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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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Nissan 370Z Roadster
2019 Nissan 370Z Roadster
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$41,920
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.8
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Porsche 718 Boxster
2021 Porsche 718 Boxster
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$62,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$3,210)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
9.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
4.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
4.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.7-liter V6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
332 hp @ 7000 rpm
300 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
270 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
280 lb-ft @ 1950 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$3,210)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 9"
18" x 9"
18" x 9.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45VR18
P225/50WR18
P235/45ZR18
Rear Tire
P255/40VR18
P245/45WR18
P265/45ZR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
21 MPG
22 MPG
City
25 MPG
18 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
25 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.4 Tons/yr
8.4 Tons/yr
8.1 (2020) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.7 gallons
19 gallons
14.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
342.5 miles
342 miles
284 miles
Cruising Range Highway
438.4 miles
475 miles
369.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
170.7 in
167.2 in
172.4 in
Height
51.4 in
52.2 in
50.4 in
Max Width
73.4 in
72.6 in
70.9 in
Front Width
63.7 in
61 in
59.6 in
Rear Width
63.5 in
62.8 in
60.3 in
Wheelbase
97.2 in
100.4 in
97.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
4.3 in

Interior Space

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

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,287 lbs
3,479 lbs
3,021 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
9.9 ft³
4.2 ft³
4.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Alpine White
  • Magnetic Black Metallic
  • Passion Red
  • Pearl White
  • Black
  • Guards Red
  • Racing Yellow
  • 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
  • Agate Grey Metallic
  • Aventurine Green Metallic
  • Carrara White Metallic
  • Dolomite Silver Metallic
  • Gentian Blue Metallic
  • GT Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Carmine Red
  • Chalk
  • Lava Orange
  • Miami Blue
  • Python Green
  • Custom Color

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Seat Upholstery
  • Black, Woven Carbon Cloth Seat Trim
  • Agate Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • Agate Grey, Partial Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Partial Leather 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
  • Agate Grey, Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Package
  • Black, Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Package
  • Black/Bordeaux Red, 2-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Pkg
  • Black/Chalk, 2-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Pkg
  • Black/Luxor Beige, 2-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Pkg
  • Agate Grey, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Bordeaux Red, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Int
  • Bordeaux Red, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Chalk, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Graphite Blue, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Int
  • Luxor Beige, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Espresso, Natural Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Espresso, Natural Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Int

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles