Car magazine has the tantalizing first images of the production 4 Series as it appears in the buff. Worth a click if you want to see the subtle and natural evolution from the concept 4er that debuted in Detroit.

Gone are some of the finer details but what remains are the wheels (albeit sized down) and some of the front and rear bumper detail that was so interesting about the concept.

For more on the 4 Series check out our BimmerCast interview with the exterior designer of the car Won Kyu Kang