Class, style, performance, and best of all, a folding hard top.
Elegance and performance fused with comfort and handling, and the new 2016 BMW 435i Cabriolet doesn’t stop there.
BMW has always been focused on the details, and the 435i is no exception. From shaping the entire car to maximize aerodynamics to incorporating the iconic BMW lines.
The subtle simple and traditional double kidney grille pay homage to it’s elders, while the pronounced lines of the bumper give the 435i a sinful, moreover mischievous grin.
A flowing and aerodynamic figure, the BMW 435i not only looks sleek, but maintains efficiency even with the top down. The folding hard top turns a Coupe to a Cabriolet in a matter of seconds up even while driving up to speeds of 18 km/h.
With the top down and the sun gleaming, the fresh air breathes into the cabin as it flows over the carved hood and whispers over the windshield.
Featuring a snarling front end, active front LED Headlights, a folding hard top and contouring modern, yet timeless BMW curves, the 435i is graceful but don’t don’t be fooled into thinking it’s tame.
The 435i Cabriolet doesn’t take off it’s make up once in the cabin. Right away the graceful however exact edges of the dash and interior point all attention to the road.
The interior is covered in comfortable leather, with your choice of optional trim stitching with each item placed right where it should be. Everything from the door handles, to the iDrive dial controller is within arm’s reach in an ergonomic and modern position.
Highlighting the attention to detail and luxury in the cabin is the trim options ranging from aluminum to burled walnut, and an array of colours for the leather.
With a push of the button, the hard top retracts and folds into the trunk, leaving a feeling of freedom and fresh air between you and the sky above. Once the top is down, the exterior design effectively channels and directs the air in an almost silent fashion, leaving a nothing but a murmur of air even at highway speed.
Safety and Technology
Being a BMW, the 435i is fitted to the dimes with powerful technology that not only makes daily tasks enjoyable, but makes your journey ultimately safer.
The BMW ConnectedDrive package not only makes the 435i safer, but more efficient. For example, the ability to control your vehicle from your mobile device brings the ability to let your car warm up in the winters without having to turn a key.
ConnectedDrive comes with several functions including Active Cruise Control. This feature allows you to drive with ease as it detects approaching objects in your lane, and alerts you with a visual and audio warning. If nothing is done, the system brakes for you, keeping you and your family safe.
Other functions include a Lane Change Warning which warns you about objects in your blind spot, a Lane Departure Warning that alerts you if you are heading off the road by sending a gentle yet firm vibration through the steering wheel.
These are just some of the 435i’s ability and features that make your drive’s safer and stress-free.
Many ordinary run of the mill Cabriolet’s lack oomph or power, however,this is a BMW 435i.
Fitted with a Twin Turbo Inline 6-cylinder motor, and an 8-Speed Steptronic transmission, the 435i purrs to life when awoken. The power delivery is as smooth butter as a flick of the Paddles is answered by an exhaust flutter and you’re gently caressed backward into the seat as the Twin Turbo’s work their magic.
The overall driving experience is soothing, however, sporty. With a light yet controlling steering connects you to the road allowing the agilest driving. The 435i glides over the road while remaining rigid through corners and curves and keeping a smile on your face.
Bold and humble, the 435i Cabriolet goes from a Coupe to a Cabriolet in a blink of an eye, while retaining the sporty feel of a Coupe utilizing advanced technology, a Twin Turbo Inline 6-Cylinder engine, and German precise German engineering.
The 435i Cabriolet is certainly captures the ultimate driving experience.
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