There is something wrong with the current generation BMW Z4: there is no coupe or M version. And considering BMW has offered these other two versions for the first generation Z4, we really hope the roadster will be joined by a few other variations. How does a Shooting Brake designed by Jasper van der Heiden sound to you?

The Shooting brake version will combine design elements from the Z4 Roadster with the usual M sports elements. Of course this is just a design exercise, but we wouldn’t mind seeing this in production anytime soon.

The new BMW Z4 Roadster comes in two models for North America, both using the same 3.0-liter inline-six cylinder engine. The sDrive30i has 255 hp, and the sDrive35i uses twin-turbos (one turbo designated for three cylinders each) to upgrade to 300 hp. All variants of the new BMW Z4 come as standard with a 6-speed manual gearbox. As an option, the BMW Z4 sDrive35i is available with BMW’s newly developed double-clutch sport automatic gearbox.



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  (309) posted on 08.27.2010

This is very nice. While the regular Z4 does nothing for me (and I’m a BMW fan and owner), the new roof emphasizes the classic sports car proportions and the curve of the roof complements the flame surfacing beautifully. Well done...

  (1333) posted on 07.25.2010

A new remodeled design?, oh come on.

  (407) posted on 07.19.2010

This looks pretty sweet, loving the new Mercedes range!

  (515) posted on 07.18.2010

personally I love it. if i had to chose between this and the C30, or the scirocco for that matter... hands down.. BMW all the way.

  (1333) posted on 07.15.2010

One of the most polarizing designs ever penned and I’m firmly on the side that loves it. Engineers were charged with adding a hardtop to the roadster for as little money as possible.

  (666) posted on 07.14.2010

Thumbs up for the shooting brake. I really like these car. The old Z3 Coupe was great. But in my eyes these renderings look a bit to hatchback like for me..

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