The BMW Z4 is a two-door second-generation roadster designed and developed by renowned German auto manufacturer BMW ( Bavarian Motor Works ). BMW Z series belong to Roadster, sports car, coupe, and concept variants produced in four different series with six generations. The Z series generation consists of BMW Z1 (E30, 1989-1991), BMW Z3 (E36/7/8, 1995-2002), BMW Z8 (E52, 2000-2003), BMW Z4 (E85/E86, 2002-2008), BMW Z4 (E89, 2009-2016) and the present generation BMW Z4 G29 ( 2018-present).
The BMW Z4 (G29) roadster is a two-door Sportscar introduced in 2018 at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event on August 23. But it was officially launched at the Paris Motor Show in October 2018. And the sale of the car began in March 2019.
The BMW Z4 G29 Roadster demonstrates a sporty look on the road. It is based on the Z series concept and houses retractable hardtop roof which is derived from its predecessor BMW Z4 E89. The car has a unique architecture and is based on BMW’s Cluster Architecture Platform. Also, it has a unique 50:50 weight distribution. The car is available in different variants and the performance and engine capabilities vary with the variants. The variants are sDrive20i and M40i.
The sDrive20i version of BMW Z4 is powered by a BMW TwinPower 4-cylinder 2.0 L Turbo Petrol Engine giving a maximum output of 145 kW (197 hp) at 1/min and maximum torque of 320 Nm at 1/min. It has acceleration capabilities of 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 6.6 seconds. And has a fuel economy of 14.37 km/h.
2) Black Sapphire Metallic
3) Glacier silver
4) Mediterian Blue
5) Mineral White
6) San Francisco Red Metallic
Wheels – 1) 17″ light alloy wheels V-Spoke style 768 with mixed tyres & runflat tyres
2) 18″ light alloy wheels V-Spoke style 770 with mixed tyres Ferric Grey
sDrive20i Sports Line
Colors – For sports Line version the all colors of Base are available.
Wheels- 18″ light alloy wheel V-Spoke style 770 Bi-color with mixed tyres
sDrive20i M Sport
Colours – Along with the basic six colors the M sport version is available with additional two colors – 1) Misonal Blue Metallic & 2) Frozen Grey Metallic
Wheels – 1) 18″ M light-alloy wheels Double-spoke style 798 M Bicolour Ferric Grey with mixed tyres
2) 18″ M light alloy wheels Double-spoke style 798 M Bicolour Orbit Grey with mixed tyres
3) 19″ M light alloy wheels Double-spoke style 799 M Bicolour with mixed tyres
4) 19″ M light alloy wheels Double-spoke style 799 M with mixed tyres
The M40i version of BMW Z4 is powered by a BMW TwinPower 6-cylinder 3.0 L Turbo Petrol Engine giving a maximum power output of 250 kW (340 hp) and maximum torque of 500 Nm at 1/min. The acceleration of M40i is slightly higher with the acceleration of 0-100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds. It has a fuel economy of 12.28 km/h. However, the M40i is only available in the USA only.
It is also equipped with rear fog lights, wind deflectors, adaptive LED headlights, and LED headlights with Daytime running lights and turn indicators in LED. It also has rain sensors and automatic driving lights and an exterior mirror on the driving side with anti-dazzle functions.
The exterior design of the BMW Z4 Roadster sparks enthusiasm. The top roof of the car is retractable. The first car in BMW Z series to adopt the retractable roof was E89. And the successor G29 draws its features to wave hands in the sky while driving. The exterior design of both variants is although similar but the the alloy wheels and color is different. It has wide range of colors to select.
The BMW Z4 Roadster with innovative connectivity options. Pointing the ahead, whether, with innovative connectivity technologies or partially automated driving, the BMW Z4 has everything ready at all times so that you miss nothing. The interior look of BMW Z4 E29 reveals an aesthetic look and the stylish arrangement of all the interior components makes it easy to navigate and handle each part perfectly.
The car gives a precise steering experience and superior cornering stability because of the short wheelbase, impressive performance, and low center of gravity. And because of its unique systematic weight distribution & low position on the road the car achieves an impressive performance and enhanced dynamics. Along with design and dynamics, the car has high tech features like wireless Apple car play, Bluetooth with audio streaming, USB connectivity, HiFi loudspeaker system consisting of 10 loudspeakers.
The full HD 10.25 inch screen display with touch feature has interesting capability with driving assistant and parking assistance including Rearview camera and front camera. The control system also has a seat occupancy detection sensors. The car houses a wireless charging facility. The car has an automatic Start/Stop function and can be controlled even with a smartphone.
With the enhanced performance the car also has some interesting safety features such as driver and passenger airbags, Side airbags for driver, passenger, and side-impact protection. It has a three-point seat belt for both the seats including belt stopper & tensioners. The car also houses an emergency spare wheel, tyre repair kit and the display has a flat run indicator and tyre pressure indicator.