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Pricing: BMW's super coupe

2006-07-10 08:12

The new BMW Z4 M Coupe is due to arrive in SA soon

Two derivatives will go on sale here, the 3.0Si and the red-hot Z4 M Coupe. The 3.0 Si will retail for R432 000 and the M Coupe will have a price tag of R529 500.

Dealers are already taking orders and the first units will be delivered to customers by September.

Z4 3.0Si at a glance

  • Engine: 3-litre
  • Power: 196 kW at 6 600 r/min
  • Torque: 315 Nm at 2 750 r/min
  • 0-100 km/h: 5.7 seconds
  • Top speed: 250 km/h (limited)
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    Z4 M at a glance

  • Engine: 3.2-litre
  • Power: 252 kW at 7 900 r/min
  • Torque: 365 Nm at 4 900 r/min
  • 0-100 km/h: 5.0 seconds
  • Top speed: 250 km/h (limited)
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    This striking hard-top Z4 takes most of its design cues from its roadster siblings and its general design is still quite aggressive.

    And as with all BMWs, there is no doubt that the only aim of this new German two-seater is to be a true driver's car and its main rival is the Porsche Cayman.

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