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Old 09-05-2012, 02:09 PM
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What is Z4M

I hate to ask a stupid question, but here goes. I have a 2003 Z4 3.0 Convertable. What exactly is a Z4M and how would one know the difference. Please hold the laughter till all the answers are end. Thank you.
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:27 PM
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The z4m has the m suspension. M engine and drivetrain. M steering wheel and interior. M bumpers. It's a true sports car
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:28 PM
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It's the camero "SS" compared to the plain old basic model
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Old 09-05-2012, 06:33 PM
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The z4m has the m suspension. M engine and drivetrain. M steering wheel and interior. M bumpers. It's a true sports car
What would I look for to determine whether mine is an M or not. I think mine is standard but I don't know what to compare it to.
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Old 09-05-2012, 06:54 PM
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Walk around back, and count the exhaust tips. If you have 4, most likely it's an M.

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Old 09-05-2012, 07:49 PM
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Walk around back, and count the exhaust tips. If you have 4, most likely it's an M.

jake
OK I have only two, so I can just enjoy my "old plain Jane" that I still love. Thanks for the quick replys and not callilng me stupid.
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:06 PM
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Another sure way to tell: Z4 M Roadsters were only made from 2006 through 2008.

Oh yeah, that and the ///M logo/badges on each front fender and on the trunk lid, and on the steering wheel, gauge cluster, gear shift knob, and the headrests, on the door sills, on the wheels, and most importantly, on the engine. Kind of hard to miss.

And you don't just have a "convertable", you have a roadster.
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Old 09-05-2012, 11:37 PM
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The z4m has the m suspension. M engine and drivetrain. M steering wheel and interior. M bumpers. It's a true sports car
oh gawd....
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Old 09-05-2012, 11:47 PM
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It's the camero "SS" compared to the plain old basic model
Jeezus, you can't even spell "Camaro".

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Old 09-06-2012, 12:15 AM
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Sorry I'll get right on the next spelling class
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:18 AM
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_Z4M...2.80.932008.29
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:02 PM
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oh gawd....
Agreed- ALL Z4's are "true sports cars". The M version is just more hard core.
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:35 PM
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Agreed- ALL Z4's are "true sports cars". The M version is just more hard core.
Now that is what I wanted to hear. Thanks to everyone for helping me to clear this matter up. I will now go enjoy my "true" sports car Roadster.
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Old 09-06-2012, 02:47 PM
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Basically, if you have to ask, you don't have one.
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Old 09-06-2012, 03:19 PM
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Basically, if you have to ask, you don't have one.
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