After a prolonged period of teasing and hinting, BMW has officially pulled the covers off the 2019 Z4 M40i roadster.

At the Pebble Beach Auto Show in California. The German auto giant unveiled the sixth generation of its premium roadster in sporting an iconic body paintwork of Frozen Orange Metallic.

The upcoming roadster carries a bag full of surprises. However, a full detailed unveiling has been scheduled by the company on September 19.

M-sport components on the new roadster include the sports suspension, electronically controlled dampers, the race-oriented braking system and the electronically controlled differentials in the rear axle transmission.

As claimed by the company, the M-trim of the 2019 limited special edition roadster will come with a lower center of gravity and a driver-oriented cockpit for a superior driving experience. The wheelbase is much more compact with wider tracks enabling the car with agile handling.

The M40i will possess an in-line six-cylinder engine capable of producing 340 hp of power, pushing the car to reach triple-digit speeds in nearly 4.6 seconds.

M-sport components on the new roadster include the sports suspension, electronically controlled dampers, the race-oriented braking system and the electronically controlled differentials in the rear axle transmission.

The upcoming roadster carries a bag full of surprises. However, a full detailed unveiling has been scheduled by the company on September 19.

Cosmetically, the car sports a revamped look with vertically placed headlights, BMW kidney grill sporting a mesh design. The car rests on 19-inch alloy wheels which comes in dual colour and a double spoke design.

BMW highlights the cabin as a ‘driver-oriented cockpit which is underscored by dynamic forward-oriented lines. The seats are Vernasca black leather trim with decorative stitching. The seats are electrically adjustable with memory function and the cabin comes with optional ambient lights.

Other features on the car, revealed during the auto show include Adaptive LED headlights, matrix function for the high beam and BMW head-up display.

The article was adapted from an article at Nikkei Asian Review, which you can find here.