Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
5 minute read
31 Mar 2021
9:00 am

BMW 420d: Don’t judge competence by the face

Charl Bosch

420d has become the default 4 Series model for many and it is easy to see why.

From the front, the new BMW 4 Series' most talked about feature cannot be avoided.

  There is no way to avoid or sidestep the much spoken about elephant in the room when it comes to the new BMW 4 Series; that grille! A lot has been said since its debut last year and even the year before when it bowed as the Concept 4 at the Geneva Motor Show. Looks got your attention right? Not since the highly controversial Chris Bangle-styled E65 7 Series from 20 years ago has a BMW attracted so much attention as Head Designer Domagoj Dukec’s G22. The comments that has accompanied it have varied; ugly; hideous, divisive, attention grabbling,...