Used 1998 BMW Z3 Convertible
BMW's excellent roadster is now available with a power-operated top.
- We don't care what other people say, we still think that this is the best roadster in the country. Willing engines, superb steering and brakes, a classic shape, and reasonable price make this car a stand out among the new offerings from Mercedes-Benz and Porsche.
- Limited trunk space means that you will always travel light. Small gas tank means that you will stop frequently for fuel.
Used 1998 BMW Z3 Convertible for Sale
Edmunds' Expert Review
The Z3, introduced in 1996, has seen unflagging popularity with young and old alike. It seems that wherever we take this car a crowd quickly forms to ask questions about its performance and drool over its lovely shape. Changes to the Z3 lineup for 1998 include the addition of the Z3 coupe (we have not yet received formal press information on this car) and the introduction of the M Roadster, a heavily breathed-upon version of the Z3 that is designed to compete with Porsche 911 Cabriolet head-to-head.
So, what's so special about this car? Obviously, the thrill of open-air motoring in a European two-seater is appealing to any baby boomer who owned an MGA, MGB or TR-6 when they were in college. Even better, the Z3 will undoubtedly be more driveable and comfortable than their counterparts of yesteryear. Twenty-somethings are attracted to the Z3 because of its undeniable sex appeal and attainable price. Everyone else loves it because it's a BMW; that means spirited driving and a wagonload of prestige. The fact that the Z3 shares the 3-Series platform, engine and many components bodes well for the car's performance and safety.
The editorial staff at Edmund's has had a number of good-natured arguments over the character of this car. Some of us look at the Z3 and see a Miata rip-off. Others see a car that will fit quite nicely into BMW's M division, giving us some of the most exciting drop-top driving to be found on this side of the Italian Alps. We all think it's cute.
The 1998 Z3 is beautiful, and the inclusion of new high-performance coupe and roadster models round out the lineup quite nicely. If you don't have kids to haul around and love to drive, this is the car for you.
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Features & Specs
|2.8 2dr Convertible||1.9 2dr Convertible|
|Transmission||5-speed manual||5-speed manual|
|Horsepower||189 hp @ 5300 rpm||138 hp @ 6000 rpm|
Used 1998 BMW Z3 Convertible Overview
The Used 1998 BMW Z3 Convertible is offered in the following styles: 2.8 2dr Convertible, and 1.9 2dr Convertible.
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Price comparisons for Used 1998 BMW Z3 Convertible trim styles:
- The Used 1998 BMW Z3 Convertible 1.9 is priced between $5,190 and $5,190 with odometer readings between 133530 and 133530 miles.
- The Used 1998 BMW Z3 Convertible 2.8 is priced between $6,295 and $6,295 with odometer readings between 75583 and 75583 miles.
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