h 2013

Lexus GS 450h 2013 While the new GS 450h continues to pay homage to two different masters, Lexus has, from the outset, done a better job at splitting the difference. With an entirely new V6 engine and revised hybrid system, the 2013 model has remarkably improved fuel economy, while sacrificing just a bit on the raw performance side. According to Lexus, the new model will be rated at 31 mpg combined (29/34 city/highway), an improvement of eight miles per gallon over the old 2011 model. Do the math and that’s a 35-percent improvement, which seems like a pretty good tradeoff for less than half a second in 0-60 time.

By Lexus’ stopwatch, the 2013 GS 450h does 0-60 miles per hour in 5.6 seconds, compared to 5.2 seconds for the old GS hybrid. The 2011 GS was offered with three engine choices: A 303-horsepower 3.5-liter V6, a 342-hp 4.6-liter V8,