BMW is in the midst of releasing its enhanced Z4 Roadster which will arrive in the Spring of 2013. The key updates include new exterior features, a wide range of interior changes (finishes and materials) along with a brand new Hyper Orange design offering. The result is a stunning car that combines the sportiness of a coupe with the sheer joy of a convertible. It will be a well finished, functional and luxurious vehicle.
The BMW Z4 Roadster will continue to be available in the United States with one four-cylinder and two inline-six power units. As standard, the engine is connected to a six-speed manual with an optional eight-speed automatic gearbox if available. The BMW Z4 has a classic two-seat roadster look combined with the aesthetics and features including a 2 piece powered retractable hardtop. The exterior xenon headlights of the BMW Z4 Roadster comprehend a neat slim design and protrude well into the front wheel arch areas. The side indicators are newly designed. Other new improvements include the Hyper Orange Design package and detailed paint finishing. In 2013 the BMW Z4 will add an auto-dimming interior and aesthetically pleasing exterior mirrors.
With its classic looking long hood design combined with its short deck proportions, the BMW Z4 will leverage its design, weight and performance over real world road situations. The enhanced BMW Z4 has changed over the years as it has progressed from a lightweight roadster to now a premium/luxury open-top touring vehicle.
One of the truly unique features is BMW Z4's power retractable hardtop. The apparatus functions flawlessly and is very responsive. The vehicle benefits because the cabin is protected from both road and wind noise coming from the outdoor environment. All weather conditions are truly kept to a minimum with the hardtop feature.
At the end of the day the 2013 Z4 remains the flagship and key sports car produced by BMW.
BMW Z4 STATS
Models (3): sDrive28i, sDrive35i, or sDrive35is.
sDrive28i comes from a 240-hp 2.0-liter direct-injection, turbocharged four-cylinder engine
sDrive35i is powered by a twin-turbo, 300-hp 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine, while the sDrive35is gets a 335-hp version of the twin-turbo 3.0-liter inline six
Engine: 2.0L I-4
Power: 240 @ 5,000 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed manual w/OD 0-60 7.0 seconds,; Eight-speed automatic or an advanced double-clutch seven-speed transmission
Seating: 2 passengers
Cargo: 8.05 cu.ft.
MPP: 22 City / 34 HWY
Price: $43,580 – $59,075
Warranty: 48 months/50,000 miles
BMW Z4 – 2013 Features:
sDrive35i = + 18-inch wheels and tires
sDrive35 = + BMW Assist, Premium hi-fi sound system.
BMW Connected Drive
Driving Dynamics Control (normal, sport, and sport+ mode)
Adaptive brake lights
Two-piece lightweight-aluminum hardtop
New alloy wheel and the M Sport package; light-alloy wheels includes a newly designed V-Spoke (18" wheels) combined with front and rear tire sizes
New paint finishes
Comfort Access keyless entry
Universal garage door opener
Automatic climate control
Aluminum interior trim enhancements
BMW – 2013 Z4 ROADSTER