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2019 BMW Z4 M40i leaked in full

After leaking in a set of poorly-lit, awkwardly cropped pictures earlier this week, the BMW Z4 M40i has been outed in full. Unsurprisingly it looks just like the world expected, albeit with slightly toned-down detailing over the show car launched at Pebble Beach last year. The pictures, leaked on Belgian automotive website autotijd...

2019 BMW Z4 M40i leaked

The 2019 BMW Z4 has been leaked online, revealing production looks in keeping with those of the Concept Z4 that preceded it. These photos, shared on Bimmerpost, reveal it looks very similar to the concept preceding it, albeit with a few small changes. Up front, the chrome-detailed grille of the show car has been replaced with a gloss black unit, while the flowing front splitter has been traded for a slightly chunkier setup...

BMW Z4M: Waiting on another? Don't count on it

While Toyota fanboys set the internet on fire speculating about the huge gaps in the publicly disclosed information about the new Supra, BMW has been much more forthright about its sister car, the forthcoming BMW Z4. We’ve already driven a prototype version of the Z, and been told by the BMW team engineering it that the Toyota will share all of its major components including the same engines...

CarAdvice podcast 112: How vibrations can make a driver drowsy

Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Kez Casey join you this week. In car news, Holden has announced Dave Buttner as managing director, the 2019 Toyota Supra and BMW Z4 are getting a four-cylinder engine, and the Volkswagen Caddy Beach Camper is coming to Australia. Also, studies have found half of new car buyers don't prioritise safety, and the majority of buyers are keen on hybrids...

2019 Toyota Supra, BMW Z4 to offer four-cylinder engine

It's official: the new fifth-generation Toyota Supra and third-generation BMW Z4 will be powered by both four- and six-cylinder turbocharged petrol engines. Road & Track has uncovered documentation from transmission maker ZF detailing the drivetrain choices of both the new Supra and its twin-under-the-skin BMW Z4...

CarAdvice podcast 106: What do Volkswagen enthusiasts think of the Arteon?

On the panel this week we have Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello. In car news, the 2019 Peugeot 508 Touring, Audi Q8, and BMW X5 have been revealed. Also, Alpine A110 pricing and specs have been announced, the Ford Mustang has been upgraded to a three-star ANCAP rating, and you can now buy a Bugatti Chiron in Lego form...

2019 BMW Z4 nears production

BMW is getting ready to unveil its Toyota Supra twin, the third-generation Z4, teasing the drop-top sports car during suspension testing in France. The latest set of images still have the car covered in camouflage – boo – but BMW has revealed a few details about its replacement for the hard-topped, boulevard-cruiser the new Z4 will replace...

BMW recalls 300,000 vehicles in the UK over stalling issue

BMW has expanded a safety recall in the UK, issuing a notice for around 312,000 examples of its previous-generation 1 Series, 3 Series, X1 and Z4 over concerns vehicles could suddenly stall without warning. Affected units were produced between March 2007 and August 2011, and the recall concerns both petrol and diesel variants where applicable...

2019 BMW Z4 interior spied with less camouflage

The next-generation BMW Z4 has been spied again, but this time with its down and with the interior featuring significantly less camouflage than before. Compared to the photos taken in May 2017, this image gives us a clear view of the centre tunnel and console, the steering wheel, and instrumentation area...

2019 BMW Z4 to be revealed ahead of Paris motor show - report

The new-generation 2019 BMW Z4 looks set to be revealed later this year, just before a public debut at the Paris motor show in October – according to a new report. Industry journal Automotive News Europe cites a "person familiar with the situation", claiming the next-gen German sports car will be revealed at a standalone event prior to the Paris event...

2019 BMW Z4 spied with less camouflage next to Toyota Supra

The third-generation BMW Z4 has been spied alongside its platform mate, the long-awaited successor to the Toyota Supra. Compared to the last prototype, spied on the Nurburgring in May 2017, this latest car wears significantly less camouflage. Gone are most of the coverings around the head- and tail-lights, the disguise around the grille and lower air intakes, and the false body panels along the car's flanks...