According to a report by iMotor, BMW has confirmed that it will not be building the next-generation version of the Z4M due to the global economic downturn and the significant drop in consumer demand.
“Given the current economic crisis there is no business case for a full-on M version of the Z4,” a BMW spokesman told iMotor. He said that the M versions of the X5 and X6 were signed off before demand fell in the auto industry.
For those of you that are depressed by this news and are looking for a faster version of the new Z4, BMW says it is working on an M Sport Package for the hardtop coupe/convertible roadster. It is also reported that BMW is working on an ECU upgrade that will allow the 3.0L twin-turbo inline-6 to make an extra 20-hp for a total of 326-hp.
2009 BMW Z4:
– By: The Daily Auto Editor