Racer.com had a chance to review the new Z4 sDrive35iS and lauds it "The best Z yet," while showing that BMW is not about to let its roadster slip off the radar of enthusiasts seeking an alternative to the Mercedes SLK and Nissan 370Z. Check out their review inside.
BMW Z4 sDrive 35iS: The best Z yet
When BMW launched its second-gen Z4 last year, we were disappointed to find that it had apparently abandoned its predecessors edgy, taut feel in a bid to find more mainstream appeal. The more relaxed nature and folding hard-top roof were enough for us to question … CONTINUED
Hamann has released their full tuning program for the E89 Z4, including engine tuning, exhaust, aero kit, suspension, and wheels for the E89 Z4. Parts include:
Hamann Front Bumper Unit (including 2 LED daytime running lights)
Hamann Side Skirts
Hamann Rear Spoiler
Hamann Rear Bumper Unit 4-tailpipes
Hamann Lowering Kit – 4 progressive springs, lowering by approx. 30 mm FA / RA
Hamann Light Alloy Wheel EDITION RACE "MATTE BLACK"
Hamann Light Alloy Wheel HM EVO
Hamann Light Alloy Wheel ANNIVERSARY BLACK LINE
Hamann Light Alloy Wheel ANNIVERSARY I
HAMANN OPTIMIZED CURVE MAPS
Electronic power advancement through
reprogramming of ECU
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Courtesy of BimmerFile is a nicely compiled video of all the clips floating around the internet right now:
Studie Japan has always been on the forefront when it comes to BMW tuning. Both Hamann and ACS give them first priority on basically all the newest parts. Here is their version of the AC Schnitzer E89 Z4.
Hood vents have been added while the side fenders have been modified a little.
This new M-Sport kit which is said to include a full cosmetics kit as well as a mild power upgrade and subtle massaging of the suspension as well has been spied road testing once again. The car was previously caught at the ring undergoing more serious track testing and now that the car is doing road testing, the kit is likely very close to production. In fact, the package is likely complete and ready for sale and is likely awaiting the marketing nod to go to market!
Looks great, go BMW!
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Auto Motor und Sports photogs have been able to snap some more pictures of the red E89 Z4 that were posted up earlier (and of higher resolution). ( http://e89.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=302539 ). Nevertheless these pictures do show the car is a different perspective and makes me appreciate more-so where BMW is going with this design.
Coinciding with the Frankfurt IAA show, AC Schnitzer has revealed their full package for the E89 Z4. They had previously shown their Z4 with ACS Wheels, but this car now has the complete body kit and other accessories and represents the final product. Here is the breakdown on the specs:
Attached is the Datasheet including all the wheels specs with offsets and sizes and the available parts of the AC Schnitzer kit
Official Press Release
Quote: Ready for its world premiere: the extensive product range for the BMW Z4 by AC Schnitzer. The
Aachen-based tuning specialist has further optimised … CONTINUED
The E89 Z4 is now testing at the ring with its Msport body (or performance aero kit) ! This is potentially the 3.5iM, a slightly uprated power version of the standard 3.5i.