The Z8 was designed to be a collector's car. Built only between 2000 and 2003, the Z8 continued BMW's tradition of periodicaly releasing limited-production cars.
You can read an exclusive review on the Z8 on topspeed, with info about the features, performance and design, as well as some tuning tips. Available is also an intro movie-clip and a high-res photo gallery.
"...Although initially intended as a concept car to celebrate 507’s 50th Anniversary, the Z8 was launched into a limited production due to very good public response. In the development of the new roadster, the BMW designers..."
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