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BMW will reveal the Z4 sDrive28i at New York

The Bavarians officially announced that the current BMW Z4 E89 will get a new propeller in range benefiting from TwinPower Turbo. The four-cylinder engine develops 245 horsepower, has a 2.0-liter displacement and it is already available in the engine range of the X1 SUV. A downsizing trend can be seen as the new BMW Z4 sDrive28i comes to replace the 3.0-liter six-cylinder unit that offers 258 horsepower.

2011 BMW Z4

2011 BMW Z4

From the list of features available for the new German four-cylinder unit we can note the Start/Stop system that helps the model to obtain a better fuel consumption but also the eight-speed automatic gearbox that handles the power.

2011 BMW Z4

2011 BMW Z4

All these features promise to deliver figures optimized by even 20%, a really proof that the new technology developed by the Germans from BMW is doing its job correctly. Unfortunately, BMW decided to reveal all the interesting details at the debut, thus, we can’t tell you for sure all the specifications.

2011 BMW Z4

2011 BMW Z4

However, the BMW Z4 sDrive28i should sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in about 5,5 seconds while the top speed will be limited at 250 km/h. In terms of fuel consumption, a significant improvement will be seen.

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