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      03-19-2009, 07:15 PM   #1
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BMW Z2 roadster details

Based on next generation 1er platform
Rear Wheel Drive
Coupe model under consideration
Lightweight , dynamic and sporty
Four Cylinder Twin Turbo Petrol as top model
High efficient four cylinders as alternatives
BMW eDrive full electric powered roadster .
No six cylinder engine , only turbo charged fours.
BMW Active aerodynamics - As learned from the GINA , Movable front spoiler , opening and closing intakes and Grille slats,
BMW Efficient Dynamics.
Compact Soft-Top with roof section folding in slats with rear window section folding flat and roof concertinaing into the hood compartment.
Allows for more trunk space.
Bonnet , door skins aluminium .
rear bootlid , front wings composite plastic.
BMW LED lighting Technology .

Roadster.



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      03-19-2009, 07:22 PM   #2
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BRAVO! Hopefully we will see the concept before the end of this year. I did remember reading on GCZ that the next gen 1series and new Z2 will be quite edgy.
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      03-19-2009, 08:52 PM   #3
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Scott.. thank you for the information. I know you are close to BMW so I believe this has to be coming very soon. My dreams have come true!!!!!

Thanks scott
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      03-19-2009, 08:59 PM   #4
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I love this concept and I would probably buy one assuming the pricepoint is right. But I wonder, in this economic climate, do you guys think a small roadster like this would sell? I'm already worried about the Z4 selling. Either way, if BMW did produce this car I would likely buy one.
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      03-19-2009, 09:32 PM   #5
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Wow that thing is funky.

I bet it would sell. Think of the EPA ratings. And it would be an autocrossers dream if its actually light like they are saying.
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      03-20-2009, 12:32 AM   #6
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Put a N54 in that bad boy and I would preorder
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      03-20-2009, 12:36 AM   #7
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put a N54 in that little rocket and I would pre order
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      03-20-2009, 12:39 AM   #8
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that looks pretty bad ass man i like it.
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      03-20-2009, 01:22 AM   #9
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Oh yes, that sounds perfect.
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      03-20-2009, 02:53 AM   #10
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I wonder which is more a purist car, the new M version 1 series or a Z2 M coupe?
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      03-20-2009, 08:55 AM   #11
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BMW 507

I see a lot of cues from the 507:
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I see a lot of cues from the 507:
Definitly!!! I like the forward facing front grill like the 507 and the 1970s BMWs. This car also reminds me of the mille concept car they put out that was a mix of the z4 and old BMWs of past. I have to say I love the thin headlamps too, but I could see alot of controversy with that. But so what, I think the overall package as working very well and a success for BMW on the books.

They just have to keep the car lightweight, easier said then done!
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      03-20-2009, 09:24 AM   #13
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This would be a soft top and hardtop variant sidebyside? Like the Z3 and current Z4? I also wouldn't mind seeing an M variant
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This is SUCH an s2000 replacement.
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The Coupe Will Be Mine!

If they made it now, I'd buy it today.
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      03-20-2009, 02:43 PM   #16
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that looks ridiculous , instead of making a SL and CL rival and a true supercar like SLR and Carrera GT , they are making stuff that no one is paying attention to anymore , a honda s2000 and mazda mx look alike mini stuff.....horrible a true horror Ill say
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This is SUCH an s2000 replacement.
That would be my dream... BMW's version of the s2000, except with snails strapped to the engine
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      03-20-2009, 07:23 PM   #18
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I like the look of the coupe. New Z4 is more mature, this is younger and more playful.
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      03-20-2009, 07:54 PM   #19
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Dunno 'bout 507 cues, that's a whole different league AFAIC, but that coupe rendering is balls-out gorgeous...

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That would be my dream... BMW's version of the s2000, except with snails strapped to the engine
The weight should really be in check too. I mean the base 2010 Z4 comes in at 3214. It would be really sad if BMW couldnt make a 2900lb little roadster. An MX-5 comes in around 2500lb...I think.
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      03-21-2009, 09:02 AM   #21
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Rear looks AMAZING in that rendering, but the front is way too funky for my taste. Looks like they used more of the solstice in that pic than anything else.


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it will look 100% different than that
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