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1998 BMW Z3 Overview


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2 Dr 1.9 Convertible
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Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 11 reviews

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
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
My Z3 by Yvonne
 — Z3's are a fun car to drive, especially with the top down. Definately not a family car. Great to drive and cheap on fuel, but repairs can be expensive. I'm very happy with mine, would recommend to any... Read More

1998 BMW Z3 Overview

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Based on 11 reviews

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

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Car Won't Start , I Can Hear The Crank Noise But Won't Start.

I checked the fuses replace mostly all of them, battery good , starter good, what might be the problem? Maybe a short cut? Or gas pump is blocked?

34 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

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?

114 views with 2 answers (last answer 8 months ago)

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

260 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)

1998 Tire Pressure Sensors

How to reset tire pressure light on dash

151 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

Replacing The Timing Chain Guide Rail 1998 Z3 1.9 Liter

The guide ralis show little wear, is it necessary to replace the guides as a preventive measure, as I am changing the timing chain.

446 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)