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      12-13-2009, 01:03 PM   #1
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Thumbs up M sport package to adorn BMW Z4 roadsters

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It's an early Christmas weekend for Z4 fans as they not only get the sDrive35is, but will also soon have an official M Package option, to be available in the Spring of 2010.

Here are some details of the Z4 M Sport Package:
  • No pricing yet announced.
  • To be available in 2010 Spring.
  • Available on all Z4 models.
  • New ///M front bumper and rear diffuser.
  • 18" ///M wheels.
  • Optional 19" wheels.
  • 10mm lower suspension.
  • M steering wheels and seats.
  • M stick shift cover.
  • Anthracite headliner.
  • M door sills.

BMW Z4 M-Sport



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      12-13-2009, 01:07 PM   #2
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I dont like the M style Rim...its as same as X5m's
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      12-13-2009, 01:46 PM   #3
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I like the front bumper on the 35is better than this M-Sport bumper. Also, since the 35is already sits 10mm lower than the 35i, I assume it comes with this suspension and wouldn't get any suspension changes if one were to opt for the M-Sport package, right?
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      12-13-2009, 01:54 PM   #4
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      12-13-2009, 02:27 PM   #5
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Yeah, I'm not too crazy about the rims. But I do like everything else!
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      12-13-2009, 02:41 PM   #6
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Whats with the new DSC emblem showing the car instead of the circle with an exclamtion?
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      12-13-2009, 02:46 PM   #7
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-1 on the rims, as i think the current rim selection is good enough. but i do like that little tiny "m" logo.

-1 on the rear bumper. the reason is i recall the s2000 had a matted rear bumper during the initial release years and then later went to an all color matched bumper, which I liked. one thing positive is that maybe it will help keeping the rear of the car cleaner from dust, dirt, bugs....

+1 on the dead pedal, side sills, and shift nob (sticker?). this is my first bmw 35i and i recall being in a rental x3 with the "m" sport packaging. i was really confused because i thought the "m" line was for "m" cars. these parts look very cosmetic and i feel like i'm buying just the "m" appeal on a non "m" car and giving up my hard earned mula. but i do have to say the "m" logo is appealing as its branding is well known to enthusiasts and even the chicks.
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      12-13-2009, 02:50 PM   #8
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enough with the tease....throw in the 4.0 V8 already
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      12-13-2009, 03:40 PM   #9
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Why are they diluting this model line? Wouldn't it have been enough to just have the 30i, 35i, and M version??? I'm sticking with my pre-ordered 35i. There's nothing Earth shattering about the M or 35is to warrant a $10k-$15k price increase.

I think BMW hit a home run with the 35i. Hitting the ball another 10-15 feet out-of-the-park adds nothing to the end result.
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      12-13-2009, 03:47 PM   #10
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Why are they diluting this model line? Wouldn't it have been enough to just have the 30i, 35i, and M version??? I'm sticking with my pre-ordered 35i. There's nothing Earth shattering about the M or 35is to warrant a $10k-$15k price increase.

I think BMW hit a home run with the 35i. Hitting the ball another 10-15 feet out-of-the-park adds nothing to the end result.
I couldn't have said it better. You are right on!
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while I like the style enhancements.... I'm sad to see the dillution of the M brand
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where are the pics?
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same as with previous Z4, i like the stock version better.
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      12-13-2009, 05:55 PM   #15
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Why are they diluting this model line? Wouldn't it have been enough to just have the 30i, 35i, and M version??? I'm sticking with my pre-ordered 35i. There's nothing Earth shattering about the M or 35is to warrant a $10k-$15k price increase.

I think BMW hit a home run with the 35i. Hitting the ball another 10-15 feet out-of-the-park adds nothing to the end result.
I'm going to guess the 35is will list around $63k - $65k US. Maybe as high as $69k if extended leather, premium pkg, etc is standard.
M Sport packages run around $4k depending on model.

That means an M Sport 3.0i will run high $50s with a similar look to a $75k loaded 3.5is.
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      12-13-2009, 07:20 PM   #16
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this thing is finally getting what it deserves.
It's a sport car. not an MB.
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      12-13-2009, 07:35 PM   #17
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where are the bmw performance add ons ??? i guess most e89 owners are more likely to be willing to spend their cash on bmw performance parts rather than m sport exterior upgrades ... and that includes myself !

also, IMHO the 19 inch BMW performance wheels are WAY better ... maybe its just me
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No hand brake? Interesting. I think it's really nice.
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No hand brake? Interesting. I think it's really nice.
hand break is electronic (i call it "Beer Opening") and it is there, as in all new Z4s
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It still looks great!! eventhou the Z4 sDrive35is one looks a bit better.
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      12-14-2009, 11:13 AM   #22
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appearance package looks great - makes me want a 2011 Z4 30i with M Package and a Manual T
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