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johnny
09-12-2005, 04:52 AM
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scorpio14
09-12-2005, 05:03 AM
Welcome Johnny<p> Great picture u got there... looks pretty good i say

T.B.
09-12-2005, 05:11 AM
More pics of Z4 Coupe Concept here: <p><A HREF="http://www.auto-motor-und-sport.de/news/auto_und_produkte/_bmw_z4_coupĀ_zu_gestaendnis.90814.d_ams_news_spe cial_ha.htm" TARGET="_blank">http://www.auto-motor-und-spor...a.htm</A> <p>(click on "Z4 Coupe-Studie Foto Show" on the left side)<p>Concept car features 3.0L I6 265HP petrol engine (like 130i). <br>It is able to do 0-100kmh (0-62mph) in 5.7s<p>Rear lights have different graphics (reverse light now rectangular instead of circular) <br><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Tine at 4:05 PM 9/12/2005</i>

badman
09-12-2005, 05:32 AM
Looking great! I see it features updated headlight and taillight designs, which will probably be part of the upcoming Z4 facelift.<p>Also, since this is a concept car and not the final production model (at least according to the captions), shouldn't it be in the concept cars section?

AM2K
09-12-2005, 05:35 AM
looks veryyyyy nice! Im wondering if the 'm' version of this will be going after the Cayman though?

bm88
09-12-2005, 05:40 AM
Looks like it should be miles ahead of the Cayman!<p>I really like the way this turned out, a million times bettert than the old Z3 Coupe.

scorpio14
09-12-2005, 05:40 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>badman</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Also, since this is a concept car and not the final production model (at least according to the captions), shouldn't it be in the concept cars section?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Well its probs close to the real thing... so i dont think it should matter too much<p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>AM2K</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">looks veryyyyy nice! Im wondering if the 'm' version of this will be going after the Cayman though?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>U'd think it would ay... but then wouldnt the whole Z4 Coupe line-up also go up against the Cayman

AM2K
09-12-2005, 05:46 AM
well i guess it would.. But in the UK the standard Z4 Roadster begins with 2.0 and 2.2 litre engines, which if fitted in the coupe wouldnt really make it an ideal Cayman rival... I've not read the article for this yet, so i don't know what engines will go with this car...<p>The 3 litre i could see rivalling the cayman, but maybe the 'M' version, hence the uncertainty!

badman
09-12-2005, 05:54 AM
The concept car is powered by a 3l i6 generating 265HP. The coupe will probably get at least the 2.5l i6 as well, plus we'll see the obligatory M version.

Charger
09-12-2005, 06:34 AM
wow, thats really going to boost Z4 sales. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/beerchug.gif" BORDER="0">

T.B.
09-12-2005, 06:43 AM
Pics from presentation:<p><A HREF="http://automobilemag.com/auto_shows/frankfurt/0509_bmw_z4_coupe" TARGET="_blank">http://automobilemag.com/auto_...coupe</A>/

[AP]adiweb
09-12-2005, 07:08 AM
This does look incredibly nice. Very sharp lines, not as droppy as the roasterwith an ass as jLo. I see some Z9 in the rear, which is great as i loved that concept. Well done BMW, that's the first bangle-style bmw without being designd from bangle :-D People from BMW know what the folks desire.

spikes111
09-12-2005, 07:50 AM
<IMG SRC="http://www.e90post.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=5443&stc=1" BORDER="0"><p><br>Took pics from<p><A HREF="http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4326" TARGET="_blank">http://www.e90post.com/forums/...=4326</A><p> <B></B> <BR><BR>
<i>Modified by spikes111 at 7:55 AM 9/12/2005</i>

bm88
09-12-2005, 08:03 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>[AP</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">adiweb]that's the first bangle-style bmw without being designd from bangle</TD></TR></TABLE><p>If this were a new design, I am sure we would all be just as horrified. We have all gotten used to the Z4, so its less scary now! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">

martinbo
09-12-2005, 08:24 AM
With so many intersecting and juxtaposed lines, one would think that this car would come across as an aesthetic nightmare and yet, bafflingly, it manages somehow to look really nice. I love it.<p>And what a fascinating battle: Z4 Coupe vs. Cayman.

knihc2008
09-12-2005, 12:04 PM
does anyone else think that this car is just atrocious? the rear bangle butt is just terrible, and the rear view has got this hunchback of notre dame look that's just so unsporty, so unsexy.

