Originally Posted by pyrat
+1 but at this stage BMW can't economically build a new chassis. Hopefully in future Z4s it will be lighter, but I imagine BMW will still insist upon a 4cyl turbo as the base model.
It does seem BMW is losing its identity of having smooth I-6s, some claim this is not part of the identity, I disagree.
This thread started in the E90 section. I was writing more about the upcoming F30, which will have the same motor in the 2012 325i. But your point is well taken.