BMW has launched the much-awaited, all-new Z4 in India in two variants – the lower-spec sDrive20i M Sport and the range-topping M40i, priced at Rs 64.90 lakh to Rs 78.90 lakh, respectively (ex-showroom, India).
The BMW Z4 M40i is powered by a three.Zero-litre, inline six-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine that produces 340hp and 500Nm of peak torque, whereas the Z4 sDrive20i M Sport has a 2.Zero-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine tuned to provide 197hp and 320Nm of torque. Each motors include an Eight-speed computerized gearbox that powers the rear wheels. Claimed Zero-100kph occasions are 6.6sec and four.5sec for the M40i and sDrive20i, respectively.
The X4 variants look comparable on the surface however they arrive with totally different exterior paint choices. The upper-spec M40i is on the market with commonplace metallic finishes together with black, silver, white, blue and crimson, with elective blue and gray finishes, whereas the lower-spec 20i M Sport will get the choice of a non-metallic white end as effectively.
The interiors are additionally comparable, although lots of the choices on the lower-spec sDrive20i M Sport trim such because the M Sport inside package deal are commonplace on the top-spec Z4 M40i. By way of gear, each variants get a head-up show, entrance and rear parking show, wi-fi charging, a 12-speaker Harman Kardon system and energetic cruise management as elective extras. BMW’s newest iDrive infotainment software program and the 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster are commonplace.
Within the Indian market, the BMW Z4 immediately takes on the 300hp Porsche 718 Boxster, which at Rs 89.95 lakh is pricey and can be down on energy when in comparison with the BMW.