The premiere of the second generation of the sports two-seater roadster BMW Z4 (E89) was held in 2009 at the Detroit Auto Show, and in Europe, the car presented two months later in Geneva. In the salons of dealers first batch Z4 appeared in the middle of the same year. For the BMW Z4 second generation auto maker refused the soft top, which was offered for the predecessor. The rigid aluminum roof news consists of two sections and is added to the electrically in 20 seconds.

Configuration and price BMW Z4 (E89) 2016.

Equipment Price Engine Transmission Drive
sDrive 20i $50,600 2.0 petrol (184 hp) Manual (6) rear
sDrive 28i $58,600 2.0 petrol (245 hp) Manual (6) rear
sDrive 35i $64,600 3.0 petrol (306 hp) Automatic (7) rear
sDrive 35is $77,000 3.0 petrol (340 hp) Automatic (7) rear

The design of the new model worked German designer Julian Blasi, who managed to maintain awareness of the model, but it fit the roadster looks under a new corporate identity of the company and make it more modern. The new Z4 has become not so “smooth”, in his terms, there were many facets that give the car a greater swiftness and muscular contours around the wheel arches emphasize the sporting character. Development salon Bavarians entrusted California studio Designworks USA. And although the project also led a woman (Nadia Arno), femininity in the cabin is absolutely not there. Making torpedo shifted towards the driver and is used in the decoration of a large number of aluminum.
Due to the higher roof new BMW Z4 has become more spacious and comfortable. Leather sports seats with memory feature electroresettings and covered with a special compound that is able to reflect the sun’s rays. The first two are aggregated paired with 6-speed manual, and the last two seven-speed automatic is assumed.
All “Z” are rear-wheel drive, from zero to hundreds of base version sprints in 6.9 seconds (top speed 235 km/h). The top version of the sDrive 35is accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds already, and a top speed limited to 250 km/h. The standard equipment includes four roadster airbags, ABS and ESP, xenon lights, air conditioning, full-time audio system, automatic parking brake, and key card. Price BMW Z4 sDrive 20i with an initial 184-horsepower engine is $50,600, and the price of the most powerful modification reaches $77,000.