BMW_Z4_frontBMW chose the famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance for the world premiere of the new BMW Z4 M40i First Edition.

Powered by a powerful 250 kW/340 hp, straight-six engine driving the rear wheels via an electronically controlled M Sport differential. Its zero to 100 km/h time has been measured at 4.6 seconds.

The large BMW kidney grille has a striking mesh design and sits in front of a beautifully long bonnet. The two occupants sit well back and the high-performance Bimmer has 50:50 weight distribution.


The new BMW Z4 M40i First Edition has a Frozen Orange metallic paint and the powered textile roof complements this with an anthracite silver effect. There are black door mirror caps and the 19-inch alloys have a bicolour, double spoke design.

Inside, the edition model uses Vernasca black leather trim with decorative stitching, powered seats with a memory function, the option of ambient light and the Harman Kardon Surround Sound System.


The worldwide market launch will commence in the Northern spring of 2019.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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