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      05-13-2016, 02:44 PM   #5
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... 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 ...

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...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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