1998 BMW M3 User Reviews

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    Displaying 21 - 30 of 32 1998 BMW M3 reviews.

    1998 BMW M3 Convertible Review
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    M3 — this car is the fastest car i have ever driven, the rated 0-60 time for this car is supposed 2 be 6.0 seconds but it was way faster. my dad had this for a while so i drove it with him. it was awesome because he let me race this guy in a mustang at a stoplight... needless to say we completely owned him... ya it was a stickshift so thats probly another reason it was so fast. o and it was in black and had black rims.. ya preeettty sick

    Pros: really really fast, cool gauges, very cheap for the kind of car u'll get!!

    Cons: none

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    1998 BMW M3 Convertible Review
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    My M3 — best car i have ever owned. not only is it fast. it never breaks down on me. it has such great acceleration an the handling is amazing. the overall gas mileage is not that bad. one of the best parts is being able to put the top down an cruise for miles

    Pros: everything

    Cons: nothing

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    E36 M3 — I love my M3. It has 130k and feels just as strong as when it had 40k and I had first purchased it. Cosmos black on black interior is sinister with tinted windows, blacked out grills and dark grey 18" wheels offset front to rear. It is lowered, with Dinan cold air intake and large throttle body, Dinan programming, AA track pipe and Borla exhaust for awesome sound. I also installed a Z4 6 speed trans for 160+ mph top speed(verified 3x). The car just fits me like a glove and always does what I expect- no surprises during spirited driving. Even though the maintenance costs are high, it is definitely worth it, very few cars combine power with handling as well as this one. Still gets compliments, too.

    Pros: Power, sounds great, handles very well

    Cons: Expensive to maintain

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    1998 BMW M3 M3evo Review
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    Fast N Looks Gr8 — great car v v fast,looks gr8,does wot you want but can loose the back end if not thinkin especialy wen wet,smg is the best,not bad like clarkson says,gear changes r instant but always worried bout how much a new gear box wud cost if went wrong

    Pros: smg

    Cons: twitchy

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    1998 BMW M3 Review
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    Street To Track E36 M3 Can't Be Beat! — My M3 was awesome as a street car and know justa s impressive as a track car. It makes me want to get another one to drive everyday.

    Pros: The power to weight ratio makes this car comparable to big V-8 cars.

    Cons: The cooling system! I mean come on a plastic radiator?

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    Me And My M3 — Wanted this car for 10yrs and finally found the perfectly spec'd out one last August. Bought it on Auto trader from Houston, TX site un-seen and had it Fe-Ex'd to me.

    Pros: It handles great, so tight and strong, with the upgraded air intake it sounds incredible too.

    Cons: Stupid E36 98' problems like saggy glove box, bad connector in climate control so it goes on and off and dimmed out digital clock and odometer readings.  

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    My Favorite Sports Sedan To Date. — This car is almost magical. It is balanced, the power delivery is linear, the brakes are wonderful, etc.

    Pros: Brakes, handling, power delivery

    Cons: Seats require a lot of car for them to stay nice

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    1998 BMW M3 M3evo Review
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    Amazing... — This car is just amazing! the handling is superb, the acceleration addictive and the power slide fiesta in never ending - of curse untill the tires running out :-) altough my M is 10 years old, it is fully accessorized and the building quality is very much German. It iss simply perfect..

    Pros: Everything......

    Cons: Expensive maintenance

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    1998 Bmw M3/4 5-speed Artic Silver/silver Grey Leather — Awesome car - plenty of torque and power, fairly comfortable, no unnecessary options (power seats, etc). Great around town and road car. Surprisingly efficient fuel-wise and decent build quality.

    Pros: Power, handling, economy, low-cost maintenance

    Cons: Tight back seat, could use a 6th gear, too many of them in SoCal.

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    Hold On... — I moved up to the M3 from the 328... what a difference. I have owned for a little over a year now, no problems that I haven't been able to fix myself. It will be hard to match this car. I am currently thinking about an e46 M3 maybe next summer. I don't think I would be able to go down from the M to a non-M.

    Pros: Performance is amazing, handles like a dream, accelerates on and on.

    Cons: Eats gas (who cares?), parts can be expensive, eats tires (it's worth it).

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2013 BMW M3 Reviews

    The M3 Is A Legend In The World Of Performance Cars! By 2013BMWM3

    The 2013 BMW M3 is a legend in the world of performance cars, giving enthusiasts everywhere a reason to own one. I always find it remarkable how the BMW M Division's engineers have made exceptional ... Read More

    Ultimate Driving Machine By stubble88

    I like the handeling of this car. Three stages of suspension stiffening is plenty to cover your ground. I like the power button. More sensitive throttle response. Plenty of DCT control. Love the rev... Read More

    2012 BMW M3 Reviews

    One Of The Best All-rounders You Can Find! By racerc63

    This car suites a variety of purposes, can be a family hauler and grocery getter one day and the next you can take it to the track where it is also perfectably and equally capable. Its also comfortab... Read More

    Expensive, High-maintenance Fun By tmc930

    Fast, nice handling, beautiful looking, awesome sounding, M mode is fun, excellent sound system and technology... BUT Bumpy, Bad in snow/ice/rain, High maintenance parts, Very low bumper, Gas guzzler.... Read More

    2011 BMW M3 Reviews

    One Of The Most Fun Of All Cars I Have Ever Driven By bodiezapha

    This baby was one of my favorites of all time. I can't even begin to explain how fun this car is to drive. It fast and beautiful and sounds like a mean machine. It handles so well...rear wheel drive a... Read More

    Amazing! By Ron2591

    Love everything about this car. excellent daily driver or weekend car. trunk space is excellent for a coupe and the fact that the rear seats fold is very useful for food shopping or any luggage. Overa... Read More

    2010 BMW M3 Reviews

    Performance By BMW_M3

    The acceleration, braking and handling are great in the M3. It is a ton of fun to drive, but you need to be able to do more then take the kids to soccer practice to really enjoy all it offers. Read More

    Ultimate Bmw By GG42

    I've owned three M3s since 1998. Even driven several M5s. This M3 is the best. Would keep it forever but don't have the room for it plus the new ride. DCT (dual clutch) is amazing technology. Wish the... Read More

    2009 BMW M3 Reviews

    The Best Of The Two Worlds! By Mehrdad

    BMW M3 sedan is truly is the best of two worlds, it can be your fun car of the weekends for twisty roads, great and luxry car for your Friday night out, its a only race car that you can take it to Cos... Read More

    Lemon By M3haver

    I heard really good things about this car, but it turned out to be a piece of crap. It barely ever starts up, it leaks oil, transmission fluid, power steering fluid and brake fluid. The bearings go ... Read More

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