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CAR REVIEWS 21 GOOD POINTS * The 3.0 straight six is a jewel, complementing the Z4's lean kilo count to produce brilliant performance * Slick six-speed gearbox * Rigid body * Great agility and controllability * Excellent brakes * Frugal consumption * Adjustability of driving position * Decent boot space NOT SO GOOD POINTS * Steering is overassisted, imprecise and hyperactive * Hard ride * Interior ft and fnish not quite up to expected standards * Driver's seat lacks support when cornering * Lack of spare could leave you up the creek. BMW Z4 3.0i THE RUNDOWN Price Recommended retail: Z4 2.5i $78,500; Z4 3.0i $92,000. Country Of Origin: Germany Warranty Two years/ unlimited km (below average). Engine Size/Type: 3.0-litre 24-valve fuel-injected six-cylinder. Power: 170kW at 5900rpm (average). Torque: 0-100kmh in 5.9 seconds (claimed; quick). Fuel Consumption: 7.9 litres/100km highway; 13.4 city (excellent). Residual Value: 60 percent after three years (Z3 3.0; below average). Brakes: Discs with ABS (excellent) Safety Rating: Four stars out of fve (US NCAP crash tests). Wheels Available at leading Newsagencies or by Subscription at www.wheelsmag.com.au Sell your car at www.carsales.com.au CLICK HERE TO DRIVE THE NEW BMW 8
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