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eLECTRO eDITION
07-10-2012, 05:38 AM
Motor Trend: BMW 640i Gran Coupe Is Sexy but Not the Ultimate Driving Machine

http://www.autospies.com/news/Motor-Trend-BMW-640i-Gran-Coupe-Is-Sexy-but-Not-the-Ultimate-Driving-Machine-71481/

http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/sedans/1206_2013_bmw_640i_gran_coupe_first_test/

On the floor, I think the 640GC is stunning to look at.
Nicely optioned $82k;
white/brown/gray pop wood
premium sound/ceramic controls/HUD/apps/LED

I would choose 2013 Audi A8 base 3.0 over 640GC @ $82k. YRMV

640GC
07-10-2012, 02:13 PM
No doubt the A7 & A8 are not too shabby. How about 650i GC? For us, no Audi or Porsche dealer in our town and the CLS seats were too hard for my wife. 62% residual vs. 55% on the 650 put us in the 640. Plus wife thought it was plenty fast. Same as a 535i or Panamera. If the residual is less than 62% at the end of the lease, we could always purchase the vehicle or upgrade to 650i GC or M6 GC. It's a beautiful car in person.

eLECTRO eDITION
07-10-2012, 02:38 PM
I think you chose a very fine BMW, new 640GC. Excellent colors and options as you listed. I would also choose a 640 v. 650.
I really like BMW customer service, 4/50 zero cost maintenance, residuals, discounts, etc.
The 640GC I saw on the dealer's floor was stunning and would be a very special car for me.
I have had four 7 series, so for me A8 would be my current pick over GC.

Good luck with your new BMW, enjoy!!

640GC
07-10-2012, 02:42 PM
Thanks eLECTRO eDITION, we're looking forward to ED and driving it where it was born to be driven.

TexasBMW
07-10-2012, 09:36 PM
I think it's hard for most to imagine that the closest dealer is a 350 mile drive at best... And don't worry about the tow mileage/time!

No doubt the A7 & A8 are not too shabby. How about 650i GC? For us, no Audi or Porsche dealer in our town and the CLS seats were too hard for my wife. 62% residual vs. 55% on the 650 put us in the 640. Plus wife thought it was plenty fast. Same as a 535i or Panamera. If the residual is less than 62% at the end of the lease, we could always purchase the vehicle or upgrade to 650i GC or M6 GC. It's a beautiful car in person.