The BMW Z4 series is one of the fastest cars in the auto market today. The current model has been on the market for almost seven years, since its last update in 2009. Consumers have been eagerly waiting for its redesign for quite a long duration. The manufacturer has finally announced its plans of giving the model a new facelift for the 2017 year. The car will enter the market as a model with name BMW Z4 2017. It is going to present an innovative exterior styling and the luxurious interior cabin with plenty of top-notch technological equipment and components. You should also expect new engine options and enhance powertrain performance.
BMW Z4 2017 – Exterior Design:
The new Z4 comes in sporty and sleek body design. It is going to maintain its aerodynamic body design featuring a combination of high strength steel, lightweight aluminum, and carbon. You should expect the exterior styling to appear more elegant with the beautiful sharp side panel lines and exposed frame. The BMW Z4 2017 comes with a more aggressive front end featuring a new front fascia with redesigned bumper, revised grille featuring BMW logo, LED headlights and fog lights and revised air intakes for better engine cooling. The rear end features LED taillights and sporty dual exhaust tips. To improve road stability, 2017 BMW Z4 will get massive 18-inch alloy wheels.
Inside the car, the upcoming BMW Z4 convertible offers comfortable and luxurious cabin with hi-tech infotainment features. Its interior design platform is almost similar to those of the BMW i3, i8, and Z3. There are also sufficient legroom and headroom in the upcoming BMW Z4 2017 to enhance comfortable rides. Both the front and rear seats adopt quality leather upholstering. The center console will feature a large HD display screen where most of the car’s control features can be accessed.
To enhance safety, both seats are fitted with premium safety belts and airbags. Other standard interior features include adaptive cruise control, automatic climate control, premium sound system with satellite radio, compatible USB port interface, CD/MP3/MP4 player, Bluetooth smartphone and audio integration among others. The new Z4 offers plenty of driver assistance and safety features including traction control, rearview camera, line-departure warning system, parking assist, blind spot monitoring system, automatic emergency braking system and others.
BMW Z4 2017 – Engine Options:
The BMW Z4 2017 will be powered by 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine unit. It is the same motor powering the current Toyota Supra and has output capabilities of 240 hp and 290 lb-ft of torque. In terms of acceleration, this powertrain is capable of attaining 60 mph mark within 5 seconds from zero while top speed is estimated at 155 mph. The higher trim levels will be fitted with 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine capable of producing 335 hp at 332 lb-ft of torque. The engine is capable of reaching 60 mph in less than 4 seconds from rest while estimated top speed is 180 mph. All the two engines come with a standard Rear Wheel Drive( RWD) and an optional All Wheel Drive (AWD). Information on fuel economy figures is still not available.
BMW Z4 2017 – Release Date and Expected Price:
BMW car manufacturer has not yet provided details on the pricing and release date for their BMW Z4 2017. However, the car is likely to appear in the auto market at the end of this year. The model will go for about $50,000 while higher trim levels will be priced as at around $80,000.