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2019 BMW 4 Series Convertible spied

BMW's new drop-top has been snapped with its top dropped, revealing its lower, slinkier rear deck lid.
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BMW's new drop-top 4 Series has been snapped with the roof down during testing in Germany, giving us a decent peek at its slicker new profile.

Unlike the current model, we know the new 4er will run with a cloth roof. Not only is it in keeping with BMW's roadster tradition, a folding soft top is lighter, simpler and more cost-effective.

Although the car still wears a lot of pre-production panels and camouflage, the drop-top captured by our spy photographers reveals the boot lid is definitely lower and smoother than that of the current model.

We're expecting the snout to be closely linked to the latest 3 Series and 8 Series, while the back end should have a slimline, wraparound tail-lights in keeping with the latest 8 Series.

Pictures of the cabin haven't been snapped, but we'd be very, very surprised if it didn't almost exactly mirror that of the new 3 Series with OS7.0 infotainment and a new digital instrument binnacle.

Power will come from a range of four- and six-cylinder engines powered by petrol and diesel, including a flagship M440i xDrive featuring a 275kW/500Nm 3.0-litre turbocharged inline six and all-wheel drive.

As for timing, it's believed the new 4 Series will be revealed either later in 2019 or early in 2020. Stay tuned to CarAdvice for all the latest.

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