2011 BMW Z4 vs. Its Competition

2011 BMW Z4 2-door Roadster sDrive30i Angular Front Exterior View
Bengt Halvorson Bengt Halvorson Senior Editor

If you're waiting for a special Z4 M high-performance version, don't hold out; the M Sport package is your best bet for now.

2011 BMW Z4 2-door Roadster sDrive30i Angular Front Exterior View2011 BMW Z4
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2011 Audi TT Coupe and Roadster2011 Audi TT
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2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class 2-door Roadster SLK350 Angular Front Exterior View2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class
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2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder2011 Porsche Boxster
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Quick Specs
7.8
The 2011 BMW Z4 is an exhilarating sports car, and one of the better choices for touring, but next to other roadsters it's pricey.
8.0
The 2011 Audi TT straddles the line between sporty cars and true sports cars--or is it the DMZ?
8.4
9.0
The 2011 Porsche Boxster is a fun, attractive, and capable roadster-everything you want it to be.
MSRP From   
$47,450$38,300$47,650$48,100
Gas Mileage   
17 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy
Engine   
Gas I6Turbo Gas I4Gas V6Gas Flat 6-cyl
EPA Class   
Two-SeaterSubcompact2 SeaterTwo-Seater
Style Name   
2-Door Roadster sDrive30i2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus2-Door Roadster SLK 3002-Door Roadster
Drivetrain   
Rear Wheel DriveAll-Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear-Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
2422
Passenger Doors   
N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style   
2 Dr Conv2 Door Cpe2 Door Roadster2 Door Convertible
Transmission   
ManualAutomatic w/manual shiftManual w/ODManual
Detailed Spec Comparison
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