The much awaited and the most sought after sports car is here. BMW’s roadster, the new BMW Z4 has been launched in India in two variants the BMW Z4 s-Drive 20i M-Sport and the BMW Z4 M40i. The new BMW Z4 s-drive 20i is priced at INR 64.90 lakh ex-showroom, India and the BMW Z4 M40i, the top-end variant costs INR 78.90 lakh ex-showroom, India.
BMW Z4 will directly compete with the more expensive Porsche 718 Boxster priced at INR 90 lakh ex-showroom.
The all new BMW Z4 s-drive 20i M-Sport is powered by a 2.0-litre, inline four cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine which produces 197 HP @ 4500 RPM and 320 Nm of torque @ 1450-4200 RPM. And the BMW Z4 sDrive 20i M-Sport goes from 0-100 kmph in 6.6 seconds and has a top speed of 240 kmph. And the top-spec all-new BMW Z4 M40i is powered by a 3.0-litre, straight six-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine which produces 340 HP of power @ 5000-6500 RPM and 500 Nm of torque @ 1600-4500 RPM. The 0-100 kmph time comes in at 4.5 seconds and a top speed of 250 kmph. Both engines are coupled to an 8-speed Steptronic transmission and have rear wheel drive.
The interiors on the BMW Z4 s-Drive 20i M-Sport are defined by its clear design and open ambience using some tetragonal elements on the AC vents and door handles. The upholstry on the all-new BMW Z4 comes in a combination of Vernasca and alcantara leather with a blue and black contrast stitching. A large infotainment system on the dash surrounded by aluminum finishes.
The top-trim BMW Z4 M40i comes in a Misano Blue Metallic and a Frozen Grey II metallic colour options apart from the standard colour options. Alloy wheels come in a double spoke design dual colour, two 18-inch and two 19-inch design options. The soft top has an option between black and anthracite silver effect. The BMW Z4 s-Drive 20i comes in White, Red, Black and Blue.