BMW puts the skids on Z4 M

BMW puts the skids on Z4 M

BMW Z4 2009 fq

According to reports, the financial downturn has claimed another victim – the BMW Z4 M. A BMW spokesperson told the public that “Given the current economic crisis there is no business case for a full-on M version of the Z4.” Although that’s bad news for enthusiasts, there might be a silver lining.

BMW may begin offering go-faster software upgrades for models fitted with the twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre inline-six. The remapped ECU would increase output by around 20 horsepower and a slight bump in torque, and will almost certainly be offered on the new Z4.

There’s also rumours of a M Sport package for the 135i that would include a new body kit, larger wheels, upgraded suspension and an M-branded steering wheel.

Despite the bad news about the Z4M BMW is still developing M models of the X5 and X6. Aparently both of the beefed-up SUVs were approved before the auto market crashed.

BMW Z4 2009 fq

According to reports, the financial downturn has claimed another victim – the BMW Z4 M. A BMW spokesperson told the public that “Given the current economic crisis there is no business case for a full-on M version of the Z4.” Although that’s bad news for enthusiasts, there might be a silver lining.

BMW may begin offering go-faster software upgrades for models fitted with the twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre inline-six. The remapped ECU would increase output by around 20 horsepower and a slight bump in torque, and will almost certainly be offered on the new Z4.

There’s also rumours of a M Sport package for the 135i that would include a new body kit, larger wheels, upgraded suspension and an M-branded steering wheel.

Despite the bad news about the Z4M BMW is still developing M models of the X5 and X6. Aparently both of the beefed-up SUVs were approved before the auto market crashed.

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