BMW’s collaboration with Toyota to co-develop an all-new Supra and BMW Z4 Roadster has car lovers buzzing with enjoyment. While there’s been excessive buzz surrounding the new Supra and its upcoming reveal, the limelight is now turning towards BMW’s Z4 Roadster after camo-clad prototypes were recently captured using substantially less camouflage.
Since 2009, the BMW Z4 has remained, for the many part, unchanged– conserve for a couple of moderate tweaks here and there. But that will all change when the brand new Z4 debuts in 2019. BMW gave us a peek into the future with the unveiling of its Concept Z4.
2019 BMW Z4 Design
Aesthetically, the idea shows us that the brand-new Z4 will arrive with a more athletic appearance than the existing model, which focuses more on luxury than athleticism. This appears in its difficult creases in its bodywork, the increasing character lines, the flared rear quarter panels, its humps behind the seats, and its reduced overhangs. Likewise revealing its more athletic form are the larger air consumption on the front bumper, heat extractors behind the front wheels, and air vents on the rear bumper.
2019 BMW Z4 Interior
Inside, the athleticism continues with a more driver-centric cabin with all the main controls angled towards the pilot and a minimalist technique to its buttons and switches. The Concept Z4 likewise reveals BMW’s strategies to press forward with its use of screens in location of analog determines, as it has screens where the gauges usually are.
2019 BMW Z4 Engine
The under-hood bits weren’t addressed by the Concept Z4, however we anticipate a selection of 4- and six-cylinder engines. We anticipate the base engine to be a variation of BMW’s existing 2.0-liter four-cylinder, while the optional engine will be a take on Bimmer’s present 3.0-liter six-cylinder. Respectively, these will likely bring the 30i and 40i model designations. Offered its platform-sharing handle Toyota, there might likewise be a hybrid variation with technology obtained from the Japanese car manufacturer.
2019 BMW Z4 Safety
The current Z4 has actually not undergone IIHS screening, nor does it have any sophisticated security features, like automatic braking or lane-keep assist. We would expect BMW to include these to the new-generation Z4, however there is no official word on this.
2019 BMW Z4 Pricing & Release Date
Though there is no main release date for the 2019 BMW Z4, we anticipate it showing up in mid-2019. It’s too far out to seriously consider pricing at this moment, however it will likely be a bit higher than the current model’s range of $50,695 to $67,345 (location fees consisted of). The essential competitors for the 2019 BMW Z4 will consist of the Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class and the Porsche 718 Boxster.