by mgambuzza on Jun 22, 2011 Vehicle: 1997 BMW Z3 2.8 2dr Convertible
Truly my favorite sports car!!
I have owned many including Corvettes, Trans Ams, Z28s, Mustangs, and MG Midgets, but this one takes the cake.
Although I still own a 1970 Corvette (rarely driven these days), I still lust for the fun per mile that my Z3 delivered.
My wife and I were looking for a sports car for my fortieth birthday back in 2005 and stumbled onto this Atlanta Blue 2.8 5 speed with tan interior.
One test drive and the rest is history!
The performance, economy, power, looks, and driving pleasure makes this my most fun since my old MGs (when they were running properly).
I owned this car for five flawless years and drove the he'll out of it.
by solarus on Mar 20, 2011 Vehicle: 1997 BMW Z3 1.9 2dr Convertible
The 1997 Z3 1.9L straight-4 is really a unique find, at a great price.
I would not pay more than $8,000 for one with around 80,000 miles on it, which is the car I got for myself.
Incredible value for a truly zippy and economical car!
Lots of fun to drive, and a real head turner for those of us who are into that type of thing.
Dark green with tan interior and top is the way to go.
Engine without a drop of any fluid on it.
Very tight gearbox for a manual transmission, will get you up to 40 miles per hour as quickly as need be.
Perfect commuter car!!!
by TJRoadster on Nov 30, 2010 Vehicle: 1997 BMW Z3 1.9 2dr Convertible
Great car. Plenty of zip for a 1.9 l. It begs for acceleration into curves. Very tight build. Low slung. Handles curves with vim and vigor. Fun car to drive, especially on country roads. Never had a BMW but now, the ultimate driving machine motto takes on real meaning.