1998 BMW Z3 Overview

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2 Dr 1.9 Convertible
Avg. Price: $7,172
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Beautiful Ride by DevinBMWZ3
 — This sporty Z3 Roadster features a five speed manual transmission with exceptional handling. It boasts 138 horsepower sending the car from zero to sixty in 8.3 seconds flat. This stylish Roadster is s... Read More
Great Sports Car For The Money! by Smithrc
 — The Z3 is in the best tradition of the British sports cars of the 60, with the exception that everything about the Z3 is better than the earlier British cars, especially the electrical system and thes... Read More
Sleek by JMagin
 — Classic sports car. Fun, fast. Agile. Styling can't be beat. More than a car, a hobby. Purrs like a kitten. Never had so much fun washing and waxing. From the grill to the trunk, incredibly well-desig... Read More

1998 BMW Z3 Overview

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1998 BMW Z3

The BMW Z3 was basically unchanged in the 1998 model year, although "aggressive tires" and a widened rear track "lend an even more purposeful look to this car's classic good looks."

And the car's purpose is speed. A "serious footprint" handles the car's potent thrust, especially in the souped up M-version. For drivers that like to go fast but don't necessarily need a racing car in disguise, the standard version with its 2.8 liter engine should be more than enough power.

As far as two-seat sports coupes go, the Z3 is snug but comfortable, and even people checking in at over six feet report few problems. As one driver said, "Fit and finish are superb, inside and out, and the seats provide the kind of lateral support that's required for enthusiastic cornering as well as the kind of contours and padding that go with all-day comfort."

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BMW Z3 Questions

Ralph Higginbotham
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Valve Knocking Noise When Shifting Into Gear From Park?

We have a 1998 BMW Z3 2.8 with 90k miles. Problem is it sounds like the valves are rattling when you put it in gear from an idle. The Vanos was recently replaced. The car runs well and is normally q...

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ronmor
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Correction: Can I Use 215/50 R17 To Replace The 225/45 R17 On 98 Z3 Front T...

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ronmor
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Can I Use 215/20 R17 To Replace The 225/45 R17 On 98 Z3 Front Tire ....

can I use 215/20 R17 to replace the 225/45 R17 on 98 Z3 front tire .5" differnce in Diameter

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loubbylou
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I Am Buying A Bmw Z3 1998 2.8, Iv Never Had One. Does It Have A Timin...

451 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
zypper
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How To Replace The Passenger Seat Motor On A 98 Z3

Passenger seat no longer moves forward and backward. Can the motor be replaced without removing the seat?

289 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)