I thought this was a very interesting note posted by BimmerFile
With the release of the Z4 35is BMW will be offering only one transmission; the DCT. Our understanding is that the manual 6 speed Z4 (specifically the clutch) cant handle the torque that comes with the engine upgrade in the car.
Read the rest: http://www.bimmerfile.com/2009/12/15…h-the-z4-35is/
Courtesy of BimmerFile is a nicely compiled video of all the clips floating around the internet right now:
Its an early Christmas weekend for Z4 fans as they not only get the sDrive35is, but will also soon have an official M Package option, to be available in the Spring of 2010.
Here are some details of the Z4 M Sport Package:No pricing yet announced.
To be available in 2010 Spring.
Available on all Z4 models.
New ///M front bumper and rear diffuser.
18" ///M wheels.
Optional 19" wheels.
10mm lower suspension.
M steering wheels and seats.
M stick shift cover.
M door sills.
Attachment 334005… CONTINUED
Here is the newly announced Z4 sDrive35is live and in motion. As good as it looks standing still, it’s even more stunning in motion.
BMW announces the top end Z4 sDrive35is featuring 335hp / 332tq and the 7 speed DCT transmission!
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.
The 2011 model year switchover schedule has been distributed to BMW Military Sales personnel. Details inside.
Japanese tuner 3D Design has released one of the first aftermarket aero part (front lip spoiler) for the E89 Z4. The lip is constructed from polyurethane and mounts to the factory mounting points.
Winding Road Magazine pits two of the top German born roadsters – the BMW zDrive35i and the Porsche Boxster S against each other.