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BMW Z4 Roadster
2021 BMW Z4 Roadster
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$49,700
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class
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$49,950
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.1
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Nissan 370Z Roadster
2019 Nissan 370Z Roadster
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$41,920
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.8
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
9.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
6.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
4.2 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.7-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
241 hp @ 5550 rpm
332 hp @ 7000 rpm
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1300 rpm
270 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
36.8 ft
32.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 9"
17" x 8.5"
18" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45VR18
P225/45YR17
P225/50WR18
Rear Tire
P255/40VR18
P245/40YR17
P245/45WR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
27 MPG
21 MPG
City
25 MPG
23 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
32 MPG
25 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.4 Tons/yr
6.6 (2019) Tons/yr
8.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.7 gallons
15.9 gallons
19 gallons
Cruising Range City
342.5 miles
365.7 miles
342 miles
Cruising Range Highway
438.4 miles
508.8 miles
475 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
170.7 in
162.8 in
167.2 in
Height
51.4 in
51.3 in
52.2 in
Max Width
73.4 in
71.2 in
72.6 in
Front Width
63.7 in
61.4 in
61 in
Rear Width
63.5 in
61.6 in
62.8 in
Wheelbase
97.2 in
95.7 in
100.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.4 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
2 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
42.5 in
42.9 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.9 in
38 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.3 in
52.2 in
54.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
54.6 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,287 lbs
3,384 lbs
3,479 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
9.9 ft³
6.5 ft³
4.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Alpine White
  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Indium Grey Metallic, Delayed availability.
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Patagonia Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Shadow Grey Magno, Limited production capacity.
  • Magnetic Black Metallic
  • Passion Red
  • Pearl White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Misano Blue Metallic
  • San Francisco Red Metallic
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Seat Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Woven Carbon Cloth Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black w/Blue Stitching, Alcantara/Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Black w/Oyster Stitching, Vernasca Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Cognac w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Vernasca Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Magma Red, Vernasca Leather Seat Upholstery
N/A
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles