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Alfardan Automobiles introduces the new BMW 8 Series Convertible and BMW Z4

Alfardan Automobiles, the official importer of BMW Group in Qatar, has welcomed two of the most highly anticipated BMW models for 2019 – the new BMW 8 Series Convertible and the new BMW Z4, becoming to first in the region to offer these two model for its clients.

The latest editions to BMW’s proud tradition of iconic roadsters and luxury sports convertibles, the Z4 and 8 Series Convertible are each set to redefine and dominate their individual segments of the premium high-performance market.

With dynamic performance, sumptuous interiors and the seamless adoption of the latest on-board connectivity, entertainment and communication technology, both the Z4 and 8 Series Convertible are poised to achieve the status of ‘new classic’.

As BMW’s new flagship luxury convertible, the BMW M850i xDrive Convertible is a powerful, thoroughbred tribute to the automotive marque’s commitment to the pursuit of incredible design partnered with flair and thrilling driving experiences.

The ultimate combination of on-road performance, motoring comfort, and open-top luxury, the four-seater boasts advanced powertrain and chassis technology that provides an incredible rigidity allowing it to easily adapt to a variety of challenges and environments, from high-performance track driving, long-distance motorway journeys to daily urban excursions.

Cutting edge driver assistance, displays and control systems, including BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant, reinforces the 8 Series Convertible’s position at the peak of the luxury sports convertible market.

A digital in-car companion that assists the driver in operating the vehicle’s functions, BMW’s Intelligent Personal Assistant is activated by the voice prompt “Hey BMW” and updates its skills via the Remote Software Upgrade facility.

Fitted as standard in the 8 Series Convertible’s, the BMW Live Cockpit Professional system features a navigation and multimedia system, a fully digital, high-resolution instrument cluster behind the steering wheel and a Control Display.

BMW’s new Operating System 7.0 tailors the car’s digital functions to the requirements of the driver who can choose from touchscreen functionality via the Control Display, the iDrive Controller, buttons on the steering wheel and voice control.

Expressing a fusion of superior sports prowess with eye-catching elegance, the body dimensions of the BMW 8 Series Convertible’s match previous models to create an instantly recognizable design language that is dynamic, powerful and sleek, particularly when in full convertible mode.

Powered by a 4.4 TwinPower Turbo V8 petrol engine as standard, the BMW 8 Series Convertible combines impressive fuel consumption with a sprint from 0-100 km/h in just 3.7 seconds.

Alfardan Automobiles is also proud to introduce the new BMW Z4 to the Qatar market.

With its elongated bonnet, arrow-shaped contour lines directed at the kidney grille and wheel arches in the “clamshell” style, the latest BMW Z4 is built in the mould of the marque’s classic sports roadsters.

A premium two-seater open-top sports car, the Z4 is built for maximum agility, thrills and enjoyment. The design of the front and rear axles gives the Z4 a sportier edge while guaranteeing superb levels of comfort.

The interior has been reimagined with a clear focus on creating a high-class ambience. The cockpit design perfectly adds to the roadster’s aura thanks to the intuitive arrangement of controls

Both driver and passenger enjoy premium upholstered Vernasca leather seating as standard as well as the latest, class-leading BMW driver assist, connectivity and entertainment technology.

Boosting the advanced nature and character of the new Z4 are sophisticated Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, and City Breaking functions. Fitted as standard, they are designed to seamlessly aid the driver in any situation.

Boot capacity has been increased by more than 50% compared to the outgoing Z4 model, with 281 litres available whether the soft-top is open or closed. A choice of nine exterior paint shades are available, while the fabric soft-top comes in Black as standard or Anthracite with silver effect.

Available in three models that all feature the latest eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission – the Z4 M40i, Z4 sDrive30i and the Z4 sDrive20i - the Z4’s central seating position, low centre of gravity and ideal 50:50 weight distribution give it a dynamism worthy of its position as the new head of BMW’s family of two-seater roadsters.

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