The new BMW Z4 Roadster facelift has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 89.30 lakh. The facelift is Rs 4 lakh more expensive than the outgoing versions. The Roadster is still available only in the M Performance (M40i) trim in India. Deliveries for the Z4 Roadster will begin rolling out in June.
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BMW Z4 Roadster facelift: What’s on offer?
The new BMW Z4 Roadster facelift gets some minor cosmetic upgrades. Up front, the bumper gets a subtle design tweak. The air intakes that are placed on either side now get a new all-black finish. The grille on the facelift model also sports a black finish instead of the silver finish on the outgoing model. A honeycomb pattern can be found on the grille. Along the sides, the 19-inch M light alloy wheels also receive a design tweak.
Inside, the dashboard retains the look of the outgoing model. There are subtle changes to the upholstery. BMW Z4 Roadster facelift gets leather and Alcantara finish on the upholstery along with blue contrast stitching and piping. The car also gets M Sports seating and an M leather steering wheel.
BMW Z4 Roadster facelift gets standard gestures like a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, digital display for the driver, ambient lighting, connected car tech, dual-zone AC, and more. Buyers also get the option to include equipment like adaptive headlamps, Harmon Kardon sound system, soft top anthracite, head-up display, driving assistant, active cruise control, parking assistant, and more.
Things remain the same under the hood as the BMW Z4 Roadster continues to be powered by the 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged, inline six-cylinder engine that can produce a maximum power output of 340hp and 500Nm of torque. This engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Mr Vikram Pawah, BMW Group India said, “With its hallmark BMW sporting prowess, the new BMW Z4 draws inspiration from the historic roots of the brand. It is the epitome of driving pleasure with its powerful engine, rear-wheel drive and a vehicle concept centered around agility and dynamic excellence with a premium ambience. With its dynamic proportions, emotional design and thrilling sportiness, the open-top two-seater takes the traditional roadster experience to the modern era. Driving memories are made of intense moments. Hitting a curve just right. Turning loose on a freeway. Dropping the top so the wind hits your hair. The BMW Z4 Roadster is the perfect machine to experience those moments.”
BMW Z4 Roadster facelift will be available in India from June onwards as a Completely Built Up (CBU) unit. It will be made available in three new colour options – Thundernight, Skyscraper Grey, and Portimao Blue. The Z4 rivals Porsche 718 Boxster in India.