BMW Z4 0-60 times

Out of all performance specs, nothing but BMW Z4 0-60 times can better speak about the vehicle's temper. While horsepower and torque blow smoke in the eyes, Z4 zero to sixty specs and average time to run a quarter mile are pretty straightforward metrics allowing to compare against its competitors.

Very often there is no chance of doing Z4 0-to-60 test personally and making conclusions from the experience of the other drivers is the last thing you want.

Conducting a trustworthy test drive requires following a strict methodology that is intended to eliminate the inconsistent circumstances like weather, tires, surface, engine temperature. It is always better to leave it for professionals.


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2021 BMW Z4 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
sDrive 30i 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster
255 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3287 Weight, 25 City / 32 Hwy mpg
5.2 sec, 12.3 @ 0
sDrive M40i 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster
382 Hp, 369 Lb-Ft., 3457 Weight, 22 City / 30 Hwy mpg
5.2 sec, 12.3 @ 0

2020 BMW Z4 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
sDrive 30i 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster
255 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3287 Weight, N/A mpg
5.2 sec, 13.6 @ 0
M40i 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster
382 Hp, 369 Lb-Ft., 3457 Weight, 24 City / 31 Hwy mpg
5.2 sec, 13.6 @ 0

2019 BMW Z4 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
sDrive30i 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster
255 Hp, 295 Lb-Ft., 3287 Weight, 25 City / 32 Hwy mpg
4.4 sec, 13.7 @ 0

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph 3.7 sec
Zero to 100 mph 9.4 sec
Standing ¼-mile 13.8 sec @ 102 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph 146 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad 1.00 g
Source: С&D

2016 BMW Z4 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
sDrive35is 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster
335 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3549 Weight
4.8 sec, 13.5 @ 106
sDrive35i 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster
300 Hp, 300 Lb-Ft.
4.8 sec, 13.3 @ 105
sDrive28i 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster
240 Hp, 260 Lb-Ft., 3263 Weight
5.6 sec, 14.3 @ 97

2015 BMW Z4 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
sDrive35is 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster
335 Hp, 332 Lb-Ft., 3549 Weight
4.8 sec, 13.1 @ 97
sDrive35i 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster
300 Hp, 300 Lb-Ft.
5 sec, 13.6 @ 93
sDrive28i 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster
240 Hp, 260 Lb-Ft., 3263 Weight
5.5 sec, 14 @ 88


BMW Z4 0-60 mph acceleration across years

Year of a Model0-60 times1/4 mile times
2021

5.2 sec

12.3 @ 0 mph
2020

5.2 sec

13.6 @ 0 mph
2019

4.4 sec

13.7 @ 0 mph
2016

4.8 - 5.6 sec

13.3 @ 106 - 14.3 @ 97 mph
2015

4.8 - 5.5 sec

13.1 @ 97 - 14 @ 88 mph
2014

4.8 - 5.5 sec

13.1 @ 97 - 14.1 @ 88 mph
2013

5.3 - 5.9 sec

14.1 @ 97 - 14.6 @ 88 mph
2012

5.3 - 5.9 sec

14.1 @ 97 - 14.6 @ 88 mph
2011

5.4 - 6.1 sec

14.1 @ 97 - 14.8 @ 95 mph
2010

5.9 - 6 sec

14.6 @ 96 - 14.8 @ 95 mph
2009

5.9 - 6.1 sec

14.6 @ 95 - 14.8 @ 95 mph
2008

6 - 6.7 sec

14.6 @ 96 - 15.4 @ 92 mph
2007

6 - 6.7 sec

14.6 @ 96 - 15.4 @ 92 mph
2006

6 - 6.7 sec

14.6 @ 96 - 15.4 @ 92 mph
2005

6.4 - 7.2 sec

15 @ 94 - 15.8 @ 88 mph
2004

6.4 - 7.9 sec

15 @ 94 - 15.8 @ 88 mph
2003

6.4 - 7.9 sec

15 @ 94 - 15.8 @ 87 mph

After a three-year pause last year, we were excited to see the BMW Z4 return. Only a few car firms now produce two-seater convertibles of modest size, so you must appreciate their actions. Here's an excellent and well-constructed automobile that will quickly drop its top to let the sunshine down.

In 2019 the Z4 only had a 255 hp 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. Although Z4 with this engine isn't precisely slow, it doesn't feel like its ability is being realized. Fortunately, BMW has introduced to the 2020 lineup a six-cylinder engine. The latest M40i pumps 382 hp and delivers the sort of pulse-raising acceleration expected from a luxury sports convertible.

Before the improved engine was installed, though, we liked the Z4 – and still, we like it. It offers a sporty driving experience alongside easy highway travel and a comparatively convenient interior and cargo layout. But the BMW Z4 2020 is a top competitor in a small field; the Porsch 718 Boxster is still powerful at on-track capacity. Anyone interested in some smile-inducing top-down driving must take it for a warm-weather test drive.

Driving Z4 is a mixed experience. The time of 0-60 mph was 5.3 seconds, and the motor had a strong intermediary punch. But if you do not use the Z4's launch control, it can be sluggish off the line, and it loses steam toward the top of the rev band. The brakes provide an incredible stopping ability, but modulation is troublesome at low speed, and in daily traffic the Z4 also is challenging to stop correctly. Like many modern BMWs, the steering lacks feel, but it is quick, simple and stable on the highway.

The Z4 fits excellent on smooth roads but can be upset by the not perfect pavement. The Z4 never felt planted on our assessment loop, and it seemed like the stiffer Sport made it even worse. The back end felt unsettled, but not in an entertaining way.

The 2020 BMW Z4, a two-seat back-drive roadster, is offered in two levels: sDrive30i and sDrive M40i. The sDrive30i has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo-loaded engine (255 horsepower, 295 lb-ft of torque). The M40i Drive comes with a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder turbo load (382 hp, 368 lb-ft). Each is coupled to an electric engine with eight speeds.

The sDrive30i contains such regular options as LED headlights, a wind deflector, ignition with no key, automatic climate control, SensaTec simulated leather upholstery, a 10.25-inch touchscreen, a navigation setup, access to Apple CarPlay and two USB ports. Also, the sDrive30i offers updated safety features – frontal collision warning/mitigation and reader of a traffic sign.

Various options kits allow you to fill the Z4 with features. These features contain the Driver Assistance kit with blind-spot monitoring and alert of lane departure; the Premium kit with heated seats, a charging par with no wire, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a head-up monitor; the Executive kit with luxury leather upholstery, adaptive headlights and an excellent sound system. Also, you can add the Track handling kit that comes with improved brakes, an M Sport differential and an adaptive suspension.

The sDrive M40i goes with the Track Handling kit's performance extras plus the aforementioned six-cylinder engine. The M40i is available for most of the same option packages as the basic sDrive 30i.

If you're using the Z4 sDrive 30i or the strong sDrive M40i, it's a long list of regular functionalities and a range of available features. As such, the decision is primarily about whether you can justify paying the far higher price for M40i. We claim to aim to get the M40i as it ts substantial power increase matches the car's styling and personality better.



BMW Z4 specs