2014 BMW Z4 Review

  • Performance
    4.1 of 5.0
  • Cost of Ownership
    4.2 of 5.0
  • Interior
    3.9 of 5.0
  • Reliability
    3.5 of 5.0
05 Jun 2014

The BMW Z4 has a rich history and is one of the best selling coupes of all times. The 2014 BMW Z4 has seen major changes in its overall appeal. Let’s look at what the company is offering with the all new Z4:

Engine Specifications

The 2014 BMW Z4 is available in two engine variants. Both engine variants provide immense power to this fabulous ride, and are available in an inline setting. The first engine variant is an Inline Type with 4 cylinders.

The capacity of this engine is 2 liters, but it produces immense power. It may be available as a less powerful variant, but it’s like a beast lurking under the hood. The second engine variant available in the 2014 BMW Z4 is rather aggressive.

It is also an inline type engine, but it has 6 cylinders instead of 4. The capacity of this engine is 3 liters and it is about 15% more powerful than the 2-liter variant. Both engine variants provide significant power to the Z4 and you won’t feel the need for any more power.

Performance Rating

The 2014 BMW Z4 is a coupe and is not really meant for high-end performance. Even so, the manufacturer has made sure to stuff in significant power. Each of the engine variants provides significant power to the beautiful coupe.

The first engine variant, which is a 2-liter I-4, generates an incredible 260 ponies and 240 pounds of torque. This incredible power is thanks to the intercooler turbo and direct injection fuel system. The best part is that this incredible power is available at a surprisingly amazing gas mileage.

Within the city the 2014 BMW Z4 2-liter variant provides 22 miles to a gallon. If you travel frequently on the highway, then you can get as much as 34 miles to a gallon. The 3-liter engine variant is without a doubt more powerful than the I-4 variant.

This I-6 engine produces an astonishing 300-horsepower and 300 pounds of torque. This engine is twin turbocharged and runs on a direct injection system. Regardless of the engine variant you choose, you are sure to enjoy driving a 2014 BMW Z4.

Transmission Options

The transmission of the 2014 BMW Z4 is available in a single variant. All Z4’s across the board come with a manual transmission. The 6-speed manual transmission really enhances the overall driving experience. After all, that’s what a BMW couple is all about. To make the 2014 BMW Z4 all about driving all cars across the board are equipped with a rear wheel drive train. The car handles like a charm on the roads and even better on the track.

Interior Styling

The Z4 comes with amazingly comfortable bucket seats. The interior is surprisingly spacious for a 2-seater vehicle. Each and every aspect of the interior of the 2014 BMW Z4 boasts style and class. One of the best things about the interior of this car is simplicity. Most cars nowadays are crammed with too many gadgets in a small setting. However, the Z4’s interior is simple, yet sophisticated. There is plenty of cargo room behind the seats and some more in the trunk.

Exterior Design

The exterior design of the 2014 BMW Z4 is absolutely stunning. The front end styling of the Z4 makes it look like a vicious predator. The overall appearance of the car has not been altered much since the previous model. However, there are quite a few minor aspects that have been changed. This provides a fresh look to the 2014 BMW Z4.