Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

It has passed a year after BMW stopped making 2nd generation Z4 model, while the new one was shown at Monterey Car Week 2017. The outstanding Z4 Roadster features some soft angles on the body that were initially shown on the concept 8 Series reflecting an open two-seater.

Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

The Concept Z4 Roadster demonstrates a production model and offers the up-to-date shades of BMW’s design. The style has definitely become more angular with character lines and “precision-sliced” aerodynamics.
Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

The Z4 is put on a long wheelbase, while short hood set driver closer the center, boosting the dynamism.
The sharp lines and angles create a shark nose on the front with a wide mesh-filled grille like big nostrils. Vertically set four headlights to move up toward the sides, unlike usual lamps setting by BMW.

Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

The rear-end is wide low; taillights have L-shape and wrap into rear fenders. The upper end of the exhaust pipe is installed into a spoiler, while cut air vents give an exit for all heat.
The concept’s interior bears a driver-focused design reflecting the exterior colors and curves. Being painted in two quite contrast colors, there a is sharp split between the driver and passenger – black and red give sporty, dynamic impression on the driver and orange – balance passenger area.

Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

Noteworthy, the passenger zone delivers minimalism – just seat and an air vent. Control system is set in the black edge closer to the driver. The company decided to allocate a digital panel and infotainment screen close to each other, so it may seem that they create one complete digital block.

Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

The holding demonstrated the Concept Z4 Roadster at Monterey Car Week press conference, adding that the Pebble Beach Concept Lawn was the only public demonstration in North America. The producer gives no details about the power, engine and other technical and performance specifications.

Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

The previous model faced heavy speculations considering the anticipated positive results of the BMW-Toyota cooperation. The holdings announced that they would like to establish “"joint development of architecture and components for a future sports vehicle" and "joint research and development on lightweight technologies." They gave just a little peace of details about the efforts and development of their strategy, creating good room for rumors, spy shots, and speculations.

Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

Concept Z4 Roadster by BMW hits California

According to BMW, Z4 production is to commence next year. The roadster is likely to come in 4- and 6-cylinder variants as well as all-wheel drive hybrid option.
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