This car gets up and goes, it has never let me down. And even though it is 8 years old it still gets compliments on how good it looks. From the moment I sit in it and turn it on to that low purrrrrr the car sits down, then it goes! The faster I go the smoother it rides, I love the power, even when it is sitting still.
Lighted inside mirrors, cup holders, remote key lock.
I've owned my M Roadster for seven years and still love it. The retro styling still turns heads and the car is still rock solid. Blinding fast to 60 because of the wonderful torque, it's equally impressive in the important 50-80 range. If you want techno-gadgets, buy something from Japan, but if you like to drive, this is your car. These 1998-2001 cars have bottomed out in price and will soon start appreciating.
Acceleration. Handling. Classic roadster styling.
The car is comfortable enough to take on weekend trips, but luggage space is very limited.
This car is excitement on wheels!! It
is just an awsome car to drive as well
as look at. The cornering ability will
amaze you. Just grit your teeth and
turn the wheel. I've had a lot of toys
but this is the ultimate for the money.
speed, cornering, style and feel of the
This car is so close to perfect I
wouldn't change a thing. I'm not sure
what I can replace it with since it
sounds like BMW will not make another M
Have had no significant problems in
over 72,000 miles of ownership...
however, passenger seat belt is
designed to accomodate a child seat
(which numerous stickers in the car
warn you not to use)and belt locks-up
if pulled out too far...not good when
wearing heavy winter clothing. Rear
view mirror is badly located and too
big...blocks right front vision in
turns and off ramps...I replaced it
with a smaller one.
The factory clear coat paint job chips
extremely easily...car looks sand-
blasted within months.
Power/acceleration/Power and Power. Not
to mention Power! Good Looks and slot-
Clear coat paint job is vulnerable to
easy chipping, Automatic Traction
Control is defeatable - that's good -
because it gets in the way of
aggressive driving. Mount Rearview on
dash (like old MGs) to improve forward