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      03-28-2009, 02:49 PM   #23
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i wouldn't be too too worried about price... when sales don't reach their forecasted volume, which they clearly will NOT at this price, there will be incentives on the z4's. i remember not too long ago there were $7k - $10k rebates on the z4 m's.
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      03-28-2009, 03:38 PM   #24
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Folks, I'm outta here.

Have been undecided whether to go Z4 s35i or Corvette convertible. Pricing of the Z4 I'd want puts the Z4 $7800 over the Vette as I want it configured. That's insane. I'm not.

Outta here....
You are refering to the base Corvette I hope. The Z06 starts at 74K and the ZR1 starts over 100K.
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      03-28-2009, 03:42 PM   #25
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BTW comparing this to a Corvette, LOL. That doesn't make sense on either side. Just go ahead and compare it to a HUMMMER. Good luck on the residual on a GM product.
I don't think Z4 has any better residuals than corvettes.
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      03-28-2009, 05:30 PM   #26
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I don't think Z4 has any better residuals than corvettes.

I'm predicting this one will have a better one than the previous.
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      03-28-2009, 07:48 PM   #27
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You are refering to the base Corvette I hope. The Z06 starts at 74K and the ZR1 starts over 100K.
I've got employee pricing. Well under invoice. Wish i had that for Z4...
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      03-28-2009, 09:40 PM   #28
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That's a shame. At $40,000 it would have been the best roadster going for the money. At $46,000, I think many will opt for the Boxster . . . or even Merc.
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      03-28-2009, 11:10 PM   #29
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Wow not even comparably priced to the previous Z4...expensive.
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I mean it looks great and all but never would i consider paying anything near 52k for a Z4... is the Z4M gonna be 70?? maybe 75 fully loaded?... no thanks
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I think the pricing is fine. The 3.5 is giving you similar power to the old M which was at this same number bascially, plus a retractable hardtop in a much more attractive package. The lack of features sucks but if others are turned off like you guys then it will be negotiable.
Folks, you're all getting your panties in a twist when the apples to apples price difference is really that big.

The reality is the price difference for a similarly equipped '08 3.0si v. an '09 sDrive30 (both having the same engine) is $3,900; $48,875 for the '08 and $52,775 for the '09. Of course, that's not chump change, but for folks in this market it's probably not a deal stopper for a new generation car. And, too, for that $3,900 difference you get the folding hard top (which we know may be a bane to the purists, but the majority of buyers will like and it makes the car more of an all season car) and the Adaptive M Suspension.
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      03-28-2009, 11:13 PM   #30
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considering you get the 35 engine and a hardtop convertible, not bad. realize that the z4 is now a car you can drive all year round
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And to fit the lower price bracket and the smaller, lighter roadster bracket the Z2 is almost a certainty at this point.
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      03-28-2009, 11:45 PM   #32
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This is honestly disgusting. Price increase would be okay, but im honestly in shock. What were they thinking? I WANT WHATEVER THEYRE SMOKING!

For 47k, there is no way i will get another Z4 after this. No power seats, no leather, not even aluminum trim comes standard?!?!?!? So disappointed.
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Hmmm, nice try BMW.

I will a take a M3.

Lets see a M-car or heavy metal roof two seat overpriced car.
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      03-29-2009, 12:09 AM   #34
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BTW comparing this to a Corvette, LOL. That doesn't make sense on either side. Just go ahead and compare it to a HUMMMER. Good luck on the residual on a GM product.
LOL. Agree.

The reason why I wouldnt buy this is the exact same reason why I didnt go for the Audi TT. Around 60k for a 2 seater? Unless i'm rich enough but then why will I consider the Z4 anymore?
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      03-29-2009, 01:15 AM   #35
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LOL. Agree.

The reason why I wouldnt buy this is the exact same reason why I didnt go for the Audi TT. Around 60k for a 2 seater? Unless i'm rich enough but then why will I consider the Z4 anymore?
The Audi TT comes in under 50k for most configurations. where did 60k come from???? even the TT-S tops out around 56k. hmmm
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      03-29-2009, 02:31 AM   #36
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2 much... would definitely keep it exclusive tho.. gotta compete with slk prices tho right? When you price it after options you know its gonna get around 60k after you get the options u want! might as well m3 it
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      03-29-2009, 02:40 AM   #37
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I mean it looks great and all but never would i consider paying anything near 52k for a Z4... is the Z4M gonna be 70?? maybe 75 fully loaded?... no thanks
More than likely, it's m3 ($) quality, so it will be around 70
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      03-29-2009, 03:01 AM   #38
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A 35i is in M3 territory...Not to mention Boxster S, SLK55, etc.

Well plus side is there will be good deals and that will push used car prices down more.
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      03-29-2009, 08:03 AM   #39
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Ummm...for that money one could buy an M3. I know BMWs are sopposed to be stupid expensive, but common.
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The Audi TT comes in under 50k for most configurations. where did 60k come from???? even the TT-S tops out around 56k. hmmm
Be that as it may, the TT is still a FWD at its heart and it drives like a FWD.






Sounds like most of you guys are going to be Z2 customers. BMW, are you listening?
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Wow not even comparably priced to the previous Z4...expensive.
All of you guys forget that this thing has a tin can folding roof. Look at the price difference between the e92 and e93. its a difference of $10K. Now imagine this. A Z4 coupe would cost ~ 7-10K less than the tin can version. Enough said. It is STILL affordable. I don't care about convertibles to start with, so I will wait for the coupe. Thank you very much
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      03-29-2009, 11:07 AM   #42
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Unless they're idiots they will move on price/financing. Why? I test drove a fairly loaded 2009 Boxster S yesterday ($72K, new nav, PDK 7 speed transmission, heated sport leather seats, Bose surround sound, Bluetooth,...) and Porsche was offering 3.9% financing for 60 months and to move off the sticker price. Amazing car, drove like an absolute dream. BMW needs to get a clue because the competition is already getting aggressive. Loaded Z4 for $66K vs Boxter S for $72K? At that point...screw BMW and go with the Porsche.
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      03-29-2009, 11:51 AM   #43
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So, no matter how you slice it, this car is priced right for what you get.


You're kidding, right? The pricing is HIDEOUSLY high. This car will be an epic failure in the US at the announced pricing. If they think the new M3 moves off the lot slowly, wait till they see how long these turds sit around gathering dust.
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someone is buying them. Have known a guy at my dealer for a long time. He told me yesterday that they got their allocation and the first 2 are spoken for already. Don't have details on which variant and how they are optioned, but two sold already and they haven't officially gone on sale yet.
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