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      05-13-2016, 02:44 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Jason View Post
... Demand for two seater roadsters is not high and Z4 sales fell 47% in the first quarter. ...
Either it's time to get out of the two seater roadster market, or ...

Originally Posted by Jason View Post
...says that the next gen Z4, likely to be called the Z5, along with the Toyota model (presumably Supra) with which it shares a platform ...
... it's time to move the Z model(s) up the model hierarchy.

Would it make sense to call the next-gen model Z6 and position it as a 6-Series roadster?
After all, there won't be a next-gen 6-Series cabrio. May be a niche there for a roadster.
It might be more or less a Benz SL competitor in size and price, but sportier.
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