BMW has unveiled the special edition 435i ZHP Coupe, a factory-built
performance car meant to define the "Ultimate Driving Machine".
The original ZHP option code was created by BMW Individual as a performance package for the 2003-2006 E46 3 Series that included the M-Tech II body kit, a ZHP shifter knob and shifter, upgraded suspension parts and settings, a different DME and special cam shafts that raised power output to 235 hp and allowed for a higher redline. BMW of North America embraced the thirst for the unique BMW 435i ZHP Coupe Edition once more resulting in the unique collaboration between factory options and key elements from the BMW M Performance Accessory catalogue.
Only 100 BMW 435i ZHP Editions will be produced making it an exclusive option for customers in search for something truly special. Available with either an 8 speed automatic or a 6 speed manual, the customers can choose to have his car either an Alpine White or Black Sapphire Metallic exterior color. The starting price has not been announced, but it's expected to be around $50,000.
The German car maker claims that the new 435i ZHP Coupe Edition is not just a vehicle with improved optics and aerodynamics; it is also notably quicker with more precise handling.
Exclusive chassis, aerodynamic, cockpit and powertrain components are found throughout the BMW 435i ZHP Coupe Edition. Key characteristics are:
- Track Handling Package, new for MY16
- BMW M Performance Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
- BMW M Performance Parts
- M Sport Package
M Sport Package
The 2016 BMW 435i ZHP Edition incorporates the M Sport Package comprised of the front and rear Aerodynamic kit, Aluminum Hexagon Trim with a Black high-gloss accent and an M Sport steering wheel.
Track Handling Package
Designed to increase the dynamic capabilities of the BMW 435i, the Track Handling Package adds 18" Orbit Grey V-Spoke Wheels and M Sport Brakes with 4 piston fixed front and 2 piston fixed rear calipers adding to the vehicles thirst and drivers demand for speed and acceleration. Moreover, this package incorporates the Adaptive M Suspension with variable damper technology as well as Variable Sport Steering.