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The genesis of the BMW Gran Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery

We didn't get a production version of the Concept CS, but it looks like things are going to go a little less disappointingly with the recently unveiled BMW Gran Coupé. Elements from the rakish four-door are will first appear on the 6 Series coupe and convertible, and the Gran Coupé's cues are expected to "turn up all over the BMW range in the next few years."

BMW Blog has a couple of looks behind the creation of the Gran Coupé, which looks to have been designed by Nader Faghihzadeh, the man behind the new 7 Series interior. You can have a look at some of the Making Of in the gallery of photos below, or follow the link for more while we wait for it to appear at the Paris Motor Show this fall. But BMW, even if you don't make it, can we at least talk about Transporter 4 or a new round of BMW Films with this?

[Source: BMW Blog]

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      • 5 Years Ago
      Nice design, specify the date of launching of this car
      • 5 Years Ago
      bmw design language = make it fat, make it ugly and make sure shiny bmw badges are all around.
      morgan plus four
      • 5 Years Ago
      It looks like the last Firebird model. When you're convinced BMWs can't become more tasteless....
      • 5 Years Ago
      those look cool

      *sigh* i shouldnt have eff'd around when i was in highschool. then maybe i woulda been serious and pursued my original dream of being an auto designer :/
        • 5 Years Ago
        I was an illustrator and now I'm a graphic/web designer, but being an auto designer was always my fantasy job.
        • 5 Years Ago
        Yup, as an "ordinary" BMW sedan, the Gran Coupe is a tremendous step forward, back to where BMW should have stayed, away from the bloat of the past several years.