Go Back   United Bimmer Community - BMW Forum > UnitedBimmer-General BMW Topics > BMW General Discussion > BMW News And RSS Feeds
FAQ Members List Calendar Advertise With Us Mark Forums Read

BMW News And RSS Feeds BMW RSS feeds and news

Thread Tools
Unread 08-17-2012, 09:10 PM   #1
scooter's Avatar

Name: scooter
Title: Administrator
Status: Offline
Join Date: May 2005
Location: US of A
Rate My Car: 296 / 340
Your Ride: 99m3
BMW Zagato Roadster breaks cover in Pebble Beach

Filed under: Convertible, Performance, BMW, Misc. Auto Shows, Luxury

BMW and Zagato decided that their initial collaboration on the Zagato Coupe, which debuted just three months ago at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, was so successful that an encore was called for. The result is this, the Zagato Roadster, which was conceived, designed and produced in the remarkably short time of six weeks to be ready for its debut this weekend at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

Perhaps the haste with which the Z4-based Zagato Roadster came into being doesn't impress you because it is, after all, a droptop version of the Coupe, most of which has been carried over intact. There are, however, differences, particularly out back where the entire rear end required a redesign.

Truth be told, we favor the Roadster's design a little more than the Coupe's, which places so much of its visual mass over the rear axle. The Roadster looks more balanced between its wheels, and those brown leather-wrapped roll bars are simply to die for. BMW says that Zagato's trademark double-bubble roof has even been preserved in the car's silhouette with the roof in place, though has failed to supply us with any images as proof. No matter, as we're planning to run across the Zagato Coupe on the greens of Pebble Beach soon enough, and will be back with our own live gallery.Continue reading BMW Zagato Roadster breaks cover in Pebble Beach

BMW Zagato Roadster breaks cover in Pebble Beach originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:44:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Permalink | Email this | Comments

  Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Glad to be a member stanold1207 Introductions and Greetings 2 01-05-2011 08:51 AM
Z3 steering problem at low speed 499460aq Z Series (Z3, Z4, Z8) 6 01-02-2011 04:28 PM
My E30/S50 Turbo build matimus Forced Induction 44 07-12-2009 11:55 AM
Kinda raced a cocky 525i Rooz Kill Stories 29 01-22-2008 10:07 AM
My car in the royal car list. zeaq328i United Off Topic  **FOR MEMBERS ONLY** 22 08-19-2006 06:37 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:47 PM.

A vBSkinworks Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright © 2005-2013 UnitedBimmer.com