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BMW Z4 sDrive35is review: Preferable over Porsche Boxster

BMW Z4 sDrive35is review: Preferable over Porsche Boxster

BMW Z4 sDrive35is review: Preferable over Porsche Boxster
August 13
12:16 2013

BMW Z4 sDrive35is isn’t easy to fathom. It is packed to the bottom with technological gadgets and features. It’s not as complicated as the Mercedes Benz SL Class or neither as dim as Mazda Miata. The dashboard is laden with gadgets, large screen and tech features from a James Bond.

Porsche Boxster S - main competitor of BMW Z4 sDrive35is

Porsche Boxster S – main competitor of BMW Z4 sDrive35is

The trunk space is next to none. The base price of the BMW Z4 is more than its rival Porsche Boxster S.  The BMW Z4 2013 is a quite an expensive toy to play with. It has tech and power. The bottom line is that drivers are advised to buy the Porsche Boxster as it’s pretty much same apart from BMW and Porsche labels. The price of this expensive toy is 64.200 dollars.

A high speed roller must be simple to attach. The vehicle and driver must have a bond which involves no gadgetry, seats and fewer distractions for the aim of driving carelessly. With no roof, the car feels right in the environment. It enhances the connection of the driver with the road. The true roadster fans will select BMW Z4 over Porsche Boxster for this purpose.

2014 BMW Z4 sDrive 35is  interior

2014 BMW Z4 sDrive 35is interior


Stylish interior inside: Traits of BMW

The hardtop of BMW Z4 is power retractable. It can hide and return in 20 seconds space. Some drivers think that speedster needs to be stopped first as roof materializes while others were able to bring it while driving at slow speeds.

Glass and metal roof: Roof for all seasons

Glass and metal roof let the morning sunshine pour in the car. There’s space for carryon bags too. After the roof is raised, some space can be used up. Driving a speedster with roof up is serious offence to a BMW.

Fabric roof can also be used for that matter. Fabric roof and hard roof have their pros and cons. BMW needs to be protected from car vandalism too. Roof is less vulnerable in that way. The hard roof made of glass and metal can be insulted from harshness of wind, cold and rain.

Glass and metal roof breach the trunk space of the BMW Z4 sDrive is34. The metal and glass of the roof intrude into the trunk, leaving very little space for stuff. The exhaust note feels nonexistent with rooftop in place.

The power retractable hardtop weighs more than the ragtop.

The power retractable hardtop weighs more than the ragtop.

The leather seats are powered as well as power roof is also available. The engine is a turbo charged brute. The power is sent off through the dual clutch automatic transmission controlled by computer. The electronic assistance can become handy. It does add a layer between the speedster and driver.

All this kept in mind, the BMW Z4 sDrive 35is is a purely fun car to drive. It’s sweet and pleasant to drive. It has all the features of a true roadster.

BMW has a complex style yet the performance still delivers. The curves are cornered nicely while the tech gadgetry is learnt in due time. It is fun to dive with top down.

Engine power: Unimaginable hidden power

BMW Z4 sDrive35is is turbocharged

BMW Z4 sDrive35is is turbocharged

The engine of this BMW Z4 sDrive35is is turbocharged as it surges with energy and power. The DCT is seven speed enabled and lightning fast. The complete array of iDrive technology from BMW is enabled and ready to use.

The aluminum hood hides the heart of this beast called BMW Z4 sDrive 34is. Beneath the hood is the power train. The engine is a BMW twin power turbo 6-cylinder 3 liter engine. it is present in the BMW 135is as well as 335is.

The horsepower provided by BMW Z4 is 335 with 332 lb-ft torque generated. Apparently, it’s easy to fathom a twin turbo charger along with variable valve control. The direct injection technology was omniscient.  It has a trick up its alley called the overboost. The turbo charged engines can boost pressure increase with full throttle. It can peak the torque up to 369 lb-ft for shorter acceleration. Just stomp hard on the accelerator for activating the overboost drive.

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