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3.5 out of 5 3.5
Parkers overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5
BMW Z4 M (06-08) - rated 3.5 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £41,556 - £43,073
Used price £5,670 - £18,060
Used monthly cost £142 - £451
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £570
Insurance group 45 - 46 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Awesome engine and performance, dramatic looks, well built

CONS

Heavy clutch and gear change, cramped cabin, snappy throttle response, stiff ride

BMW Z4 M rivals

Written by David Ross on

The Z4M Coupe and Roadster are the fastest models in the Z4 line-up, powered by a 3.2-litre six-cylinder engine with 343bhp. Compared to other M models this may seem fairly tame but thanks to its light weight the Z4M is still thunderously quick with a 0-62mph time of 5 seconds. However it's not a particularly easy or relaxing car to drive day to day with a heavy clutch and gear change, over sensitive throttle and a crashy ride.

In fact it’s difficult to justify paying the extra over the standard Z4 3.0-litre, as that is only a little slower but is easier to live with and much cheaper to buy and run. Unfortunately the Z4M doesn't live up to the standards of the other M models from BMW.

BMW Z4 M rivals

Other BMW Z4 (2003 - 2008) models: