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There’s a new sports car on the way from BMW
BMW has unveiled a stunning concept which previews the third generation BMW Z4. The concept was presented by BMW Group head of design, Adrian Van Hooydonk. The car previews the production roadster out in 2018. The production Z4 is a joint project between BMW and Toyota. The platform will also underpin a Toyota sports car that’s expected to be the long-awaited successor to the Supra.
Like every new rear-wheel-drive BMW, the next Z4 is underpinned by the CLAR architecture which offers a lightweight platform, so important for great driving dynamics. Therefore, an AWD system will not be offered. Under the hood, sources say the Z4 will be powered by four and six-cylinder engines. The base model is the Z4 sDrive20i, powered by a 2.0 liter four-cylinder unit rated at 180 hp and 200 lb-ft of torque. Read more