The BMW Z4 nameplate will be used again on this all-new roadster.

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This is the M40i version of the Z4, meaning it has a six-cylinder turbo engine, upgraded brakes, and adaptive suspension.

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BMW promises improved handling and performance compared to the last Z4.

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Visually, the Z4 prototype has a lot in common with the concept version we saw in Pebble Beach in 2017.

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A powered soft top will help distinguish the Z4 from its platform-mate, the new Toyota Supra coupe.

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Signature BMW design cues, like those kidney grilles, are evident even through the camouflage.

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The skinny taillights and parallelogram-shaped exhausts recall other performance BMW models.

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BMW says it's using the Miramas proving ground in France to tune things like the Z4's adaptive suspension and electronically locking differential.

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After the M40i debuts, we're likely to see other BMW Z4 models with different engines.

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