The interior layout, fit and finish
While the Z4’s driving experience might not be compelling, its interior is. Like BMWs of the 1980s and 1990s, the whole dashboard is angled towards you, creating a driver-focused environment that's backed up by a purposeful, low-slung seating position. The driver's seat is reasonably supportive, while lumbar adjustment and full electric seat operation are standard on the M40i, and optional on the sDrive20i and 30i.
Everything is within easy reach and all of the controls are clearly structured and labelled. It is also impeccably finished, from the stitching on the standard leather seats to the sections of chrome and piano black trims; everything is beautifully incorporated and cohesive. It's nigh-on as robust to the touch as the Audi TT and looks plusher than a Porsche Boxster inside.