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2014 BMW Zagato Roadster

BMW Zagato Roadster, 25 years after its debut, still compels people to stare and is the world’s most classic and appealing roadster on the market.

A year ago, BMW shared the Zagato concept in different auto shows as the 2014 model year and now it become possible for the general public to approach the 2014 BMW Zagato roadster that is available in the market for sale now.

The 2014 model year of the Zagato Roadster is not different than its predecessors but is a bit more refined, stylish, and sleek. BMW offers lots of stunning features to lovers of Zagato in terms of styling, colors, technology, performance, and driving quality. No doubt, the new 2014 BMW Zagato roadster is just a big “WOW” in the segment of roadsters.

Bodywork, Comfort, and Dimensions

The 2014 BMW Zagato roadster has a 2-door and 2-seat design. It will have slight changes for the coming year. The notable exterior changes are the redesigned headlamps with LED strips, 18-inch V-spoke wheels, and an optional Hyper Orange Package for $950.

There are 11 different paint colors available. The rear fascia is attractive, and it has BMW’s traditional “Kidney” shaped front grille. The car has a blend of muscular shapes and striking sharp lines. It also features a “double bubble” roof that can transform the roadster into a convertible.

The interior of the car offers ample room for two ensuring comfort, convenience, and entertainment. The interior of the car blends black color with orange accents. Orange accent is visible on the door trims, the dashboard, and the center of the seats. A bright metal weave strip moves on the dash to enlighten it.


Other interior features include 11 speaker sound system, bespoke Alcantara finishes, and run-flat tires. The ConnectedDrive Package features a real-world traffic navigation system, internet access, entertainment services, advanced collision notification, front and rear park distance control, and accident severity detection.

This system will also allow the driver to link their iPhone with it to receive internet radio stations that enable you to access Facebook and Twitter posts via the navigation screen or can read aloud though the latter idea is not impressive but is good when you are alone in the car.

Under The Hood

The 2014 BMW Zagato roadster is available in three trims, the sDrive28i, sDrive35i, and sDrive35is. The 28i uses a 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder engine producing 240 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque paired with a six-speed manual transmission.

The car achieves 0-60 mph acceleration in 5.5 seconds and has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 22/34 mpg city/highway, which increases to 24/33 mpg city/highway with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

The sDrive35i features a 3.0-liter Twin-power in-line 6-cylinder engine, producing 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque, paired with a six-speed manual transmission. The car’s 0-60 mph acceleration is 5 seconds, and its EPA-rated fuel economy is 19/26 mpg city/highway and 17/24 mpg city/highway with 7-speed DCT.

The same engine delivers 335 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque that mates with a standard 7-speed DCT. The car accelerates from 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds with similar EPA mileage rates.

Safety Features

The 2014 BMW Zagato roadster is equipped with some high-tech safety features including

  • Advanced collision notification
  • Accident Severity Detection
  • Front and Rear Sensors for Park Distance Control
  • Traction
  • Stability Control

Pricing and Availability

The 2014 BMW Zagato comes at a base price of $65,695 and is available for sale now.


The key rivals of the 2014 BMW Zagato roadster were the Audi TT and Nissan Nismo 370Z roadster.


  • 11 new exterior color choices
  • Three engine choices
  • New high-tech packages


  • Not offered in the US

The Verdict

The 2014 BMW Zagato Roadster has engaging and convenient packages that provide a quality ride. At a low price, you can get the same performance, charm, and classy appeal as the Nissan Nismo 370Z roadster.


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