BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) climbing a hill




    When the roof opens, at the latest, that’s when there are no more limits to driving pleasure in the BMW Z4. A roadster that could not be any better: open, sporty and uncompromising. With powerful driving dynamics and a progressive design, it has only one aim: the freedom between the road and the open sky.

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    Inside and out, the design of the BMW Z4 Roadster conveys a feeling of relaxed sportiness and individual aesthetics. Powerful features of the dynamic appearance include the BMW kidney grille in mesh design, the elegant roof and elements of the M Shadow Line. The interior rounds off the coherent design concept with standard equipment such as the M Sport seats and the ambient lighting.

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    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) three-quarter rear view from bird´s eye view driving
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) with kidney grille in mesh design

    BMW kidney with mesh design.

    The mesh design of the BMW kidney, which varies depending on the engine, contributes to the dynamic appearance. Both Sport and M Sport models have a matt aluminium mesh grille, each with a kidney frame in chrome. The BMW kidney of the top model M40i is completely in Cerium Grey.
    BMW Z4 Roadster with Air Breather and front wheel

    Air Breather.

    Together with the air curtain in the front apron, the air breather positioned behind the front wheel arches significantly reduces air turbulence in the wheel arches and targeted channelling of the airflow – thus reducing drag. At the same time, they underline the athletic character of the vehicle as a decorative element.
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) silhouette with closed soft-top


    The Black Soft-top blends harmoniously into the dynamic lines of the vehicle. At the push of a button, it opens and closes electrically in approximately ten seconds, even while driving at speeds of up to 31 mph. One of the outstanding properties of this extremely high-quality soft-top is its excellent noise insulation.
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) side mirror with Individual high-gloss Shadow Line

    M high-gloss Shadow Line.

    M high-gloss Shadow Line with extended contents includes equipment features in black: kidney frame and BMW kidney in mesh design in black high-gloss and tailpipes in black chrome. Optionally available on M Sport and M40i models.
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) free-form exhaust pipe finishers

    Exhaust tailpipes in free-form.

    Free-form exhaust tailpipes on the left and right of the rear enhance the vehicle’s sporty appearance.
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) M sport seats

    M Sport seats for driver and front passenger.

    The M Sport seats with integrated headrests, deep sitting surface and high side and backrest bolsters offer the driver and front passenger improved support. In addition, the driver's seat and, depending on the equipment, the front passenger seat can be adjusted to your individual body dimensions thanks to the integrated backrest width adjustment.
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) cockpit with Ambient light

    Ambient Light.

    Ambient light creates a relaxed, cosy lighting atmosphere in the interior. There are eleven predefined light designs available in six different colours, with contour and ambient lighting on the instrument panel, door trim and centre console.
    Loudspeakers in the cockpit of the BMW Z4 Roadster (G29)

    Harman Kardon Surround Sound System.

    The outstanding optional Harman Kardon Surround Sound System features a 408-watt digital amplifier, seven channels and twelve speakers. Its sophisticated sound perfectly fills the interior space. Vehicle-specific, speed-dependent equalising precisely compensates for any background driving noise.
    Side shot of BMW Z4 Roadster (G29), roof opening


    The soft-top of the BMW Z4 Roadster.


    The soft-top of the BMW Z4 Roadster.


    Defined by sportiness and agility. The BMW Z4 Roadster demonstrates its sporty origins on the road. Thanks to the latest technology, innovative powertrain and drivetrain components, it achieves impressive performance values – and driving dynamics in a class of its own.
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) rear, top view

    M sport differential.

    The M sport differential optimises traction and driving stability when changing lanes or accelerating out of a bend, when taking bends at high speeds or on different road surfaces. Traction is optimised with the help of an electronically operated device that reduces the difference in revolution speed between the rear wheels. Available as standard on the M40i model.
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) Close-up oft he M Sport brake

    M Sport brake.

    The optional M Sport brake has four-piston fixed callipers at the front and single-piston floating callipers at the rear in blue with the M designation and features large brake discs to ensure an outstanding braking performance.
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) Adaptive M suspension

    Adaptive M suspension.

    The 10 millimetre lowered optional Adaptive M suspension can be electrically adjusted at any time to suit the road and driving conditions. Drivers can also adjust the suspension characteristics via the Driving Experience Control to enable their preferred driving style at the time – from comfortable to extremely athletic with markedly agile handling.
    Driving BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) from behind in the mountains

    Variable sport steering.

    The Variable sport steering with Servotronic creates a direct and agile steering response and ensures that less physical effort is required to turn the wheel. It reacts to the angle of the steering wheel with varying steering ratios. This improves handling when driving more dynamically and reduces the effort needed to steer when parking and turning.
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) Steptronic Sport transmission: Close-up of centre console

    Steptronic Sport transmission.

