1999 BMW Z3 Overview


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99 M Coupe by Kip
 — I love this car. I've had people yell, "That's the ugliest car I've ever seen!" and "Your car looks like a shoe!", when I drive by. It's like constantly giving the finger to snobs and other idiots.... Read More
Best Car Ever Owned by Ken
 — This was my favorite car due to the fun driving it and how fast it was. This was power packed with a 2.3 liter engine and a 5-speed manual gearbox. Convertible top worked great and was very easy to ... Read More
In Love Sence 1995 (concept) by 4mica2
 — Everything works the best of what it was made of. I love everything about my BMW Z3. No other car brand can dare come close, to the ultimate driving machine . BMW, the best I know, everyday I turn he... Read More

1999 BMW Z3 Overview

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1999 BMW Z3

There were multiple cosmetic changes to the 1999 Z3 but not alterations to the "love it or hate it" body style that would have to wait until the 2000 model year for an overhaul.

Among the changes that were made in 1999 included the addition of standard, side impact air bags as well optional cruise control, a removable hardtop with a heated rear window, halogen free-form fog lights, and an in-dash CD player.

Beyond the cosmetic changes, 1999 was the year BMW upgraded the 1.9 liter engine previously included in the basic models to the 2.5 liter that produced 170 horsepower -- a 32 point jump from the previous year.


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my 1999 Z3 2.8 starter clicks when i turn the key. when i try again the engine starts. what's the problem?

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Where Can I Find The Owners Manual

hello guys, do you know where can I find the owners manual for 1999 z3?

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Does The 1999 Z3 2.5 6 Have A Bmac Sensor?

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