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 |  Jan 11 2011, 3:23 PM

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BMW will replace the current 3.0-liter inline-six with a 4-cylinder as the new base engine in the Z4.

The news comes via Automobile Magazine‘s twitter feed and is, understandable, lacking in details. Power output would be north of 200-hp suggests Automobile, and we’d have to think a good bit North in order to even come close to the current car’s 255-hp output.

There was no mention of a turbocharger, but that is likely a given, with forced induction adding enough torque to move the current model, which has transformed in the current generation from it’s small sports car past to a luxury cruiser.

[Source: Automobile]