Official "New Z4" design process pics

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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by FastInCurves » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:28 pm

The obvious question: when can I buy it?

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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by sars » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:42 pm

FastInCurves wrote:The obvious question: when can I buy it?
The car was launched in 2009 :roll:
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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by Maniac » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:22 pm

sars wrote:
FastInCurves wrote:The obvious question: when can I buy it?
The car was launched in 2009 :roll:
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New isn't quite so New anymore...

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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by sars » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:24 pm

and the face lift is due early 2013 :D
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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by ChawenHalo » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:42 pm

Sceptre wrote:Nice to see Mr Bangle there.

I thought he had left it to others to bastardize his beautiful original design.

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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by FastInCurves » Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:06 pm

So riddle me this: instead of upgrading and re-designing the Z4, will BMW just upgrade to a "Z5" nameplate instead?

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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by mad4slalom » Sun May 19, 2013 10:52 am

waste of time and money ! .........how can you possibly improve the e86 m coupe :poke: .... no , actually , very nice tho a bit like an e89 shagged an SL. :rofl: :rofl: :thumbsup: :tumbleweed:

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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by mad4slalom » Sun May 19, 2013 11:52 am

waste of time and money ! .........how can you possibly improve the e86 m coupe :poke: .... no , actually , very nice tho a bit like an e89 shagged an SL. :rofl: :rofl: :thumbsup: :tumbleweed:

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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by teeps » Sun May 19, 2013 1:14 pm

Any news on the facelift?
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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by jaz4 » Sun May 19, 2013 2:27 pm

Unlike the last z4 where most models were the same, so in 06 the facelift was clear to see. now the new zd has several different bumper arrangements its hard to see if a change has been made. LED front lights above the main cluster which looked like it should have been fitted in the first place is not the same as the previous mid facelift.
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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by Brasseye » Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:11 am

Wow what a great looking car designer and smashing car.
No wonder we had to get one. A no brainer for us.
Cant wait to see the new version :-)

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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by BackBlade » Thu Jan 29, 2015 5:19 pm

Sweet pix. I wonder, will the next model just be a new generation of the Z4, or perhaps it'll be called the Z5?

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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by imported » Mon Jul 20, 2015 11:22 am

BackBlade wrote:Sweet pix. I wonder, will the next model just be a new generation of the Z4, or perhaps it'll be called the Z5?
The Z4 is by far BMW's least popular car, I think another post here showed that even the i8 is more popular in the US. It'll always be on the back burner and isn't the type of car you buy to then replace every 2-3 years. The good thing is that it seems to always be designed ahead of its time, when I first saw the e89 I thought it looks very odd but now I obviously love it.

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Re: Official "New Z4" design process pics

Post by BackBlade » Tue Aug 18, 2015 3:29 am

Just saw this article in automotive news: BMW hopes to replace Z4 before 2020

http://www.autonews.com/article/2015030 ... efore-2020

What caught my attention: BMW apparently only sold about 7500 Z4s last year. Also, convertibles are subject to consumer trends, which do not seem to be favorable right now.

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