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BMW Reveals the Gran Lusso Coupe - What do you think?

BMW has revealed their new concept for a large luxury coupe that hints of the possible revival of the departed 8 series and a rival for Mercedes-Benz's CL.
The four-seat BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe, unveiled at the 2013 Villa d'Este Concours d'Elegance here, suggests a more spacious and bigger coupe than BMW's current 6 series.
The Gran Lusso is the first project the Italian design house Pininfarina has done with BMW. BMW called the concept a "one-off" and declined to elaborate on production plans, but company sources say production is under consideration.

"The appeal of this collaboration with Pininfarina is that you get another, very different and special angle on facets like luxury and exclusivity," said Karim Habib, head of BMW design.
The Gran Lusso Coupe is based on a modified rear-wheel-drive BMW 7-series platform and uses the 760i's 6.0-liter, 536-hp turbocharged V-12. It retains many typical BMW design elements, including a distinctive swept-back silhouette and long hood, heavily raked screens, shallow glass house, a cabin positioned well back within a comparatively long wheelbase and a short trunk lid.
This concept "expresses hallmark BMW values such as luxury and sheer presence in a highly elegant form," said Adrian van Hooydonk, senior vice president for BMW Group design.

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