Hello to all friends and car discussion enthusiasts! Once again, we are at your service with the analysis article of one of the most beautiful and attractive cars in the country. Stay with us until the end of this article. The subject of this time is the attractive and lovable car luxury road car magazine, the BMW Z4, but before that we go to the Z generation.
Introduction of Generation Z :
The Z models are part of the BMW Roadster series, which was launched in four series and six generations. The first Z series is the Z1 model, which was launched in 1989, followed by the Z3, then the Z8, and then the Z4. Z4 fans were so interested in the car that BMW decided to launch the Z4 series with three E85, E89 and G29 rooms.
In the following, we have presented each generation and series for you separately :
Z1: Room E30: 1989-1991
Z3: Room E36, E37, E38: 1995-2002 Z8: Room E52: 2000 - 2003
Z4: Room E85, E86: 2002 - 2008
Z4: Room E89: 2009 - 2016
Z4: Room G29: 2018 - so far
BMW Z4 in Iran :
BMW and Z4 national license plates available in Iran are all E89 room and 2010-2015 models of this room were imported into the country. However, older rooms also operate as Qeshm Island and Chabahar Free Zone license plates.
Now we are dealing with all kinds of BMW and Z4 engines with national license plates in our dear country!
These are the engines that are available in Iran.
Engine of 2010, 2011 and 2012 models that were imported to Iran.
23i: 2.5-liter / 204-horsepower 6-cylinder engine
30i: 6-cylinder 3-liter engine / 258 horsepower
The 35i and 35is were introduced in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, respectively.
35i: 6-cylinder 3-liter twin-turbo / 306 hp engine
35is: 6-cylinder 3-liter engine with 335 horsepower, of which the 35i engine is the only model that has an active launch, and of course the most powerful engine among the Z4 engines in Iran is the 35i.
20i and 28i engines were also imported in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
20i: 2-liter 4-cylinder engine / 184 horsepower
28i: 2-liter 4-cylinder engine / 245 horsepower
Ironically, this 28i engine is relatively more efficient and better than all imported engines, and is also available on various BMW models, including the 528i and 328i. The only difference between the two engines is the 28i turbo power.
Let's go to our desired BMW Z4! This model is also a BMW 28i, which has the most efficient engine among the various BMW engines. The Bavarian shark we are discussing is 2014. This car is equipped with a 2-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that can produce 245 horsepower. Power and produce 350 Nm of torque. This power and torque is transmitted to the rear wheels via an 8-speed automatic transmission. The BMW makers have limited the car to a top speed of 250 km / h, but it has relatively good acceleration and can reach 100 km / h in 5.7 seconds from standstill. Of course, our available BMW has been slightly strengthened, and with this account, its 0-100 acceleration is 5.5 seconds. Its combined fuel consumption is about 6.8 liters per 100 kilometers and it has relatively good gasoline consumption.
Safety features :
Equipped with DSC-ABS-DTC-BA-CNC disc brakes, with two airbags, park sensor, intelligent cruise control with the ability to keep distance with the car in front, rain sensor, xenon headlights, electrochromic center and side mirror (darkening), Traction control, Stability control, Tire pressure gauge sensor, Rollover protection, Driver and passenger elbow airbags, Side airbags,
welfare amenities :
Seats with adjustable waist, three-piece seat with manual adjustment to fit the driver's legs (in M package cars), of course, there is also a seat heater that can be ordered. With shortcut keys, changer up to 6 CDs, dual air conditioning, 8.8-inch display with the ability to close and display park auxiliary lines with steering wheel movement, display with compass, pilot gear handle with the ability to become a mouse, electric parking brake, has three Driving mode: Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus; Keyless entry, push-button start, navigation, Harman Kardon sound system, turn lights in the corners, light washer!
M package :
One of the features of our car is the M package, because the M Power is not made for the Z series and only the M package can be ordered. The difference between the M package and the regular one is that its rims are 19 inches and its suspension is a bit drier. , The front and rear bumpers are different from the regular version, and its seats are three-piece and the M logo is located in the middle of the steering wheel and wide on the pedals.
Driving experience with Z4 model 2014:
It is a very attractive and sporty car, its hood is a bit stretched and it has a unique shark-shaped shape. This is the appearance that has attracted a lot of fans. Rear view You can see the lights that are very, very tastefully designed and the Z4 symbol is engraved on the trunk. In addition, a dual exhaust located on the left side. You do not need any key to enter it, because its entry and exit is keyless. Its seats, along with the settings that are next to the driver's hand, can completely surround your body, and this feature is very noticeable with relatively sharp turns. It has an attractive cabin with black and orange suede upholstery and color, in the middle of which there is a console that can accommodate both elbows, glasses and mobile phones. In the other part of the console, there is a pilot gear, a handbrake button and a roof retractor button. The center console extends to the middle of the dashboard and all the keys the driver needs are in front of him and at his disposal.
In front of you will see a steering wheel with shortcut keys and the M logo, and on the back of the steering wheel are two shifters and an analog odometer that expresses the condition of your car well. Slightly higher are the small sunshades and between them is a dimmed rearview mirror. If you look behind you, there is a net curtain between the two silver columns of the seats, which is installed to guide the wind flow, and there is little space behind the seats to place items. What caught my eye is that the doors of the BMW Z4 are a bit long, the inside of the door fits perfectly with the design of the upholstered cabin, as well as the keys that have been placed inside for the greater comfort of the driver. We are behind the wheel, a little space inside the car is small for large people, but it can be compensated by adjusting the seat. We press the start button, the sound of listening can be heard from the front. Press the roof open button next to the gear lever so that the roof is fully open and in place in the trunk. Set the driving mode to Sport Plus mode. We move towards the road and this car accelerates much faster than we imagined. In this mode, the car's traction control is almost deactivated, but because the tires are wide and large, they can handle the corners well. When you place the wide wheels next to its sporty and dry suspension, it evokes a combination of a soft and calm yet wild and predatory car. The front of the car slowly raises and takes on the shape of a boat. The acceleration and handling of this car is really great. The brakes work on time and well, and this gives us a greater sense of security.
Of course, due to the open roof, you can not go too fast because it creates dangerous road conditions in terms of safety, although BMW has thought about it everywhere and all the driver protection systems are maintained in a timely manner. Its automatic transmission works extremely well. Thanks to the Sport Plus mode, the steering wheel is a bit stiffer and the accelerator pedal is more sensitive than before, but the ride is still very enjoyable, with this Bavarian shark kid as if he is surfing in the Pacific Ocean. Not to mention that the competitors of this car in Iran are Porsche Baxter, Benz Slk, each of which can somehow challenge the BMW Z4.
Strengths and weaknesses:
The strengths of this car include good build quality, metal roof and strong and reliable engine. Of course, this car also has weaknesses, which include a small trunk, high price and expensive, fragile and weak rims. This weakness and fragility of the rims (especially for 2013 and later models) has caused a lot of trouble for owners in Iran. Because the rims on this car fall into the bumps of the country's roads, they break the rims and after several repairs, they completely lose their efficiency.
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Finally, we thank the esteemed owner of BMW Z4, Mr. Nima Abbasi