Z4’s run-flat tires may not appeal to Australians. CANBERRA – BMW Australia Ltd. is trying to decide if Australians will accept giving up the security of a spare tire in favor of run-flat tires as standard equipment. Parent company BMW AG says the new Z4 roadster will have the run-flat tires as standard equipment when it goes on sale in the U.S. early next year (see related story: BMW’s Z4 Falls Short on Fun Factor). The car is due for release in Australia in June, but it ...
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