Tonight we hand you over to our good friend and technological expert The Tame Geek, who has been behind the wheel of another new car!
Short Review – BMW 420d Coupé
Another review of a car that’s not from the VW Group?! YES! The Tame Geek has been busy! Busy and loving it.
As regular readers will know, I have a soft spot for coupés. I love the way they look, the way they drive and the way they make you feel. So after getting offered a drive in a brand new type of coupé, I couldn’t turn it down.
There have been big shifts in BMW over the last few years. After loosing their way a bit and releasing abominations like the X6, it was clear that a change was needed. First up was an all new 3 Series. The car that has been the leader in the C/D segment since it was invented, was important. Audi, Mercedes and VW had been chipping away at sales and had been closing the gap between them and the top dog.
The new 3 Series blew them all back. Faster, more economical and with more kit, it quickly re-established its dominance. There’s only one thing it didn’t have. A coupé. Audi never released an A4 coupé; they released the A5. They never released an A3 coupé; they brought us the TT.