siko
09-12-2005, 02:04 PM
OMG this is very sexy... i'm overcome with heat sensation in my pants! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/eek2.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>... GFC has some nice pics here: <A HREF="http://www.germancarfans.com/news.cfm/newsid/2050912.010" TARGET="_blank">http://www.germancarfans.com/n...2.010</A>

SV
09-12-2005, 03:31 PM
it looks awesome, far better than i was expecting (but then again, i was expecting it to look about as good as those bad chops that have been in the magazines lately). great job BMW <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

Redline
09-12-2005, 06:19 PM
I'm like Porsches, but I used to be a BMW fan before they got all weird, the Z4 was the last Bimmer I truly liked, but this is incredible. I truly do like it more than the Cayman, and I think the Cayman is incredible.

jhaber
09-12-2005, 07:51 PM
Also cool, it's not every day you see a truly unique wheel concept. Those things are gorgeous! Wonder if they're production-feasible?<br>*

~*~STORM~*~
09-12-2005, 08:27 PM
you're right jhaber. the wheels should have been on some maserati long time ago. lovely wheels <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/ylsuper.gif" BORDER="0">

Ascariss
09-12-2005, 10:10 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>eLMi</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><A HREF="http://www.germancarfans.com/news.cfm/newsid/2050912.010" TARGET="_blank">http://www.germancarfans.com/n...2.010</A><br><A HREF="http://www.germancarfans.com/news/2050912.010/2050912.010.Mini13L.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://www.germancarfans.com/n...L.jpg</A><br><A HREF="http://www.germancarfans.com/news/2050912.010/2050912.010.Mini12L.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://www.germancarfans.com/n...L.jpg</A><br><A HREF="http://www.germancarfans.com/news/2050912.010/2050912.010.Mini11L.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://www.germancarfans.com/n...L.jpg</A><br></TD></TR></TABLE>

Gian86
09-12-2005, 11:07 PM
Woww, thats mad coupe version there. Is Chris Bangle designed this version or he's already retired at BMW??? If he works on this car i love it, better than orginal Z4. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">

Reppu
09-13-2005, 01:58 AM
I don't like the Z4 in any way, and i was expecting some disastrous design like the Z3 coupe was. However, this is a huge surprise for me. This car is pretty sexy, and the first Z series that i like (including the Z8). It reminds me to some TVRs though.

klier
09-13-2005, 05:13 AM
I'm lovin it

martinbo
09-13-2005, 05:19 AM
Yeah, me too... another day and I'm even more pleased with BMW's effort - this is a very dramatic looking car. And that interior <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/icondrool.gif" BORDER="0"> I just love BMW's "art-deco" cabins and this one takes that to a new level. Ooo, I can just imagine, the new N52 straight six, 195 kW, turbine smooth and soulful, in a sexy coupe like this... dreamy.

CosworthKid
09-13-2005, 06:24 AM
Looks fantastic! Much better than the M coupe of old, great job from BMW

Blob
09-13-2005, 09:44 AM
just for comparison<p> <IMG SRC="http://www.ambassadorautosales.com/images/00%20Z3%20COUPE%20D%20SIDE.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><br>WOW...that thing looked bad

Micko
09-13-2005, 11:20 AM
Old M Coupe is classic:<br> <IMG SRC="http://www.z3mcoupe.com/photopost/data//503/300Mcoupe1-med.jpg" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://www.z3mcoupe.com/photopost/data//509/448T186_z3m_05m.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>Just wait, Z4 coupe with standard suspension and 16" wheels will NOT look cool <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Micko at 9:49 PM 9/13/2005</i>

siko
09-13-2005, 02:23 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Micko</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Just wait, Z4 coupe with standard suspension and 16" wheels will NOT look cool <br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>If BMW is smart they wont make a too low end version (i.e. no 2.5L I6, crappy mags, etc.)... I mean after all this has to compete with the Cayman.<p><br><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>klier</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I'm lovin it</TD></TR></TABLE><p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/werd.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>How you doing Klier?<p><br>

imhotep evil
09-13-2005, 04:31 PM
Same here. Awsome. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/icondrool.gif" BORDER="0">

syclone
09-13-2005, 06:50 PM
It does look good - but this is an aging design with an even older platform. I'm missing the point of bringing this out now.

