1997 BMW Z3

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  • (4.9) 16 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,056$14,508
  • Body Style: Convertible
  • Engine: 138-hp, 1.9-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
  • Seats: 2
1997 BMW Z3

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Just like you, I've wanted to drive this sexy Bavarian treat for a long time. But four cylinders? Hardly seemed worth it. Now there are six. Trust me, it's worth it. This car is simply a sexy, shapely pile of sheet metal motivated by a hellishly fun engine. No wonder James Bond gave up his Aston. (OK, maybe it's not that good, but it is enjoyable.) So what else do you get?... Read full review for the 1997 BMW Z 3

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Fun to drive!

by Brian 182 from Virginia Beach, VA on December 23, 2010

Recently purchased a 1997 BMW Z3 Roadster for pleasure. This car is an absolute joy to drive! Handling is fantastic and acceleration is great! I drove the car from Virginia Beach, VA to Salt Lake City... Read Full Review

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