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BMW Z4 2019 manual pricing and spec confirmed: Is the Toyota Supra next?

A manual option is now available to BMW Z4 buyers, but the three-pedal configuration is limited to just the sDrive 20i for now.

BMW’s new-generation Z4 convertible is now available to order with an enthusiast-orientated six-speed manual gearbox instead of the standard eight-speed torque converter automatic, although only in base sDrive 20i form.

The no-cost option means pricing will still come in at $84,900 before on-road costs, while specification also remains the same.

Kit includes a 10.25-inch multimedia touchscreen, 12.3-inch digital instrumentation, head-up display, 18-inch wheels, ‘M Sport’ package, leather interior and wireless smartphone charger.

The entry-level Z4 sDrive 20i is powered by a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder engine producing 145kW of power and 320Nm of torque, which is sent exclusively to the rear wheels.

The introduction of a manual gearbox could open the door for three-pedal versions of the sDrive 30i and top-spec M40i, as well as the mechanically related Toyota Supra, which shares the same ‘CLAR’ platform and production line and in Gratz, Austria.

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