2016 BMW Z4 is a convertible roadster that presents a beautiful blend of luxury, style and performance. BMW introduced Z4 for the first time in 2009 and since then BMW Z4 has received a number of updates. The latest of which is a turbocharged six-cylinder engine that is more robust and fuel-efficient compared to its previous six-cylinder engines. A comprehensive review of BMW Z4 is given below.
Three Versions of 2016 BMW Z4
BMW Z4 2016 comes in three different models based on the size and performance of the engine. The three versions of BMW Z4 2016 are discussed in this reading in detail:
sdrive28i version of Z4 2016:
This is the base model of 2016 BMW Z4 that features 2.0- liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine generating the horsepower of 240hp and 260lb-ft of torque. sDrive28i version of Z4 2016 accelerates form 0-to 60mph in just 5.8 seconds. The fuel economy of this version is refined to 22mpg (city) and 34 mpg (highway). This version is available with either six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic transmission. Automatic start and stop function is available in 28i that is equipped with manual transmission. This auto start and stop function improves the fuel efficiency by turning off the engine when a car is stopped. 17-inch alloy wheels and rear-wheel drive are the other features of 28i. Sports package that includes sporty seats, 8-inch wheels, increased top speed limiter and the adaptive suspension is also available for 28i version.
The more potent sDrive35i version:
SDrive 35i is designed with 3.0 liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine that has a maximum output of 300 horsepower and a peak torque of 300lb-ft. Apart from a powerful engine, 35i features an improved audio system, sports steering wheel and interior trim. Seven-speed automatic plus manual transmission with an option of dual-clutch gearbox is standard in 35i. This version only requires 5 seconds to accelerate form 0- 60mph. The M Sport package that includes adaptive suspension, aerodynamic body kit, sport steering wheel, special interior trim and the option of 19-inch wheels is offered for his version.
BMW Z4 sDrive35is version:
Those who demand even more power can choose 35is. There is not any huge difference in 35i and 35is. 35is is only different from 35i in terms of horsepower and torque. 35is has a maximum horsepower of 335 and a torque of 332 lb-ft. However, other features of 35is remain the same as 35i.
Standard Safety Features for All Versions:
All three versions of BMW Z4 come standard with front, side and knee airbags. Antilock brakes, BMW assist eCall system; automatic crash control notification, stability and traction control are the other safety features of this car.
The pricing details of three different versions of BMW Z4is:
Based on distinctive characteristic features, all three versions have different prices. These prices are given below:
- sDrive35: $57,500
- sDrive35is: $66,350
Each model of BMW Z4 is designed with such characteristics that make this roadster the best choice for the buyers.