Edmunds recently took the sDrive35is out for a spin and give us their impressions:
The 2010 BMW Z4 sDrive35is wants to take its place next to the Audi TT-RS, Mercedes-Benz SLK and Porsche Boxster S/Cayman S, and it has some visual snap to show it.
Performance certainly isnt a problem. The 2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35iss engine is easily the most effective inline-6 with a BMW badge right now
In one of the only reviews so far of the Z4 sDrive35iS, Autocar asks the question whether this beefed up E89 Z4 is hardened enough over the standard sDrive35i. They came to the conclusion that this car does indeed reaffirm BMW’s commitment to the enthusiast driver.
Autoblog enjoyed their experience with the Z4 sDrive30i, complimenting that it excels in the everyday world, as a genuine pleasure and a worthy addition to BMW’s roadster lineage.
Roadflys Charlie Romero does a nice review of the E89 Z4 in the Los Padres mountains
Winding Road Magazine pits two of the top German born roadsters – the BMW zDrive35i and the Porsche Boxster S against each other.
Heres the first live action footage of AC Schnitzers E89 Z4, in some nice drifting action on the track being stacked against some other nice tuner cars.
I really enjoyed this article posted on examiner.com. Its a nicely worded review of the Z4 which briefly hits on all the important points of the car
"Steering is very precise. The only learning curve for me was the massive distance from the front wheels to the steering wheel. Sitting so far back, it’s hard to triangulate exactly where the front wheels are – at first. In time, I was able to precisely position the Z4 on any curve. With a little extra stick (with the traction control off), the rear end slides out on command. On more than one occasion, sliding all fours was not only possible but ridiculously fun. "… CONTINUED
Says Clarkson on new Z4 engine: actually it didn’t feel like a pair of turbos. It feels like a pair of testis. Big meaty ones!
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Forum member Z4 Beemer has been living with the new E89 Z4 for some time now and shares with us his medium term review of the car. Its a great read and we hope for long term results as well!
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