BMW used to have the lock on enthusiast vehicles — cars for people who love to drive and see every trip to the grocery store as a chance to apex some corners, every highway on-ramp as a little slice of fun. But somewhere along the way, it decided to chase volume at the expense of those enthusiasts. And while making its cars more broadly appealing has helped sales, it's also created a bunch of lackluster automobiles that sell on the old image of the brand, not their current performance.
Enter the new 2017 BMW 440i, a twin-turbo, six-cylinder, two-door version of the 3 Series sedan. It's posh, smooth, quiet, quick and comfortable. What it's not is entertaining.
The 440i... Read More