Soon, the Mercedes CLS won't be the only so-called four-door coupe on the market. Porsche is working on the Panamera, and Volkswagen and Audi are developing sleek four-door models which will carry the "coupe" designation.
Now, our sources inGermany are telling us that BMW will also be introducing a four-door "coupe," often referred to as a CLS-fighter, for the 2009 model year.
Not much is known about BMW's entry into this unique and exclusive market, but we have heard that BMW has given up on the idea of rear-hinged doors and will instead design this luxury automobile with conventional doors. -Brenda Priddy
Admittedly I am not a big fan of the CLS, so I don't really 'get' this BMW either... ofcourse I don't like big cars... but I do think it looks nice if the rendering is accurate.
But still not as nice as some of the renderings of the Porsche Panamera.
(not sure if the images will come up - sometimes they seem to work, other times not so much)