BMW Asia presents first edition of Z4 and i8 Roadster at Singapore.

BMW Asia presents first edition of Z4 and i8 Roadster at Singapore.

First ever i8 Roadster

BMW Group Asia is excited to bring World’ premiere of the new BMW Z4! for Singapore, facelifted 2 Series MPV, i8 Roadster, X4. 8 Series and X7 Concept previewed.


The event, held ay at International Convention and Exhibition Centre from Aug 25 to 26, also showcased heritage cars and what the future might bring with the Concept X7 “iPerformance”.

“BMW World of Passion and Joy is the motoring event of the year in Singapore as we a im to unite the past, present and future under one roof,” said Christopher Wehner, Managing Director, BMW Group Asia. “We are excited to welcome visitors to experience this unique brand journey through fascinating exhibitions, performances and activities that will guarantee lasting memories for all ages. In addition, for the first time in Singapore, we’re launching at once four new models and showcasing an additional three models, including the much anticipated All-new BMW Z4 First Edition. I’m excited to say this is the very first Asia premier of the vehicle that was only revealed yesterday at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in Monterey, California.”

The four models launching in Singapore are: The BMW i8 Roadster, BMW 2 Series LCI in both Active Tourer and Gran Tourer forms, and the new BMW X4. Joining the Z4 was the Singapore reveal of the carmaker’s flagship two-door sports car, the 8 Series, plus the white-knuckle M2 Competition and frugal-yet-rapid hybrid i8 Roadster.

Powered by xDrive for uncompromised all-weather and all-terrain capability, this Z4 Sports Activity Coupé flaunts its new wider stance, M Sport suspension and variable sport steering to conquer every road.

The First-ever BMW i8 Roadster, it is convertible plug-in hybrid that can go from 0-100km/h in 4.6 seconds. The car is also fitted with a hybrid-specific all-wheel drive which sends the petrol power to the rear wheels and uses a six-speed Steptronic transmission, while the electric motor propels the front wheels via a two-speed automatic gearbox.