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2003 BMW Z8
Alpina Roadster RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$137,595
1 vehicle

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2008 BMW Z4 M
Coupe RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,999
2 listings nationwide

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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2003 BMW Z8
Alpina Roadster RWD
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Redgmctruck writes:
Handling Ranked 2004 Hyundai Sonata V6 GLS FWD better.
"The performance in steering and manuvering"
Family Car Ranked 2004 Hyundai Sonata V6 GLS FWD better.
"More practical family car cause you fit more than 2 people in it at the same time."
2008 BMW Z4 M
Coupe RWD
15
Nigel969 writes:
Loads of straight-line power but the handling in the curves is nowhere close to a Boxster. I love the style of...
Power Ranked 2008 Porsche Boxster Limited Edition S RWD better.
"The Porsche has the ability to lay down its power in a straight line and coming out of curve much more than a Z4M. The adaptive suspension and sport exhaust instantly turn the limited edition Boxster into a car that feels like its riding on rails through corners."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2008 Porsche Boxster Limited Edition S RWD better.
"A surprisingly large front trunk space (frunk) supplements a smaller rear cargo space in the trunk behind the engine. Combining both gives the Boxster much more space than the Z4."
35
randallstu5417 2008 BMW Z4 M Coupe RWDReview:

Totally Unique And Awesome Car To Drive And Own — This is a rare car. It is the only one made in 2008 in North America with this color and option pac...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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C 2008 BMW Z4 M Coupe RWDReview:

See Above... Day-um!! — my favorite... 08 E86 ///M coupe black saphire with black interior loaded. soon to have custom plat...

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

Specs

2003 BMW Z8
Alpina Roadster RWD
2008 BMW Z4 M
Coupe RWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
13 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
19 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
375 hp @ 5,800 RPM
330 hp @ 7,900 RPM
Torque
383 lb-ft @ 3,800 RPM
262 lb-ft @ 4,900 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
11.5:1
Displacement
4,800 cc
3,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.43 in x 3.58 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 42 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 10.1 cu ft
Exterior
Length 173.2 in 161.9 in
Width 72 in 75 in
Height 51.9 in 50.7 in
Wheelbase 98.6 in 98.3 in

Available Options

2003 BMW Z8
Alpina Roadster RWD
2008 BMW Z4 M
Coupe RWD

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