This is a fabulous car: exciting to drive, fels great.
Just don't expect to get out of the gas station too quickly - people are always coming over to stare and chat. I have had people wave me down on the street to stop so they could photograph it.
This is the hottest car on the road. I traded my porsche turbo for the Z8 and it is far superior. The car will smoke the tires off in 1st gear. It handles like a dream and everywhere I go people love it. The stereo is the best stock stereo I ever heard. It is very clean and clear at all volumes. It has an electric top which is great and a removable hard top. The V8 engine puts out just under 400hp and it feels like more. I recommend this car to any car guy as this is the ultimate sports car for the money. The real deal is behind the wheel - it's like a cross between the old Jaguar XKE V-12 and a Shelby roadster, only this is better. All I can say if you can find one, buy it.
Looks great, drives like a dream. The stereo rocks and oh yeah the girls love it.
I would have liked some kind of ground effects kit or a rear spoiler.
The retro design is fantastic- The interior leathers are soft and always have that new car smell. The navigation map is small therefore the direction are only arrows and voice, this is ok but I happen to like a map on my nav. system The dashboard is also retro and great looking. The power is awesome for a 4.9L .The sound of the exhaust is low and second to none.
This is a most awesome machine, finely
tuned, the penultimate BMW
achievement. Comfortable interior
belies the power under the hood. Don't
make the mistake of pushing
the "sport" button unless you're
prepared for the extraordinary surge
in power and control "freedom" that
ensues. Don't get this vehicle (if you
can find one) unless you don't mind
constant attention and admiring looks
from bystanders and other drivers.
I love the retractable soft-top; it
really looks very cool, and use of it
(alternating with the hard top)
essentially gives you 2 different
The vehicle only gets 15 to 20 mpg the
way I drive it, but I guess nothing is
perfect! Also, it could have used a
few more rear speakers for better
sound system clarity and forcefulness.