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  • BMW Z4 Roadster (2019 onwards) Review

    Impressive blend of comfort and sportiness

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £38,745 - £53,570

    PROS

    • Eye-catching styling
    • Choice of engaging engines
    • Excellent handling on entry-level model
    • High-specification

    CONS

    • Looks divide opinion
    • M40i is pricey to buy
    • Almost too many drive modes
    • Visibility isn’t great
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  • BMW 8-Series Convertible (2019 onwards) Review

    BMW 8 Series loses roof but not refinement

    Parkers rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    New price: £84,285 - £151,545

    PROS

    • Characterful petrol engines
    • Torquey yet efficient diesel
    • Refined with roof up or down
    • Balance of handling and comfort

    CONS

    • Doesn’t feel as special as rivals
    • Manually-operated windbreak
    • Not the purest of drives
    • Coupe more practical
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  • BMW i8 Roadster (2018 - 2020) Review

    Hybrid supercar finally goes roofless

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    Used price: £46,990 - £73,248

    PROS

    • Futuristic looks are even better roofless
    • Has an EV mode you’ll actually use
    • Sharpened handling and more precise steering

    CONS

    • Still not as quick as supercar rivals
    • Sound is largely fabricated
    • Majority of interior and exterior mostly identical to i8 Coupe
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  • BMW 4-Series Convertible (2014 - 2020) Review

    Front runner of the endangered folding hardtop species

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £34,030 - £76,925

    PROS

    • Comfortable cruiser
    • Handling
    • Performance
    • Folding metal roof

    CONS

    • Roof limits boot space
    • Running costs
    • More expensive than coupe
    • Feels heavier than coupe
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  • BMW Z4 Roadster (2009 - 2017) Review

    Sophisticated and sporty two-seat roadster

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    Used price: £4,058 - £22,710

    PROS

    • Strong performance
    • Comfortable cabin
    • Refined at high speeds
    • Metal folding roof

    CONS

    • Limited boot space with roof down
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