BMW India has officially launched the all-new Z4 roadster recently in Pune in two variants. The two variants in which facelift Z4 has been launched include sDrive 35i priced at Rs. 68.9 lakh and sDrive 35i Design Pure Traction priced at Rs. 69.9 lakh which have brought in Indian car market through CBU route (both prices mentioned are of ex-showroom, Pune).
The facelift job is pretty subtle – minor exterior tweaks abound, from new headlamps that now feature white corona rings to a revised front fender indicator surround where the side badge resides, as well as a new alloy wheel design. Moving towards the interiors it would be important to mention that company has not made much changes except gloss surrounds around the air conditioner vents followed b y folding central display for the iDrive system, which is an optional feature. Apart from this interiors trims have been garnished with wooden finish followed by Kansas leather trim.
There are no mechanical changes from the previous Z4, both variants feature the 3.0-litre six-cylinder twin-turbo direct-injection engine that churns the power of 306 bhp and torque of 400 Nm. It comes mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox which directs power to rear wheels. Top speed is a claimed 250kph while 0-100kph is dispatched in 5.1 sec.
Speaking at the launch, Philipp von Sahr, president, BMW Group India, said –
“The new BMW Z4 embodies the excitement of dynamism and aesthetics in a more uncompromising style than ever before. The new BMW Z4 represents a time-honoured and yet alluringly contemporary interpretation of the traditional roadster concept. The classical proportions and unmistakable athletic character, armed with a raft of design and equipment innovations, bring more excitement to the new BMW Z4. Because when it comes to real driving pleasure, there’s one emotion that comes first: passion.”
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