Many of the things related to the 2019 BMW Z4 are much clearer. Namely, lately more and more information about the new generation of this impressive BMW roadster is available. On the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, in the United States, BMW presented the concept of this model. Immediately afterwards, numerous rendering of the possible appearance of the serial version of the car appeared. However, that’s not all. It is already known which aggregates BMW has devoted to the new model.
BMW, in partnership with Toyota, has embarked on the development of the new Roadster model. On the one hand, the successor of the legendary Toyota Supra roadster, and on the other hand, the successor to the BMW Z4 roadster, was preparing. In the beginning, there was speculation that the new BMW sportsman would take the name Z5. However, the company decided to continue where it stood on 22nd of August 2016, when production of the previous generation of the BMW Z4 model was stopped.
BMW Z4 E89
For now, the current Z4 is still labeled E89. His premiere was held in 2009 at NAIAS in Detroit. After four years, in the same place and on the same event, an updated version of this model was also presented. The last copy of the E89 generation model was sucked from the production line of the factory in Regensburg, in August 2016. This last copy, the old generation of the model, was labeled Z4 sDrive 35is, with 340 horsepower, and was in the Valencia Orange Metallic exterior color. Since 2009, when production began, and until 2016, when production was stopped, the BMW Z4 E89 was upgraded to over 115,000 copies.
New BMW Z4 Concept
The first images of this concept appeared shortly before the concept was presented at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event. This BMW Z4 Concept serves as the announcement of a new generation of models. The new model is labeled G29, under which it develops.
Concept attracted a lot of attention from the audience, above all, because of its impressive looks. The appearance of the vehicle is characterized by striking front ‘kidneys’, 20-inch wheels, large air vents, and an eye-catching orange-colored outer appearance. There are also the front lights of aggressive design, LED daytime running lights, slim mirrors and a specific frame of the windshield. The rear of the vehicle is dominated by silver exhaust pipes, an attractive diffuser and an attractive rear light design.
2019 BMW Z4 Specs
The 2019 BMW Z4 is a roadster with two seats, a front-mounted engine and a RWD drive system. The transmission of the engine power, to the drive wheels, will be achieved through 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission.
The base version of the model gets a 2.0-liter gasoline engine with 197 horsepower and 320 Nm of torque. This model will be labeled BMW Z4 20i. There will also be a 30i version with 258 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque, as well as a 40i version with 360 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque.