New Engine Options For The BMW Z4 (2011)

BMW Z4 Design Pure Balance

BMW Z4 (2011)

Alongside revised engines, standard equipment is improved across the BMW Z4 range, with all models now boasting Bluetooth and USB audio interface.

Two new engines have been introduced for the BMW Z4, a new all-aluminium 2.0 litre four-cylinder unit, with BMW's twin-turbo technology, available in two derivatives.

The new engines will be available in the BMW Z4 sDrive20i and sDrive28i versions, replacing the SDrive23i and sDrive30i models. In the sDrive20i, the engine produces 184hp at 4800rpm, and 270Nm torque at 1250rpm. For the sDrive28i, 245hp at 5000rpm and 350Nm at 1250rpm.

The BMW Z4 sDrive20i and BMW Z4 sDrive28i will both feature the twin-scroll turbocharger technology, high-precision direct fuel injection, VALVETRONIC variable valve control and double-VANOS camshaft control previously only seen in six-cylinder BMWs.

New BMW Z4 Figures
Model Power (hp) Torque (Nm) 0-62mph (seconds) Top Speed
(mph)
CO2 emissions (g/km) Combined mpg
BMW Z4 sDrive20i 184 270 6.9 142 159 41.5
BMW Z4 sDive28i 245 350 5.6 155 159 41.5

Alongside revised engines, standard equipment is improved across the BMW Z4 range, with all models now boasting Bluetooth and USB audio interface. The new BMW Z4 sDrive20i also features Kansas leather upholstery, along with a rain sensor with automatic headlight activation.

The new "Design Pure Balance" equipment pack features extended Merino leather in Cohiba Brown and Black, Lotus White contrast stitching, anthracite wood and standard sports seats. A new metallic paint is also available with the package, Mineral White.

Published 4 July 2011 Staff

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