1997 BMW Z3 User Reviews

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    Displaying 11 - 17 of 17 1997 BMW Z3 reviews.

    1997 BMW Z3 2 Dr 2.8 ConvertibleReview
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    Stylish And Fast — This is the most stylish car I've ever had. It gives you the traditional roadster feeling. The build quality is excellent, cost of ownership is average. Performance is amazing, the 193 horsepower is ideal for this car. Maximum speed is 225 km/h, i've tried one time, but it is so noisy then;)

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Apperarance, performance

    Cons: A bit noisy when you drive on a highway (even when it's closed)

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    1997 BMW Z3 2 Dr 2.8 ConvertibleReview
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    Z3 Is Z Best! — This is "Crisis Mobile" it got me thru my 50's. It has amazing performance while getting nearly 30 mpg on the open road. We belong to the "Colorado Z Roadsters Club" and take drives every summer. We get a lot of looks when 10-12 Z's of various colors roll thru towns.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: That it is very fast, and extreamely quick.

    Cons: Haven't found any draw backs yet.

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    1997 BMW Z3 2 Dr 1.9 ConvertibleReview
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    Beemer Bits Them All — 4 cylinder car that can beat v6 engines cars and v8 trucks.... specially if i'm the driver......... nice for daily use......best ever.... tough..... 100% performance, quality, appearance, cost of ownership and fun factor . Lastly, it's a super duper cute car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: the driver...... hehehehe

    Cons: the rpm  indicator is not enough for the car

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    1997 BMW Z3 2 Dr 2.8 ConvertibleReview
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    My Z3 — The convertible is amazing. Love going 150mph with the top down. I drive it everyday.. its white and seckzy. It retails about 14000-16000. Has about 200rwhp. The next best thing is a motorcycle. I would suggest this car to anyone.

    Pros: A very comfortable sports car. its zoom zoom

    Cons: nothing

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    Best Car Ever Owned — battery lasted for 8 years, brakes/rotors lasted 5 years each time. after 11 years and 168K miles am still on the first clutch. The gear shifter broke off after 8 years. other then that no real problems. awesome car had to replace top after 5 years because I wasn't as careful and didn't use my cover for the plastic cover

    Pros: nothing really gone wrong with it

    Cons: no glass window in the top

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    Its A Bimmer, Seriously — These cars are amazing, the fun factor on these cars is through the roof, i absoulutly love driving them.

    Pros: quick as hell and its a bimmer

    Cons: you can only fit one girl in at a time, two if your lucky

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    Riding Like Bond — The '97 BMW Z3 1.9L is a great car of the late 90's. By today's standars, it shows it's age. Unles you buy the 2.3L or the M, the 1.9L is lacking in the acceleration department even with a manual. It does come with some good options but nothing a '97 Honda civic didn't come with in the same year. Some good notes are that it does save on gas and its a convertable. The dow side of the convertible is that its not a push button top. It's an old fashion pull it back with good ol manual labor, wich can be quite impractical if the weather decides to change in an instant. I would recomend this for any parents looking to buy their newly 16 or 18 yearold daughter a new car It has everything they need and can still wow the boys and friends.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It saves gas

    Cons: The top isn't automatic

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2002 BMW Z3 Reviews

    Love The Sun! By TheKurt

    I love this little car. Drives like a dream. No wonder BMW is THE ULTIMATE DRIVING MACHINE. This car turns heads - everywhere I go. The only drawback is I have three kids and two Mastiff dogs - obv... Read More

    Unique By Autoimport

    This car performance and great handling are hard to find in any car. It has great power to weight ratio, is not under power, and still for being a 2002, it still shocks people that have not seen a veh... Read More

    2001 BMW Z3 Reviews

    My Awsome Car The Bmw Z3 By abdullahbmw

    i love that car it was one of the bast cars i ever had is fast and nice and womans love it. if you are looking for somthing relayble you should get the z3 and during the summer time it is so nice ... Read More

    Zetti 4 Ever By Barbara

    I absolutely love my sweet little road-star, but things never can be fast enough... or you get used to it. performance is not too bad, it's a 3 litre, it's not the M though. appearance is very nice a... Read More

    2000 BMW Z3 Reviews

    Summer Cruiser! By bmwdan388

    The 2.3l Z3 is a small but fun car! The 2.3 still has a little grunt but also does fairly well on gas. The car is perfect for taking a Sunday cruise or hitting a few back road's on the way home from w... Read More

    A Great Driving Experience. By jcpaac

    It looks great, fun to drive, very cool AC, Excellent sound system, electric top fast to set up,no major mechanical problems, maintenance was always done. It keeps its value, 52,000 miles in a BMW is ... Read More

    1999 BMW Z3 Reviews

    In Love Sence 1995 (concept) By migration_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

    Fun And Elegant Classic Sports Car By bhannasb

    This car is so much fun to drive, and to look out from (at a low road level). I feel connected to the best classic car designs and implementation of all time of the joy of cars. It's an emotional hig... Read More

    1998 BMW Z3 Reviews

    Awesome Sports Car By paulor

    One of the best roadsters ever made. It is such a wonderful deal for the money. Bought it 2 years ago, only 8.000 miles! The engine is pretty big for this little and light car, but you feel how well m... 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

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