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      04-05-2019, 09:53 AM   #1
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Video: Auto Express - Z4 M40i Review

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What the heck? He's still around? Isn't he the Anti-BMW?

Surprisingly positive. Thanks for find OP
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I like Steve. Thanks for posting.

Very straightforward and well rounded review.

Clearly this car will touch the Boxster but not really overcome it.
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      04-08-2019, 07:54 PM   #4
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I really like the aggressive look of the new Z4. The full throttle sound is quite nice. The interior is amazing. Thanks.
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I wonder if that little bit of roll he describes is to mage the car handle better in the rain ?
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What the heck? He's still around? Isn't he the Anti-BMW?

Surprisingly positive. Thanks for find OP
Steve, is a very serious road tester and a very talented driver.

It's good that he is still around in a era of self professed whatever/car video up-loaders.

I don't remember him as anti bmw, i think it's just the original M4 and equivalent M3 he didn't like.

Good review though...I guess this car is not about styling it's about driving and this review by this man is encouraging.
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What the heck? He's still around? Isn't he the Anti-BMW?

Surprisingly positive. Thanks for find OP
Steve, is a very serious road tester and a very talented driver.

It's good that he is still around in a era of self professed whatever/car video up-loaders.

I don't remember him as anti bmw, i think it's just the original M4 and equivalent M3 he didn't like.

Good review though...I guess this car is not about styling it's about driving and this review by this man is encouraging.
He had a M240i for a while and loved it, gave it very positive reviews.
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why does the grill and headlight fit this car better than the M340i????
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He's looking extra porky these days
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Love this GB reviews.
Interesting but expected result, nothing really amazing or new.
They should evaluate an i-Roadster based on the comming e-Mini, slightly in size reduced non carbon i8-like style. That thing would sell...
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Saw one a few day ago on the road and it looks good but that these chrome kidneys have to go!
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And your not?
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Actually...that’s a pretty stellar freakin’ review, especially relative to early prognostications I’ve read on these forums. You know…those with very little in the way of real intel at the time.

I've been a fan of the Z3/Z4 and this one seems to be just about precisely what BMW wanted to make...a comfortable 2-seater that can also happen to haul ass and look fantastic doing so.

The only real negative, as usual, is the price. Especially since that's why they went into this venture w/ Toyota, in order to keep price down…hmmm.

So should BMW build a car, with less comfort/power/grace and compete with Miata’s price point...or do what they've done and be forced into comparison with Porsche? Well, it's BMW so...higher price, of course.

Either way, folks would complain that it was either too watered down an effort competing w/ Miata or "not quite" a Porsche, so why bother buying the Bimmer?

Sub 8-minute NRing tells me plenty too. Personally wouldn't be driving the car this hard...much less tracking her.

Whether used as a daily driver or just weekend fun...this quasi-M car has plenty enough under the hood for 90% of drivers, whether they want to admit it or not.

Now, bring on a hefty discount or low mileage CPO please!
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I like Steve. Thanks for posting.

Very straightforward and well rounded review.

Clearly this car will touch the Boxster but not really overcome it.
What about the US spec one? Can't believe there's a whole 50 hp difference.
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I like Steve. Thanks for posting.

Very straightforward and well rounded review.

Clearly this car will touch the Boxster but not really overcome it.
What about the US spec one? Can't believe there's a whole 50 hp difference.
Are you referring to the Z or the Boxster?

This new ZCar will not even touch the Boxster in the handling department, and that's no surprise actually.
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He's looking extra porky these days
What a stupid comment!
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What a stupid comment!
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And your not?


Why so sensitive geez lol!, Lighten up

Ok guys careful with the weight comments stick to the topic Lmaoooo
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