Projected to be launched in India next year, the 2019 BMW Z4 has been spotted testing on the roads of the country for the first time, revealing some details about the new luxurious vehicle.
The 2019 BMW Z4 was showcased in Frozen Orange Metallic at its debut earlier this year at Pebble Beach, California, which is also the location where the concept model of the vehicle had been displayed last year. Now, the production model has been spied during being tested in India with heavy disguise prior to its official launch next year.
The 2019 BMW Z4 has been tested on Indan roads for the first time
BMW has claimed that the Z4 has a 50:50 weight distribution. In comparison with the outgoing model, the new one has a better handling and riding quality because of the lower gravity centre, updated driving seating position and a smaller wheelbase.
BMW will introduce the new BMW Z4 M40i as the top-spec variant. It comes with adaptive LED headlights with matrix function for the high beam, kidney grille, wheel arches with large air intakes in the front. On the side profile, it is equipped with black mirror caps and 19-inch two-colour allowheelsy . In the rear, the spoiler is attached to the lid.
The 2019 BMW Z4 (M40i variant) comes with such new features as the BMW-typical kidney grille, adaptive LED headlights, etc.
The design of the cabin focuses on the sportiness and the driver’s comfort with the following features:
Three-spoke steering wheel with silver accents
BMW-typical central console
All-digital instrument cluster
Vernasca black overall leather coverings adorned with ornamental stitching
Optional ambient lighting and Harman-sourced Kardon Surround Sound System
Optimally structured controls the seats which can be electrically adjusted
The 2019 BMW Z4 (M40i variant) interior will focus on the driver comfort and sportiness
The BMW Z4 M40i is powered by a 3.0-litre incline motor with 6 cylinders which can deliver 340hp (250kW) with a 0-100kmph acceleration speed being 4.6 seconds. Once launched in India, the BMW Z4 is expected to get the power from a 2.0L petrol motor which can produce a max power of 190PS and a peak torque of 320Nm. This engine can be coupled with an automatic transmission. The motor will help the vehicle to speed up from 0-100kmph in 6.6 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 240kmph. The BMW Z4’s is likely to be priced in the range from Rs 65 for the base variant and Rs 70 lakh for the top variant. At this price range, its expected rivals in India include the Porsche Boxster and the Audi TT.
The 2019 BMW Z4 engine which will come to India next year is expected to be different from the engine tested