These Are The 10 Best Roadsters To Buy In 2023
BMW, the manufacturer of exceptional cars, is one such esteemed brand. Established in 1917 in Munich, Germany, as ” Bavarian machine production” BMW developed aircraft engines during world war I, also made bikes in 1923 and went on to make cars in 1928. In past years, BMW has been acknowledged more for its modern level marketing than for its high-performance automobiles. The German brand has created many beautiful roadsters from which 10 of the best came on to the list.
10. BMW Z1
In production from 1989 to 1991 and making only 8,000 units, this vehicle comes with a 2.5 L M20B25 I6 engine. Which is capable of making a power output of 168 hp at 5,800 rpm and 164 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle equips a 5-speed GETRAG 260 Manual transmission and a multi-link design rear suspension.
9. BMW M6 Cabriolet
The 2012 BMW M6 Cabriolet comes with a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine that produces 560 hp at 7000 rpm and a torque of 500 lb-ft at 1500 rpm. The vehicle equips a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic with manual shifting mode helping the vehicle to accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 4.0 sec.
8. BMW Z3
The Z3 roadster E36/7 came into production in September 1995. The last model came in the year 2002 with a S54B32 inline-six-cylinder engine. The vehicle made a power output of 315 hp at 7,400 rpm and a torque of 251 lb-ft at 4,900 rpm. The vehicle also offers a removable hardtop roof as an optional accessory.
7. BMW M8 Competition Convertible
The 2022 M8 Competition comes with a 4.4L Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V8 engine. Capable of making a power of 617hp at 6000rpm and a torque of 553 lb-ft at 1800 rpm. The 8-speed automatic transmission of the vehicle helps it to accelerate from 0-60mph in 2.5 sec and reach a top speed of 189 mph.
6. BMW Z8
Produced from 2000 to 2003 this cute convertible made its big-screen debut in a James Bond movie. With a 4.9-liter naturally-aspirated V8 engine delivering 395 hp the vehicle has a top speed of 180 mph. Mated to a six-speed manual transmission the engine performed very well.
5. BMW M240i
The 2019 BMW M240i gets a 3.0 L Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 engine that puts out 335hp at 5500 rpm and a torque of 369 lb-ft at 1520rpm. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic this vehicle can accelerate from 0-60mph in just 4.7 seconds. The car feels so good with its aggressive acceleration and incredible handling.
4. BMW G23 M440i
The vehicle gets a turbocharged Inline 6-cylinder engine that makes a power of 369 hp at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 368 lb-ft at 1900 rpm. The 8-speed Automatic transmission helps the vehicle to accelerate from 0 to 62mph in 4.9 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph.
3. BMW i8 Roadster
This hybrid supercar comes with a 1.5L twin-turbo inline 3 cylinder engine along with an 11.6-kWh eDrive Electric Motor giving a power output of 357 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle can achieve a top speed of 155 mph and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 4.2 sec.
2. BMW M850i
This vehicle gets a 4.4 L twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 32-valve V-8 engine capable of making a power of 523 hp at 6000 rpm and a torque of 553 lb-ft at 1800 rpm. The engine coupled to an 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode helps the vehicle to accelerate from 0-60mph in just 3.3 sec. It has a top speed of 159 mph and can cover a 1/4 mile distance in 11.5 sec at a speed of 123 mph.
1. BMW 507
This roadster came into production in 1956 and produced only 252 units till 1959. Equipped with a 3168 cc M507/1 V8 engine along with a 4-speed ZF manual transmission this vehicle is a dream car to drive. With only a few left running on road, the vehicle has got some deadly following.