2010 BMW 335d, M3, and Z4 Roadster Info and GalleryDecember 6th, 2009 by WordPlop
Taken December 2009 at the San Francisco International Auto Show.
The 2010 BMW 335d starts at $44,725 MSRP and comes with a 3 liter DOHC 24-valve sequential twin-turbo inline 6-cylinder diesel engine with high-pressure common rail direct injection. This engine produces 265 horsepower and 425 lb-ft of torque. With a standard 6 speed STEPTRONIC automatic transmission, the 335d reaches 0-60 MPH in 6.0 seconds. EPA estimated fuel efficiency is 23 MPG city and 36 MPG highway.
The 2010 335d comes with double-pivot type front suspension, 5-link rear suspension, 4 wheel ventilated disc brakes, and 17 inch alloy wheels with all-season run-flat tires. New technology includes xenon adaptive headlights with auto-leveling, ground lighting in door handles, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and dual power / heated exterior mirrors.
BMW M3 Sedan
The 2010 BMW M3 Sedan starts at $55,675 MSRP and is powered by a BMW M 4-liter 32-valve light alloy V8 engine producing 414 horsepower at 8300 RPM, and 295 lb-ft of torque at 3900 RPM. It comes with a 6 speed manual transmission and hits 0 to 60 in just 4.7 seconds. The engine features double VANOS variable valve timing and 8 individual electronically controlled throttles with M Dynamic Driving Control. Fuel efficiency is an EPA estimated 14 MPG city and 20 MPG highway.
The 2010 M3 comes with Dynamic Stability Control, variable M differential lock, M suspension, and aluminum and lightweight steel frame construction. The 18 inch alloy wheels come with a satin chrome finish and are attached to BMW M vacuum-assisted ventilated, cross-drilled, anti-lock compound disc brakes. Technologies include M Servotonic power steering and rain-sensing windshield wipers.
BMW Z4 Roadster
The 2010 BMW Z4 Roadster starts off with a $52,475 MSRP and is powered by a 3-liter DOHC 24-valve, twin-turbocharged, 300-horsepower, inline 6-cylinder, all-aluminum engine with high precision direct injection and 300 lb-ft of torque. Equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission, the Z4 Roadster will reach 0-60 MPH in 5.1 seconds. Fuel economy is an EPA estimated 18 MPG city and 25 MPG highway.
The BMW Z4 Roadster features Driving Dynamics Control which includes settings for running gear, acceleration, and even steering and Adaptive M Suspension. Other technologies include aluminum tension-strut front suspension, Multi-Link rear suspension, speed-sensitive power steering, and electronic throttle valve control. The Z4 rides on 17 inch light alloy turbine-style wheels with run-flat performance tires. These are stopped by 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes with ABS, brake assist, cornering brake control, and brake force display.
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