2009 BMW Z4  -  $46,575


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $46,575
Base Invoice: $42,915
Destination Charge: $825
Options: $0
Trim: 2dr Roadster sDrive30i
Doors: 2
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 22 | City: 19 | Hwy: 28
Body Style: Roadster
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission
Engine: 3.0-liter, 255-horsepower, dual overhead cam (DOHC), inline 24-valve 6-cylinder engine with composite magnesium/aluminum engine block, Valvetronic, and Double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timing

Pros

New, clean, sleek design; folding hard top; performance and handling; iDrive control system


Model Highlights

This year's Z4 has been redesigned for 2009. The previous generation's creases have been smoothed out, and a newly redesigned rear end addresses the complaints about the previous generation's design. The biggest difference from last year is the absence of a cloth soft-top. BMW did away with the separate coupe and convertible and now only offers a power-folding hard top.

The 2009 BMW Z4 roadster is available in two trims, sDrive30i and sDrive35i. The 30i comes with a 3.0L inline-6-cylinder engine that makes 255 hp and 220 lb-feet of torque, while the 35i comes with a twin-turbocharged version of the same engine, making 300 hp and 300 lb-feet of torque. Both engines are mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, and a 6-speed Steptronic dual-clutch transmission with steering wheel shift paddles is optional.

The entire Z4's proportions have been enlarged somewhat, providing more room and therefore, more comfort for passengers. The 2009 Z4 is about 5 inches longer than last year's model. The new folding hard top and increased size added weight too, with the 2009 Z4 weighing in approximately 500 lbs heavier as well.

Standard equipment on the 30i includes 17" run-flat performance tires, xenon HID headlights with adaptive light control, rain-sensing wipers, a 10-speaker stereo that can play MP3s and includes 2 subwoofers. Leatherette seat trim comes as the standard interior fabric, but can be upgraded to one of four colors of leather. iDrive is available on the Z4 for the first time, and it controls the audio system, telephone as well as many other vehicle systems. Dynamic cruise control, remote keyless entry and various anti-theft systems are also included.

Opt for the Premium package on the 30i, and a universal garage door opener, automatically dimming rearview mirrors, power seats, and automatic climate control can be added for $3,900. The Sport package adds 18" wheels, an adaptive suspension with adjustable dampers, and sportier seats.

The sDrive35i not only gets the upgraded twin-turbo engine, but leather seats are included, as are automatic climate control and a brushed aluminum interior trim package.

Additional optional equipment on the 35i includes a navigation system with 9" display, ivory leather interior treatments and a premium audio system.


Model News

The BMW Z4 roadster has been completely redesigned for 2009. The new Z4 has been built around two new engines, and only as a convertible. No longer will the choice of convertible or coupe confound any potential buyer ? BMW's new folding hard top provides the best of both worlds. BMW's vehicle control system, iDrive, is now available for the first time in the Z4.


Value Writeup

The new Z4 comes as a folding hard top only, which allows comfortable motoring, top up or down. Competing with the Porsche Cayman, Boxster and Audi TTS, the Z4 sDrive35i utilizes a twin-turbo engine that makes 300 hp and 300 lb-feet of torque across a wide rev range. That's more power than the TTS, and with its hatchback cargo setup, more practicality than the Boxster.


Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG

Cruising Range - City
275.50 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
406.00 mi

Engine Type
Gas I6

Displacement
3.0L/182.8

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 6600

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 2600

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.01

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.27

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
147

EPA Classification
Two-Seater

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5

Passenger Capacity
2

Front Head Room
39.1 in

Front Leg Room
42.2 in

Front Shoulder Room
53.3 in

Wheelbase
98.3 in

Length, Overall
166.9 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.5 in

Height, Overall
50.8 in

Track Width, Front
59.5 in

Track Width, Rear
61.4 in

Trunk Volume
8.0 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3241 lbs

Front Tire Size
P225/45R17

Rear Tire Size
P225/45R17

Front Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 in

Front Wheel Material
Alloy

Rear Wheel Material
Alloy

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.4

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.1 ft

Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Basic Note
4 years/50,000 Maintenance Program

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

Maintenance Years
4

Maintenance Miles/km
50,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
09V327000

Mfg's Report Date
AUG 11, 2009

Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Potential Number of Units Affected
TBD

Summary
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 Z4 30I AND 35I VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MARCH 10 AND MARCH 19, 2009. A DEFECTIVE CRIMP CONNECTOR IN A BELT TENSIONER WIRING PLUG MAY LEAD TO INCREASED ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE OF THAT CONNECTION.

Consequence
INCREASED ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE IN THAT CIRCUIT COULD CAUSE THE SAFETY BELT TENSIONER TO FAIL TO DEPLOY IN A CRASH, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INCREASED INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.

THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY OR NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
13V044000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 07, 2013

Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected
504,545

Summary
BMW is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 1-Series coupes and convertibles manufactured December 2007 through July 2011; and 2007-2011 3-Series coupes and convertibles manufactured March 2007 through July 2011; 2007-2011 3-Series sedans manufactured March 2007 through October 2011; 2007-2011 3-Series sports wagons manufactured March 2007 through June 2011; and 2009-2011 Z4 vehicles manufactured March 2009 through June 2011. The connector for the positive battery cable connector and the corresponding terminal on the fuse box may degrade over time. Over time, the high current flow and heat from electrical resistance may lead to a breakage of the connection, and a loss of electrical power to the vehicle.

Consequence
If there is a loss of electrical power to the vehicle, the vehicle may unexpectedly stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the positive battery cable connector and secure it with an improved method, free of charge. The recall began on March 13, 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov

6-speed manual transmission

3.0-liter, 255-horsepower, dual overhead cam (DOHC), inline 24-valve 6-cylinder engine with composite magnesium/aluminum engine block, Valvetronic, and Double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timing

Electronic throttle control

Rear wheel drive

High-rigidity body/chassis unit with aluminum hood

Driving Dynamics Control with normal, sport and sport+ modes

Aluminum double-pivot spring and strut-type front suspension

Central Link rear suspension with cast-aluminum upper transverse links

Front and rear anti-roll (stabilizer) bars

Twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers

Vehicle-speed-sensitive Electric Power Steering

4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, ventilated front and rear

17 x 8.0 Star Spoke (Style 290) light alloy wheels and 225/45 run-flat performance tires

Retractable hardtop

Xenon Adaptive Headlights with auto-leveling

White side-turn indicator lenses

Adaptive Brake Lights

Dual power outside mirrors

Heated outside mirrors

Rain-sensing windshield wipers and Automatic headlight control

Anti-theft AM/FM/CD audio system with Radio Data System and MP3 capabilities

Auxiliary audio input adaptor for portable music players

Satellite radio preparation

6-way manually adjustable bucket seats

Leatherette upholstery

Center armrest

3-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function sport steering wheel with audio and hands-free phone controls (if so equipped)

LCD main and trip odometers

Service Interval Indicator with miles-to-service readout

4-function on-board computer

Outside temperature display

Electric interior trunk release

Power windows with "one-touch" push-pull open/close for driver

Central locking system with double-lock anti-theft feature, selective unlocking and interior locking switch

Coded Driveaway Protection

Vehicle & Key Memory

Dynamic Cruise Control

Keyless entry with remote trunk release

Manual climate control with micro-filter ventilation

Heated glass rear window

Glove compartment; storage space in doors and behind seats

Auxiliary power outlet

2 cupholders in the center console beneath the center armrest, plus a clip-in cupholder on the center console

Silver Matte interior trim

Driver & passenger visor vanity mirrors

Welcome lights with fade-in/fade-out feature, and actuation from remote control

Active Knee Protection

Tire Pressure Monitor

Cornering Brake Control (CBC)

Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Brake Fade Compensation, Start-off Assistant, Brake Drying, and Brake Stand-by features, with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)

Dual-airbag Supplementary Restraint System

Side-impact airbags

Mechanism for disabling the deployment of the front, knee and passenger's-side airbag; includes indicator light

BMW's Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of safety features

Automatic safety-belt pretensioners

Emergency trunk release

Rollover Protection System

 
6-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION
$0

 
6-SPEED STEPTRONIC AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
$1,325

 
BLACK
$0

 
ALPINE WHITE
$0

 
CRIMSON RED
$0

 
BLACK SAPPHIRE METALLIC
$550

 
DEEP SEA BLUE METALLIC
$550

 
TITANIUM SILVER METALLIC
$550

 
SPACE GREY METALLIC
$550

 
ORION SILVER METALLIC
$550

 
MOJAVE METALLIC
$550

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
BLACK, LEATHERETTE SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CANBERRA BEIGE, KANSAS LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,250

 
BLACK, KANSAS LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,250

 
CORAL RED, KANSAS LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,250

 
IVORY WHITE, NAPPA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
EXCLUSIVE IVORY WHITE EXTENDED LEATHER PKG
$2,150

 
COLD WEATHER PKG
$1,000

 
PREMIUM PKG
$3,900

 
PREMIUM SOUND PKG
$2,000

 
SPORT PKG
$2,300

 
HIGH BEAM ASSIST
$200

 
SATELLITE RADIO W/1-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION
$595

 
HD RADIO
$350

 
IPOD & USB ADAPTER
$400

 
SMARTPHONE INTEGRATION
$150

 
PWR FRONT BUCKET SEATS W/DRIVER MEMORY
$995

 
HEATED FRONT SEATS
$500

 
SPORT STEERING WHEEL W/PADDLES
$0

 
ANTI-THEFT ALARM SYSTEM
$400

 
COMFORT ACCESS SYSTEM
$500

 
NAVIGATION SYSTEM
$2,100

 
BRUSHED ALUMINUM TRIM
$500

 
ASH GRAIN WOOD TRIM
$500

 
THROUGH-LOADING SYSTEM W/INTEGRATED TRANSPORT BAG
$175

 
BMW ASSIST
$750

 
PARK DISTANCE CONTROL
$750

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