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The used 2012 BMW Z4 Convertible is offered in the following styles: sDrive28i 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M), sDrive35i 2dr Convertible (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M), and sDrive35is 2dr Convertible (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 7AM). Pre-owned Z4 Convertible models are available with a 0-liter gas engine, with output up to 0 hp, depending on engine type. The used 2012 Z4 Convertible comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual, 7-speed automated manual.
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Review We traded in a baseline model 2003 Porsche Boxster for this 2012 BMW Z4. Everything about the Z4 blows away the older model Boxster except handling. While the Z4 is still stellar on hard turns due to its Sport and Sport+ suspension modes, it weighs 500 lbs more than the Boxster and feels like it'll fishtail if you don't have excellent control of the accelerator. The Boxster felt like it was pulling you around corners. The Z4 makes you have to pull it around corners. Subtle distinction, but noticeable. Definitely don't regret the trade in though. It's faster than most muscle cars off the line (not a new Stingray though). 0-40 mph before you can blink, and the auto- and paddle-shifting are FAR faster and smoother than you could ever possibly do with a manual transmission. I've owned Mustang 5.0s that weren't this fast off the line, including a Shelby GT. The looks, sound, power, and technology of the Z4 are phenomenal. Just don't get in a wreck with it, you won't win.
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Available BMW Z4 2012 Convertible Trims: 3.0i, sDrive35i, 2.5i, 3.0si, sDrive30i, sDrive28i, sDrive35is
Exterior Colors: Jet Black, Black Sapphire Metallic, Titanium Silver Metallic, Deep Sea Blue Metallic, Maldives Blue Metallic, Space Gray Metallic, Monaco Blue Metallic, Montego Blue Metallic, Sterling Gray Metallic, Valencia Orange, Bright Red, Estoril Blue Metallic, Melbourne Red Metallic, Merlot Red Metallic, Mineral White Metallic, Toledo Blue Metallic
Interior Colors: Black leatherette, Black leather/sueded microfiber, Black leather, Beige, Black, Black Kansas leather, Coral Red Kansas Extended leather, Extended Black/Orange w/Black Orange Color World leather/sueded microfiber, Beige leather, Canberra Beige Kansas leather, Coral Red Kansas leather, Coral Red leather, Dark Beige, Dream Red leather, Pearl Gray, Walnut Kansas leather
Popular Features: Stability Control, Tire Pressure Warning, Post-collision safety system, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Automatic Emergency Braking, Aux Audio Inputs, Trip Computer, Auto Climate Control, Leather Seats, Soft Top, Upgraded Headlights, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Power Driver Seat, Alarm, Bluetooth, Electronic Folding Mirrors, USB Inputs, Heated seats, Navigation, Keyless Entry/Start, Parking sensors