2016 BMW Z4 MSRP, review

New 2016 BMW Z4 caused a lot of fuss in the media recently. Although exact specs of the model are not revealed yet, various sources indicated what we can expect from this upcoming two door roadster. More 2016 BMW Z4 news is expected to be available later on, so keep up for an update. Rumors surrounding this model pointed out why people are so interested in this roadster.

2016 BMW Z4 Front

First thing that comes to our mind when we mention the 2016 BMW Z4 and Toyota supra, is the collaboration between two companies. BMW and Toyota will collaborate on various thins, including powertrain electrification, lightweight technologies and sports car architecture.

2016 BMW Z4 Engine specs

New BMW Z4 will come with two engines, and completely three power outputs. It will be available in sDrive28i, sDrive35i and sDrive35is trims. All come exclusively with rear wheel drive. sDrive28i is packed with 2.0-liter I-4 engine with 240-hp and 260 lbs.-ft. of torque. With this trim 6-speed manual transmission comes as standard and 8-speed automatic as optional. sDrive35i comes with a 3.0-liter I-6 engine with 300-hp and 300 lbs.-ft. of torque, paired with 7-speed auto-shift manual gearbox. sDrive35is comes with a 3.0-liter I-6 unit but with 335-hp and 332 lbs.-ft. of torque. This engine also comes paired with a 7-speeder.

Fuel economy for BMW’s 2016 Z4 sDrive28i is rated at 22/34 mpg city/hwy, sDrive35i and sDrive35is have the same mpg at 17/24 city/hwy.

2016 BMW Z4 Interior

2016 BMW Z4 price and release

Release of the 2016 BMW Z4 is expected by the fall this year, 2015, while its prices are already available. Base version with a 4-cylinder engine has MSRP at $49,250, and goes up to $65,800 for the top trim.

Currently BMW Z4 has best sales rates in US, UK and Germany, while biggest markets, like China, are not so interested in roadsters for several reasons, including privacy and poor air quality.

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