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2017 BMW Z4 Review

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Just when everybody thought that a new Z4 was never going to happen, we got a surprise which is the new 2017 BMW Z4 release. The model has been teased these couple of years but there was no real release nor has there been any review that was able to confirm the announcement of the new model. Luckily, it appears that next year is going to be the year when we get a completely new roadster car which is going to substituted the current version. This has been a long awaited release that is going to hit the market next year.

2017 BMW Z4 rear view, taillights and tailpipe

The original BMW Z4 has been released in 2009 and since then has not received a major update. The model has been around for a while but people have already gotten used to the current model and the look that the vehicle has. There are a number of fans which have been fed up with how the model looks and really wanted to see something new and at least they are doing something about it that makes more sense.

The new model is getting a new platform and is going to be the initial change that the Z4 is going to make. The new platform is shared with the latest Toyota Supra in fact, and fans of this vehicle will certainly appreciate the latest 2017 BMW Z4 vehicle. What advantages the new platform brings are not just there style wise, it is much easier to create this type of a platform and also has a very strong structure. Thanks to the aluminum and carbon fiber materials that are added to the structure, the vehicle is going to be much lighter and sophisticated to before and is going to have lots of advantages to it.

2017 BMW Z4 side view, alloy wheels

The new 2017 BMW Z4 is expected to be a standout vehicle and all roadster and convertible fans are going to be happy with the model and the latest innovations brought to it. It is something that is going to give a refreshing new look to the vehicle particularly after a long wait that people needed to go through. Find out everything about the latest car in the our review.

Exterior

What the new 2017 BMW Z4 design is going to bring is a new innovative look but recognizable enough to make it a BMW model. People who have owned a BMW sedan will have no trouble getting around and feeling comfortable in this new version but will ultimately recognize the differences made to the car. The new platform is not the only thing that the car received, although it is its major component in the redesign. The vehicle is lighter and faster and looks much more sophisticated than its former designs.

2017 BMW Z4 front view, headlights and grille

The front part and the front fascia has been redesigned and there are a lot of noticeable elements that have been borrowed from the Z3 model. The silhouette and the back part of the car are actually all freshly made and have not been borrowed from any other vehicle from the lineup. Elements that have been kept include the old hood which has a very nice elongated design which makes it perfect for a sport sedan look. Other adjustments that were made were some newly designed leaser headlamps and an overall aerodynamic enhancements that enables better performance at higher speeds.

Interior

The inside of the 2017 BMW Z4 promise a contemporary and comfortable cabin. What the greatest advantage of a sport sedan vehicle is a nice and appropriate cabin which is comfortable and quiet. The Z4 brings you just that and so much more. The design is very minimalistic though, it enables the driver to concentrate solely on the driving without causing any distractions with extended additions on the inside. This makes it good for the driver and also very appropriate for the passengers as well.

2017 BMW Z4 interior, steering wheel, gear shift knob, dashboard

But there are going to be some fancy new equipment additions and new technology matted on the inside. The greatest feat of technology is the huge monitor that is matted front center on the dashboard and is used to display all the major information about the car as well as helping you control many parts about the vehicle. All in all, it is very convenient and brings you a lot of control for the overall car. Other parts have been transferred form the previous model so there are also going to be some familiar things about the inside of the car.

Engine

2017 BMW Z4 engine

As for the engine setup, the 2017 BMW Z4 is going to offer an array of some new powertrain options or some old improved ones as well. The base model is certainly going to utilize the  turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 engine option which will bring a total output of 250 HP and an utmost torque of 290 lbs per foot. This is the same type of engine that is used in the latest Supra model but this one has been fine tuned a bit and provides better specs. The sDrive30i models are going to use the six-cylinder, 3.0-liter engine, but there are going to be changed to a 2.0 liter capacity that is going to be able to produce 350 HP and more than 340 lbs per foot of torque. Upper trim models and the xDrive35 are going to use the six-cylinder engine with 3.0 liters capacity which helps them achieve an output of 440 HP. All the engines are going to use a seven-rated dual-clutch transmission while the rear wheel-drive comes as standard and all-wheel drive is an optional choice.

Price and release date

The vehicle is going to be available next year. The 2017 BMW Z4 is going to have its release date by the end of next year and comes with a starting price of $ 50,000 for the base model, but is going to climb up to around $ 80,000 for the upper trim ones.

 

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Larry • March 20, 2016


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