The BMW Z4 series is a proud and superb rear-wheel drive sports vehicle junta that descends from the lineage of German automaker BMW. The Z4 Series goes through the line of its ancestors of BMW roadsters like the BMW Z1, BMW 507, BMW Z8, and not to speak of the overtly impressive BMW Z3. The Z4 is considered as the immediate replacement of the Z3. The production of first generation of BMW Z4 began in the year 2002 at BMW USA`s Greer, South Carolina plant. The roadster and coupe designs of Z4 were flamboyant and given the shape at the South Carolina Plant.
BMW Z4 series line was chic and sophisticated and was designed with the latest luxury of the times. It was premium car series introduced by BMW, and had the liking similar to the other brand. The latest line of Z4 series had two-seater luxury sports car that was made with difference and cutting edge style.
The Z4 M is an all-round and superb machine which has an inspiring 3.2-litre straight-six engine (S54B32). The performance statistics of this wonderful machine quote as 3,246 cc displacement, 333 brake horsepower (248 kW) at 7,900 rpm, 269 lb•ft (365 NM) of torque at 4,900 rpm, 8,000 rpm redline. These statistics are pretty sufficient to titivate you and add the cheerfulness and simplicity of style besides sophistication. Furthermore, the Z4 M line showed the output per liter at 107 BHP (80 kW; 108 PS), and power-to-weight ratio was considerably put at 9.9 lb/bhp. The speed was accelerated to 60 mph (96 km/h) that is reached in 4.8 seconds. (0-62 mph / 100 km/h are 5.0). The top speed levels of Z4 M are limited by electronic adjustment to 156 mph (251 km/h).
The 2004 models viz-a-viz 2.5i and 3.0i of BMW Z4 series were introduced with 16-inch wheels and 17-inch rubber respectively. There was a marvelous Sport Package offer too, but it seemed optional. The Sport Package has sport suspension, and the wheel size was given a whopping increase to 17 inches in 2.5i model. The wheel size in 3.0i model was increased by 18 inches.
Further, with the valuable addition of dynamic driving control console, there was an accelerated throttle that eventually helped in reduction of the power steering assistance. Xenon headlamps came as an option in 3.0i as well as 2.5i. The Leather upholstery was provided as standard in the 3.0i model, and it seemed as optional in the 2.5i. In the year 2005, the Sequential Manual Gearbox continued to come in the 3.0i version, but in the 2.5i model, it was dropped out. The heated seats, navigation system and BMW Assist emergency and concierge service became optional. As the year 2006 approached, there was 265-hp 3.0si available in the convertible as well as coupe form. 215-hp 3.0i soon replaced the 184-hp 2.5i with a convertible base.
BMW Z4 series has a blaster stereo and innovative accessories, as it comes packed with enthralling exteriors, relaxed and well-appointed interiors and class-apart performance, the supplementary glamor. The series models are fitted with advanced stereo system six DVD changer besides with AUX IN support. Hi-Fi loud speaker system further increases the audibility and acoustics and dishes out wonderful music effect. BMW Z4 series have a dual air conditioning system arrangement and integrated with many of the air related features like heating, air conditioning, as well as superb ventilation. The heated seats and steering wheels will make the difference to driving, especially on the cold and breeze nights, when everything is all that frigid.
The BMW Z4 (E89) was introduced in 2009 North American International Auto Show that was held in Detroit. The transformation from coupé-convertible to hard top seemed as an amazing proposition for the car lovers. The Z4 (E89) manufacturing began in Regensburg side by side (E93) 3-Series Cabrio. E89 got rid of the small four-cylinder base engine, only to get a similar 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder power plant with twin-scroll turbo (in the year 2011. This fabulous engine gave a good pick up speed and terrific flow on just any kind of road. The imposing start of BMW Z4 (E89) was simply far greater than expected.
If you are serious about driving the great performance and next generation engine, you just cannot have anything more sober and best than the BMW Z4 series. The Z4 series will take you away with stride and engage you in a whole new realm of driving. The model is just unique to get along with.