1998 BMW M Consumer Review: Close but not perfect
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1998 BMW M - Consumer Review

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Close but not perfect
By ZedHed on

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1998 BMW M 2dr Convertible

Review

A midget weight lifter who also wrestles and runs races. This is the modern equivalent to a classic British sports car - only very reliable and doesn't rust. Some short cuts were taken on interior design (no fuse for instrument lights, seat bushings wear quickly,glove box droops, plastic shoulder harness guides break habitually) but there are easy fixes for all of these and otherwise overall quality is great. This is a bargain in the used sports car market, and will bring a smile to your face every time you drive it. Be sure to inspect the rear sub-frame attach points in the trunk for separation on any candidate car being considered. This is a known weak area and is expensive to repair.

Favorite Features

Looks, performance, huge fun factor, short throw shifter, massive amounts of torque and horsepower!

Suggested Improvements

Longer range, better shoulder harness guides, stronger rear sub-frame.
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