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You can also find out more about the following: 2024 BMW Z4 did not in fact get a manual transmission option, as had long been rumored. The transmission choice was delayed to the new model.
The 2025 BMW Z4 was unveiled on Tuesday and now comes with a 6-speed transmission. The row-your own shifter is only available in the M40i trim, and will be included in a $3.5500 package once production begins in March.
2025 BMW Z4
The 2025 BMW Z4 M40i Handschalter, which is German for manual transmission, was developed by a small group. The chassis has been retuned. The staggered 19″ front and 20″ rear wheels are M branded.
The Z40i “Handschalter”, powered by BMW’s 3.0-liter turbo-6, is rated at 382 horsepower and 369 lb.-ft. of torque. This power is sent to the rear axle. The 2025 Z4 will continue to offer an 8-speed automatic transmission.
BMW said that with the manual transmission, the Z4 M40i can go from 0-60mph in 4.2 second on its way up to a electronically limited top-speed of 155mph.
M Sport brakes will be standard, as well as an M Sport rear differential and adaptive M-tuned dampers, regardless of the gearbox. BMW stated that cars equipped with manual transmissions have a specific chassis tuning with springs, along with a reinforced roll bar in front. The result is a sharper response.
The “Handschalter Package” blacks out exterior gloss trim on mirror caps, badges, and adds a red brake caliper to the Z4 M40i M brake system.