The G29 BMW Z4 has now officially gone on sale in Malaysia. BMW Malaysia is only bringing in a sole engine variant of the third-generation drop-top, and this is the sDrive30i in M Sport trim. The Z4 sDrive30i M Sport goes for RM 479,800, on-the-road without insurance (with five years Unlimited Mileage Warranty, Free Scheduled Service Programme and BMW Tyre Warranty Programme).
The sDrive30i variant is equipped with a 2.0 litre turbocharged four-cylinder delivering 255 hp and 400 Nm from 1,550 to 4,400 rpm, and this is paired with an eight-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission. Performance figures include a 0-100 km/h time of 5.4 seconds and a 250 km/h top speed.
Standard kit includes a M Sport Suspension and Variable Sport Steering, along with wireless phone charging and Intelligent Parking Assistant with a Reversing Assistant feature. There�s also Connected Package Professional, which will allow owners to add on more features from the ConnectedDrive store. The Z4 also comes with a BMW Digital Key, which enables the driver to lock/unlock and operate the vehicle with the use of select Android smartphones via Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. Via the BMW Connected App, the Digital Key can be shared with up to five people.
A choice of five exterior colours is available for the car, and these are San Francisco Red, Misano Blue, Black Sapphire, Glacier Silver and Alpine White. These can be matched with a pick from three interior colour options � black d�cor with black stitching, Magma Red with black stitching or Cognac with black stitching.