Comrade
09-13-2005, 07:20 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>knihc2008</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">does anyone else think that this car is just atrocious? the rear bangle butt is just terrible, and the rear view has got this hunchback of notre dame look that's just so unsporty, so unsexy.</TD></TR></TABLE>Yep, I totally agree. It's just like the 1-series. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>A longer boot lid would probably fix that, but then it would look too different from the Z4.<p>(sp)<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Comrade at 3:45 PM 9/14/2005</i>

Gromit
09-14-2005, 04:12 AM
I like it - it's much better than the Z4 convertible.<p>And the old M Coupe was a fantastic-looking car, especially in black. The Z3 on the other hand... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0">

mc_blue
09-14-2005, 04:17 AM
Fantastic - the colour the proportions - it's so right IMO. Also signals the face-lift for the Conv - I prefer the rear lights.

Just_me
09-14-2005, 06:00 AM
I love it. Its not ugly but it wont win any beautycontests but I could care less cause this car is hot, tough, cool and special. If I could afford two cars or if I didnt need a practical car, this would be the car for me.<br>This car is probably going to be the most fun and best handling BMW today (except for M-cars of course).<p>Great work again by BMW <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/ylsuper.gif" BORDER="0">

Naga Royal Guard
09-14-2005, 06:52 PM
literally, this cant fill the SHOE that the Z3 M Coupe was - that was the greatest BMW ever and i loved BMW then - but not now

Omar
09-15-2005, 02:37 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>syclone</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">but this is an aging design with an even older platform.</TD></TR></TABLE><br>Are you sure? Which platform is it based upon?<p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>syclone</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I'm missing the point of bringing this out now.</TD></TR></TABLE><br>BMW would only do this if there was demand for the car, and there must be strong demand because this is officially only a concept not production, so there must be people willing to wait for this

knihc2008
09-16-2005, 03:55 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Comrade</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Yep, I totally agree. It's just like the 1-series. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>A longer boot lid would probably fix that, but then it would look too different from the Z4.<p>(sp)<p><br><i>Modified by Comrade at 3:45 PM 9/14/2005</i></TD></TR></TABLE><p>we're really the only two people who don't like this car, huh? haha

Comrade
09-16-2005, 06:52 PM
oh crap, I think we are LOL. Anybody else want to join the club? <br>I'm sure there's gonna be a 3rd person somewhere on the 3rd page of this thread. <p>Z4 Coupe = Quasimodo

syclone
09-17-2005, 11:25 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>omar</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>Are you sure? Which platform is it based upon?<br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>I was actually wrong - it actually has its own platform, but the suspension is nicked from the E46.

Gunfire
09-20-2005, 06:12 AM
this thing looks odd...<p>Reminds me of the Cayman, which also looks odd.<p>Is Mercedes going to produce an odd-ended version of its SLK, also?? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/bangin.gif" BORDER="0">

Just_me
09-21-2005, 01:35 AM
<A HREF="http://www.germancarfans.com/spyphotos.cfm/spyphotoid/6050920.001" TARGET="_blank">http://www.germancarfans.com/s...0.001</A>

The Stig
09-21-2005, 05:26 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Just_me</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><A HREF="http://www.germancarfans.com/spyphotos.cfm/spyphotoid/6050920.001" TARGET="_blank">http://www.germancarfans.com/s...0.001</A></TD></TR></TABLE><p>That M version looks awesome- I really like the duck-lip spoiler on the back, it visually draws thje up from what I thought was a droopy rear end.<p>I wonder, for the M coupe are they going to keep the old M3's 333-hp I-6 in there, or are they going to put in the supposed twin turbo I-6 at around 350-hp, or are they going to go all the way and put in the next M3's 4.0L 400-hp V-8?<p>Either way, it looks hot. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

BMW_Dude
09-21-2005, 10:49 AM
Does anyone know if this car will get the 3 litre turbo, badged 35i?

The Stig
09-21-2005, 11:57 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>BMW_Dude</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Does anyone know if this car will get the 3 litre turbo, badged 35i?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Rumors are flying all over the place, but yes one of those rumors is that it will get the 3 litre twin turbo engine, and that the M variant will have an enhancement of the M3 CSL engine making over 400-hp.

BMW_Dude
09-21-2005, 12:40 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>The Stig</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">the M variant will have an enhancement of the M3 CSL engine making over 400-hp.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I dought that, I think it may have the CSL's engine with 360bhp, but I don't think you could get any more power out of that engine! I will either have the CSL's engine or the forecoming V8 from the next M3!

The Stig
09-22-2005, 05:08 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>BMW_Dude</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>I dought that, I think it may have the CSL's engine with 360bhp, but I don't think you could get any more power out of that engine! I will either have the CSL's engine or the forecoming V8 from the next M3!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Like I said, just rumors at this point.

Rachachelle
10-05-2005, 06:33 PM
So as far as I can see they've stuck a roof on the Z4 hmmm looks nice tho