    The 8-speed Steptronic Sport transmission with Launch Control allows sporty gear changes both automatically and manually via selector lever or paddle shifters – for comfortable gliding or a dynamic driving style. In SPORT or SPORT+ mode and with the gear lever in the left-hand S/M position, the gear shifts are configured for maximum performance.
    BMW TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder petrol engine

    M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine.

    Commanding power, silky-smooth running and a stirring sound are the hallmarks of the M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine from the new generation of the BMW EfficientDynamics engine range. Available exclusively with the M40i model.


    The BMW Z4 Roadster offers its driver a large number of intelligent assistance systems. From the Parking assistant through to the personal voice assistant, the innovative technologies increase comfort and safety during the journey. At the same time, they also enable partially autonomous driving, according to the situation.
    View through windscreen into the interior of the BMW Z4 Roadster (G29)

    Driving Assistant.

    The optional Driving Assistant includes the camera-based systems front collision warning with braking function, Speed Limit Assist incl. Speed Limit Info with No-overtaking indicator with preview and Lane Departure Warning. Additionally, the radar-based equipment includes Crossing traffic warning rear, Lane Change Warning and Rear collision warning.
    Parking Assistant on the Control Display of the BMW Z4 Roadster (G29)

    Parking assistant.

    The optional Parking assistant parks the vehicle independently in cross and longitudinal parking spaces as well as out of longitudinal parking spaces. It is accessed via the parking button or by engaging reverse gear. All steering, driving and braking processes are taken over by the system, you only have to monitor the parking process.
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) with steering wheel, Head-Up Display and Control Display

    BMW Head-Up Display.

    The optional full-colour BMW Head-Up Display projects information relevant to the journey directly into the driver's field of vision, thereby allowing them to fully concentrate on driving. Information such as the current speed and, depending on the equipment, navigation directions, Speed Limit Info including no-overtaking indicator, along with telephone and entertainment lists are displayed.
    BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) with screen of Intelligent Personal Assistant

    BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant.

    Wouldn't it be incredible if your BMW was also your personal vehicle expert? Communicate with your vehicle using the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant. Say natural commands to operate numerous vehicle functions. It can also explain topics about your vehicle and helps you to get to know your BMW even better.
    Steering wheel of the BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) with buttons

    Active cruise control with Stop&Go function.

    Active cruise control with Stop&Go function maintains within a speed range of 30 to 160 km/h a pre-defined distance from the vehicle ahead, including stopping and restarting in stop-and-go traffic. Speed Limit Assist allows the takeover of speed limits in the cruise control. The front collision warning with braking intervention reacts to stationary vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists.
    BMW Operating System 7 BMW Z4 Roadster (G29)

    BMW Operating System 7.

    The innovative operating concept of the BMW Operating System 7 enables even easier operation of vehicle functions via e.g. speech, touch screen and iDrive control – very intuitively. For this purpose, the functionality of the Controller has been upgraded. So now the apps menu can be selected directly.
    Connected Music BMW Z4 Roadster (G29)

    Connected Music.

    Listen to your favourite music wherever you are. Classical on the motorway, jazz during rush hour and pop when you’re cruising. Connected Music with Spotify means you can directly stream countless millions of songs without any limits via BMW’s music partner Spotify, using the SIM card installed in your vehicle. Subscription required.



    The Sport model impresses with its dynamic appearance. Striking exterior and interior details in black high-gloss and satinised aluminium underline the sporty character.
    • BMW kidney in mesh design in satinised aluminium and kidney frame in high-gloss chrome
    • 18" Bicolour Orbit Grey V-spoke style 770 alloy wheels
    • M Sport seats in Vernasca leather upholstery
    • Front heated seats
    Silhouette of the BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) Sport model

    M Sport.

    The M Sport model gives the vehicle an even sportier touch. In addition to a sharpened appearance in the exterior and interior, the M Sport suspension and the M Aerodynamics package noticeably optimise the driving dynamics.
    • BMW kidney grille in mesh design in Aluminium satinised
    • 18" Bicolour Ferric Grey Double-spoke style 798 M alloy wheels
    • M entry sills, M exclusive floor mats, M Sport steering wheel and M pedals
    • HiFi Loudspeaker Audio System
    Silhouette of the BMW Z4 Roadster (G29) M Sport
    • Sport.
    • M Sport.


    The BMW Z4 sDrive20i.

    Engine power in kW (hp) at 1/min:

    120–145 (163–197)/4,500–6,500

    Acceleration 0-62 mph in s:


    Fuel consumption combined in mpg:


    CO2 combined emissions in g/km:


    BMW Z4 M40i Roadster G29 three-quarter rear view with open softtop and woman in the foreground
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    Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.


        Figures shown are for comparability purposes; only compare fuel consumption and CO2 figures with other cars tested to the same technical procedures. These figures may not reflect real life driving results, which will depend upon a number of factors including the accessories fitted (post-registration), variations in weather, driving styles and vehicle load.