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1998 Bmw Z3 - Consumer Reviews

1998 BMW Z3

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What A Ride!!!
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By T Mc
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1998 BMW Z3 2.8 2dr Convertible


Review

Bought this used about five years ago. No... REPEAT NO mechanic issues to date. Enjoyable drive, sharp look. In short, I'd buy this car over and over again.


Favorite Features

Head turning style


Suggested Improvements

Sound system


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Hot stuff
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By les benson
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1998 BMW Z3 2.8 2dr Convertible


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This is a jazzy car. It looks more like a cartoon car from Roger Rabbit, than a street vehicle. Lows, fuel economy, tired back window. Highs, ride, look, reliability.


Favorite Features

Snazzier than Audi TT and cheaper than a Corvette. Highs, ride, look, reliability, the badge on the hood is worth half the price alone.


Suggested Improvements

Lows, poor premium fuel MPG, tired plastic back window (ten years old) maintenance has been spotty on this one.


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Love this car
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By Jerry
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1998 BMW Z3 2.8 2dr Convertible


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This is a keeper. It is fun to drive, has classic looks and seems to work most of the time. I have had to have a seatbelt replaced, replaced one sensor, and had recurrent problems with an annoying buzz in the bass speaker and have problems with one of the electric seat motors. The sound system is weak for a car this nice and the plastic window in the rag top is pretty cheap also. But overall it is a well built fun car. If you find one in good shape buy it and keep it.


Favorite Features

Overall looks and fun to drive.


Suggested Improvements

Sound system is weak. Harman Kardon really dropped the ball. And a redesign of the bass speaker would be good. The plastic window is annoying.


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By T Day
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1998 BMW Z3 2.8 2dr Convertible


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I purchased my Z new in 1998 strictly as a toy. It is driven no more than 1000 to 15001 miles per year. I absolutely love how it performs on the back roads. We take it on weekend getaways during the summer and fall looking for challenging roads to use it to its full potential. It is a blast to drive and people who see it always have plenty of comments on how great she looks. Bring the original back!!


Favorite Features

My favorite features are the power and handling. I've driven newer cars thinking I might buy something else and nothing compares to it still.


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My M roadster
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By Kevin
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1998 BMW Z3 2.8 2dr Convertible


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This car is awesome! I purchased the M Roadster version of the Z3 which includes more horsepower(240hp) with a slightly larger 6 cyl. engine and a sportier suspension. The car drives and handles amazingly as if you are glued to the road. The performance is excellent with one flaw being the fast reving when your hard on the gas.the gas milage is decent when your not hard on the driving. The only problem I have had is the amount of room in the cockpit area. Movement is limited but that's what you expect with a 2 seat roadster. The two-tone black and blue leather interior is beautiful and goes very well with the silver paint. If you're looking for a Z3 but want a little more, check out the M!


Favorite Features

Performance! the perfect handling, the sporty feel of the shifting and the beautiful and well finished interior.


Suggested Improvements

Larger cockpit, more trunk and storage room


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