Image gallery: 2019 BMW Z4
The 2019 BMW Z4 rolls into India with a price tag starting from Rs 64.9 lakh for the base sDrive20i, and going up to Rs 78.9 lakh for the M40i variant, both prices ex-showroom. The main difference between the two is the choice of engine under the hood, with the sDrive20i powered by a 2-litre inline four-cylinder engine producing a modest 200PS and 320Nm torque, while the M40i gets its motivation from a 3-litre inline six-cylinder motor with 345PS and 500Nm torque. Secondly, several of the optional extras that can be specced on the base model come as standard on the M40i. We've driven the more powerful Z4 M40i, and you can read what we thought of it in our road test review. For some of the finer details, continue through to our image gallery.
Vertically stacked LED elements a first for a BMW, lighting is adaptive as well to help cut glare for oncoming drivers
Some of the grey trim, like that of the grille and air dam, might look better in black - also helping tone down what's undoubtedly a fussy bumper design
Vertical vents on the flank look superb with the two indents, and are functional too
Viewed from the rear you can really tell that the new G29-gen Z4 is wider than the previous E89-gen Z4 - 75mm wider to be really specific
Vent in rear bumper has actual purpose, hexagonal exhaust tip doesn't
Favourite line has to be the character line starting above side vent terminating at tip of spoiler, matched by line cutting the bottom of the door
Apart from proportions, the little 'ducktail' spoiler the only other cue that tie the Z4 and the Toyota Supra together visually
Meaty steering wheel unfortunately doesn't have breadth of feel or feedback on the move
Neatly laid out dash, with 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment running seventh-gen of BMW's iDrive system. Driver assists can be turned off with button adjacent to hazards
Wireless charging pad for your smartphone ahead of gear lever, and then a lot of wasted space behind it. Knurled finish on iDrive dial and AC vents looks nice, but still feels plasticky
Full digital instrumentation scores high on slickness, but not always the easiest to read on the go - even though digits get highlighted as the needles sweep past them
With little storage space inside the cabin, you've to rely on the reasonably spacious 281-litre boot for anything larger than a slim backpack when travelling two-up
Also see: BMW Z4 Road Test Video Review
Starts Rs 64.9 Lakhs
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