After the successful 3-Series Coupe launched this year BMW will introduce a new Coupe and Convertible model starting early 2009. The new model will be called Z2, it will use the 1-Series technique and will have a turbo-four-cylinders engine. Bmw Z2 is a four passenger model. It will use both 1-Series and Z-Series Design. For Europe a new four-cylinder engines with gasoline direct injection is taken into account. Leaning on the technology of the new six cylinder turbo engine it could bring (...) More
At the same time as BMW is launching an updated, newly powered Z4 Roadster Series, the Bavarian automaker is also unveiling a BMW M version of this spirited 2-seater: the M Roadster, which takes the Z4’s innate sportiness to an even higher level of thoroughbred performance and driving pleasure.
For 2006, the Z4 Series undergoes its first major evolution. Heading its extensive list of updates and improvements are all-new, more powerful engines; 6-speed manual and automatic transmissions across the board; more powerful brakes, standard 17-in. wheels and tires now on both models, and a more advanced Dynamic Stability Control system. Along with all this driving-oriented progress, design and materials refinements inside and out enhance both esthetics and function.
Once again the Z4 Series consists of two Roadster models, but even their names have changed: Z4 Roadster 3.0i, replacing the former 2.5i model and base-priced at $36,295 including destination charge; and the Z4 Roadster 3.0si, replacing the former 3.0i model and priced at $42,795.
BMW plans an eco-friendly supercar to replace the low volume Z8. According to this week’s Autocar magazine, the new Z6 will be more focused, lighter and greener than its predecessor, and will belly up to the Merc SL and the Ferrari F430. It’s alleged to be more than just a follow-up to the Z8 though, as volumes are expected to be higher. BMW hopes to make some 15,000 a year, compared to the total of almost 6,000 during the four-year lifespan of the Z8. The Z6 is conceived as a follow-up to (...) More
The fascination was there at first sight, now it is confirmed by the driving experience. The BMW Z4 Coupe lines up to inspire the friends of twoseater sports-cars. Already introduced at the 2005 Frankfurt Auto Show, BMW Z4 Coupe could wake up emotions, desirability and high expectations.
Production of the BMW Z4 Coupe and M Series Z4 Coupe began at BMW Manufacturing Co. The Z4 and M Coupes will be available in dealerships in early summer. As with the Z4 Roadster and X5 Sports Activity Vehicle, all Z4 and M Coupes will be built exclusively at BMW Manufacturing, the company’s only U.S. manufacturing facility in Upstate South Carolina. The coupes, which have been much anticipated by BMW enthusiasts, were unveiled earlier this year in Geneva and will be shown at the New York (...) More
Features With the BMW Z9 convertible concept car, the car manufacturer from Munich will show in Detroit how it intends to intensify driving pleasure in the future. The central issue of the study is an interior design which makes driving easier instead of more complicated. Although the driver can concentrate on the fundamental functions of driving, all features of the latest generation technology are at the driver’s disposal. This is made easy by the interior control concept of iDrive, which (...) More
The BMW Z3 was the first modern mass-market roadster produced by BMW, as well as the first BMW model assembled in the United States. It was introduced as a 1996 model year vehicle, shortly after being featured in the James Bond movie, GoldenEye. There were a few variants of the car before its production run ended in 2002, including a coupe version for 1999. It was manufactured and assembled in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The Z3 was replaced by the BMW Z4 in late 2002 at the Paris Auto Show.